Teachers don’t have it bad

A message to Sandra Pope of the Las Virgenes Educators Association: It’s time for teachers everywhere to stop whining about their plight in life. The fact is that teachers are only parttime employees, working nine or 10 months a year. Thus, a teacher who is paid $40,000 annually would be making over $50,000 if he or she worked fulltime like […]

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The correct spelling for one of the students in last week’s Lindero Canyon Middle School, Bank of America art appreciation photo is Rachel Apthorp. The story incorrectly stated the type of art presented by second-place winner Laura Avery. Her piece depicted the mangabey monkey, not the macaque monkey.

Go watch birds with the Audobon Society

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will host the following birding field trips for December. Visitors are welcomed and events are free. Participants should bring bottled water and dress warmly. Sat., Dec. 2: Canada Larga. Meet at Las Posas Park-and-Ride at 8 a.m. View many species of sparrows and perhaps some sapsuckers, bluebirds, hawks and grassland birds. For information, call Chrystal […]

Angels in Agoura

BABY DOLL-Agoura High School ninth-grade student Hannah Teitelbaum helps Julia Baird, 6, a Sumac Elementary School first-grader, choose a doll at the Angels in Agoura Flea Market at Agoura High School on Saturday. Proceeds will be donated to Casa Pacifica, a nonprofit organization in Camarillo that helps abused and neglected children.

Olde time party animal

SANTA’S HELPER-Even the resident animals get into the holiday mood as Leonis Adobe Museum in Old Town Calabasas celebrates the season with a 19th-century holiday party on Sat., Dec. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. This feisty fellow is a 24-year-old Percheron draft horse, one of four at the Leonis Adobe which is also home to turkeys, chickens, goats, sheep […]

School district learns a lesson

In response to Liz Kramer’s comment on H6 not passing, maybe if our superintendent had asked for what was needed vs. what was wanted, they wouldn’t be in this situation. Judi Fields Oak Park

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

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