2008-09-04

Squirrel of the Month



SNEAKING A SNACK—Agoura Hills resident Tom Binder is visited by this squirrel every time he adds seed to the bird eeder in his backyard. “He’s getting quite plump and is very happy,” Binder said. “I’m not so sure the birds are as happy.”

Calabasas woman continues to work with cause despite husband’s death



Ben Kendall and his wife, Sheila Scott-Kendall, didn’t know July 29 would be their last day together. Kendall had seen his doctor earlier in the day to have his heart checked. Though the certified public accountant seemed in good health, he died unexpectedly that evening. The couple would have celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. Kendall’s sudden death […]

Sharing the love



JOEY TIME—Seniors from Silverado’s Calabasas senior living community and their family members meet Marley, a baby kangaroo. An intergenerational pool party was held at the community in honor of Marley’s arrival.

6 gain induction into CLU Hall of Fame



Six California Lutheran University standouts will be inducted into the Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame on Sat., Sept. 13 at Lundring Events Center on the CLU campus. The following inductees will be honored for their outstanding contributions to intercollegiate athletics during the sixth annual Induction Ceremony at 6 p.m.: Al Kempfert (Missoula, Mont.), baseball/basketball/ football, Class of 1967 Kempfert […]

Church sponsors women’s series



The EV Free Church of Newbury Park is sponsoring a lecture series designed to help women cope with difficulties in life using biblical principles. The first lecture in the series, “Anger, Bitterness and Forgiveness,” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 18 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Connie Larson will address the […]

Auditions open for Neil Sedaka musical



Cabrillo Music Theatre will hold auditions for “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do.” Auditions for nonEquity performers will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sun., Sept. 7 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Equity auditions will be from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Madilyn Clark Studios, 10852 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. All […]

Oak Park’s difficult time



It’s hard to accept that our once pristine communities are becoming vulnerable to the same crimes that plague Los Angeles and Ventura County urban areas. Oak Park, for one, is finding out the hard way that the crimes, especially crimes against property, are here to stay. During the last week of August, Oak Park reported almost 20 auto-related crimes, mostly […]


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