2007-03-29

Waxman wants safe climate legislation



U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles), together with more than 125 House colleagues, introduced the Safe Climate Act of 2007. The legislation is based on what scientists have concluded the United States must do to avoid dangerous, irreversible warming of the planet and would significantly reduce U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases. “We must act now to protect our children and […]

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Residents are invited to participate in any of the following volunteer opportunities in the area. For more information or to sign up, call the phone number listed for the event. +A sixweek docent training program begins at the Malibu Lagoon Museum (Adamson House) at Surfrider Beach, Tues., April 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a $40 fee […]

Therapist encourages mindfulness to bring balance

Sherry Gaba prescribes meditation, breathing and simply slowing down

A middleaged woman is feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed and hopeless- depleted of all of her energy. She explains to her doctor that she’s been having these feelings of self-doubt and is desperate to turn back the clock to a time in her 20s and 30s when she knew she was beautiful, thin and revered. She’s tried everything including Pilates, energy […]

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Soapbox Derby, antique car show coming



The Triunfo YMCA Trailblazer Program will present a Soapbox Derby from noon to 3 p.m. Sun., April 1 at the Farmers Insurance parking lot, 31051 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. The soapbox car races will be for members of the Triunfo Trailblazers program and will feature more than 70 races running every few minutes. In addition to the races there will […]

Longing for Lowe’s



The Lowe’s project was recently defeated primarily with the idea that Westlake is just a village and such a project was beyond the pale. When we end up with more office buildings people will long for Lowe’s. I’m looking out my window at a mansion of a thousand square feet. I, in my condo, feel like one of its outbuildings. […]

Lucky to have community support



Agoura club gives libraries book about women who are making a difference



To promote awareness of International Women’s Month in March, the Agoura Valley Woman’s Club donated copies of the book, “Imagining Ourselves, Global Voices from a New Generation of Women” to local public and high school libraries. The book presents the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs and essays of 105 young women from 47 countries. The book is published by the […]

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THURS., MARCH 29 Singing Pirates Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,” performed by Grace Brethren High School, opens 7 p.m., Grace Brethren Church, 2900 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. Also Friday, Saturday. $10 advance, $13 at door. General public invited. Jacque Hampson (805) 522-4667. Rustle Up Business Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce presents Wild West Business Expo, 4:30 […]

Pets instead of presents




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