2009-12-17

Robotics camp



Robotics & Things of Simi Valley has scheduled a special holiday break Robotics Camp/Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mon. to Wed., Dec. 28 to 30 at Heschel School West, 27400 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Children will learn math and science with techniques learned by using robotics that are designed for children ages 7 to 14. The camp will […]

H1N1 vaccine update



The Ventura County Public Health Department has announced that all people over the age of 6 months are eligible to receive the H1N1 vaccine. This update includes healthy adults ages 25 to 64, the last group to become eligible for the vaccine in Ventura County. Infants under 6 months are ineligible to receive the vaccine. The amount of vaccine that […]

Stars will perform ‘Christmas Carol’ on radio



Every Now and Then Theatre will air its rendition of “Christmas Carol—A Ghost Story,” at noon, 5 and 10 p.m. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 on radio stations NewsTalk 1520 KVTA and 1400 KKZZ. Sharing the co-hosting duties will be Cheryl Ladd, Jamie Farr, Charlene Tilton and Tim Conway, along with the show’s co-directors Linda Stiegler from Thousand Oaks and James […]

Five ways to break out of a rut



It happens. You wake up one morning to find your everyday routine has become a rut. And in today’s world marked by financial collapse and increasing instability, more and more people are finding the grooves of their daily lives have become seemingly endless ruts. But with a few helpful tips and a new outlook, people everywhere can bust out of […]

History Day celebrated



Following are the winners and the name of their projects for the Lindero Canyon Middle School History Day. Historical paper . Steve Liu, “The railroad, the new opportunity for a new life.” Steve Egan, “Plastics, the gift that won’t go away.” Alec Pigott, “The Invention of the light bulb: Thomas Edison, the wizard of Menlo Park and General Electric.” Individual […]

Holiday sugar and spice



Las Virgenes school board welcomes a new member

Lesli Stein begins first term in office

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education bid farewell to board member Pat Schulz on Dec. 8 and welcomed Lesli Stein as the newest member of the panel. Gordon Whitehead took the helm as board president and Jill Gaines was sworn in as vice president. Cindy Iser was named clerk. Dave Moorman, the previous president, will continue to […]

Holiday library hours



The Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library at 1401 E. Janss Road will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 24; noon to 5 p.m. Mon. to Wed., Dec. 28 to 30; and noon to 5 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 31. The library will be closed Fri. to Sun., Dec. 25 to 27 and again on Fri., Jan. 1. Regular […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone used stolen checks belonging to a person on Green Grass Court to make fraudulent purchases. The report was filed on Dec. 7. A resident on Mulholland Highway reported Dec. 7 being the victim of threatening phone calls. A driver who pulled into the Shell Station near the intersection of Kanan Road and the 101 Freeway Dec. 6 […]

Agoura Hills tries new attack on pollution

Ozone injected into creek

To meet the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act and other local anti-pollution laws, the city of Agoura Hills is piloting an ozone treatment project to clean up pollution in local creeks. The work began with Lindero Creek. Kelly Fisher, Agoura Hills public works project manager, said the city teamed with Del Mar-based Quantum Ozone, Inc. to […]


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