2007-10-11

Athlete paddleboards down California coastline



On Sat., Oct. 20, extreme endurance athlete and environmentalist Tom Jones will enter the final phase of a three-month-long expedition to paddleboard the length of the entire California coastline. He is attempting to be the first person to travel the 1,250 miles on a 14-foot paddleboard. Jones’ quest is to raise awareness of the increasing problem of plastic pollution in […]

Local health resources are plentiful



Often when a family member is diagnosed with a disease, disability or disorder, we don’t know where to turn. But there are a variety of support groups and facilities in the Conejo and San Fernando valleys designed to assist families and their loved ones in their time of need. Melissa and Jack Berenstein of Thousand Oaks (jacknmelis@adelphia.net) organize an email […]

Homework help available at library



Free homework help is available from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the multipurpose room at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento. High school students are available to help elementary and middle school students with their work and study skills. For more information, call the library at (818) 225-7616.

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Two car burglaries occurred on Yankee Drive Oct. 2. The thieves stole a $70 flashlight from one vehicle and a $300 MP3 player, a $6,000 purse, $250 sunglasses and a wallet containing checks, a social security card and bank cards from another vehicle parked in a carport in the condo complex. The culprits used a tool to shatter the […]

Readers weigh in on LVUSD’s board



I have two students in the Las Virgenes Unified School District and am very excited about a candidate for school board that has earned my vote. Jill Gaines has proven her leadership skills districtwide by cochairing the successful passage of Measure G and as an officer on the Las Virgenes Education Foundation. Jill was a teacher and has run a […]

This Home Has Newer Dual-Pane Windows And Doors Throughout



This two-story Agoura Morrison home at the end of a culdesac has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths in more than 3,100 square feet. The large family room has a fireplace. The master suite includes a sitting area, fireplace and upgraded bathroom. There are newer dualpane windows and doors throughout, as well as hard wood floors, a third fireplace, high ceilings […]

Time stood still when service came to an end



Time ended unceremoniously on Sept. 19 with a simple message from AT&T. The phone company’s “Time of Day Service Information” accessed by dialing 8531212 was discontinued because, according to the phone folks, there are so many ways to keep time in our hightech world. I, for one, will miss time. Between work, my kids’ extracurricular activities, dinner deadlines and a […]

Free care for cancer patients



Dr. Sheron Norling and the Mind Body Spirit Center in Westlake Village are offering holistic healing services free of charge to individuals with cancer on Oct. 19. Norling’s goal is to provide a day of healing and she named Pat’s Day in honor of her sisterinlaw who had breast cancer. The available services include acupuncture, energy healing, biofeedback sessions, Reiki, […]

Agoura’s out in front

Baird, Klezek pace AHS girls' cross country team

They are the backbone of the rejuvenated Agoura High girls’ cross country team. Erin Baird, the ultra-talented senior who overcame a frustrating bout with anemia last year, and Katie Klezek, a happygolucky junior whose positive vibrations reverberate throughout her entire team, have helped the Chargers sprint out to a 5-0 record in the Marmonte League. After finishing near the bottom […]

Or Ami members unroll Torah scroll



Jews revere the Torah scroll as one of the greatest gifts given by God to the Jewish people. Written by hand by a trained scribe using a quill, specially prepared ink and parchment derived from a kosher animal (usually a cow), the Torah contains the five books of Moses. Every year on the holy day of Simchat Torah, which took […]


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