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The FCC is working to alleviate the problems and risks posed by Internet telephone service. The following steps are being taken: •All interconnected VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) providers must automatically provide 911 services to customers as a standard feature without customers having to request the service. •Before a VoIP provider can activate a new customer’s service, the company must […]

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Agoura Hills to offer typing class for teens

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will offer a typing/ keyboarding class for teens ages 11 to 17 at Lindero Canyon Middle School. The one-hour classes will begin Thurs., Jan. 26 and end March 9. Students can select from two class times: 3:15 or 4:15 p.m. The course fee is $65. For more information or registration, please […]

Heschel West School embraces Jewish faith

The Jewish population in the Conejo Valley is growing rapidly and Heschel West Day School in Agoura Hills is striving to meet the educational needs of today’s—and tomorrow’s—Jewish students. According to Brian Greenberg, past president of Heschel West, the Conejo Valley is now home to more than 65,000 Jewish residents, but demographers expect the population to double within 20 years. […]

Motorcycle governor not quite up to speed

I recently read where Arnold Schwarzenegger, our illustrious governor, had another motorcycle accident in which he was riding with his son, but this time only had a minor lip injury. The governor doesn’t have a motorcycle license. He should have been cited for this following another incident in 2001 but, being the great “B” actor that he is, he was […]

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Blood needed to save boy

CUSTOM OUIf you’re looking to help others as part of your New Year’s resolution, start with Calabasas 11-year-old Max Buelow, who desperately needs blood and blood platelets. Blood platelets are substances that allow the blood to clot. Max is being treated for Ewing’s Sarcoma (bone cancer) and the medication he takes leads to excessive bleeding, according to his mom, Tracey […]

Chef Lala featured on Discovery Health show

The Discovery Health Channel aired “National Body Challenge” on Sun. and Mon., Jan. 15 and 16, featuring Laura Diaz, also known as Chef Lala, certified nutritionist and author from Agoura Hills, in the show’s second installment. Diaz helped a Southern California Latino family learn to cook healthier food with the same taste they are accustomed to. The special took an […]

Parents and coaches get poor grades on youth sports report card

Youth sports get low grades for parental misbehavior and an overemphasis on a win-at-all-cost mentality among parents and coaches, so said an alliance of the country’s most prominent amateur and professional sports organizations. According to the inaugural National Youth Sports Report Card, youth sports need to focus more on the child’s experience and less on winning games or earning sports […]

Christian women’s conference coming

Newbury Park First Christian Church will present its women’s conference, “Fire Up! It Only Takes a Spark,” at the church on Fri.. and Sat., Jan. 20 and 21. The church is at 801 Knollwood Drive and the conference is open to all women. The event will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday evening and from 8 a.m. to […]

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