2009-12-31 E-Edition

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Clogging classes

The Conejo Valley Cloggers will offer beginning classes in clogging at 6:30 p.m. starting Thurs., Jan. 7. Clogging is a dance style, and partners are not needed. For more information, call Sue Koons at (805) 497-6641 or Ron Schmidt at (805) 497-2119.

Explosion muffles the competition

Sunspots’ role in climate change

I would like to respond to David Ray’s letter in the Dec 10 Acorn. Mr. Ray raised a valid question about the connection between variations in solar irradiance (sunspots) and global temperatures, referred to as solar forcing. This is in fact an area of active scientific research and there is fairly good correlation with temperatures in the pre-industrial era, as […]

SeniorFest 2010 comes to CLU

Speakers focus on the perks and challenges of aging

The Association of Lutheran Older Adults and California Lutheran University will present SeniorFest 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 14 in Samuelson Chapel on the Thousand Oaks campus, 60 W. Olsen Road. The keynote address, “Call to Elderhood,” will be given by the Rev. Roland Martinson, an author and professor at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. […]

Tending to her garden

Bulldogs exercise top form

A wrong candidate

Who could be so warped as to brandish swastikas in front of The Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance equating Jews with Nazis? The answer is U.S. congressional candidate Marcy Winograd. Winograd, who is running for Jane Harman’s 36th District seat, rarely admits publicly that she does not support the existence of a Jewish state or a “two-state solution,” yet she […]

Student takes group home residents under her wing

Cookies in hand, Aubrey Alvarez has brought holiday cheer to mentally disabled adults on her street for the past six years. Now a 21-year-old college student, Alvarez first noticed her Katherine Street neighbors who live in group homes affiliated with the TriCounty Regional Center of Ventura County on one of their daily walks. “I would see the residents walking every […]

Making Dial-A-Ride a 2010 resolution

With many New Year’s resolutions made, here is one to consider that is easy, provides benefits, and encourages more sustainable living: use Agoura Hills Dial-A-Ride for local transportation needs. Dial-A-Ride offers appointment-based door-to-door services to residents of Agoura Hills to travel anywhere in Agoura Hills, and also expanded service to points of interest in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks and Oak […]

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