Astronomy buffs wish upon a star cluster

The Ventura County Astronomical Society will host guest speaker Dr. Nate McCrady at 7:30 p.m. Fri., June 22 in the multipurpose room at Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa Road, Somis. The public is invited. McCrady will speak on “Super Star Clusters.” New adaptive optics images are providing new views of super star clusters. These dense collections of bright stars provide […]

Have a backup plan for allergies

The incidence of severe allergies, especially to food, is increasing dramatically. In the United States alone, the number of children who are allergic to peanuts has more than doubled in the past five years. Severe allergies can cause anaphylaxis, a sudden, severe and potentially lifethreatening reaction. It has a wide range of symptoms, including tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing […]

Kids read 665 award-winning books

Oak View High School – Class of 2007

Raul Daniel Alonso, Jonathan Arad, Oren Abraham Atia, Madison Lynn Balesteri, Steven Joel Blumenthal, Kyle John Campbell, Tara Lynn Daugherty, Michael Carl DeMartin, Joshua David DeSure, Gary Sean Grant Doyle, Ryan John Duff, Alexander Scott Feuer, Taylor Michael Glantz, Samuel Nicholas Jones, Alexa Lynsay Koff, Christian Brian Larsen, Richard Alan Mabery, Zachary James Miller, Brittany Lee Pedretti, Sophia Eve Schwartz, […]


“Once” Directed by: John Carney Starring: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova Rated: R (adult language) Running time: 86 minutes Best suited for: fans of the relevant folk/rock musical genre, musicians, songwriters and poets Least suited for: those who detest song Acorn Rating Guide: There’s not much here really. Boy on Dublin street corner, strumming a battered guitar and singing for […]

Situated On A Cul-De-Sac In Thousand Oaks

This single-story home is on a culdesac in Thousand Oaks and has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a large backyard. The ranch-style home has a newer red-tile roof, threecar garage with rollup door, and lush foliage. The private backyard includes a brick-lined patio, large grassy area, floral gardens, fire pit and mountain views. The side yard can be used as […]

Classes open at Agoura/Calabasas Center

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center is offering summer programs. For more information on any of the courses, call (818) 880-2993 or visit www.ahccc.org. +Classes beginning tomorrow, Fri., June 22, are Tiny Tot Ballet for children ages 3-5 and Cheerleading for ages 5 to 8. The ballet class is $85 and the cheerleading class is $100. Noth programs run for six […]


The Agoura Hills Library will present the following activities from June through July at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. +A book club offers children ages 9 through 11 the opportunity to read books and share refreshments. For a list of books to be read, call children’s librarian Grace Bernard. +For information on the library’s […]

Heschel West dinner raises $175,000

A fundraising dinner for Heschel West Day School raised more than $175,000 last month. During the dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, David and Helen Rifkind received the Outstanding Leadership award, and Jan Saltsman, principal of the school, was presented with the Excellence in Education award. Heschel West is a community Jewish Day School in Agoura Hills. […]


THURS., JUNE 21 Get In Rhythm Thousand Oaks Dance Club hosts dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center ballroom, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 7 p.m. Music by Rhythm Kings. Singles, couples welcome. Light refreshments. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. (805) 381-2744. Bring A Tree Conejo Valley Bonsai Society meets 7:30 p.m., Community Center, Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak […]

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