2003-01-02

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

He was the professional football coach who symbolized toughness and dedication in sports. "Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing." That’s what you think of when you think of Vince Lombardi. Lombardi was always a hard man when it came to football. In college, at Fordham, he played guard on a famous line called the Seven Blocks of Granite. He […]

Services listed



Worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sun., Jan. 5 in the sanctuary at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. A casual service meets 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music is provided at each service. The emphasis this Sunday will be baptism renewal. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Care for infants […]

Sermon topic is about God



"God" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Jan. 5 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Psalms 89:15, 16. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided both days. […]

Christian ministry for disabled expands



Joni and Friends, a worldwide outreach program founded by Joni Eareckson Tada dedicated to advancing the Christian ministry and community leadership within the disability community, has acquired a 27,000 sq. ft. office building in Agoura Hills for a three-fold expansion within the city, according to DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services. The ministry has scheduled a January 2004 occupancy of its […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills A BMW convertible, a purse and keys totaling a loss of $20,063 were stolen. The purse (which contained a receipt for valet parking) had been left at a dining room table of a restaurant in the 28000 block of Agoura Road while the victim went to the bar. An imposter claimed the vehicle (and stole it) the evening […]

Other animal shelters are nearby



Cats, dogs and rabbits are available for adoption at the Ventura County Animal Regulation Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive, Camarillo. The shelter can be reached by exiting the 101 Freeway at Las Posas. Pets can be viewed 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays, 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. There’s also an […]

Pet of the Week



Thrashers trash the competition



Datebook



FRI., JAN. 3 Musical Reunion "Reunion"is a trio of outstanding folk and contemporary musicians who’ll perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 Kanan Road (at Lindero Canyon Road), Westlake Village. Proceeds benefit church’s Youth Center. For families and youth of all ages. (818) 991-3915 SAT., JAN. 4 Let’s Dance It Up! Thousand Oaks Fifty Plus […]

Teachers face occupational hazard with stress on their voices



It’s a lesson worth learning: Teachers who try to do the best possible job for their students need to take care and preserve what may be their most valuable teaching asset––their voice. Teachers are among those professionals who make great demands on their voices; they talk all day long in the classroom and have to project loud enough so that […]