Church to launch 40 days of purpose

Christian Church of the Hills (CCH) will launch its "40 Days of Purpose" campaign with a dinner event at 7 p.m. Fri., Jan. 28 at 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Highlighting the dinner will be a video message from Pastor Rick Warren, author of the "The Purpose Driven Life." Pastor Rex Wolins of CCH said the focus will be on […]

Reader opposes eminent domain

Eminent domain is a term used to describe the power of government to appropriate private property for public use. The city of Agoura Hills has a redevelopment plan which encompasses the entire freeway corridor, most of the commercial property in the city. Within that plan is eminent domain, which must be renewed every 12 years. It is now up for […]

Soup and quackers for lunch

Calabasas workshop, awards

Calabasas workshop, awards The City of Calabasas will host a public workshop on Jan. 25 at city hall to discuss a new bicycle master plan now in the works. For more information about the session, call (818) 878-4225 ext. 289. In other Calabasas news, the Chamber of Commerce announced it will award a special 50th anniversary Legacy Award Jan. 27 […]

Internet classes offered

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering two sessions of a computer course "Navigate the Internet" for adults (age 18 or older) from 11 a.m. to noon or from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 27 through Feb. 24 at the Agoura Hills Library. The fee is $60. To sign up for either class, call the […]

Chaparral’s Pennies for Patients aids

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas is participating in the 2005 Pennies for Patients Campaign benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Through Thurs., Feb. 3, students are being asked to bring their spare pennies and other change to school and contribute them to their classroom’s collection container. Funds raised support the Society’s mission to cure leukemia, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and […]

Kids’ program includes Jewish tree-planting ceremony

Skirball Cultural Center will host "Tu Bishvat: A Birthday Celebration" from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 23 at its facilities at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. Geared for children ages 4 and older (with an adult), the program invites participants to "hug a tree and come ready to put your hands in the soil." In celebration of Tu […]

Youth escape was more dangerous than stated

Regarding last week’s story, "Escape from Camp Kilpatrick," first of all, the escape was not foiled at Camp Kilpatrick. Three boys beat a counselor senseless and made their escape in brutally heavy rain. They escaped to White Cloud Ranch, climbed a back fence and gained entry into the home of our assistant manager, Sean Kemp, early Saturday. Fortunately, Sean is […]

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