Viewpoint senior wins essay contest

Ryan Marrinan of Calabasas, a senior at Viewpoint School in that city, recently won first place in the 2003 Shakespeare National Competition Essay Competition sponsored by the L.A. Branch of the English Speaking Union at the L.A. Public Library. His winning essay, "Trials and Justice in King Lear" was praised for its "…evocative diction and full and compelling analysis of […]

Catered Seder

The community is welcome to attend a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Thurs., April 17 at Temple Adat Elohim, the Reform Congregation of the Conejo Valley, at 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Leading the seder will be Rabbi Alan Greenbaum and Cantor Peter Halpern. A traditional seder dinner prepared by "Parties at Your Door" will be served. For reservations […]

Their kindness is appreciated

Their kindness is appreciated Human acts of kindness often go unnoticed. I, personally, can’t let this one go. Last Sunday was a beautiful day for a walk around the Calabasas Lake. Being a handicapped person, I went for a ride around the lake on my scooter. For whatever reason, which I still can’t figure out, my scooter tipped over, and […]

U.S. must remain steadfast regarding N. Korea, says former S. Korean defense minister

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Western opposition to North Korea’s nuclear buildup will remain strong, but only if the United States and South Korea can keep their own fences mended, a former high-ranking South Korean military official told members of the Ventura County World Affairs Council last week. Kim Dong-Shin, a four-star general and former defense minister to the […]

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