2010-02-11

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High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 12: AP sales/AAC Film festival/G building/7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 15: Presidents Day-no school Tues., Feb. 16: Late start day Charger Club meeting/A-1 Thurs., Feb. 18: Band concert/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 12: Course selection sheets due to English teachers Menchie’s Yogurt fundraiser for journalism/10 a.m. Auto shop testing/11:05 a.m. National Honor Society tutoring/12:05 p.m. […]

Reading the law



P. Rosam of Oak Park’s recent letter of Feb. 4 regarding the high court’s recent decision to “permit corporations both domestic and foreign” “unlimited financing capabilities in political elections” makes me wonder whether I read the decision in Citizens United correctly or whether we are thinking of a different case decided recently. Citizens United concerned the right of labor unions […]

Sermon series on Isaiah



Monte Vista Presbyterian Church will host a sermon series on the prophet Isaiah,  focusing on “ancient wisdom relevant to everyday life,” during Sunday services from Feb. 14 through March 28.  Services are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 3797 W. Lynn Road, Newbury Park. Small group studies will run concurrently to examine scripture references in depth.  The public is welcome. […]

He’s a shopping spree winner



Chamber plans February event



The Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 25 at Infinity of Thousand Oaks, 3570 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Special guests will be Thousand Oaks Planning Commission Chairman Mark Lunn and state Sen. Tony Strickland. To RSVP, call Alex Soteras at the Chamber at (818) 889-3150.

Daniel Pearl intern chosen



Devin Banerjee of Calabasas, the editor-in-chief of The Stanford Daily newspaper, was chosen as the 2010 Daniel Pearl Memorial journalism intern. Banerjee is working toward a bachelor’s degree in management science and engineering with a concentration in technology and policy, which he expects to complete in 2011. The internship is awarded annually to an outstanding Stanford student journalist and commemorates […]

Got a beef?



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CROP Walk raises funds for charities



Each year some 2,000 communities across the U.S. join in locally organized, interfaith CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Walks that help support Church Service around the world. The 31th annual Conejo Valley Walk will be Sun., March 7 at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at noon and the walk starts at 1 p.m. The course is […]

Whisky tasting club to host inaugural event Feb. 19



Whisky Business, a Ventura County whiskey tasting club, will host its inaugural tasting event at 6 p.m. Fri., Feb. 19 at Eric’s restaurant, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The tasting will focus on seven different Irish whiskeys. William Terry, general manager of Wade’s Wines in Westlake Village, will give a presentation about the whiskeys being tasted. The cost […]


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