Agoura woman part of ID theft ring, cops say

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people Jan. 11 at a home in Agoura Hills for identity theft. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office picked up Laura Lyons, 29, of Agoura Hills and Ewao Butler, 31, of Los Angeles for multiple identity theft charges. A third person was arrested but later released with no charges due to a lack of […]

A ton of snow in Westlake Village

Families give and play in the eighth annual Coats for Casa Pacifica event


The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following free activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. Sat., Jan. 20 at 11 a.m., the Building Bridges design program for children ages 5 to 11 will explore engineering and architectural concepts. Mon., Jan. 22 at 5 p.m., the film “Spider-Man” will be shown along with a display of […]

Curtain goes up on Coast Conservatory acting classes

Gold Coast Theatre Conservatory will begin its spring session for students in grades three through 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Jan. 20 through May 12 at the Four Friends Gallery, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Classes will cover different aspects of acting and theater skills. All classes will begin with a vocal and physical warm-up At […]

Ways the new tax reform plan could affect homeowners

COMMENTARY /// Money matters

With the newly passed tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), now is the time to start thinking about how this will affect you so that you can plan ahead for the outcomes you will start to feel in your paycheck as early as February. This tax reform affects virtually everyone; however, families, homeowners, residents of high-tax […]

Commission mediates Calabasas shul dispute

Neighbors concerned about residential synagogue

A home used as a shul in Calabasas has become the center of ongoing debate about neighborhood disturbances and zoning laws. The shul, or synagogue, has been operating out of a residence in the 24600 block of Park Miramar without a permit since 2008. For years, neighbors have accused the shul of violating city codes and, at times, disturbing the […]

New Mardi Gras royalty at the helm

King and queen of the annual Community Conscience ball

There’s a new king and queen in town. Human services organization Community Conscience has named Bob Engler and Helene Ross royalty of its annual Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser on March 3 in Westlake Village. Community Conscience, which offers rent-free space to nonprofit social service organizations at its T.O. office, called for nominees late in 2017, then whittled down the list […]


THURS., JAN. 18 Antiques And Collectibles Study Group 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Rick McHenry and Jeff Goldstein of Goebel Adult Community Center Stamp Club present a history of stamps and information on collecting. Attendees can bring stamps for show and tell. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email: pen1@verizon.net. Assistance League […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 19: Thespian inductions/ 6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20: Cheer competition Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 19: Finals study night/ media center/3:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 22: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Wed., Jan. 24: Finals through Fri., Jan. 26 CIF council meeting/9 a.m. Oak Park Eagles Fri., Jan. 19: Talent show/pavilion/ 7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20: Snow carnival Tues., Jan. […]

Conejo Oaks home with pool house

Property has easy access to hiking, parks, schools, shops

This house in Conejo Oaks, rebuilt in 2000, has four bedrooms and 5.5 baths in 3,806 square feet of living space on a half-acre. Also on the property is a 500-square-foot pool house with bar and three-quarter bath. The light-filled home has wood floors, stone and granite, vaulted ceilings, clerestory windows, skylights, a 900-square-foot master bedroom and large en suite […]