2018-08-23

Fun, fun in the sun

SURFIN’ SUMMER SAFARI—Above, 6-year-old Theo Azra takes a quick trip down the slide at last Sunday’s City of Agoura Hills Summer Concerts in the Park at Chumash Park. Right, the tribute band Surfin’ performed the final show in the city’s summer concert series. A fireworks show followed. Below, Lisa David of Agoura Hills leads the dancers on the grass in […]

Oaks watch thief will wind up doing time



Time has run out for the man behind a series of daytime smash-and-grab robberies in Southern California targeting high-end wristwatches. Keith Walton, 47, of South Los Angeles, a senior member of the Inglewood Family Gangster Bloods, was sentenced this month to 55 years in federal prison for his role as ringleader of a crew that netted $6 million worth of […]

AT THE LIBRARY

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs in September at 200 Civic Center Way. The library will be closed Sat. and Sun., Sept. 1 and 2 for the Labor Day holiday and will close at 5 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 20 for the State of the City address. For more information on programs, call (818) 225-7616 or visit calabasaslibrary.org. […]

Young campers down on the farm

EE-I-EE-I-O—Left, Westlake Village resident Michael McErlane, 5, and Thousand Oaks resident Carson Eldridge, 10, wash a goat during Farm Camp on July 31 at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark. Right, 13-year-old Vincent Losberg of Westlake Village feeds a baby goat at the camp that gives city kids a taste of rural life.

Simi Valley residence in equestrian neighborhood

Three-stall barn has turn-out, corral

This one-story view home is in Bridle Path, one of Simi Valley’s equestrian neighborhoods. The open floor plan has mountain views and an entertainer’s backyard has large covered patio areas, a grassy yard, pool with extra-large spa and fire pit with seating. The three-stall horse barn has turn-out, corral, tack room, RV/trailer parking and close access to riding trails. Amenities […]

Summer of fear

Officials address community concern about recent mountain crimes


State Sen. Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) hosted an Aug. 19 meeting at King Gillette Ranch near Calabasas in hopes of easing community fears about the reports of gunfire and a recent killing in Malibu Canyon. Residents have been growing uneasy since the June 22 incident in which Irvine resident Tristan Beaudette was shot and killed while camping at Malibu Creek State […]

Area sidewalks getting better

With the bulk of the Westlake Boulevard sidewalk project complete, the City of Thousand Oaks is embarking on other improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. This time, it’s the north end of Moorpark Road. The $1.23-million construction project, which will replace missing sidewalk areas on the west side of Moorpark Road between Olsen Road and Crossridge Court and add bike lanes […]

Transportation available for kids’ clubs

Buses pick up from Las Virgenes, Conejo Valley schools

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is taking registration for after-school van transportation to five Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the Conejo Valley and Las Virgenes unified school districts. Parents can choose the club closest to their residence: Catlin Boys & Girls Club (Lindero Canyon Middle School) at 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills picks up from Mariposa, […]

Workshops for service academy candidates

Students hoping to enroll into the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy can find out more about the application process at a series of upcoming workshops. Hosted by U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks), the informational meetings will be held Thurs., Sept. 6 at Thousand Oaks High […]

Upgraded Westlake home on private end of cul-de-sac lot

This upgraded Westlake home has four bedrooms and three baths and is approximately 2,500 square feet. The living room includes a fireplace, plantation shutters and vaulted ceiling. The formal dining room opens to the backyard and pool. The sunny kitchen has upgraded appliances, cabinets, tile floor and a family eating area. The family room with a fireplace adjoins the kitchen […]


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