Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills On May 23 someone broke into a car parked on Grasslands Trail by smashing the front passenger window with a package of D batteries, causing $500 in damage. The car was ransacked but nothing was taken. The garage door of a home on Janlor Drive was vandalized May 22. The owner said it appeared a BB or pellet […]

Rouse dazzles at NCAAfinals

Kelsey Rouse brought the ruckus at the NCAA tournament. Rouse, a junior for the Cal Lutheran women’s track and field team, made a memorable debut at the NCAA Division III Championships in Wisconsin last weekend. The Regent, a Moorpark High grad, finished No. 20 in the heptathlon. Rouse is the third athlete in Cal Lutheran history to qualify for the […]

Have you heard the one about comedy night?

Live Standup Comedy on the Hill will feature Carlos Oscar and Al Ducharme from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Sat., June 9 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Oscar has been described as a lean, clean joke machine. After serving 4 years in U.S. Air Force, he moved to Los Angeles to embark on […]

Rodeo Realty agent gets top props for sales so far in 2018

Syd Leibovitch, president and CEO of Rodeo Realty, recently congratulated Leo McHale for his outstanding success so far in 2018. As of May 16, he has 14 homes sold or in escrow, totaling nearly $13 million in sales. McHale is recognized as the No. 1 top-selling Agoura Hills agent from 2011 through 2017, outselling any other individual agent or team […]

Westlake Village officials growing fond of their trees

The Westlake Village City Council voted last week to expand its protection of trees throughout the city. The city already has an ordinance in place that designates all oak trees as heritage trees—those that have a significant aesthetic, ecological or historical value. The passage of the new ordinance allows city staff and members of the public to nominate other trees […]

A Dynasty is born

CHAMPS!—The WAGS Dynasty softball team tookfirst place in the U-12 division playoffs. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Keira O’Connor, Peyton Sewell, Brodie Rogers and Joli Posey. Back row: Coach Kevin Harley, Dannon Akhlaghi, Caroline Habermann, Avery Pryor, Rebecca Toporoff, coach Melissa Coogan, Sabrina Seal, Kaitlyn Bartlow, manager Alyse Bartelstone and Kate Harley.

Young composer to debut original sci-fi opera

John Haukoos is comfortable communicating in seven languages and has a working knowledge of several others. But the one that truly speaks to him is the language of music. The 24-year old Agoura native, who started writing music when he was 6, will debut his first opera, “The Dream Maker,” at 7:30 p.m. Sat., June 9 at Hillcrest Center for […]

Morrison Ranch residence has tropical oasis in backyard

This house is on a quiet street in South Meadows Morrison Ranch. The house has four bedrooms and four baths. Inside are a formal entry, light and bright open floor plan and large rooms. Outside are a pool and landscaped grounds. The spacious home has maple wood flooring accented with Italian marble tile. Amenities include three marble fireplaces, recessed lighting […]

Community supports Santa Monica Mountains Fund

Golfers will give it their best shot

Golfers can swing into action during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s ninth annual Golf Classic from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon., June 11 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. The event will include breakfast, contests, lunch, hosted cocktail reception and dinner, live auction, opportunity drawings and an awards presentation. New this year is […]