2010-08-19

2010-08-19 E-Edition

Family Singalong & Night Hike

Friday, Aug 20th

At Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., Agoura Hills, off Troutman Drive. Simulated campfire experience, singalong, short night hike through woods. Bring nighttime snack, flashlight. Free. Optional RSVP. Hosted by Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Phone: 805.370.2348 Contact: Ranger Mary Time: 7:30 p.m. THURS., AUG. 19 Calabasas Chamber Business Mixer 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Silverado Senior Living, 25100 […]

Family featured in film



“Preacher’s Sons,” a documentary film about an unconventional family, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 20 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The film follows five years in the lives of partners the Rev. Greg Stewart and Stillman White, who adopted five of the most difficult to place children in the […]

Don’t compare mosque to Chabad



I would like to respond to Norman Shubert’s letter. He has completely missed the point regarding Chabad expansion. The New York mosque is in downtown New York City and has occupied that spot for 27 years. The Chabad of Oak Park is in a residential area surrounded by homes separated by only a few feet. There are no provisions for […]

Shopping for school supplies



While every school year is different, one thing that remains the same is the desire to save on school supplies. Here is some advice for a successful start this school year. •Shop early. Vacation is a good time to inventory what supplies are already on hand. Make a list of what each child needs and start looking for the best […]

Office holders attend business Q&A



Retired pastor had a zest for life



The Rev. Edward Bennett, a well-known California preacher who settled in Agoura Hills in 1977, died on July 27 at the age of 95. Bennett is remembered by his family, friends and followers as a compassionate and devoted family man who lived his life with zest and spiritual devotion. Born in Belfast, Ireland on June 11, 1915, Bennett moved with […]

Chabad opponents not anti-Semitic



Enough already. In response to Michael Feinman’s letter, you are comparing the opposition to an expansion of property along with a major increase in crowds in a small residential neighborhood in Oak Park to the building of a mosque near Ground Zero in New York City? You’ve got to be kidding! I am so sick of the good people of […]

Back to school means watch for pedestrians



Fall is approaching, and with it comes the new school year. Parents, children and motorists are reminded to practice personal and traffic safety when traveling to and from school. •Motorists should be aware that large numbers of children will be on the sidewalks and crossing streets before and after school. •Motorists should be alert for sudden incursions into the roadway […]

West joins state board



Tricia West of Agoura Hills was recently appointed to the position of executive officer for the California State Board of Registered Nurses. She will be moving to Sacramento where she will oversee all nurses and nursing programs in the state. West has worked in the medical legal arena since 1980 and has 30 years experience as a registered nurse and […]


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