2009-02-12

Love Stories. . .

Some started as friends, others fell in love at first sight. But however they began, these love stories are timeless.

Some started as friends, others fell in love at first sight. But however they began, these love stories are timeless. I was in the eighth grade in junior high at age 15. My classmate was dating an older fellow already out of school. His 21st birthday was approaching, and his best buddy, who was also going to be 21, needed […]

Datebook



THURS., FEB. 12   Somis Thursday Club Meets at clubhouse, 5380 Bell St., Somis. Lunch, program of Aloha Singers trio and Pineapple Strummers. Hawaiian attire suggested. $15 for lunch. Member California Federation of Women’s Clubs. Phone: 805.987.2728 Contact: Beth Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 2/12/ 2009 Conejo Gem & Mineral Club Meets at Hillcrest Art Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand […]

Pet of the Week



BE MY VALENTINE—Houdini, 9, a male apricot medium hair cat, was surrendered by his owner. Houdini can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Houdini home, ask for ID No.3920000. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcare.lacounty.gov/

Temple’s Green Fair teaches respect for Earth



RECYCLED WARES—Lauren Leifitz, 8, a Westlake Hills Elementary School third-grader, left, and sister Sara get a hands-on look at a colorful hand-woven truck at the second annual Green Fair at Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks on Feb. 8. The non-biodegradable items, including baskets, mats and bowls, are handcrafted by artisans in Nepal from discarded food wrappers. Sales from the […]

Please attend arts benefit



President Obama recently called for all Americans to spend time giving back to their communities. The upcoming Benefits for the Arts concert on Feb. 27 at the T.O. Civic Arts Plaza offers the chance for all of us to do just that. The concert, which will benefit the Las Virgenes Unified School District, features members from Styx and the Doobie […]

Critic wants lid on bottled water program



Calleguas Municipal Water District was trying to make a point that its tap water is just as good as more expensive bottled water, but the effort may have backfired. Calleguas provides potable water to residents of Oak Park, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Moorpark, Camarillo, Simi Valley and part of Bell Canyon. Five years ago Calleguas began promoting its […]

Local Business Briefs



New at Weiser David Adams has recently joined the Weiser Creative Group as the new art director. Adams bring more than 12 years of experience in a combination of interactive media and print design, with talents in website design and development. He specializes in integrated marketing campaigns. Adams was formerly with Adwire, a boutique website development and marketing firm in […]

Give pets love, care



February is “Responsible Pet Owner’s Month.” The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control reminds pet owners that animals, like humans, need necessities such as love, care, shelter, and food. Following are a list of tips for responsible pet owners. •Spay or neuter pets. Spaying and neutering is not only the best solution to controlling pet overpopulation, but […]

Agoura Hills announces community activities

Youth sports, day trips for seniors

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces its upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For more information, call (818) 597-7361. •An Intramural ThreeonThree Basketball league for children in grades six through eight will be held Wednesdays at lunch beginning Feb. 18 on the […]

HOA voting law undergoes a major change



I was told that the state Senate and state Assembly passed a bill which was signed into law by the governor, changing how members of homeowners associations will now cast their votes for candidates and how these votes will be counted. Ballots will have to be provided to homeowner members as opposed to proxy votes in years past. Ballots will […]


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