Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A robber entered a garage on Skyview Way the night of Sept. 12 and stole five boxes of Clorox wipes, worth $10. The thief broke into three storage containers, which were secured with padlocks. The locks were broken, causing $30 in damage. On Sept. 9 someone broke into a car parked on Roadside Drive by smashing the passenger […]

Drive up for the drive-in movie, car show

The National Park Service will host a free classic car show and drive-in movie event from 4 to 9 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29 at the historic Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. The car show is not a competition, but an opportunity for folks to display their vehicles. The show is open to all makes and models: classics, art […]


THURS., SEPT. 27 Portuguese Fraternal Society 11:30 a.m. at Marie Callender’s, 1295 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura. No-host lunch. For anyone of Portuguese descent or who has an interest in the culture. Contact: Yvonne Westervelt. Phone: 805.483.4168. FRI., SEPT. 28 Jewish Republican Alliance Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Kevin McNamee of California […]

Hospital raising awareness at breast cancer event

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Adventist Health Simi Valley invites the public to Pampered in Pink from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wed., Oct. 10 at the Nancy Reagan Breast Center, 2750 N. Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. The free, pink-inspired evening aims to increase awareness about breast cancer, celebrate survivors and remember loved ones. The event will include tours of […]

Halpern seeks return to WLV council


Westlake Village City Councilmember Brad Halpern is running for reelection this November— and he’s campaigning on a promise to help the city transition to the digital age while maintaining its small-town feel. “The city’s desirability is made up of a lot of different factors—there’s no traffic, the architecture has been kept in control— but we do have some things that […]

At the library

The Agoura Hills Library will present these free activities in October at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. Preschool Story Time is held at 11 a.m. every Wednesday. Adults can create a Repujado, an art form of etching designs into thin sheets of foil and coloring the pieces to enhance the effect, at 5 p.m. Mon., Oct. […]

Long-lost Mark Twain face reaps laughs

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Is He Dead?’

One of the delights of the 2007 Broadway season was “Is He Dead?,” a comic play written by Mark Twain in 1898 that wasn’t discovered until 2003, when it was resurrected and published for print by Twain scholar Shelley Fisher Fishkin, who unearthed it from Twain’s archives at UC Berkeley. The play, adapted for the stage by David Ives, is […]

Pet of the week

PUPPY LOVE—This sweet duo relies on each other for play and affection. They are bonded and should be adopted together. Meet Gizmo and Ewok, ID No. A5205326 and A5205328, at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets may be already adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control before visiting the shelter.

Oak Park panel cruises toward reelection

When Oak Park residents go to the voting booth this November there is one election they won’t be deciding: the community’s Municipal Advisory Council. The five-person board has three seats up for election this year, and with only three people filing papers to run, the Ventura County Elections Division decided there was no need to include the race on the […]

Viewpoint Patriots (1-4) vs. Oak Park Eagles (1-4)

— Friday, 7 p.m. at Oak Park High School —

The bye was just what the schedule maker ordered. “It couldn’t have been at a better time,” said Oak Park head coach Casey Webb. The Eagles had just suffered a humiliating 56-0 loss to West Ranch. They were nursing injuries and bruised psyches. They needed a break. Last week, the squad practiced for 90 minutes each on Monday and Tuesday. […]