2018-02-08

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole $215 worth of cold medicine from Ralphs grocery store on Kanan Road the evening of Jan. 25. On Jan. 22 a thief opened an unlocked car parked outside Tire Man on Dorothy Drive and took a long board, skateboard, pocketknife, headphones and phone charger. The stolen items were worth $480. A burglar broke into a […]

Roadrunner revs it up

On the Trail

It’s not the most common sight to witness—a ground bird high atop a boulder. But there it was, a roadrunner perched on the edge of a rock the size of a Mini Cooper. Maybe the bird wasn’t used to heights or had made a poor landing, for it stood at an awkward tilting angle. Its long tail quivered as if […]

Property includes a vineyard, pool and spa

This house is approximately 3,800 square feet with five bedrooms, three baths plus a bonus room. The house is in an exclusive area on a cul-de-sac. The ¾-acre property has a vineyard on the slope, pool, spa, large grassy area and possible RV access on both sides of the grounds. The living room has a fireplace. The large kitchen with […]

Church vineyard to share its bounty

The Red Door Vineyard Guild, a ministry of The Church of the Epiphany, will host its annual members-only wine distribution open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 10 at the church, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The free event will include wine tasting, light appetizers and tours of the vineyard. A few church members formed the vineyard guild […]

Remembering the Thomas fire

The Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media are coordinating with the Ventura City fire and police departments, county fire and sheriff departments, other agencies and the public to create an historical archive of the 2017 Thomas fire. Throughout the following months, the museum and CAPS Media will gather stories, digital images and physical artifacts to assemble an historical record […]

North Ranch soccer tourney champs

REAL WINNERS—The Real SoCal North Ranch Boys BO8 Soccer Team wins the FC Long Beach Tournament on Jan. 14. Top row, with coach Kenny Dapello, from left are: Jerry Shifman, Santiago Diaz, Stephen Ouvaroff, Kaleb Nehdar and Todd Norton. Bottom row: Ren Thomas, Griffin Valladares, Justice Sullivan, Blake Miller, Braedon Wynalda and Daniel Geft.

C21 Troop agent receives Grand Centurion award

Century 21 Troop Real Estate recognized sales associate Debbie Gates for her award-winning year in 2017. Gates is the No. 1 agent in her Simi Valley office and is a recipient of the Century 21 Grand Centurion Award. She finished 2017 on the top 10 agent list worldwide and is ranked No. 3 nationally for Century 21. She did all […]

Women offer ‘possibilities’

The Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection invites the community to its meeting from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 14 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road. Thousand Oaks. The theme is “The Gift of Love.” The program will be on Bikers Against Child Abuse. Karen Sawyers will talk about hope in the possibilities that Jesus gives. Trisha […]

Help on the way

Ventura County residents impacted by the Thomas fire can apply for one month of food assistance, California Department of Social Services officials announced this week. Through the department’s Disaster CalFresh program, a family of four with a household monthly income of not more than $2,755 may qualify to receive up to $640 in food assistance, officials said Monday. Food assistance […]

Send a singing valentine

The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus (Ahh!) is offering singing valentines for those who want to say “I love you” in a unique way. Quartets from the chorus will deliver the singing valentines to places throughout the Conejo and San Fernando valleys Sat. through Wed., Feb. 10 to 14. Singing valentines can be delivered to various destinations such as work, homes, […]


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