‘Fun in the sun’ raises funds for St. Jude

‘Teen Trends’ spreads positive message to kids

When David Cohen was young, he didn’t get his thrills from playgrounds or amusement parks. His most exciting days were spent hanging with his radio personality mom in the studio, listening as her voice emitted over the airwaves. “I’d sit down and my mom would say, ‘Okay, time to be quiet,’” Dave said. “I was always interested in radio, even […]

Invasive roots

Q: Which has the deepest, most invasive roots, a 30-foot maple tree or 7-foot cedar hedges? We had tree roots in our sewer lines and were told they’ll continue to grow. We dug down 6 feet and found hair roots and a few roots 1 inch in diameter. A: Root intrusion into drainpipes keeps a plumber friend of mine very […]

On Heschel school

The March 18 editorial, related article and cartoon regarding the Heschel school misrepresented a few facts. Even with Zev Yaroslavsky and much of the Jewish community from the entirety of Southern California in their corner, Heschel was granted only a conditional use permit. A shopping center cannot be built under a conditional use permit, and thus the implication that Old […]

Celebrate Easter at St. Paul Lutheran

Egg hunt for the kids

St. Paul Lutheran Church of Agoura invites the community to a celebration of the resurrection of Christ with Easter church services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sun., April 4 at the church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Breakfast will be served from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A children’s egg hunt will take place at 9:45 a.m. For more information, […]

Traveling music teachers make house calls

Since toting kids back and forth to music lessons can sometimes be a hassle for parents, Jason Sulkin of Agoura Hills decided to cut out the drive time and bring teachers directly to students. Sulkin opened a business called Music School To Go about three years ago to connect professional musicians with students interested in learning how to play a […]

Calabasas business students excel

In its second year of existence, Calabasas High School’s Future Business Leaders of America received 13 awards at the FBLA Gold Coast Section competition on March 6. Eleven students received 12 awards in business calculations, business math, computer problem solving, introduction to business, intro to technology concepts, public speaking and technology concepts. The group also received eighth place in the […]

Lights out

We received a notice from Southern California Edison notifying us of the possibility of a power outage between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on March 29. What insensitive clods. March 29 is the first night of the Jewish Passover, for which many families plan to spend much of the day preparing and cooking for that evening’s Seder. Without power, that […]

The sun rises on Easter service

Interfaith group presents non-denominational worship

The 43rd annual Easter sunrise service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park will take place at 6 a.m. Sun., April 4. The park is at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village. The non-denominational service is presented by the Valley Interfaith Council. Nearly 1,000 worshipers and ministers from throughout the Conejo Valley are expected to attend the service. Luminaries […]

Actor brings Tinsel Town touch to Agoura retreat

Ruben Lugo at 80 years old still has his young man’s charm. He makes the ladies feel as if they are walking down a red carpet with his smooth “Hello, darlin’.” His crooning can turn an exercise class into a Richard Simmons party. “He gives the retreat a Hollywood smile,” says Agoura Hills Senior Retreat activities director Christine Cortez. Lugo, […]

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