2009-11-19

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Viewpoint girls advance to tennis semifinals



The Viewpoint High girls’ tennis team keeps rolling. Viewpoint will play a CIFSouthern Section Division 5 semifinal today against undefeated Linfield Christian at 2 p.m. at the Warner Center Club in Woodland Hills. The Patriots are on a nice streak of their own, having won 17 consecutive matches. “We hope to continue to build off our momentum,” said Viewpoint head […]

Water rate woes



My family and I realize that California is in the midst of a severe water crisis. For example, we applaud the efforts by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to conserve water by charging a higher rate on water use over and above a mandatory 15 percent cutback based on last year’s usage. I was shocked, however, when […]

Comfort for neglected children



SHARING— Faryl Oschin, Jay Joelson and Adam Chambers choose Comfort Bags with the help of Helene Seideman of Congregation Or Ami as part of the synagogue’s program to assist abused and neglected children who are being placed in foster homes. See www.orami.org.

Camarillo art gallery relocates



Studio Channel Islands Art Center will open its new gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 20 at 2221 Ventura Blvd., in Old Town Camarillo. The grand opening exhibition “New Beginnings” is open to all Ventura County artists.  Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday or by appointment. SCIART was previously on the campus […]

Speaker to discuss terrorism



Arthur R. Thompson of the John Birch Society will present “Exposing Terrorism: Inside the Terror Triangle” at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 4 at the Radisson Hotel, 9777 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Chatsworth. A reception will take place at 7 p.m. Thompson will discuss the players who back, boost and drive terrorism. Thompson’s speaking tour will stop in nearly 20 cities across […]

Learning importance of finance



Arkady Milgram, a financial strategist and special care planner with Walker Financial Partners in Westlake Village, recently taught a series of saving and investing seminars for high school seniors as part of the Junior Achievement of Southern California’s financial literacy program called “Money & Me.” Some 250 students from five area high schools participated in the one-day event at Moorpark […]

Warrior baseball standouts turn triple play



COLLEGE CREW— Three Westlake High varsity baseball players signed with college programs on Nov. 12. Christian Yelich signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Miami; Tim Wise signed with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; and Cameron Cuneo signed with UC Santa Barbara. Pictured, from left, are WHS head coach Zach Miller, Wise, Cuneo and Yelich.

Wants to set the record straight



The Acorn ran a story, “Hardware thieves locked up,” in which I was identified as one of two thieves by a spokesperson for the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station who released contents of the incident report to The Acorn . The incident involved two people, but the spokesperson made no distinction between the individuals, making it appear that I was under […]

Middle East expert to speak



Talk show radio host and political consultant John Rothmann will speak at 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 22 at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills. A political and foreign policy consultant specializing in the United States, Middle East and former Soviet Union, Rothmann’s topic will be “Are we closer to peace in the Middle East?” “I’ve heard him speak before, and he […]


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