2008-02-07

Astronomy group to meet Feb. 15



The Ventura County Astronomical Society will hold its monthly membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 15 in the multipurpose room at Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa School Road in Somis. The evening’s subject will be The Sky Can Be Your Laboratory, with speaker Robert Buchheim. Buchheim is a longtime member of the Orange County Astronomers and has been a […]

What makes young people volunteer?



Many believe that volunteer work can benefit young people’s personal development. When teenagers volunteer, it’s thought they typically become more sensitive to the needs of others, build selfesteem and self-confidence, develop leadership skills as they enjoy personal satisfaction. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, the nation’s largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteer service, recently took a look at […]

AHS girls’ soccer team can’t close gap on T.O.



The two best girls’ soccer teams in the Marmonte League staged a defensive battle Monday night at Thousand Oaks High. Agoura went on the road needing a win to maintain a legitimate shot at the league championship. A Thousand Oaks victory would’ve given the Lancers back-to-back Marmonte titles. Naturally, the teams tied, 0-0. “It was a defensive struggle, which I […]

Native American art on exhibit



The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will present a contemporary Native American art exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend through Mon., March 3 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center at Lynn Road and Via Goleta in Newbury Park. The exhibit features a collection of Valena Broussand Dismukes photography featuring people of mixed African and […]

Supervisor ignored traffic impacts



After reading Supervisor Yaroslavsky’s recent Acorn guest opinion, he failed to address any of my major concerns about the worsening traffic impact this project will have on Agoura Hills communities east of Old Agoura such as Hillrise, Morrison Ranch, and Oak Valley, where I live. Not all families traveling to Heschel will be traveling west on the 101 Freeway to […]

Features A Home Theater



This home has five bedrooms, five baths and approximately 3,400 square feet of living space. The downstairs bedroom has been converted into a home theater with 126 inch widescreen and DTS sound. The large kitchen has two sinks, a walk-in pantry, double oven, gas cooktop, builtin refrigerator and large breakfast area. The living room has a fireplace, custom lighting and […]

Homemade finery for your valentine



In the name of love, romantics and loved ones alike will partake in the annual tradition of exchanging flowers, candy and gifts on Feb. 14. But, while most Valentine’s Day romantics will offer loved ones the usual material wares, most will overlook the simple things that can impress their valentine. Here are ideas to complement romantic homemade dinners with some […]

YMCA gives parents a night out



The Triunfo YMCA will have a “Parents’ Night Out” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 8 at the YMCA’s Willow Elementary School child care site, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura. Parents can spend an evening out while their children are supervised by YMCA child care staff. Youths will eat a pizza dinner, watch an age-appropriate movie and play flashlight tag. […]

Local football recruits make it official



Rotary Club’s ‘Magic’ to fill the night



The Rotary Club of Camarillo will host “An Evening of Magic” at 8 p.m. Sat., March 15 at the High Street Arts Center, 45 High St. in Moorpark. Local magician Paul Dwork is producing the show for the 22nd year. Proceeds from the show will benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ventura County. Several members of the Magic Castle […]


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