Deputy earns state lifesaving medal

Scott Sand, 52, runs a home security and audiovisual company in Calabasas. He’s also a reserve deputy with Malibu Search and Rescue through the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, and on Dec. 6 Sand will be given a medal by the state for saving a man’s life in his off-duty hours. Last April , Sand and his partner in the sheriff’s […]

Bringing the hotel home

Flying Squirrel

With the holidays fast approaching, you might be shopping for the traveler in your life. Allow me to give you some advice on how to obtain the perfect gift and have a good time doing it. Make a reservation at the nicest hotel you can find. Check in with an empty suitcase. Once in your room, unzip the suitcase. Now […]

Addiction conquered, high school senior looks to the future

Agoura High School senior Nick Morales is planning to walk with his graduating class this spring. For most teens that’s business as usual, but for the 17-year-old Morales, who never planned on donning the cap and gown, it’s a big achievement. By age 15 he had been put in rehab for numerous addictions. Now, he’s sober, and a prominent figure […]

BankCard moves to Westlake Village

Gate One building under renovation

BankCard USA will move its Agoura Hills headquarters to a 13,000-square-foot office in Thousand Oaks during the first quarter of 2018 The new location at Gate One, 2625 Townsgate Road, will allow the merchant services company to provide a workplace that best suits its employees. “In an effort to gain efficiencies and create a ‘work family’ environment, we made our […]

Power play

Malibu Canyon poles being replaced

Crews are replacing old power poles along a 3.5-mile stretch of Malibu Canyon Road. Unstable poles that fell to the ground were believed to have been the cause of a 4,000-acre fire that tore through the canyon in 2007. Southern California Edison, which co-owns the poles with several telecommunications companies, says it is upgrading the old poles to prevent further […]

Turkey Bowl game carries larger meaning


THURS., NOV. 30 School Holiday Boutique 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chaparral Elementary School multipurpose room, 22601 Liberty Bell Road, Calabasas. 30 new and returning vendors. Locally made scarves, calligraphy, jewelry and personalized artwork for sale. Hourly raffles. Free coffee. Portion of proceeds supports school programs. Contact: Sadie. Email: cubsboutique@gmail.com. Web: chaparralpfc.org. FRI., DEC. 1 Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club […]