2010-07-08

Will the U.S. win a FIFA World Cup in the next 50 years?

Eliav Appelbaum and Stephen Dorman debate the million dollar men’s soccer question

Appelbaum Dorman, you’re out of your element. Months after taking a shellacking from yours truly, you want a little more from the Hebrew Hammer. You were wrong on the Super Bowl prediction. You were wrong about the best sporting event of 2010. You’re going to be wrong again. Look closely at the mug on the right. That photo was taken […]

The freeloading cowbird



Spring often conjures images of verdant hillsides covered in wildflowers, peaceful scenes of young romping animals and weather coming in like a lion yet leaving like a lamb. But now, as spring fades into early summer, the season reveals a fierce competition for survival. In the past two weeks I have watched adult carp swim through schools of newly hatched […]

Pirates win PONY Pinto crown



Volleyball leagues forming



VolleyPop and the Real Volleyball League are bringing beach volleyball training and league play to the youth in the Conejo Valley. The goal is to support boys and girls at a lower cost than club volleyball and to promote not only physical and volleyball-related skill development but also provide leadership, teamwork and character building. Real Volleyball beach training session one […]

Disagrees with Calabasas policy



In comment to “Septic tank issue raises a stink in Old Topanga” from the June 24 issue: Barry Groveman is out to victimize the older residents of Calabasas simply because they can’t afford to take action with their tanks. I would think that that there is much more that Mr. Groveman can do as mayor. I own a home with […]

Something special brewing in Westlake



School district looks for outside ed help



If Las Virgenes Unified School District’s annual outdoor education program is to continue, officials say they must turn over control of the program to an outside organization. The district has operated the five-day, four-night program for fifth-grade students for more than 30 years, but due to state budget cuts the program costs must be lowered. Rose Dunn, director of elementary […]

Powwow to showcase Native American traditions at Moorpark College



Redbird’s 2010 Children of Many Colors Powwow will take place Fri. to Sun., July 16 to 18 at the Moorpark College Athletic Field, 7075 Campus Road. The powwow will feature Native American singing, dancing, arts, crafts and food. The public is welcome and all drums and dancers can participate. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday with an open flute […]

Swedish festival celebrates the sun



Letter



It should be no surprise that the economy is not recovering. President Obama and his progressive/ socialist cabal haven’t a clue as to how the economy works. Rather than seeing capitalism and free markets as the engines of growth, jobs and prosperity they are, they view them as necessary evils to be taxed, regulated and marginalized. Obama has pursued an […]


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