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FLUFFY- Ollie, 4, a male silver tabby cat, is very affectionate. Ollie can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Ollie home, ask for ID No. A3534876. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Dance classes

Square dancing is all about having a wonderful time with the seven other people in your square and the many other dancers around the room. The Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club invites all to learn this American tradition. Beginner classes will start on Tues., Sept. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hillcrest Center, 403 W. Hillcrest., Thousand […]

Mike Douglas will be missed

My own father was the greatest guy in my life, so he was a hard act to follow. Mike Douglas came close. Working with him was my first job in TV and I landed on the hottest daytime show in the country. As a segment producer I met stars and wannabes in an era before they were surrounded by handlers. […]

Fabulous Views

This custom French provincial home with fabulous views is at the end of a private-grated driveway. Inside is a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and Viking range. There’s a wood floor in the living room and beamed ceilings with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. There’s new carpet throughout. The master bedroom suite has balcony to enjoy the views. All this is on […]

Popular teacher loses fight against cancer

By all accounts, Christine Hardeman was an exceptional person. A beloved and devoted speech teacher at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas for nine years, Hardeman lost her battle to breast cancer on July 27. More than 300 family, friends and colleagues celebrated her life at a memorial service at St. Maximilian Catholic Church in Westlake Village on Aug. 6. “She […]

DAR members donate books to local libraries

The Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently donated limited-edition copies of “Rosie’s Daughters” to libraries in Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Simi Valley and Camarillo. Chapter regent Nancy Kilbourne presented the books to the libraries. The book is based on the lives of women from California who worked and assisted in the homefront war […]

Kicks are for kids

FOOT ACTION-Zoran’s soccer camp for youth ages 5 to 15 will wrap up the summer season with one more week-long camp session from Aug. 21 through 25. The camp, open to beginners, intermediate and advanced players, meets on the Oak View High School Soccer Field in Agoura Hills. For information, visit www.zoransoccer.com.

Mare foals filly in Agoura

IT’S A GIRL-Bonfire, a mare owned by Ron Troncatty and his daughter, Ashley, had given birth to a filly only an hour ago when friend Larry Brown shot this photo. Ashley bred Bonfire to a sorrel-colored registered paint stallion from Simi Valley in the hope of siring her very own multi-colored paint horse. Her wish came true. The Troncattys and […]

UCLA hosts classical music

UCLA Live announces its classical, chamber and vocal performances for the 2006-07 season with concerts that include the new national orchestra of the “new Russia,” the reemergence of a legendary pianist 40 years after a neurological condition crippled his right hand, and a renowned early music ensemble’s interpretation of Americana. The season gets underway in November. Among the season’s highlights: […]

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The question: At what point in an intersection has a motorist run a red light? The answer: According to Detective Richard Curry of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, a motorist has run a red light if his/her tires have not crossed over the first line of the intersection by the time the traffic signal light turns to red. If a […]

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