2009-09-24

Singing your song



“Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.” —Erica Jong While attending college as a young adult, one of the things I did to earn money was to teach music. My students ranged from 8 to 80 years of age, and the degree of their natural talent was […]

Student expert offers tips



At her final meeting as the student representative on the Calabasas Environmental Commission, Rebecca Peters didn’t merely accept her certificate of appreciation and thank her fellow commissioners. The recent Calabasas High graduate used her last address to offer attendees and at-home viewers some tips on saving energy. “When many people think of saving energy, they think of windmills, solar panels […]

Communication expert to speak at Conejo Valley Rotary Club breakfast



Rotary Club of Conejo Valley will host a 7 a.m. breakfast meeting Tues., Oct. 6 at the Plug Nickel restaurant, 717 Lakefield Road, Ste. I, Westlake Village. Dr. Gary Siegel will speak on his book, “The Mouth Trap: Strategies, Tips, and Secrets to Keep Your Foot Out of Your Mouth.” Siegel is a speaker and trainer who teaches audiences nationwide […]

Band battle launches many stars



Agoura High School’s annual Battle of the Bands will once again be a rock ’n’ roll extravaganza with promising new stars expected to hit the stage. Hannah Teitelbaum, senior class officer at Agoura High School, said the school’s musicians will be “going head to head” in the annual Battle of the Bands on Thurs. and Fri., Oct. 1 and 2. […]

Saving costs



I keep reading articles about cuts in the school budgets. I was particularly bothered by the report that the county was considering taking over the finances of the district. I understand that I may only be a freshman at Agoura High School, but I do think there are solutions we, as a community, can implement to protect the opportunities and services […]

Chabad announces Yom Kippur services



Chabad of the Conejo will offer Yom Kippur Services beginning with the Kol Nidre service at 6:30 p.m., Sun., Sept. 27. Services will continue on Mon., Sept. 28, starting at 9:30 a.m. The Yizkor memorial service will be at noon and the Neilah service at 5:15 p.m. The Yom Kippur fast will end at 7:30 p.m. with Shema Yisroel, the […]

Subterranean blast interrupts Oak Park electrical service



Team runs the bases in Oregon tourney




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