July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Allegations levied against youth coach

Former student says they had a sexual relationship

A longtime Ventura County youth soccer coach has been arrested on suspicion of committing sexual acts with one of his players from 2007 to 2009, police said. More...

Painted parking spots mark progress

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Notoriously poor parkers will soon face a challenge on Thousand Oaks Boulevard: Staying in the lines. More...

Suspected T.O. stickup artist jailed

Man used fake gun, police say

A Thousand Oaks man who police say used a fake handgun to stick up a fellow resident pleaded not guilty this week to charges of second-degree robbery. More...

Report: Lake Sherwood pilot’s plane broke up in midair

Reason remains unclear

Something caused Lake Sherwood pilot Michael Brannigan’s single-engine Cessna to break up in the skies above Ventura last month, but what that something was remains unclear.  More...

Newbury Park boy finds marrow match a world away

Grateful family encourages others to join registry

The Kelly family’s crisis started with a common cold. When 22-month-old Pierce Kelly began running a fever this past March, his parents, Aubrey and Tyler, took him to see a pediatrician, who prescribed a round of antibiotics. More...

Out of the frying pan . . .

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Riders learn courtesy on trails

Bike clinic offers adventure on two wheels

“Loose, low and look” was the advice Mark Langton gave to a dozen cyclists as they navigated a tricky obstacle during a July 1 mountain bike skills clinic at Malibu Creek State Park.  More...

BRIEFS

Discarding stuff is topic of seminar The Goebel Adult Community Center will host a seminar on “What to Do with Your Stuff” at 3 p.m. Fri., July 21 at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Hitler speech blared from NPHS

Trespassers commandeered stadium PA system

Police are investigating how Newbury Park High School’s athletic field loudspeakers were commandeered to blast offensive material for two consecutive nights over the weekend. More...

Heart disease blamed for hiker’s death

Clyde “Dick” Miller, 65, died doing what he loved.  An avid hiker, Miller, whose body was found last month in Triunfo Creek Park, died of natural causes related to heart disease while walking on the Pentachaeta Trail, officials said More...

Bus routes changing to accommodate CVHS

Green Route 2 will be affected

Thousand Oaks Transit will make changes to its Green Route 2 due to Conejo Valley High School relocating from Newbury Park to the Conejo Valley Unified School District headquarters on Janss Road.  Effective Mon., Aug. More...

Caltrans catch basins are catching drivers’ attention along 101 Freeway

Structures meant to shield creeks from pollution

You might have seen them: concrete barriers that have been popping up along the 101 Freeway as Caltrans installs new filtration systems that capture trash and remove contaminants from stormwater that flows from streets and highways into local creeks. More...

Casa Conejo MAC moves for the summer

The Casa Conejo Municipal Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. More...

Local girls rope, ride with the best

For Josie Ferrante, learning to ride a horse was never optional. The 17-year-old’s family has trained horses for over 150 years. “I kind of started riding before I was born. More...

Celebration at bookstore pays tribute to wizard

Wizards, witches, Muggles and Squibs of all ages are invited to celebrate the birthday of J.K. Rowling’s character Harry Potter from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., July 29 at The Open Book inside The Oaks mall, 222 W. More...

Welcome to the neighborhood

NEW FAMILY IN TOWN—A mother duck and her 12 ducklings have moved into the neighborhood on Kingspark Court in Westlake. Residents have set up an umbrella, food and water for the ducklings. More...