2020-01-02 E-Edition

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Stick to the point

Fencers look sharp in competition

Every child has, at some point, picked up a stick or a wrapping paper tube and pretended they were wielding a sword, defeating invisible enemies with the ease of a Jedi or medieval knight. There’s a way to turn that fantasy into reality: fencing classes at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center. The program is led by Woodland Hills […]

2020 rules to live by

New Year puts new laws on the books

During his first legislative season in office, Gov. Gavin Newsom saw more than 1,000 bills cross his desk dealing with everything from smoking on state beaches to paying college athletes. The freshman governor approved 870 bills on issues that dealt with voting, education, gun control and housing. Here’s a rundown: Gig workers Assembly Bill 5, the so-called gig economy law, […]

Wildworks leaving Topanga Canyon

Animal rehab center moving to Arizona

For 25 years, Topanga Canyon has been home to a variety of exotic animals, both native and nonnative to California, in need of care and rehabilitation. The Nature of Wildworks animal refuge at Topanga’s Ed Edelman Park houses mountain lions, hawks, owls—even kinkajous, tropical rainforest mammals related to the raccoon—and numerous other animals in need of rehab. But locked in […]

Memorial dedicated on behalf of Foley

Court date set in Jeff Cooper case

Accused of sex with two minors

Nearly two years after he was arrested on eight counts of child molestation, Calabasas resident Jeff Cooper will have his day in court to answer the charges against him. The 67-year Cooper, a noted architect and former member of the city’s Architectural Review Panel, was arrested in June 2018. He is scheduled to appear before a jury on May 11, […]


We reported Dec. 19 that Audi will release an all-electric version of their Q35 model. There is no model called Q35. There is a Q5 SUV and Audi will offer a plug-in hybrid version of that model, but not a fully-electric one.

Meet two new members of the family

Just in time for the New Year, officials from the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area announced their ongoing study of mountain lions had received the gift of two newcomers. The two male mountain lions, dubbed P-78 and P-79, were spotted and captured early in December, becoming the 13th and 14th animals in the 17-year study. A statement from National […]

In the new year time flies, use it wisely

2020 has begun. The turning of the calendar invariably makes us think about time—many of us spent the final seconds of 2019 counting down to the beginning of the new year. The power of time binds us in ways that are impossible to ignore. It stares at us from the mirror every morning, and in those photos from yesteryear, in […]