Alleged Calabasas child molester makes bail

Jeff Cooper, 66, arrested on eight counts

Calabasas resident and former city official Jeff Cooper pleaded not guilty to eight counts of child molestation and is free on bail. Cooper, 66, was arrested June 18 and charged with penetration of a child under the age of 10 and oral copulation with a minor. The alleged crimes took place between 2006 and 2016. Investigators from the Los Angeles […]

Chamber hosts economic forecast breakfast

LOOKING AHEAD—Above, Jon Irwin, chief operating officer at Ring, the Santa Monica-based home security company, addresses the 2018 Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Regional Economic Forecast breakfast June 22 in Westlake Village. Also speaking at the morning presentation at the Hyatt Regency Westlake was Matthew Fienup, below, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal […]

What’s summer without baseball?

Thirteen players with local ties boost college squad

Nine-hour drives, doubleheaders in 97-degree heat and no air conditioning at an inconspicuous team motel. . . . It’s wasn’t the most luxurious 450-mile road trip to Healdsburg in Sonoma County, but the Conejo Oaks baseball team wouldn’t spend the dog days of summer any other way. Midway through the California Collegiate League summer season, the Oaks (6-10 overall) are […]

Natren opens in T.O.

Natren Probiotics hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 21 to unveil their new, state-ofthe art manufacturing facility in Thousand Oaks. Thousand Oaks city officials, representatives from the medical industry and local retailers attended the event. Thousand Oaks Councilmember Claudia Bill-de la Peña presented a certificate of appreciation to Natren founders and principals Natasha and Yordan Trenev. Established in 1982 by developmental […]

LVMWD touts water quality

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has released and mailed its 2017 Water Quality Report to homes and businesses throughout the district’s 122-square-mile service area. LVMWD says the annual publication of test results reflects water quality analyses conducted throughout 2017 and shows that the district’s customers continue to receive excellent quality drinking water. State and federal law require that all water […]

Pet of the week

INQUISTIVITE—Bruno enjoys being with cats and other dogs. He is lively and fun and might be possessive of his home. To adopt Bruno ask for ID NO. A5169915 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets may have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.


Agoura High music grad scores big

Composer jazzed about his future

Matthew Kuperberg graduated from Agoura High School this month with scores of musical achievements. At 18, Kuperberg is already a composer. The youngest of three sons of former Agoura Hills mayor Dan Kuperberg and his wife, Elaine, has been playing the piano since he was 6 and garnering numerous awards. Matthew Kuperberg recently won a DownBeat magazine student music award […]

Keep furry friends safe on the Fourth

The Fourth of July, with its noisy celebration of fireworks and firecrackers, has a reputation as the day more pets are lost or killed than any other day of the year. What can you do to make sure your pets are safe and don’t become casualties on Independence Day? First, make sure your pet’s ID/ microchip is up-to-date. If your […]

Tuscan estate on 12 acres in Lobo Canyon has vineyards

One acre of mature merlot, cabernet and syrah vines

In Lobo Canyon, this Tuscan vineyard estate is perched on a knoll top with over 12 acres with views and 1 acre of mature vines. The house has been remodeled with wood floors, stone fireplace and an antique vanity in half bath. The gourmet kitchen has Van Gogh granite, custom cabinets, Viking appliances and views. The family room has a […]