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Open Letter to the Thousand Oaks Council – Killing Open Space in Our City

Open Letter to the Thousand Oaks Council – Killing Open Space in Our City

Editorial By William Hicks I live in Newbury Park and have seen this “Borchard Wetlands.” Although the Army Corps of Engineers has not designated this area as a “wetland,” there are some serious concerns in any attempt to develop this land. This is not a perpetual wetland; at best it is a wetland when we have a […]

Take action Thousand Oaks!

Take action Thousand Oaks!

1, RALLY THOUSAND OAKS CITY HALL Tomorrow TUESDAY at 5:30pm. TOMORROW City Council will vote on the new General Plan & cramming 33,000 more units into the city! Everything culminates tomorrow in the months of work. TELL YOUR FRIENDS & BRING YOUR KIDS! I’ll see you there! 2.  CITY COUNCIL ACTION ITEM PART 2- Emails need to […]

Unprecedented Speaker Turnout for Special Meeting on T.O. General Plan

Unprecedented Speaker Turnout for Special Meeting on T.O. General Plan

By Kevin Harris One hundred and thirty six residents showed up, either virtually or in person, Tuesday night, to speak their mind on proposed changes to the city’s General Plan, during a 6-hour Special Meeting of the Thousand Oaks City Council. These include land use designation changes for some areas of the city, from single, […]

Residents Continue to Reject Social Justice Commission – T.O. City Council

Residents Continue to Reject Social Justice Commission – T.O. City Council

By Kevin Harris Thousand Oaks residents once again spoke up in number Tuesday night in opposition to a proposed “Social Justice Commission,” among other topics during the Public Comments period of the city’s latest City Council Meeting.  As expected, there was some variation of topics during the Public Comment period, with one resident, Sue Angelo, […]

Thousand Oaks | Gang Member Graffiti and Narcotics Arrest

Thousand Oaks | Gang Member Graffiti and Narcotics Arrest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On May 13, 2021, detectives with the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) and Sheriff’s Gang Unit arrested three Thousand Oaks residents for felony graffiti vandalism, committing a crime for the benefit of a criminal street gang, possession of narcotics for sales and possession of metal knuckles. On […]

Three Arrested for Thousand Oaks Crime Spree

Three Arrested for Thousand Oaks Crime Spree

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 5/6/21, at about 7:15 pm, deputies responded to a theft in progress at a local hardware store.  Deputies detained the possible suspect and began their investigation.  An astute deputy at the scene recognized the detained individual from a station bulletin as possibly the suspect in a recent […]

Avoiding Incidents of Road Rage

Avoiding Incidents of Road Rage

It goes without saying that the COVID pandemic has been difficult on all of us.  As the pandemic begins to subside and the state and local restrictions begin to decrease, we are beginning to see more and more vehicles back on our roadways. Whether it is traveling to and from work or just out running […]

Thousand Oaks | DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Results – 4 Sited

Thousand Oaks | DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Results – 4 Sited

Thousand Oaks, Calif. –Thousand Oaks Police Department made one DUI arrest while conducting a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on May 5, 2021. The checkpoint location was on westbound E. Hillcrest Dr. east of the intersection of Conejo School Rd. from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am. In addition, 4 drivers were cited/ arrested for operating a vehicle […]

Thousand Oaks | Arrest made for Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds

Thousand Oaks | Arrest made for Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On May 4th, 2021, Thousand Oaks Police Department School Resource Officers began an investigation of a male juvenile who recently brought a handgun to a school in Thousand Oaks. It was reported the juvenile suspect displayed the handgun to students who believed the handgun was real. School Resource […]

Thousand Oaks | Juveniles Arrested for Causing Brush Fire

Thousand Oaks | Juveniles Arrested for Causing Brush Fire

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release Investigators arrested three juveniles after they started a brush fire in the hills near Westlake High School, in the City of Thousand Oaks, on April 29, 2021. On April 29th, 2021, at about 3:22 PM, the Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) received a call of a brush fire, […]