August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Burglar’s undoing? Failure to flush, police department says

No. 2 made man TOPD’s No. 1 suspect

In the last two weeks, the Thousand Oaks Police Department has arrested two men on suspicion of two separate home burglaries based on items left at the scene. In one case, the suspect left a personal pharmacy receipt. More...

Homes could be declared public nuisance

The city’s code compliance manager will ask an administrative hearing officer today to declare two local homes a public nuisance.  The hearing is scheduled for 3 p.m. inside the third floor boardroom at City Hall, 2100 E. More...

Resource restored

LGBTQ center opens in Ventura

A new resource center is serving Ventura County’s LGBTQ population.  Located at 2471 Portola Road in Ventura, the center will act as the hub for Diversity Collective Ventura County’s HIVAIDS education and prevention program as well a More...

Arrest made in case of knock-knock burglary

Police have arrested a member of a group they say is responsible for burglarizing a Thousand Oaks home last month. More...

Disabled vets get road ready

They roared in on gleaming Indian motorcycles with sidecars. Clad in leather and camouflage, the riders were raring to kick off their 1,300-mile journey. Their final destination: the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from Aug. More...

Swing for the fences in Westlake

ACORN SERIES /// Day Trippers This is the fourth in a series of features about fun local activities to tackle in your free time. Nothing says Saturday in the USA quite like baseball. More...

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Gas station sweep reveals no skimmers

An Aug. 1 sweep of 29 gas stations in Thousand Oaks revealed no skimming devices, police said. More...

Hot days a danger to dogs on trails

Park service issues warning after two canine deaths

Two dogs died of overheating on trails near Sandstone Peak in a single weekend in July.  As a result, officials with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area are trying to get the word out about the dangers of taking along a canine co More...

Fire heats up evening commute

CHP forced to shut down freeway

Investigators are looking into the cause of an Aug. 3 brush fire that burned a steep hillside next to the 101 Freeway. The fire began around 6:20 p.m. near the Moorpark Road exit of the southbound 101. More...

Police: Burglar left behind a receipt

CONEJO CRIME

A receipt left at the scene of a home break-in has led to the arrest of a Westlake Village man on suspicion of burglary, police said.  According to a statement issued Aug. More...

CERT classes starting up

The Thousand Oaks Community Emergency Response Team is a coordinated effort between the Ventura County Fire Department and the City of Thousand Oaks. More...

Family reunion steeped in history

Borchard clan celebrates 150 years in Ventura County

Many families may claim roots in the Conejo Valley, but the Borchards’ extend deeper than most. More...

BRIEFS

Standing Rock lessons learned Cal Lutheran University will host a free slide show and discussion titled “Hard Lessons from Standing Rock” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 15 in its Lundring Events Center, 60 W. More...

Can a diet survive trip to the fair?

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Corn dogs, funnel cakes, deep-fried Twinkies. For some, the once-a-year fried feast is the reason to come to the Ventura County Fair. More...