2009-03-05

Kids find perverse pleasure in swastikas

Hate symbol found in Agoura Hills and T.O.

A swastika drawn in red crayon was found on the sidewalk in front of the home belonging to a Jewish family on Eagleton Drive in Agoura Hills. The incident was reported to the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station on Feb. 27. “It was the first thing my husband saw in the morning,” homeowner Ruth Amran said regarding the 8-inch swastika, which […]

Awards, open house at youth club



•The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo and Las Virgenes will hold its annual “Celebrating Our Youth” dinner and awards presentation from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., March 13 in the banquet room at Los Robles Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will highlight the club’s sports stars and the Youth of the Year recognition program. […]

Calabasas club is off to the races



Lions stunned in semis

South Torrance delivers a knockout blow

A highly successful season for the Oaks Christian High girls’ soccer team ended Tuesday with a 1-0 loss to South Torrance in the CIF-Southern Section Division V semifinals. It’s only the second time in the last seven years that OCHS (222) has failed to make the section title game. Oaks Christian, a fivetime CIF-SS champion, also lost in the 2005 […]

Flute choir to perform original music



The Conejo Valley Flute Society will perform at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 20 at Congregation Or Ami, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. This special service is devoted to original music and art in honor of the victims of the genocide in Darfur. The flute choir will perform two works arranged by Toby Caplan-Stonefield, the choir’s founder and director: The […]

Muvico Theaters open in T.O.



The Movie Nut has often dreamed of sipping a chilled Stolichnaya while watching “Dr. Zhivago” on the silver screen, perhaps a frothy piña colada in front of “Pirates of the Caribbean” or a ’61 Chateau Margaux during “Night of the Living Dead” (because in reality, The Movie Nut isn’t all that particular). But slurping a happy concoction while viewing Hollywood […]

Great Design Makes Kitchen User-friendly Regardless Of Age Or Ability



Growing older can make it difficult to be as comfortable in your own home as you used to be. Challenges in reaching, lifting and opening can make simple household tasks more difficult and timeconsuming. But smart kitchen design, known as the principle of Universal Design, can help mitigate such challenges and keep your kitchen a useful, comfortable place, regardless of […]

Sheriff’s deputy found dead



Ventura County Sheriff ‘s Dep. Michael Murray was found dead on the morning of Sat., Feb. 28 inside his Agoura Hills home by deputies who were checking into his well-being after he failed to report to work. The Los Angeles County Sheriff ‘s Department and Coroner’s Office are investigating the death. The sheriff’s department said in statement that Murray’s death […]

Skating choreographer enjoys key role



Sarah Kawahara, the two-time Emmy Awardwinning figure skating choreographer from Westlake Village, has a reputation for meeting challenges and tackling them head on. When the Chinese pair team of Qing Pang and Jian Tong contacted Kawahara and asked her to help put them back atop the podium after a disappointing fifth place finish in last year’s World Championships, the Westlake […]

Company named on Forbes list



Intuit Inc. of Calabasas has been named the World’s Most Admired Software Company by Fortune magazine. It’s the fifth straight year that the financial tools software maker has been named to Forturne’s most admired companies list, coming in ahead of Adobe, Electronic Arts, Autodesk and Microsoft. Intuit’s flagship products are Quicken, QuickBooks and TurboTax. Samuels honored by Northwestern Northwestern Mutual […]


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