Housing debate

With regard to Grayson Peters’ support of the city’s purchase of land for a affordable housing project on Driver Avenue, he should have immediately disclosed his extreme bias in that he is professionally connected to these types of projects. Instead of improving a problem we’ll just pile onto it. He might want to ask me and others why we moved […]


Agoura Hills On Jan. 13 thieves broke into a home on Rainbow Crest Drive and stole an $85 watch. They entered through an unlocked sliding door at the back of the house. On Jan. 12 three teens reportedly stole $3,760 worth of property from Agoura High School on W. Driver Avenue. The thieves entered the campus around 7:30 p.m. and […]

Doctor in trouble for prescriptions

A local doctor is facing criminal charges after police say he committed prescription fraud. Dr. Erik Bezema of Thousand Oaks, a physician at Moorpark Family Medical Clinic, was taken into custody Jan. 17 following a two-month investigation by the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit. Bezema, 49, allegedly wrote himself prescriptions under another doctor’s name for phentermine, an amphetamine-like drug […]

Sterling named to manage Oxnard center

For music lovers who live near Los Angeles, there are plenty of opportunities to see big-name bands perform, but quality entertainment can also be found close to home—at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills, for example. Lance Sterling, a Moorpark resident and the Canyon founder, runs his business on the principle that a music fan in today’s world shouldn’t have […]

City wants goopy products recycled

Agoura Hills bids a fond farewell

Residents from Agoura Hills and nearby communities may have known Tim Olson, even if they’d never met. Despite his disabilities, the 53-year-old man enjoyed frequent walks in the community, crossing paths with many and always wearing a smile on his face. Olson died Dec. 26, four weeks after he had been hit by a car at Kanan Road and Thousand […]

King and queen of the Mardi Gras Ball

Community Conscience has selected John Bradley and June Glasmeier as king and queen of the 28th annual Mardi Gras Ball, which will take place Sat., Feb. 29 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake Hotel. Community Conscience’s largest fundraiser, this year’s ball will include a champagne reception, dinner, live music, dancing and both silent and live auctions. Co-chairs are Justin Barkhuff and […]

Share the love on Valentine’s

No matter how couples choose to express their feelings on Feb. 14—from a simple “I love you” accompanied by a peck on the cheek, to a night on the town replete with rubies and baubles—the words spoken by loved ones on this very special day are meant to be sincere and their actions meaningful. May we suggest a new twist […]

MLK Day at Reagan Library

Rotary Club also offers kids a chance to learn about Safe Passage, a program that seeks to reduce gang activity and violent crime


The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs at 200 Civic Center Way. Sat., Feb. 1, 8 and 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. Love to Learn Tutoring Program. Viewpoint High School AP and Honors students will tutor elementary school age children. Study Buddies takes place most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Honors and AP high […]