2008-10-02

Emancipation Proclamation arrives at Reagan Library



“And by virtue of the power, and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are and henceforward shall be free.” With that executive order in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln set forward legislation to end slavery in America and ultimately define his presidency. Two years […]

More women needed in management, book says



Although major strides have been made in recent decades, women employees still constitute a minority in the nation’s executive ranks. Dianne Gubin of Calabasas and co-author/partner JoAnn Ashman recently published a book that offers strategies on how to create a personal network—the fundamental building block to career success— and how women can succeed in climbing the management ranks. Gubin is […]

Weekend schedule



Oak Park at Twentynine Palms Friday, 7 p.m. Calabasas at Royal Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint at Malibu Friday, 7 p.m. Newbury Park at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Venice at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Foster, adoptive parents to meet for ACTION



ACTION (Area Christians Taking Initiatives On Needs) Foundation of Ventura County will hold the first meeting of its training and support network for foster and adoptive parents from 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at EvFree Church, 999 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. The network is a partnership with agencies such as Ventura County Children and Family Services, Foster […]

Underwood Family Farm plans autumn events



Underwood Family Farm in Moorpark presents a variety of activities for the annual Fall Festival. •The fifth annual Wild West Weekend will be Sat. and Sun., Oct. 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weekend will be filled with Wild West entertainment such as stunt ropers, gun fighters, cowboy poets, medicine men, and Sourdough Slim on the […]

Tons of Upgrades



This five bedroom home has a brick hardscape, pilaster lights, gardens with stepping stones and a newer front door with glass inlay. The house has been remodeled with smooth ceilings, sky lights, designer paint, Milgard dual-pane windows and doors, plantation shutters, recessed lights and birch hardwood floors. The family room has a ceiling fan, picture window and a gas-burning fireplace. […]

Agoura Hills hosts annual Reyes Adobe Days festival



The city of Agoura Hills will host the fourth annual Reyes Adobe Days from Oct. 3 to 5. Most events will be at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road in Agoura Hills. •Fri., Oct. 3—RAD kicks off with a Fiesta at the Adobe, a luncheon for seniors offering Mexican food, Spanish dancing, live music, art displays and […]

Local Business Briefs



New ALS headquarters Transwestern West announced it has closed a $2.29-million, sevenyear lease on a new national headquarters for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association at 27001 Agoura Road in Calabasas, CA. The 10,700-square-foot lease is almost 3,000 feet bigger than the ALS’s current Calabasas headquarters. The ALS Association is a leader in the fight to cure and treat ALS, […]

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College students meet meal challenge



Take more than 4,000 students and volunteers, add tons of rice and soy, then blend well for one day. Those ingredients made for a recordbreaking challenge as students from eight North Carolina colleges and universities worked together to pack more than a million meals for hungry people. The food is now en route to El Salvador, Haiti and India. Stop […]


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