2008-11-20

Marriage then, marriage now



Our present "war of words" is an etymological conundrum on which the media loves to feed. It deals with the term "marriage." The fight is between a new secular definition of any type of union versus the traditional historical definition of marriage, which sanctifies the physical union of a man and a woman in order to procreate and provide for […]

High school show time



SHAKESPEARE BOOGIE— Oaks Christian High School students, from left, Bradley Gosnell, Caorline Dahl, Kristen Randol and Chase Badget perform the finale of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” last week at the school. Performances continue 7 p.m. tonight and Friday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. And for a review of the recent Agoura High School play, “Rumors,” see page 34.

Compost facility hours change for the holidays



Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility, operated by Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District, announces its holiday schedule. The program will be closed Sat., Nov. 29, Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. The facility will be open all other Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The facility is at 3700 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Residents picking up compost […]

Tree Lighting at Promenade



The Promenade at Westlake will host the annual tree lighting celebration at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 21 at the shopping center, Westlake and Thousand Oaks boulevards in Westlake Village. The 60foot white fir Christmas tree from Mt Shasta will be decorated with 4,000 lights and 2,000 ornaments. The holiday show will include the tree lighting, live musical performances, surprise guests, […]

Pet of the Week



SPUNKY—Sparky, a 7yearold yellow lab, is a happygolucky fellow who loves to ride in cars, walk on a leash, play with kids and other dogs. He has a possible benign fatty tumor on his leg, but that doesn’t bother him at all. If you would like to adopt Sparky, ask for animal ID number A1541044 at the Agoura Animal Shelter. […]

Theater puts western spin on Snow White

Conejo play opens Nov. 22

The Conejo Players Theatre presents “Snow White Goes West,” a Western version of a Grimm Brothers’ tale, Nov. 22 through Dec. 13 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Showtimes are 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with a 7 p.m. performance Sun., Dec. 7. Adaptation, book and lyrics are by Jim Eiler with music by Jim Eiler and […]

Mormons are feeling the wrath



The “No on Prop. 8” crowd believes in one-way tolerance and in demonizing anyone who does not stand with them, denying my right to the democratic process and unabashedly trampling on the rights of individuals, businesses and churches. When I was helping with the campaign for “Yes on Prop. 8,” those who would vote differently tried to assure me that […]


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