Second driver questioned in Grossman investigation

Captain says two cars were quasi-“racing” moments before deadly collision

CROSSWALK COLLISION The captain of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station has confirmed that investigators believe Rebecca Grossman was speeding to either stay ahead or catch up to a second vehicle the night she struck two young brothers in a crosswalk while they were out for a walk with their family near Westlake Lake. Mark and Jacob Iskander, 11 and 8, […]

2020-10-29 E-Edition

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Wildlife crossing unveiled

New images show what Agoura bridge will look like

The Liberty Canyon wildlife crossing has existed mostly in the abstract—designs, plans and possibilities—but now for the first time the public can see what it really looks like. The National Wildlife Federation, a conservation focused nonprofit organization, last week released images showing details of the bridge that will cross the 101 Freeway near Liberty Canyon Road in Agoura Hills and […]

OPUSD schools must wait

Parents divided over January return

Ventura County’s move into the improved red tier, second in the state’s four-tier system for tracking COVID-19 cases, was good news for most, but it has created unforeseen problems for school districts eager to bring students back on campus. Counties that have entered the red tier are allowed to reopen their campuses to students of all grades. But Oak Park […]

LVUSD goes for waiver permission


Las Virgenes Unified School District has submitted a request to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to reopen the district’s nine elementary schools under the county waiver system. But don’t pack the kids’ lunchboxes just yet. The county has announced that only 30 schools— not districts—would be allowed to reopen each week, meaning one LVUSD campus could open while […]

Live voting underway through Nov. 3

Halloween rock ‘n’ roll

LOUD AND SCARY—We went searching for the best front yard Halloween decorations. See which neighborhood is best on Page 22.

Despite pay raise, some teachers still upset over back-to-school

The reopening of schools during the pandemic is fraught with challenges. While public health officials may say it’s OK to bring kids back into the classroom, teachers and staffers must also feel comfortable with the move. The Oak Park Unified School District reached an agreement with teachers to return to in-person learning in January, but educators are saying their union, […]


Agoura Hills On Oct. 16 a vandal shattered a window at Eye Q Productions on Dorothy Drive, causing $1,000 in damage. A thief broke into a car parked outside Burger King on Roadside Drive on Oct. 16 and stole a laptop and backpack, worth $830. The culprit caused $150 in damage by smashing one of the vehicle’s windows. On Oct. […]