2010-03-25

2010-03-25 E-Edition

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L.A. County pet shelters now open on Sundays



The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has opened its animal shelters on Sundays to give adopters an additional day to find a new pet.  The Agoura Animal Shelter on Agoura Road will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The department said it was able to add the extra day “by realigning staff schedules […]

Apostles ‘come to life’ at Last Supper tableau



The members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present a Last Supper tableau with identical productions at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sun., March 28 at the Thousand Oaks LDS Chapel, 3645 N. Moorpark Road. The tableau is a representation of “The Last Supper” painting by Leonardo da Vinci, with actors re-creating the scene. Each of the […]

Friendship Circle’s annual walk well on way to goal of raising $200,000



Nearly 1,500 people participated in the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle’s annual Friendship Walk on March 21 to raise funds for programs that pair teenage volunteers with special needs children. The nonprofit, nondenominational group raised more than $165,000 in the 5K walk, and organizers hope that once all pledges come in over the next several weeks they will reach their goal […]

The Peanut League



Playing for the Boston Red Sox, he’s about 4 feet tall give or take a few dirt clods. He’s the one with the Scooby-Doo snacks stuck in his teeth. Rather than spend time at Fenway, he naps in a bed where Buzz Lightyear communes with Thomas the Train.  A little voice zings one at me before I can even load […]

Pet of the Week



Anti-Defamation League director speaks at Etz Chaim



Serving in Uniform



•Army Spc. Cory A. Frenkel has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Frenkel is the son of Ayal Frenkel of Oak Park and is a 2004 graduate of Oak Park High School. He has a bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara. •Air Force Airman Stephanie Miremadi graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, […]

We don’t want your money



My aunt and uncle told my wife and me that they were putting us in their will. In the unfortunate case of their deaths, we’d get their entire estate. “You guys will be set for life,” my uncle said. We’d have three paid-off vehicles, enough savings to retire and a house that could fit three of our houses in the […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



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