2009-09-03

OPHS scrimmage, barbecue



The Oak Park High School football program will host its inaugural football scrimmage, barbecue and raffle tomorrow, Sept. 4 at the high school football field. The freshman/JV team will kick off at 4:30 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 6:30 p.m. The teams will play Calabasas High School. Willy’s Barbecue of Agoura Hills will sell barbecue sandwiches for $12. […]

The romance of settling



There has been much written lately about “settling” in relationships. This refers to letting go of the idea of finding a “soul mate” and instead focusing on more practical aspects of a relationship, such as character, growing in love together and having such things as shared goals. The idea of romantic love as depicted in movies rarely has staying power, […]

Festival seeks new plays



The Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard will host the 2010 One-Act Festival Jan. 8 through Feb. 7. The event is a fundraiser for the theater. The festival is seeking submissions of one-act plays from 10 to 20 minutes in length with minimal sets, light, sound and props. Four or five plays will be selected for production. Deadline for submission is […]

Four Eagle Scouts make the grade



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Meeting will assist parents of incoming high school freshmen



Parents of incoming ninthgrade students—or new students in any grade level—at Agoura High School will learn how to navigate the school’s educational and counseling services at the school’s annual Parent Town Hall Meeting on Wed., Sept. 9. The town hall meeting provides parents with information about their role in the education of their high school child. Parents can learn the […]

Choosing the best school shoes



The ring of the class bell means students are heading back to school, trading in their swimsuits for books. It’s also time for parents to help their child select backtoschool shoes. Children’s feet are not fully formed until they’re in their late teens. They need properly fitted shoes that give their feet room to develop in a healthy manner. The […]

“Taking Woodstock”



Directed by: Ang Lee Starring: Demitri Marin, Henry Goodman, Imelda Staunton, Liev Schreiber, Emil Hirsch Rated: R (for adult language, drug use, nudity) Running time: 111 minutes Best suited for: aging hippies, remnants of the counterculture, and the antiestablishmentarialists, peaceniks and the Woodstock curious, just wanting to see what the fuss was all about Least suited for: the Woodstock-was-hogwash crowd […]

Traveling Vietnam Wall comes to Westlake Village



The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall—a three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.—will be open for public viewing during Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4 through 7 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Admission to the wall is free. It will be open to the public 24 hours a day. The […]

Datebook



FRIDAY, SEPT. 4 Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall Open all day and night for public viewing 10 a.m. today through 10 a.m. Monday at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Three-quarter scale replica of Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Various commemorative events during weekend; check website for schedule. Free. Phone: 818.889.0902 Web: www.DignityMemorial.com Time: 10:00 […]


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