2003-03-06

Online center offered to teen entrepreneurs



An estimated eight of 10 students say they want to one day start a business. While far fewer teens actually do so, teens are still seemingly realistic about what it takes to start one. Now help is available for these enterprising young people: an online Entrepreneur Center, which offers information for students who want to learn about starting, growing and […]

TV critic, journalists to discuss media coverage of the Middle East



TV critic, journalists to discuss media coverage of the Middle East Howard Rosenberg, television critic for the Los Angeles Times, and a panel of journalists and decision makers in the press will discuss whether the media is biased or balanced in its coverage of Israel in "The Media and the Middle East" at 2 p.m. Sun., March 9 at the […]

If Words Could Talk



By Bill E Brock Fill ’er Up? California uses 1 million barrels or 42 million gallons of gasoline a day. A one cent increase at the pumps bumps the cost we pay by $420,000 a day—or more than $1.5 million a year. The current cost of a gallon of gas has about 50 cents in federal and state taxes. So, […]

Recreation brochure is free



"Outdoors in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA)," a free quarterly calendar of events available from the National Park Service (NPS), highlights recreational programs available in the SMMNRA including guided hikes, nature walks, bird watching, tidepool study as well as various subject discussions. Special new programs include "Film and the American Landscape" which includes presentations by film industry […]

Fundraiser carries a Hollywood theme



Assistance League of Conejo Valley (ALCV) will host a fundraising event with a Hollywood theme at 4:30 p.m. Sun., March 23 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Guests at the "Evening with the Stars Extravaganza" will walk the red carpet, sip champagne in the reception area then enter the main dining room for […]

Conference offers info on going to grad school

Students can get jump start

Conference offers info on going to grad school College students can get a jumpstart on graduate school at a special conference, "Advancement to Graduate Education: Consider the Possibilities," from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., March 8 at Cal State Northridge in the University Student Union on the east side of the campus at 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Among the […]

Westlake Lutheran participates in ‘World Day of Prayer’



"Holy Spirit: Fill Us" is the theme for the World Day of Prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Fri., March 7 at Westlake Lutheran Church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. The local unit of Church Women United invites Conejo Valley residents to join them for coffee and fellowship at 10 a.m. World Day of Prayer is an international event that unites […]

On the Trail

Horticultural Hoofing

My family lives in the San Fernando Valley––my Mom in Toluca Lake and my brother in Burbank. Visiting relatives is something I typically embrace with the same enthusiasm as visiting the dentist. A cordial chat invariably transmogrifies into a snit, then the ensuing bickering mushrooms into a fearsome feud. The pitch of voices rises until Mom’s good china trembles the […]


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