2007-02-01

A very brave spokeswoman



I attended the event where Nonie Darwish spoke. She is a very brave woman who felt intimidated to speak out against radical Islam until 9/11. There are those who wish to silence moderates like Nonie because she and others are trying to open our eyes to what is being taught to Muslim children and broadcast daily by Arab media. If you […]

Group assumes role in fighting terrorism



With the nation still facing the threat of outside attack, the city of Agoura Hills has expanded its emergency preparedness to include terrorism training. A Jan. 17 Community Emergency Response Team meeting featured a presentation by Sgt. Jim Royal of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station and an overview of how the county handles emergencies, including terrorist attacks, and how CERT […]

Girl cuts hair for good cause



Having long hair was painful for Drew Nathanson, 10, of Oak Park. It took about an hour to comb out the knots after a shampoo. But the Oak Hills Elementary School fifthgrader refused to cut it, letting it grow for nearly two years, to a length long enough to donate. On Dec. 29, Drew finally had almost a foot of […]

Eagles soaring following win over OCHS

Oak Park girls' soccer squad second in TVL

Although they go into every game expecting to win, Oak Park High’s girls’ varsity soccer players surprised themselves with a 32 victory in overtime on Monday against their longtime rivals Oaks Christian. “We’ve only tied or lost to Oaks Christian. This was huge for our school,” said Kirstie Lincoln, an Oak Park team captain along with fellow senior Brooke Mandell […]

Rhodes’ comedy to play in L.A.



“Ug,” a comedy written by the late Rick Rhodes, his wife, Vivian, and Jim Goeghan, is playing at the Attic Theatre in Los Angeles through Feb. 28. Rhodes was one of the cofounders of the Oak Park High School theater program and also helped to launch the Santa Susana Repertory Company and the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival in Thousand Oaks. For […]

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