Kids learn about snakes and more

Cheer team hosts ‘fun-raiser’

Na’Amat USA schedules barbecue

Na’Amat USA, Israel’s foremost provider of social services, is having a fundraising barbecue and auction at a private residence in Calabasas on Sun., Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. The cost is $25. Na’Amat provides a broad range of services for the women and children of Israel, including daycare centers, domestic violence shelters, legal aid and assistance to alternative high schools. […]

Study Yiddish at Skirball

The sixth annual winter Yiddish intensive program, “The Art of Yiddish 2005” is scheduled for Dec. 18 to 24. For specifics on the program visit www.yiddishinstitute.org. For general information call (310) 440-5000 or visit the website at www.skirball.org. The Skirball is at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles.

Lay members to speak at United Methodist Churc

Three church members— Steve Blasingame, Paul Krajeski and Margaret Yun—will give the message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sun, Aug. 28 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Special music will be included in each service. Christian Education classes for all ages will meet at 9 a.m. Childcare will be […]

Explore Jewish family roots

With their belongings packed in small bags and hoisted over their shoulders, Jewish immigrants arrived at Ellis Island motivated by dreams of a better life in America. The descendents of many of these immigrants eventually settled in Ventura County and their stories are a part of a rich web of local family histories. For those who want to know more […]

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Agoura Hills Jewelry valued at $2,051 was stolen from a home on Garden Oaks Court between June 30 and July 14. There was no evidence of forced entry and the victim suspects workers who were remodeling the house. Vandals threw a large rock through the kitchen window of a home on Passageway Place. Damages to the window and the shutters […]

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Coyotes ready to see run of futility come to an end

Duo showing their teammates the commitment that it takes to become a winning program

Just a few days into practice and the Calabasas football team is already looking like a group that’s ready to put an end to the program’s 21-game losing streak. Potential and personnel aside, the Coyotes are starting the season with a revamped sense of confidence and desire after an offseason of hard work that demonstrated just how badly the team […]

Nickeas catching heat in the Lone Star State

After his 2001 graduation from Westlake High and three years catching at Georgia Tech, Mike Nickeas signed with the Texas Rangers and appeared to be on a fast track through the minor leagues of professional baseball. This season, through last weekend’s games and with a sixweek interruption due to an injury to his right hand, he’s hitting .185 (38-205), has […]