Oak Park teens invited to attend game night on March 7

Oak Park teens in grades six to 12 are invited to an Oak Park Teen Game Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., March 7 at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road. The evening will include the Rock Band video game, as well as Xbox 360 and Wii games, Dance Dance Revolution, karaoke, pingpong and refreshments. Admission […]

Whale of a good time

The 12th annual Point Mugu State Park Whale Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., March 9 at Sycamore Cove in Point Mugu State Park. The event celebrates the annual migration of the gray whale and its successful return from the brink of extinction. Live entertainment, marine conservation information booths, whale-watching stations, arts and crafts, activities, […]

Late rally keeps Lions alive

Oaks Christian beats rival Oak Park, 2-1

The first goal lifted their spirits. The second goal sent the Oaks Christian girls’ soccer team to the CIF-Southern Section Division V championship match for the fifth time in six years. Playing on the road Tuesday against crosstown rival Oak Park High in the CIF-SS semifinals, and down 1-0 with a little more than 20 minutes remaining on the scoreboard […]

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What’s new for home DVD

Film and television author Randy Williams reviews the latest movies, television shows, documentaries and music programs now available for purchase online and at retail stores. James Bond-The Ultimate Collector’s Set (MGM)- Fans of the British spy could start their own Bond cable network with the material comprising this complete set. For the first time, beginning with the latest edition of […]

Panel Of Veterans Convened On The Topic Of Tough Market Strategies

The Education Committee of Aviara Real Estate in Westlake Village convened a panel of veterans on the topic of tough market strategies. Panelists included Marilyn Dunn-Tornell with 40 years in Real Estate, Paul DuRoss with 22 years, Chuck Weiland with 30 years and Mike Plisky with 20 years. Panel Moderator, Joy Reznick, Chairperson of the Aviara Education Matrix, reminded the […]

Students raise funds for counterparts in Pakistan

A group of local elementary schools students took they money they were going to use for a Valentine’s Day party and put it to work for charity, instead. Enid Stagg’s second grade class at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills launched its Pennies for Peace charity drive with $44.08 that was previously earmarked for a festive party. The students were […]

Technology helps with recovery

Linda Steinman felt short of breath one day last December. Within minutes of calling in sick to work, the mother of three asked her teenage son to call an ambulance. In the hospital, the 54yearold was shocked to learn she had congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema and diabetes. Doctors implanted three stents into Steinman’s arteries and two days later sent […]

OCHS boys advance to championship game, too

Eco palms purchased

More than 300 million palm fronds are harvested each year for consumption in the United States, mostly for Palm Sunday worship and floral displays for church-related events, according to Lutheran World Relief. But the overproduction of palms threatens forests and the livelihoods of families who harvest palms in Guatemala, Mexico and other areas, according to the organization. Payment is based […]