All about Arabs for Israel

Muslims must stop terrorism, support Israel, and protect the moral fabric and goodness of Arab culture, said a former Muslim woman and daughter of a terrorist who spoke during last week’s Sabbath services at Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills. Nonie Darwish, founder of Arabs for Israel, which supports Israel and Middle East peace, is the author of “Now They […]

Local woman to sign book

Author Cissy Wechter will sign her book “Sex & the 60s” at 7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 6 at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento St. There is no charge to attend. Wechter will speak about her personal experiences and her outlook after being widowed after a long marriage. According to event organizers, she will “with humor . . . eliminate […]

Student sails around the world

After graduating from Calabasas’ Viewpoint School in 2005, Amber Shevin looked forward to heading off to college at the University of San Diego. But after just a year, the international relations student decided to move to a different classroom for a semester- one on the sea. The 100-day Semester at Sea program Shevin chose took her all over the world, […]

Task Force tackles puppy smuggling

For the second consecutive year, the Border Puppy Task Force, made up of 17 Californian animal law enforcement agencies, spent two weeks at the Otay Mesa and San Ysidro ports of entry- from Nov. 27 to Dec. 10- to gather statistics on the animals transported from Mexico to the United States. Task force participants include the City of Los Angeles […]

Talk is cheap

I wish the school board, as well as Fairbank, Maslin and Maullin, could comprehend the “basics” of why H6 failed which, in the opinion of many voters, was because it was overinflated. So rather than spend another estimated $25,000 to hear that, why not have an e-mail address or phone machine where the voters can actually communicate that to all […]

Debi K. Steve Young

Steve Young and Debi K. recently received acknowledgement for top achievement at Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills. Young was recognized for top listings and Debi K. for top sales and top grossed commission for the month of December. Century 21 Adobe Realty is at 5683 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills. Call (818) 338-1100.

Reach Out to Oak Park

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Oak Park High School presentation room (G-9) at 899 Kanan Road. The first meeting of the new year is Jan. 23. MAC minutes and agendas can be found at the website www.countyofventura.org/ bos/dist2.asp. You can also send an e-mail to Linda.Parks@ventura.org. […]

Tips for hosting a sober party

Smart socializing for adults includes knowing what to have and when to stop. Here are some tips for mature mingling. Make it a social occasion. Create an environment where people can move around and mingle. Plan activities to keep the focus of the party on the people, not the drinks. Use a bartender. Hire someone or use a responsible friend. […]

Talent show done in good taste

SPOTLIGHT- Oak Park High School students Nate Landers, left, and Anthony Donlon, both 17, perform “Food Rap” at the Oak Park High School talent show on Friday.

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Agoura Hills Thieves stole a $100 wetsuit and a gas can valued at $5 from the back of a pickup truck parked on Colodny Drive Jan 5. A $180 jack, $80 worth of tools, a $40 first aid kit and $60 worth of recovery rope were stolen from a vehicle parked at the intersection of Colodny Drive and Canwood Street […]