Agoura Hills City Calendar

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces its upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 597-7361. •A new MamaCare Group for parents and their children ages newborn to 3 will be held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Fridays […]


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Dental care for pets is important

The Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital recommends that pets be given yearly teeth cleaning to prevent periodontal disease and progressive tooth loss. Proper pet dental cleaning requires ultrasonic scaling, polishing and a fluoride application while under safe anesthesia. When done correctly, the risk to the animal is very low, and the results are superior to nonanesthetic painful, hand-scaling cleanings. Under anesthesia, […]

Irish dancing, from the heart

FANCY FOOTWORK— Jenna McRae and Lauren Walkman, both 11, and Kylie Small, 10, of the O’Connor School of Irish Dancing in Oak Park perform at the Music of Heart Foundation reception at the Oak Park Community Center recently. The evening of fun was sponsored by Conejo Valley Rotary Club.

Yes on Prop. 4

Currently in California, a girl under the age of 18 can legally obtain an abortion without the knowledge or consent of her parents. However, if the following day she wishes to get her ears pierced or needs an aspirin at school, parental consent is required. Does this make sense to anyone? Please really think about this and imagine that it’s […]

Armando Gomez

Armando Gomez took the honors for Top Selling Agent in June 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands office. Gomez has been a Ventura County resident for more than 25 years. He obtained his Real Estate license in 2002, and has been working hard to help people with their real estate needs ever since. Quality Service Certified since 2003, Gomez […]

Sending help to faraway neighbors

MUDDY WATERS—Children in Gasi Springs, Ethiopia, gather water from the area’s mud hole, formerly the only source of water for the small village. With the help of Brookside Elementary School students and their families, who donated $1,405 to the Charity: Water organization, the toxic mud hole is now gone, replaced by clean, safe drinking water. “This project radically changed the […]

President for a day

SITTING PRETTY— Seta Aghababian of Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas plays the role of president and takes a seat in the Oval Office of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. The students from Marnie Davis’s fifth-grade class visited the Reagan Library on Oct. 20.

‘Diary of a Dog Addict’ author to appear

Randi Berger will host book signings for her new Writers Digest Inspirations Award-winning book, “My Recycled Pets: Diary of a Dog Addict” from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1 and Dec. 6 at Barnes & Nobles in The Commons, Calabasas. Berger is the founder of one of the first allvolunteer foster home pet rescues. All of the net profits […]

CLU hosts Halloween fest

The third annual California Lutheran University Halloween Festival will be held at 6 p.m. Fri., Oct. 31 in the Kwan Fong Gallery Courtyard outside Soiland Humanities Center on Memorial Parkway in Thousand Oaks. The celebration will feature light sculptures by Sean Sobczak and soundscapes by Jim Connolly. The sculptures were made with steel wire, fabrics and various types of illumination. […]