2006-10-26

Turn clocks back on Sunday



Standard time returns across the United States at 2 a.m. Sun., Oct. 29 when clocks should be turned back one hour. Daylight-saving time has been in effect since the first Sunday in April. A few areas in the U.S., not many, stay on standard time throughout the year. Daylight-saving time was created to give more hours of sunlight for leisuretime […]

Pumpkin patch helps gardens



A third annual Pumpkin Patch and Open House will be presented from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 28 and 29 at Oak Park Community Garden, on the northwest corner of Sunnycrest and Kanan roads. The fundraiser will benefit the Oak Park Gardeners, a nonprofit community group. Admission is free, and members of the organization will be […]

Decline noted in teen substance abuse

But prescription drugs now popular among students

Attorney General Bill Lockyer, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell and Kathryn P. Jett, Director of the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, recently released the results of the 11th Biennial California Student Survey that showed high school students’ drug and alcohol use during 2005 and 2006 remain low after significant declines earlier this decade. “This study finds overall that […]

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Admissions update It’s been a busy month. In addition to attending the UC, Cal State and USC counselor conferences, I traveled to Pittsburgh for the National Association of College Admissions Counseling conference. I also did what I advise families never to do, and that is rushing through seven college visits in three days. If it’s Tuesday, this must be Kenyon. […]

Local boy called to the Torah



Alex Geller will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Sat., Oct. 28, at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks. Alex, son of Stacy and Steven Geller of Oak Park, is a seventh-grader at Heschel West Middle School.

A bad sign



The Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce conducted a roundtable survey for members in Agoura Hills who have dealt with the city rules in developing their businesses and properties. Members of the committee are David Delrahim, Agoura Hills Car Wash; Bernie Wickman, Reeds Furniture; Jess Ruf, Do-it Center; Mike Adler, real estate developer; Alex Lovi, owner of Agoura Deli; […]

Deon Edwards



Deon Edwards comes to the Dilbeck Realtors Westlake office after spending the beginning of his real estate career with the Dilbeck Sherman Oaks office. Edwards brings along with him a dedication to his clients and makes their best interest his own. As a personal trainer, martial arts instructor and fitness instructor in Sherman Oaks with the Billy Blanks World Training […]

Four arrested in Agoura residential disturbance

Scuffle breaks out on Eaglebrook

Alarmed by a fracas last month near their homes, neighbors of an Eaglebrook Drive residence last week asked the Agoura Hills City Council to help end ongoing problems on the street. Six neighboring residents complained to the council about a Sept. 28 fight that resulted in the arrests of a pair of adults, 18 and 21, and two juveniles from […]

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Scientist to speak on health issues and the environment



Ecologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber will speak on environmental issues related to health in Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mon., Nov. 6. A scientist as well as a cancer survivor, Steingraber is internationally recognized as an expert on the ecological links to cancer and reproductive health. Her acclaimed book, “Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks […]


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