2006-06-01

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For many years, when high school seniors typically applied to a handful of colleges, it was relatively easy for schools to calculate how many students would accept their offer of admission. But with many students applying to 10, 15 or even more schools, it’s tough for admissions officers to accurately predict how many will show up on campus. Students reserve […]

Chabad of the Conejo hosts banquet



Chabad of the Conejo will host its annual gala banquet at 5:30 p.m. Wed., June 14 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Close to a thousand friends and supporters will gather for an evening of glamour, entertainment and tribute. The gala theme this year is “Imagine: A Vision for the Future” and […]

Mentalist to present ‘Mind Games’ in T.O.



Marc Salem, a renowned mentalist known for taking his audience on a captivating excursion into the possibilities of the human mind, will bring his Broadway performance “Mind Games” to Thousand Oaks. His performance is presented by Chabad of the Conejo and the Friendship Circle as part of Chabad’s annual gala banquet on Wed., June 14. The Chabad gala will begin […]

Smart Start Selling Tips: How To Sell Your Home In A Buyer’s Market



Begin by finding the right realtor. Look for someone with experience and enthusiasm. Discount brokers may look enticing in the beginning, but can lose their luster when your home requires an agent’s attention. Like most things in life, you get what you pay for. Once your realtor is chosen, order a termite inspection of your property by a licensed inspector. […]

Westlake council begins web cast



The city of Westlake Village has begun live streaming of city council meetings via the city’s website at www.wlv.org. The new city service also will allow viewers to search archived city council meetings by key words to access specific agenda items. Additional WVTV Channel 10 programs will also be available on the website to view on demand. These programs include […]

Jobs should remain open to war veterans for five years



One of the best ways to honor America’s returning war veterans and uphold the law may be to give these veterans their jobs back. Many employers don’t know that federal law requires employers to rehire service members and give them jobs comparable to those they had before shipping out to Iraq. This is true for up to five years, even […]

Las Virgenes schools contact information



District Office Switchboard: (818) 880-4000 Administration Dr. Sandra Smyser, Superintendent: (818) 878-5225 Dr. Donald Zimring, Deputy Superintendent: 878-5203 Joseph Nardo, Assistant Superintendent-Education: 878-5218 Dr. Stephen Hanke, Assistant Superintendent Personnel: 8785212 Ann Eklund, Director, Elementary Education: 878-5219 Jim Nielsen, Director, Secondary Education: 878-5220 Mary Schillinger, Director, Pupil Services: 878-5216

Chabad to celebrate Ten Commandments



The Shavuot holiday celebrates the giving of the Ten Commandments and the Torah (Bible) to the Jewish nation 3,318 years ago. Members of the Jewish community are invited to the “Conejo Mt. Sinai Experience” tomorrow, Fri., June 2, at the Chabad Centers. All ages are welcome. The Ten Commandments will be read at 10 a.m. Fri., June 2. Children will […]

Musical will open in Simi Valley



Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi will present its Ventura County premiere of the Tony award-winning musical comedy “Urinetown” from June 3 through 9 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. in Simi Valley. For more information about “Urinetown,” visit the website www.urinetown.com. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors and students, and $14 for children […]

Breathtaking Views



This cul-de-sac house with circular driveway has breathtaking views and infinity pool and spa. There are cherry hardwood floors, Milgard windows and doors, three fireplaces and a dream kitchen. For more information on this property listed at $1,599,000, call Shelley Cole and Monika Hummer at (818) 991-9191.


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