2021-05-27 E-Edition

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Local residents vocal about Middle Eastern conflict

Even though a ceasefire went into effect May 21 after weeks of fighting and bloodshed, hundreds of people took to the streets of the Conejo Valley last Sunday to voice their support for both sides in the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Dueling demonstrations.a largely pro-Palestinian group at Westlake and Thousand Oaks boulevards and a pro-Israeli group at T.O. Boulevard and Kanan […]

Kids chomping at the bit

TASTES GOOD—Glad to finally reopen following COVID-19, Leonis Adobe in Calabasas welcomed the public back on May 22. Agoura Hills resident Aspen Zalman feeds one of the Adobe livestock animals at last weekend’s reopening. Visit leonisadobemuseum.org.

Last bridge crossed off Agoura to-do list

The last of three major 101 Freeway bridge improvements in Agoura Hills officially opened to the public last week with a virtual dedication ceremony at Palo Comado Canyon Road. The former two-lane overpass was expanded from 40-feet to 76-feet wide, and now includes sidewalks, bike path and travel lanes in each direction. There’s also a new left-turn lane for vehicles […]

The great pandemic is almost over, now what?

The pandemic raised a host of issues when it caught America off guard in 2020, and now that the health crisis has subsided, the City of Agoura Hills wants to take a hard look at how public finances will regain their footing in light of declining tax revenues. The Agoura Hills City Council convened May 12 to reexamine its goals […]

All aboard! Metrolink to add Saturday service May 29

People who ride to and from work, or those who just enjoy hopping aboard America’s oldest form of mass transit for a weekend jaunt, will soon have the opportunity to ride Metrolink’s Ventura County Line on Saturdays. Starting May 29, the Saturday service will be available on part of the Ventura County Line, which runs from Ventura to Los Angeles, […]

Malibu State Park shooter case continued

The public will have to wait several more weeks to learn if the county can carry out its case against Anthony Rauda, the man charged with murdering Tristan Beaudette at Malibu Creek State Park Campground in June 2018. At a court hearing Monday morning to determine if Rauda was mentally fit to stand trial, his case was continued to June […]


Agoura Hills On May 15 a vandal spray-painted a rock formation at Chumash Park, causing $500 in damage. A vandal damaged the door lock of a car parked on Chesebro Road on May 12, causing $545 in damage. On May 11 a thief entered an unlocked vehicle parked on Agoura Road and stole a pair of sunglasses and a necklace, […]

Students’ big day

RANK AND FILE—Oak Park High seniors practice their walk onto the high school baseball field on May 25 as they make final preparations for yesterday’s evening graduation ceremony. Today, May 27, the Oaks Christian seniors graduate. Commencement exercises for Agoura and Calabasas seniors will be Thurs., June 10.

Pandemic wind-down becomes an emotional time


Though its grip has weakened, the tendrils of the pandemic are still being felt as we head into our newly-shaped reality of yellow tiers and, hopefully soon, no tears. You are not alone if your emotions run the gamut from elation to anxiety, depression and worry. Daily lives have been upended by the emotional dissonance we feel in wanting to […]