‘Unreality’ to be Bible lesson

"Unreality" is the subject of this week’s Bible lesson-sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., April 7, at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Zephaniah 3:15. Sunday School for young people up to age 20 is also offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Child care […]

Crossing guard is a hero

Crossing guard is a hero I have lived in the Cove for 14 years and have been amazed at the courage our crossing guards have had. Fariha Haque should try holding up a sign and make that perilous trek across Westlake Boulevard. I have five children who have crossed that intersection for years, and I can truthfully say, "God bless […]

National Library Week to be celebrated

Agoura Hills Library will present a series of special programs in honor of National Library Week, April 14 to 20. At 3:30 p.m. on Mon., April 15, all ages are invited to "Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds." First through fifth graders may participate in two sessions of "Portable Planetarium (Sky Lab)" from 3 to 3:45 p.m. and from 4 […]


CLIMB, THEN PAINT—Wall of worry? Not here Brandon Pierce, 16, makes his way up the mobile climbing wall last Saturday at the Oak Park Arts and Crafts Show. The weekend event at Mae Boyer Park was sponsored by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The climbing wall was a big attraction, but not for the little ones. Below, 6-year-old […]

Meeting topic is child abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In hopes of drawing attention to the issue, Cal State University Northridge is hosting "A Circle of Hope" from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sat., April 6 in the Shoshone room in the Satellite Student Union on the northwest side of the campus at 9851 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. The seminar is designed to […]

Hotline to connect parents, principals

Hotline to connect parents, principals Once a year the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) hosts an education hotline, the National Principals’ Hotline, to give families an opportunity to speak directly, but anonymously, with a school principal or school psychologist. From April 7 to 9, NAESP will host the hotline for parents, grandparents or anyone with a question on […]

‘Peter Pan’ to land at Civic Arts Plaza

Pedestrian guard praised for faithful service

Incredulous was my reaction as I read the letter regarding our crossing guard at Westlake Boulevard and Bridgegate Street. We are lucky to have this woman. She is a competent and effective crossing guard. The writer of the letter professes to observing the crossing guard’s actions on only a few occasions. I have been observing her behavior for seven years, […]

Vacancies exist on T.O. committee

Vacancies exist on T.O. committee Thousand Oaks residents interested in serving on the city’s Investment Review Committee need to file an application by Fri., April 12 with the city clerk at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Two positions are open. The term of office is from July 2002 until July 2004. Applicants must be residents of T.O. and be […]

Calabasas award goes to Adobe director

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce recently presented the 2002 Bill Van Gieson Award to Phyllis Power, director of the Leonis Adobe Museum, for her contributions of preserving the Leonis Museum and the Old Town area as educational and historical attractions. Power organized the Friends of the Adobe preservation effort in the early 1960s to help Ray Phillips restore the home […]