Study shows coyotes are not your average canine

The final result of a multi-year National Park Service and Cal State Northridge research project on coyote diets shows that the urban canines eat differently than their suburban counterparts. The new study used several techniques including scat analysis. It found that pet cats and human food resources, including garbage and ornamental fruits, accounted for between 60% and 75% of urban […]

Agoura gets CBD store


CBD Comfort Zone opened its second location in Agoura Hills last month. The business began in Glendale in 2019. Stu Meyer, CBD Comfort Zone owner, says he opened the store out of his desire to help others discover the benefits of CBD. Meyer, a cancer survivor, was left with debilitating neuropathy several years ago. To manage his pain, he was […]


No-hit naturals

Adam Kerner (Oaks Christian) and Jake Miller (Newbury Park) dazzle on diamond

On Feb. 28, the University of San Diego baseball battery of pitcher Jake Miller and catcher Adam Kerner celebrated Miller’s no-hitter against Monmouth. This week, Miller and Kerner were quarantined at their family homes in Newbury Park and Agoura, respectively. Instead of preparing for the regular season finale against Cal Baptist on Tuesday, Kerner drove south to San Diego to […]

For the record

Julia Dinerman, a senior midfielder with the Westlake High girls’ lacrosse team, was misidentified in a photo that was published in last week’s sports section. We regret the error.

Simi Valley home with wet bar, brick fireplace and no HOA fees

Open floor plan residence with four bedrooms

This single-story home is in the New Groves neighborhood of Simi Valley, walking distance to Lemon Park. The house has curb appeal, a stamped-concrete driveway, fresh sod and a two-car garage. Amenities include a decorative iron-and-wood double-door entry, soaring ceilings and high windows with natural light throughout. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms in over 2.400 square feet of […]

Coldwell Banker agent supports Many Mansions

Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Realty in Westlake Village, has formed an alliance with Many Mansions. Each time Helton closes an escrow, she makes a donation in her client’s name to Many Mansions, an organization that provides affordable housing and services, including job training, case management and homework tutoring, to low-income residents of Ventura County and surrounding […]