2010-10-14 E-Edition

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Schools concerned about spread of whooping cough

The nationwide pertussis, or whooping cough contagion has threatened local schools. The school districts are sending out advisories to parents about the dangers of the cough and the need to get booster shots for their older children. Although Las Virgenes Unified School District reports only one verified case of pertussis—at Agoura High School—nurse Alice Garcia said the condition spreads so […]

High school bands trumpet their success

JNET business group to meet

JNET, a nonprofit business networking organization within the Jewish community, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wed., Oct. 20 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. There is no charge to attend one meeting. For more information, call Arkady Milgram at (805) 370-6601 visit www.jnetonline.org or e-mail amilgram@finsvcs.com.

Driving them crazy

I am not sure where common courtesy has gone, but it has surely left the city of Agoura Hills. Our family has lived in Agoura for the last 19 years, of which six were not across Sumac Elementary. My husband and I walked at least a block to drop of our kids at the school when they attended Sumac and […]

Joan Taylor

Players to Watch

Thousand Oaks Oaks Christian LB Michael Feistel LB Carlos Mendoza DE/LB Alex Singleton LB Cameron Judge DL Dane Griffin DL Austin Carey CB Blake Howell CB James Thomas S/WR Richard Mullaney CB/RB Ishmael Adams Outlook Another amazing Marmonte League matchup. Westlake has firmly established itself as the Marmonte’s top dog, but there’s a big-time battle brewing for second between Thousand […]

Acorn Bits

Did you know?

October 2010 has five Fridays, five Saturdays and five Sundays, all in one month. The strange hat trick happens only once every 823 years.

Time for another Penny Party

Church urges preparedness

A Community Emergency Preparedness Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. The expo is free. Experts from community organizations will lead 30-minute workshops on various topics including 72-hour emergency kits, children and emergencies, financial preparedness, and food and water […]