Target theft

A husband and wife from Newbury Park will be in court this week to answer to allegations they stole $2,400 worth of merchandise from Target stores in Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Woodland Hills. According to police, David and Elizabeth Hooper manufactured barcodes and affixed them to items of greater value. The couple would then use self-checkout lanes to surreptitiously […]


No Monkey Business

Wellness rocks at AHS

Agoura High School will host the school district’s inaugural community-wide health and wellness event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 12 on campus in the performing arts education center, 28545 W. Driver Ave. The free event will provide strategies for addressing mental health, building resilience, empowering youth, wellness and family dynamics. Professionals from throughout the Conejo Valley, including […]

Coldwell Banker agent earns International Diamond Society Award

Joe Mamone, regional vice president, and Joanne MacDonald, branch manager, recently congratulated Maria Broms Byer upon receiving the firm’s International Diamond Society Award at Coldwell Banker’s annual awards breakfast at North Ranch Country Club. The International Diamond Society honors those in the top 10 percent of all Coldwell Banker agents internationally. In her brief real estate career, Byer has transaction […]

Goals set for Agoura

Council members, managers and personnel from all departments of the City of Agoura Hills met last week to outline achievements reached this past year and upcoming goals. The city took a broader look at goals for the first time, discussing projects, budgets and priorities for two years instead of one. City Manager Greg Ramirez kicked off the meeting with news […]

Happy Mothers Day Letters

Dear Mom, Thank you so much for what you have done for me over the years and what you have done for my daughters. We love you so much. Very lucky to have you as a mom and a grandmother to my girls. Gracie, Madison and I are blessed to have you in our lives. Hope you have the best […]

Pet of the Week

Program on U.S. service academies

A Service Academy Information Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., May 24 in the Ventura High School cafeteria, 2 N. Catalina St., Ventura. The event, hosted by the office of U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), will help students and their families learn about attending a service academy and the Congressional nomination process. Representatives from the U.S. Naval […]

Questions to ask when shopping for a mortgage

Buying a home is a major financial commitment. It’s exciting, but can also be confusing and overwhelming. Choosing the best mortgage that fits your needs is an important first step and first-time homebuyers in particular should research the many options and know the right questions to ask. Here are some questions to ask a lender that will help you make […]