2018-09-06 E-Edition

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Agency aquires open space near bridge

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority announced it has acquired 98 acres of Santa Monica Mountains open space south of the 101 Freeway and west of Liberty Canyon Road. The land widens the amount of protected open space south of the freeway and near the proposed Liberty Canyon wildlife bridge in Agoura Hills. It abuts open space to the west […]

Black Hawks up, up and away in local skies

Two new birds will soon fly above Ventura County. The Ventura County Fire Department has purchased a pair of decommissioned Black Hawk helicopters to help fight fires, locate missing hikers and perform other tasks done by the air units it shares with the sheriff’s department. These retired military copters are safer and more powerful than the Huey helicopters they’ll eventually […]

They battered the competition

Last week’s top performers

James Lockmann, Riley Staley, Nico Della Ripa, Ryan Rowe, Jackson Harn, Jake East, Gil Levi, Agoura: These seven Chargers scored touchdowns in a 48-0 win against Taft. Kicker Billi Perez booted six extra points. Matt Mori, RB, Oak Park: The Eagle had 121 rushing yards on 24 carries in a 35-16 loss at Nordhoff. Esteban Mendez, LB, Oak Park: The […]


Agoura Hills A home on Rock Creek Road was broken into and ransacked on Aug. 21. The owner left for a few hours and returned to find the burglar had smashed a glass door, causing $1,000 damage. The thief ransacked the three bedrooms, but it isn’t known if anything was taken. On Aug. 18 someone broke into a home on […]

Rams score as leaders of RAD parade

The parade in the upcoming 14th annual Reyes Adobe Days has taken a detour from its usual celebrity grand marshal pick. Rather than one local celebrity, a whole team has been selected for the post. This year, the Los Angeles Rams were named as the grand marshal. The team’s corporate headquarters is in Agoura Hills. The Reyes Adobe Days weekend […]

Chabad is home for the Holidays

Last year, Bruce Mahler celebrated Rosh Hashanah with Chabad of Thousand Oaks as they were supporting him through the loss of his wife, Sharon, who had died of pulmonary fibrosis two months earlier. Rosh Hashanah is the “head of the year,” also known as the Jewish New Year, and the holiday is a time of joy and reflection that is […]

Week 2 scores

• Oaks Christian 35Eastside Catholic (Wash.) 12• Westlake 24Oxnard 20• Calabasas 41Lawndale 20• Agoura 48Taft 0• Nordhoff 35Oak Park 16• Viewpoint 33Duarte 25

Son’s memory keeps family fighting on

To any parent who’s suffered the loss of a child, hearts everywhere go out. To anyone whose child is currently sick with a terminal illness, we don’t even know where to begin. The pain and the unimaginable loss must be horrific. No parent should have to watch their child die. After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death […]