2009-06-04

One side of the debate wants the other muzzled



Several letters to the editor bitterly complained about a previous anti-homosexual letter. These writers expressed outrage and some felt this letter should never have been published. Does the other side have any voice in America today? Do these writers consider the feelings of people who constantly see the homosexual lifestyle praised and promoted in the media, TV, movies and now […]

Gary Gottleib and Jippi Scott



RE/MAX Olson & Associates would like to congratulate Gary Gottleib and Jippi Scott for their awards of 2008: top listing agents, top in total sales, top listing and sales volume and top in total number of listings closed. Gottleib and Scott special ize in the Conejo Valley with an emphasis on Westlake. Gottleib and Scott can be reached at (818) […]

Hands-on ‘We the People’ program teaches youngsters about government



Americans should stay informed about their government by reading more and listening to the news, said Nathaniel Driggs, a fifthgrader at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park. “In the United States, citizens are not required to participate in government, but if they didn’t our government would not exist,” Nathaniel said. His classmate Timmy McGinley had his own opinions. “I think […]

Caregiver conference scheduled



A senior and caregiver conference will be presented from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., June 13 at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The event will provide information and resources to Ventura County caregivers and seniors. The conference will include bilingual workshops on nutrition, stress management and depression. […]

Third-grade blog teaches many lessons



Tech-savvy students in Linda Yollis’ thirdgrade class are learning new lessons through their online blog. The class at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas has a following of friends from as far away as Russia and Australia, said Yollis at a recent Las Virgenes Unified School District board of education meeting. Students also gave a presentation to the school board. Yollis […]

St. Max presents parish plan



St. Maximilian Kolbe Church will host three town hall-style meetings for parishoners to hear about a new parish plan. They will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today, June 4; 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., June 6, and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sun., June 14 in O’Reilly Hall at the church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The Pastoral Advisory Council […]

Looks who’s the prejudiced one



“Homosexuality is a ‘drain’ on society” is the title of a convoluted write up of Mr. W.O. Felsman of Woodland Hills, a mix up of ideas with Biblical citations and DNA science to tell us that he did not like homosexuals, with the single-minded idea that homosexuality is all about fornication. On my many years of experience as a supervisor […]

BuFest attracts musical acts from far and wide



Ten ways to prevent child drownings



Summer will soon arrive, and UCLA emergency physicians remind parents how to prevent drowning and water immersion injuries involving children. These unfortunate events most often occur in the summer months that are filled with water activities. In Los Angeles County, approximately 70 percent of child drownings occur during June, July and August, according to the Los Angeles County Department of […]

A.C. Stelle students honored



Alice C. Stelle Middle School students were honored at a Las Virgenes Unified School District board meeting last month. Eric Jensen was recognized for his participation in the All State Junior High Honor Band. Stelle students placed first in various categories at the county level at State History Day. •Sarah Brown, Priyanka Dave and Shelby Krause for Group Performance, advancing […]


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