2009-05-07

YogaWorks now offers family class



YogaWorks of Westlake Village has launched Family Yoga, a new program in which parents and their children practice yoga together through partner and individual poses, creative movement and relaxation. No prior experience is necessary. The classes will be offered every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., beginning May 24 at 2475 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. The classes will be […]

Students inducted into Cum Laude Society



Christians in Iraq



The film “Facing Extinction: Christians of Iraq” will screen at 7 p.m. Fri., May 15 at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. The movie is about the persecution of the 1 million Christians in Iraq. The event is free of charge.

Letter writer’s gun control argument seriously backfired



Keith Cornell’s April 23 letter where he states that the Second Amendment is outdated because it “was written in 1776” misses the point. The fact that our Bill of Rights has been around for so long is a tribute to its success. The Bill of Rights is why our country is so free today and is why America has the […]

Also honored

Acorn Bit

Other winners at the Conejo Valley Senior Art Show were Kate Freeman of Thousand Oaks High School for a sculpture called “Walter” and Newbury Park High School student Jean Wang for “Are You Ready,” a mixedmedia piece. Kelsey Cohen of Oak Park High School won first place in the Pastel, Pencil and Graphics category. Newbury Park High students won every […]

Oak Park couple honored for service



Fred and Marsha Wolinsky will be honored for their leadership by the Foundation for Fighting Blindness, Los Angeles Chapter on Tue., May 12 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Oak Park couple became involved in the nonprofit organization to support their daughter, Jessie, 16, who suffers from retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited, incurable eye disease that causes the retina to degenerate […]

‘Rocket Man’ from Oaks Christian High to compete



Peter Weber, a senior at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, has recently received a top honor to attend the finals for TARC (Team America Rocket Competition) in Virginia this month. Peter will represent his school as he flies one of 100 rocket designs that will be featured nationally.

Heschel West celebrates Independence Day



Gas bill explained



Mr. Monkarsh’s understanding of Southern California Gas Co.’s billing practices is incorrect (April 29: “Hot under a collar”). Customers are not disadvantaged or pushed into a higher rate when the billing cycle is more or less than 30 days. Let me explain. Under the California Public Utilities Commission-established rate structure, residential customers are billed at the lowest rate for usage […]