2006-05-04

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Celebrate National Astronomy Day



The Ventura County Astronomical Society will celebrate National Astronomy Day with a program of special events planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 6 at The Lakes, 2200 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. There will be displays, children’s activities, eye safe solar observing (if the sun cooperates), telescope displays by Woodland Hills Camera and “fun for the entire […]

Scholarship recipient announced



Laura Weiner of Agoura has been selected to receive a Webster University academic scholarship for the 2006-07 school year. The scholarship, provided by the university endowment fund, offers financial assistance to fullor part-time students with a 3.0 or better grade point average. Webster University is a nonprofit, liberal arts school in St. Louis, Mo.

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Play examines faith issues



Elite Theatre Company is presenting “Agnes of God” through May 21 at Petit Playhouse, 730 S. “B” St., Ste. 20, Oxnard, in Heritage Square. Play times and tickets, ranging from $15 to $17, are available by calling the box office at (805) 483-5118. Court-appointed psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingstone must gauge the sanity of a novice nun accused of murdering her […]

Bargain hunter’s delight



A One Story Home On A Great Lot



This 3-bedroom with office (can be fourth bedroom) is one-story on a great lot. It has gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite, eat-in kitchen with island, fauz-painted walls, plantation shutters and views. For more information on this property listed at $1,235,000, call Dick and Terry Goodrich at (818) 991-9191.

Beware: Expert says rattlesnakes now awake, active



A winter that lasted longer than usual will lead to an extra busy rattlesnake season this year, experts say. As a result, residents should learn all they can about the dangers of poisonous snakes and what to do in case of a bite. Bo Slyapick, the self-proclaimed “rattlesnake wrangler” for the region, said cold weather forced snakes into a longer […]

Playtime is child’s work



Concerned about your child’s choice of friends, especially if these “friends” exist in your child’s mind? Worried that your 4-yearold is breaking toys, or your 10year-old twins draw identical faces on their dolls? Fear not, say experts, as pretend play really is the hallmark of healthy emotional development. Child development experts consider an active imagination the domain of emotionally healthy […]

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