A government agency that usually keeps its eyes trained on the heavens, has, for many years, focused on Earth science and climate change as well––and has uncovered several interesting facts. For instance, while the Earth isn’t flat, it’s not exactly round, either. Neither is its gravitational field. Since 1975, NASA and the international community have launched a number of satellites […]
The following programs are offered and special events are planned by PAUSE4kids, a nonprofit organization that supports children with disabilities. "Real World Social Skills." For kids with special needs ages 4 to 18, this program provides children with instruction in developing social, communication and friendship-building skills in a community setting. It’s presently being offered in Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Simi […]
Carrie Neal, the daughter of William and Doris Neal of Westlake Village, earned honorable mention dean’s list for the spring semester at Lynchburg College, a private college in central Virginia. She’s a 2000 graduate of Agoura High School and a senior English major at Lynchburg.
Interfaith Labor Day service scheduled The San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council, Inc. and Valley Labor Political Education Council invite the public to attend the 15th annual Interfaith Labor Day service on Mon., Sept. 1 at Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd., between Plummer and Lassen. All are welcome to attend. The event will open with a complimentary family barbecue […]
(or, The Dumb Beast Blues)
Empty Headed (or, The Dumb Beast Blues) Those brewski barons really hand me a laugh. They advise people to "drink responsibly" as if that didn’t qualify as one of the most glaring oxymorons ever coined. I’m a non-drinker, but believe me if I did imbibe, the first reason I’d drink was to forget about being responsible and having responsibilities. They […]