2019-06-20 E-Edition

Groovin’ in the park

Yesterday and today

Class of ‘69 and other grads from a half-century ago join celebration

Fifty years ago Agoura High School was a new, forward thinking kind of public school with a lax dress code, young teachers and even some classes held outdoors in a school amphitheater. More than 200 students who graduated from the tiny, rural school in the years 1968 to 1973 gathered recently for a party at Calamigos Ranch to reminisce about […]

CHS graduates hit the road


As soon as they throw their mortarboards in the air, high school graduates are faced with a decision about the next phase of their lives. Do they stay close to home or venture out and build a life somewhere else? Two Calabasas seniors who graduated June 13 have chosen to leave California behind and strike out on their own. Woodland […]

Hate graffiti prompts extra security

Vandals deface civic center in Calabasas

Recent reports of vandalism have prompted City Council members to consider paying $125,000 for a private security patrol at the Calabasas Civic Center. On June 8, vandals wrote “KKK” in prominent letters on two walls at the civic center and also drew a swastika. City Manager Gary Lysik said surveillance footage of the area showed a group of more than […]

Cougar in the fast lane

The National Parks Service said a mountain lion recently sighted in Hidden Valley is not one of the animals they’ve been tracking in their scientific study of the big cats. The mountain lion was captured on camera by a family driving in the area the evening of June 11. Lonna Neet said she, her husband and her daughter were leaving […]

Longtime Westlake Village employee departs

Westlake Village is bidding goodbye to a longtime employee. For the second time. Scott Wolfe, the city’s planning director and deputy city manager, has been with the city for 19 years. He started in 1996 but left in 2000 to pursue other career opportunities. He came back in 2005, but now he’s leaving for good. Wolfe has been named the […]

Suspects nabbed in robbery

Car, possessions stolen in Oak Park

Law enforcement made quick work of a stolen vehicle report in Oak Park last week. On the morning of June 13, an Oak Park man awoke to find his wife’s car missing from the driveway and items stolen from his pickup truck, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Los Angeles Police Department officers working with the sheriff […]


Deputy is right, public should have been warned

It’s not often that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department turns on its own, but recently it was announced Lt. Jim Royal was being put on the sidelines due to his criticism of the sheriff’s Malibu Creek State Park shooting investigation that began in 2016. Royal said his request to warn the public about the random gunfire in Malibu Canyon […]