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MR. MIKE-Mike, a brown-and-white tabby Maine coon, 10, needs to be adopted with pal Mac. Mike and Mac can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take them home, ask for ID No. A3539504. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Speaker to discuss man’s effect on global climate



David Lea, PhD, a professor of geology at UC Santa Barbara, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Democratic Club of the Conejo Valley at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 9 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Lea will be discussing his extensive research in the links between changing ocean composition […]

Local travel agent didn’t trip up



Lee at Michael’s Travel in Agoura is an excellent travel agent who provides personalized service. I feel confident that an Internet website could not duplicate his service. When my son, Max, booked his summer travels with Lee, we had no idea that the “old fashioned” way of planning a vacation would prove to be the best for us. Along with […]

North Ranch Estate Featuring An Indoor Racquet Ball Court In Private Setting



This North Ranch traditional spans nearly 7,400 square foot with rare and unique regulation indoor racquet ball court. The interior floorplan has 5-bedrooms, 5.5-bathrooms, a bonus room and separate loft with hardwood and stone flooring. The rear grounds have a guest/pool house, workshop, pebble tech pool and spa and lush landscaping, all in a private setting. This is a rare […]

Scrubbing for dollars



SCORING A GOAL-The Oak Park High School girls’ soccer team kicks into action at a recent car wash on campus, one of several fundraisers to benefit both the girls’ and boys’ programs. Monies raised during the two-year, $20,000 campaign will help purchase new goals and training equipment for the school soccer teams.

Reverse mortgages gain popularity among seniors



Due to the high cost of living, many seniors are finding themselves financially squeezed in their retirement. Some are forced to sell their homes and move to more affordable communities; others take out second mortgages with payments that just make matters worse. Reverse mortgages can offer a way out. The reverse mortgage is a home loan that enables seniors to […]

BEE-UTIFUL-



Acorn photographer Jann Hendry got up close and personal with this worker bee as it tended to its daily tasks at the Mountain Restoration Trust Headwaters at Mulholland Drive and Old Topanga Road in Calabasas.

Enjoy music and sea breezes at this concert series



The sounds of rock, rhythm and blues, pop, swing, jazz and more will be heard during the fifth annual Concerts by the Sea Summer Concert Series at Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. The series continues throughout August, with concerts from 4 to 6 p.m. every Saturday. Entertainment and parking are free. The concerts are presented in Peninsula Park, located adjacent to […]

Support Israel



For over two weeks, Israel and the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah have been engaged in what can now be called nothing less than a war. The hundreds of missiles fired each day are not about Palestinian rights; instead, this war is about the actual existence of the state of Israel. Yes, Hezbollah and Hamas are determined to accomplish nothing less […]

Charming 2-Bedroom Condo Nestled In The Heart Of Westlake Village



This one-story upper unit condo in the heart of Westlake Village is in a great location within the charming Village Green Complex. It has 2-bed rooms, 1-bath, detached garage plus and assigned carport, new interior paint and new carpet. It’s close to shops and within the boundaries of the prestigious Conejo Valley Unified School District. For more information on this […]


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