The facts are important

When our son reported that he had been told that the Ku Klux Klan was started as a prank by college students, we suggested some research. We then discussed the subject. Harry found it fun to debate and learn with real facts at his disposal. Mr. Van de Walle (“What global warming?” Jan. 25) might benefit from that approach. His […]

Oak Park resident hopes to be ‘The Donald’s’ next apprentice

Will Stefanie Schaeffer of Oak Park have all the right stuff to become Donald Trump’s next apprentice? Time will tell. Schaeffer is among 14 remaining contestants on NBC’s hit television show, “The Apprentice: Los Angeles,” to have been spared Trump’s dream-killer parting words of “You’re fired.” Schaeffer, 32, is a trial attorney whose background in workers’ compensation and real estate […]

Doctor speaks at Italian club meeting

Thomas Giannulli, MD, MS, of Restorative Medical Clinic in Westlake Village, was the guest speaker at last month’s Bella Vita Italian Club meeting. The club meets Friday evenings at St. Jude’s Church in Westlake Village. In addition to installing club president Chik Smaldino and vice president Al Zammataro, the meeting focused on health issues. Giannulli, who recently moved his practice […]

Youngsters hit the court at halftime

TOMORROW’S STARS- Two teams from Agoura Youth Basketball Association’s thirdgrade boys’ division head off during halftime at the Pepperdine vs. San Francisco State game recently on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. Both the Wizards and the Clippers showed skills and promise, but the Wizards ultimately prevailed 4-0.

Signed by an Angel

SIGNING UP- Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, left, signs a baseball for YMCA board member and former T.O. mayor Judy Lazar and South East YMCA executive director John Rutherford during a donor event at Sisley Italian Restuarant at The Oaks.

Doesn’t it bug you when . . . ?

The coffee industry puts out another study about the wonderful effects of caffeine? We all love our cup o’ Joe in the morning, but it will not make you live to be 100. Doesn’t it bug you when you answer the phone and the person at the other end demands to know, “Who’s this?” You want to say, “Who’s this?” […]

Class act

Residents may still sign up for classes at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento. Programs will begin the first week of February. Open classes include Mommy and Me art class for children ages 2 and 3, senior art, Winter Storytelling Theater for children ages 3 to 6 and African Folklore Embroidery for ages 6 and up. For […]

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THURS., FEB. 1 Black History Month Democratic Club of Camarillo celebrates Black History Month, 7 p.m., UFCW Hall, 816 Camarillo Springs Road. George Corbin, CLU adjunct professor, speaks about Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial. Public invited. Joan or Bob Rust (805) 484-6601. High Tea Camarillo Women’s Club hosts annual High Tea/Silent Auction fundraiser, 11 a.m., Sterling Hills Golf Club. […]

Critter Tail

Buffett finds a home

My name is Buffett, like in Jimmy Buffett. I am an 11yearold, odd-looking basset hound mix with a long-haired dark brown and red coat. I have bowed front legs and duck feet paws. I don’t have long ears, but I have a very good snooter for following scent trails. Today, I am a very happy doggie because I live in […]

Natural History Museum happenings

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is presenting several programs in February. The museum is at 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6.50 for students and seniors, and $2 for children ages 5 to 12. Children under 5 are free. Admission is free the first Tuesday of each month. First Fridays: Hot Spots will […]