Wild freeway chase ends with man shot to death

First the rain, then a car chase that ended with an officer-involved shooting: Last Saturday was not the time to be on the 101 Freeway. A pursuit that began the morning of Jan. 12 in Camarillo with a domestic violence call came to a violent conclusion at around 12:30 p.m. on the southbound freeway just before the Las Virgenes Road […]

Volunteer for Meals on Wheels

Senior Concerns is seeking volunteer drivers for its Meals On Wheels Programs. Drivers volunteer for two-hour shifts, delivering meals to homebound seniors in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park. Volunteers can drive the same route, delivering to approximately 10 seniors on a weekly basis, or may serve as a substitute when a driver calls out. In addition to delivering meals, the […]


Trails reopen amid new green growth

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority said it has opened most of the MRCA-managed parks that were previously closed following the November Woolsey fire. Workers have completed their job of clearing hazardous conditions from the parks and open space, MRCA says. In addition, to ensure public safety, MRCA has conducted limited radiological analysis of soils in the Upper Las Virgenes […]

Conejo Players unveils 2019 show lineup

A flying car, racy puppets and a blood-thirsty barber will all grace the stage of Conejo Players Theatre during the company’s 61st season at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Here’s a look at the season. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Jan. 18 to Feb. 9: Adapted from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the play opens in a sleepy Alabama town […]

Just can’t weight for an upgrade

Alumni fund fitness center

The Beach Boys famously sang “Be True to Your School,” but while the hot rods and letterman jackets from back in the day have fallen out of style, some things never change, like school pride. A group of Calabasas High School alumni recently showed their Coyote allegiance by donating a new weight room to the campus. The facility, used by […]

Calabasas denied Spirent annexation

Agoura Hills will try to claim the contested 43-acre site

A request by the City of Calabasas to annex a 43-acre parcel of land in Liberty Canyon from Los Angeles County was turned down last week, closing the door on the city’s hope for an additional $600,000 in yearly tax revenue. The property, which lies at the intersection of Agoura Road and Liberty Canyon Road outside the city limits, contains […]

The Eagle flies high at Troop 745

Six boys earn Scouting’s top rank

Boy Scout Troop 745 recognized six scouts for earning the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor ceremony Jan. 12 at St. Jude the Apostle Church in Westlake Village. The new Eagle Scouts are: Nick Rubi, Julian Giessinger, Jack Oswald, Patrick Szyman, Andrew Johnson and Evan Johnson. Nick, Jack, Patrick, Andrew and Evan attended St. Jude the Apostle […]

Take steps to help fire, shooting victims

PlyoJam Dance Fitness will host a benefit class from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun., Jan. 20 at Agoura High School, G Bldg., 28545 W. Driver Ave. All proceeds will be donated to the Las Virgenes Fire Relief for those affected by the wildfires and the Conejo Valley Victims Fund for victims of the Borderline Bar shooting. Founders of PlyoJam Dance […]

Rain keeps residents on edge

Back-to-back storms strike

The promise of several more days of steady rain and the threat flooding and mudslides prompted public safety officials to call for mandatory evacuations in certain Woolsey fire burn areas this week. Residents of 300 homes in Oak Park, Malibou Lake, Malibu and several other neighborhoods were told to leave their homes. A senior living facility in Newbury Park was […]