Author studies dementia among indigenous people

Jonathan Yahalom, a 2003 graduate of Oak Park High School, has published a book that studies issues of caregiving in a rural Mexican community —and sheds new light on how the people in the region cope with age and memory loss. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, the book is titled “Caring for the People of the Clouds: Aging and […]

Pickleball players learn rules of the game

Animal, not human found at crash site

While investigation continues into the old plane crash wreckage found March 31 in the hills near Liberty Canyon, authorities are now saying the remains that were found at the site belong to an animal and not a human as previously believed. Agoura Hills resident Ross Olney made the discovery while he was hiking with his dog. “I’d actually noticed it […]

Are values and respect still valued?

Family Man

I have a day job in retail, which means that no matter how much abuse I take from customers, I must remain professional and nice. Customers don’t have that obligation. Have values, respect and accountability gone out the window? I don’t see it when a guy with a raised F-150 and the obvious inability to wait for an open parking […]

Estate home features two separate wings and entertainer’s yard

Rosewood property is 13,927 square feet

Nestled in the hills and close to parks and hiking trails, this Rosewood Estates single-story home has four spacious bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a three-car garage. The 3,472-square-foot home sits on a lot of 13,927 square feet. All figures are per assessor. Entry is through an iron gate into a private courtyard. The formal living room has soaring 15-foot ceilings […]

CHS Aca Deca team finishes strong

BRAINS POWER—After winning the Ventura County Academic Decathlon in February, the Calabasas High School team went on to finish fifth in the state at the March 22 and 23 competition in Sacramento. With the students are head coach Tyler Lee, left and assistant coach Michael Fienberg, right.

Local exec pleads guilty in college cheating scandal

More than a dozen defendants pleaded guilty this week in the college admissions scandal, a group that includes an Agoura Hills business executive who was charged with conspiracy to commit mail and honest services fraud. Los Angeles resident Stephen Semprevivo, chief strategy and growth officer for the Agoura Hills-based Cydcor company, admitted to the charges against him on Monday. No […]

Stroll through the local art mart

Free event takes place this weekend

The Thousand Oaks Art Walk 2019 will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 13 and 14 in the east end parking lot at The Oaks mall, 305 W. Hillcrest Drive. Artists will display their original work in all mediums of fine art and fine crafts. Artwork will include paintings, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, […]

Rodeo Realty agent praised for a successful year to date

Top seller in Agoura

Syd Leibovitch, president and CEO of Rodeo Realty, recently congratulated Leo McHale for his outstanding success so far in 2019. As of March 22, he has 16 homes listed, sold or in escrow totaling nearly $13 million in sales. McHale is recognized as the No. 1 top selling Agoura Hills agent from 2011 through 2018, outselling any other individual agent […]


Tristan Bailey of Calabasas, a junior majoring in digital arts; Noah Levine of Westlake Village, a senior majoring in kinesiology; Megan Lapides of Oak Park, a senior in zoology; and Liam Wilson of Oak Park, a senior in pre-public health, made the 3.5-GPA honor roll for the winter semester at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.