2021-08-12

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Restaurant shuts parking lot patio

Cronies criminal case remains open


Cronies Sports Grill in Agoura Hills last week removed its parking lot patio, which had been left open throughout the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown in defiance of city and county health orders. The Kanan Road eatery operated without a city permit since December and faced mounting fines and legal fees in its fight to stay open. Agoura Hills brought criminal charges […]

Path to the future

E-bike craze fueled by pandemic



In neighborhoods and community centers around the country, e-bikes have become increasingly commonplace, particularly over the past year. But despite their newfound popularity, many non-riders have little to no idea how the bikes function or what even makes them electric. An e-bike, or electric bike, is not so different from the modern bicycle. Riders can still switch gears and pedal […]

Community welcomes National Night Out

Signs point to fall harvest

Area cannabis operations getting closer to opening



After months of inactivity, crews could be seen making deliveries to 3321 Grande Vista Drive in Newbury Park, the future home of Leaf Dispensary. Meanwhile, Legendary Organics, which plans to open a dispensary a few miles away at 1339 Lawrence Drive, posted a job listing for a general manager. It’s not much, but for medicinal cannabis users clamoring for a […]

Bozajian new League of Cities president

The League of California Cities, Los Angeles County Division, which represents the interests of 86 cities in the county, installed its new 13-member board of directors Aug. 5 during an outdoor ceremony at the Calabasas Civic Center. Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian was sworn in as president of the L.A. County division after serving two years on the organization’s executive board. […]

Chase follows heist at Promenade Nike store



Two men from the Fresno area are facing charges of felony grand theft after authorities chased and caught them last month following a coordinated grab-and-go robbery from the Nike store at the Westlake Promenade, police said. Sometime after 4:30 p.m. July 26, Ventura County sheriff’s dispatch received a phone call from the store reporting that a group of four men […]

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

Agoura Hills On Aug. 1 a person entered an unlocked car parked on Dovetail Drive and stole an air compressor, a circular saw and a bag of miscellaneous tools, all worth $700. Someone broke into a truck parked on Lake Lindero Drive on Aug. 1 and stole a reciprocating saw, a battery and a power drill, all worth $700. The […]

Agoura Hills housing needs persist



The problem with building new homes to solve the housing crisis is where to put them. Many people in Agoura Hills like their city the way it is and are opposed to the sundry multifamily developments being considered by developers The city is required by the state to build homes, especially ones that at least feign to be affordable, and […]

Softball players, coaches sue CLU for libel, slander

Team says it was labeled as racist following blackface allegations


An attorney representing three Cal Lutheran University softball coaches and 24 players is suing the Thousand Oaks college for its handling of a 2020 incident in which team members were accused of performing in blackface during a lip-sync contest. In a July 29 complaint filed in federal court, the team alleges that then-university President Chris Kimball, who retired at the […]