2006-05-18

Camp exercises minds, bodies



Three years ago Kip Jerger, founder of Kanoa Aquatics, partnered with iD Tech Camps to reach more Generation Y kids. The weeklong, day and overnight Surf & Tech summer program at Pepperdine University in Malibu allows kids to learn a sport while they focus on their high tech interest. At iD Tech Camps, participants learn how to develop a video […]

Help teenagers to fit in



Most teens feel “different” in one way or another. Parents may understand their teens, but sometimes not in a way their children want them to. Here are some things to remember that may help parents understand their teens and help them to fit in: +Remember, at this age friendships are very important. School is a teen’s home away from home […]

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The Hills Are Alive Have you looked up from your gardening lately to see what is happening on the hillsides that surround us? Raise your head from your garden spade, your car steering wheel, or your fast food fries and you will see that, as you whiz by them on the freeway, our hills have turned a luscious near-fluorescent yellow. […]

Stroller Strides combines exercise and motherhood



Kristina Millar, a mother and the Conejo Valley’s official provider of Stroller Strides, is featured in the June issue of Parents Magazine. The article is about Millar’s experience as a personal trainer and how Stroller Strides helped her to combine her roles as mother and exercise instructor. “We keep the Stroller Strides classes fun for the little ones by incorporating […]

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Agoura Hills A thief stole a $500 lift gate from a cargo truck parked in front of a business on Derry Avenue on April 22. Someone stole a cellphone, check book and bank cards from a victim who later reported that at least one card was fraudulently used. The incident occurred on Defender Avenue on April 26 and the loss […]

Jumping is fun-raising



Guest rabbi to speak at Chabad



Chabad of Calabasas has invited Rabbi Manis Friedman to speak at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento in Calabasas at 8 p.m. on Mon., May 22. “It is Manis Friedman’s extraordinary gift to be able to touch the mind and heart of anyone in search of self-understanding,” says Susan Handelman, a professor of English at the University of Maryland. Seats […]

Community service program gives help to residents



Area Christians Taking Initiative on Needs (ACTION) will host its third annual Ventura County community service program on Sat., June 3. The event is intended to benefit both individuals and agencies in need. More than 1,500 congregation members from more than 40 area churches will unite to paint, landscape, assist elderly and disabled residents, and provide cleanup and needed help. […]

Play explores relationship woes



The drama “True Companions” will close its three-week run at 7 p.m. Sat., May 20 at Christian Church of the Hills, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The performance, recommended for mature audiences, features a professional cast mixing Christian comedy, music and realism in dealing with modern-day problems in relationships faced by most people. The question the production asks is, “What […]

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