2003-02-06

Palestine is not a nation



Palestine is not a nation After reading about Nancy Gallagher’s "reality" tour of a mythical place called Palestine in your Jan. 23 issue, it was so powerfully underscored to me how tremendous the power of language. It is truly amazing. By the mere use of such wonderful and benevolent words and phrases as "peace," justice," "fact finding" and "ensuring safety," […]

D-Day veterans to have a reunion



The Normandy D-Day, ETO Reunion Group and other World War II veterans along with their families and friends will observe Memorial Day, May 26, 2003 at the military cemetery in Normandy, France. This will be the 59th anniversary of the European invasion by the Allied Forces. A special service will be presented on Memorial Day at the Normandy Cemetery. This […]

Alzheimer’s caregivers workshop coming soon



To address the challenge of providing caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s disease with the ability to obtain maximal information they are seeking from primary care physicians, the Alzheimer’s Association will offer a workshop for learning how to communicate more effectively with your doctors. "A Caregiver’s Workshop: Creating a Partnership with Your Doctor" will be presented from 1:30 to 3:30 […]

AHS water polo girls take big first-place lead

Acorn Sports Writer

AHS water polo girls take big first-place lead The Agoura girls’ water polo team won three more Marmonte League games last week, first beating Thousand Oaks, 18-2, then Westlake, 12-3, then defeating Royal, the Chargers toughest competitor in league, 7-5, in a game played in Simi Valley last Saturday afternoon. After the win over the Lancers, Charger coach Jason Rosenthal, […]

It was Home Depot proponents who used dirty tactics



It was Home Depot proponents who used dirty tactics I was shocked to read an article last week that accused proponents of Measure H of "dirty tricks" in the campaign to keep Home Depot from being built in an ecologically sensitive area with extremely poor road access. As a resident of a community that would also have been impacted by […]

Shuttle tragedy no reason to stop the program



Since Saturday, Americans have been dealing with another national tragedy. Seven shuttle travelers perished aboard the Columbia as our nation experienced another horrible accident in the space program. We share our grief with the families and friends of those who died. They’re in our prayers. Although the investigation has only begun, it’s possible that during the launch, insulation from the […]


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