2007-01-04

Natural History Museum to present lectures

First Fridays include live music

The Natural History Museum at 900 Exposition Blvd. in Los Angeles will stay open late for its First Fridays series on “The Diversity of Life,” featuring public forums, film and live performances inspired by biodiversities in the natural and cultural worlds. Each themed evening will feature a curator-guided tour through one of the museum’s galleries, a moderator-led forum with thinkers, […]

Who’s that student?



Meghan Dana Joss of Agoura Hills, a senior at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., has been included in the 2007 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Joss and other students chosen for the publication were nominated by members of the university community based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular […]

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It’s official. Africa is the new “it” continent for hard-hitting movies. It’s the last frontier in terms of the human condition— exploitation, manipulation, terror, greed and deceit. It’s a poor continent with rich resources, with evil dictators and still unexplored regions, and the lure of adventure, intrigue and unfettered freedom. In the last several years alone, films like “Hotel Rwanda,” […]

Kidding aside, teachers should be commended



We read the letter in the Dec. 21 issue by Mr. William O. Felsman. We were so touched by the man’s poetic and justified stance of the modern-day teachers of the Conejo Valley. It brought tears to our eyes, reminding us of that great statesman and voice of reason from the ’70s, Archie Bunker. Let us revisit Mr. Felsman’s letter, […]

Joanne Nelson



Top listing agent and top producer honors for October 2006 went to Joanne Nelson at Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office. She is setting a standard for monthly recognition in the Thousand Oaks office with a total of 16 so far for the year. With experience in Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, Westlake, Agoura, Camarillo and Oxnard real estate, as […]

Woodland Hills Library hosts book sale, scrapbooking



The Friends of the Woodland Hills Library will sponsor a scrapbooking class and a two-day book sale this month. •The digital scrapbooking workshop will be at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Jan. 6 in the upstairs meeting room at the library, 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Connie Cox will show participants how to sort and organize digital photos and turn them into […]

Westlake High shows off new ball courts



Westlake High School will unveil newly resurfaced outdoor basketball courts starting at 6 p.m. before the 7:30 p.m. varsity game against Calabasas on Fri., Jan. 12. The ceremony, hosted by the Westlake chapter of the National Junior Basketball association and Rhino Sports Dreamcourts, will include food and games. The original surface, installed five years ago, was replaced by Rhino Sports […]

Campers say hello to ‘Bye Bye Birdie’



An adaptation of “Bye Bye Birdie” will be presented by Kids Acting Out-West performing arts camp at 5 and 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 16 at Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The show will feature 20 local children, ages 6 to 14. “Come see Conrad Birdie swoop the girls of Sweetwater, Ohio, and appear on the […]

Apology is due



I’m writing to express my feelings of the way Jim Bruno has been treated by the Westlake Village City Council. Just because he might have been protecting Do-it Center or whatever, it doesn’t matter. He is a council person and a government official, and he has a right to voice his opinion and he has a right to ask questions. […]

Lu Duffy



Lu Duffy has been appointed the new manager for the Westlake Village branch of Rodeo Realty, according to Syd Leibovitch, owner/ president. Prior to managing the Westlake Village branch, Duffy spent the last three years building up and managing the company’s Calabasas office. Duffy has been a licensed real estate agent for more than 18 years, five of those as […]


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