Teen Vehicle Safety Tips

Teen Vehicle Safety Tips: •Monitor mileage frequently. Do you know where your teen is driving? •Avoid giving teens high performance vehicles. How much horsepower do they need? •Restrict vehicle modifications such as high performance engines, suspension and exhaust components. They encourage speeding or racing with other motorists. •Avoid dark tinted windows; they limit visibility at night when accidents are more […]

Craft show coming to Ventura Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The Country Folk Art and Craft Show returns to the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Seaside Park from Fri. through Sun., March 7, 8 and 9. Artisan-exhibitors from around the country will offer a wide array of folk art and craft items, displayed and sold in three-sided country-room-setting booths. Every participant is juried and hand selected for his or her outstanding […]

These students stand out academically


Christopher Littmann, a freshman majoring in arts and sciences, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2002 semester in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. Alexis Gilbard, the daughter of Steven and Laura Gilbard, has been named a recipient of the Dean’s Award for academic excellence during the fall 2002 semester at Colgate […]

Torah comes to new home

Calabasas voters generous with money, intolerant of bad behavior

Calabasas voters generous with money, intolerant of bad behavior In Calabasas on Tuesday, voters decided to let the city keep its 5 percent utility tax. Residents will continue to fork over a 5 percent surcharge on their telephone and gas and electricity bills for the city of Calabasas. Many Calabasans are wealthy. Voters have decided that the city needs the […]

Former principal guilty of molestations

The former principal of Oaks Christian middle school in Westlake Village has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on felony child molestation charges, authorities said last week. Jonathan Andreas, 36, pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles County courtroom to three counts of lewd acts on a child and he must serve at least 10 years of his sentence before […]

Garden expert to speak

Garden enthusiasts may wish to circle this date—Tues., May 22—when renowned English gardening expert Christopher Lloyd will present a lecture from 3 to 6 p.m. in Ayres Hall at the L.A. County Botanic Garden (formerly the Arboretum of L.A. County), 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Tickets are $25 Garden members, $35 nonmembers and can be purchased by calling (626) 821-4624 […]

CLU athletic facilities supported

CLU athletic facilities supported Cal Lutheran University Community Leaders Association pledged $50,000 to the north campus athletics facilities, including the Sports and Fitness Center at CLU in Thousand Oaks. "Community Leaders Association is proud to play a role in bringing this new facility to CLU and the community," said Debbie Hang, past president of the organization. The two-story, 96,000 sq.-ft. […]

Mothers will pray tomorrow in Glendale for students, teachers, schools

Mothers will pray tomorrow in Glendale for students, teachers, schools Women from the greater Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes areas who are interested in praying for their children, teachers and schools, are invited to join hundreds of Southern California mothers in attending a rally from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat., March 8 at Glendale Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Louise St., Glendale. […]

Guest opinion


Despite the threat of fines and a new one-day, one-trial system to make jury service easier, a new study shows that nearly 73 percent of people summoned to serve as jurors in California have either moved, are ineligible to serve, are seeking to be excused or simply aren’t showing up. The study, "A Look at California Juries: Participation, Shortcomings and […]

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