2007-01-11

Heschel West and Kadima form middle school



Heschel West Day School in Agoura Hills and Kadima Hebrew Academy in West Hills have announced the formation of a joint community middle school. The new school, expected to be named the Kadima Heschel West Middle School, will accommodate about 150 students when it opens in September 2007, officials said. The school will be located on the Kadima Hebrew Academy’s […]

For the record



Last week’s story on L.A. Dodgers catcher Mike Lieberthal announcing that he’d signed a one-year, $1.15 million contract with the team for the upcoming season did not mention the catcher’s contract also includes a $100,000 buy-out if his services are not retained in 2008.

Film examines the suspicious demise of the electric car



One of the better “ecological” efforts in recent memory, Chris Paine’s provocative documentary, “Who Killed the Electric Car?,” now available on DVD, is a cinematic equivalent of the familyrequested autopsy, examining the brief life span and suspicious demise of the battery-powered automobile. General Motors introduced the radically new, environmentally friendly EV1 in 1996. By 2003, GM had reclaimed nearly all […]

This Home Is Located Seconds Away From The Heart Of Thousand Oaks



This single-story home in Thousand Oaks features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It has been upgraded with true maple hardwood floors, base and crown molding, and recessed lighting. It is freshly painted and is in move-in condition. The home is located seconds away from the heart of Thousand Oaks and a few feet from mountain trails and views. The grounds […]

Most trends support the hybrid vehicle, but don’t jump to conclusions yet



Following decades of stops, starts and misfires, those technologically advanced vehicles that lower carbon dioxide emissions and reduce the nation’s dependency on foreign oil are starting to gain ground. Automakers began to build smaller, fuel-efficient vehicles in the 1970s- some created functional electric vehicles in the 1990s- but the industry didn’t strike a balance until after the turn of the […]

Psychiatrist to speak on post-traumatic stress



Dr. Judith Broder will be the featured speaker for the Global Exchange Ventura County Supporters from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 24 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. This is a free public program. Broder, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst with a private practice in Los Angeles, will discuss posttraumatic stress disorder and […]

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When We Lose Someone We Love

When We Lose Someone We Love I lost a good friend over the holidays. It happened very suddenly. He was 79, without any obvious health issues, active and engaged in the world, and he just didn’t wake up one morning. Besides leaving behind me and many other friends, he left his wife of 28 years. I think of him often […]

Agoura High School seeks sponsors for golf tourney



The Agoura High Baseball Golf Tournament is set for Mon., Jan. 22 at the Tierra Rejada Golf Club in Moorpark. The check-in time is 9:30 a.m. There will be a putting contest at 9:30, the shotgun start at 11:30 a.m., cocktails and music at 4:30 p.m., silent auction, and raffle and dinner at 5:30. There will also be a live […]

Get dogs microchipped for free



The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will offer free microchips and lifetime registrations for dogs owned by residents of unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The Agoura animal shelter, which is located at 29525 Agoura Road, will host a microchip clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. today, Thurs., Jan. 11. For more information, call (818) 991-0071.

Conejo Players opens ‘Angel Street’ auditions



Conejo Players Theatre will have auditions for “Angel Street” at 7:30 p.m. Sun. through Tues., Jan. 21 to 23 The audition will be a cold reading from the script, but actors may also perform a prepared monologue. No appointment is necessary. There is no pay. First produced as “Gaslight,” “Angel Street” tells the story of a husband who is slowly […]


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