2010-10-28 E-Edition

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Flight attendant gathers gifts for soldiers

Over the past seven years Denise Snavely has shipped thousands of packages containing gifts for U.S. troops serving on bases in the Middle East. The gifts provide service men and women a direct connection home, said the Oak Park resident, who is preparing to collect a new batch of stockings filled with toiletries, paperback books, CDs and snacks for the […]

Taking domestic violence out of shadows

Domestic violence affects people from all social levels in all communities. None of the safest cities in the nation is immune to the scourge of domestic violence. Three years ago a man attacked a child with a meat cleaver, killing the boy in front of neighbors in the “tranquil” city of Thousand Oaks, recalled T.O. Mayor Dennis Gillette during a […]

Feminist Jewish author to speak in Ventura

Dr. Lisa Aiken, one of the foremost feminist scholars in the Jewish world, will speak at 8 p.m. Tues., Nov. 2 at the Chabad Jewish Community Center, 5040 Telegraph Road, Ventura. She will address the issue of gender roles in Judaism today in a talk titled “Judaism: A Religion for Men or Women? Can a Modern Woman Find a Place […]

Annual city celebration offers something for all

The eighth annual Westlake Village City Celebration drew 2,100 people last weekend to the Civic Center on Oak Crest Drive. The Oct. 23 event took place in the center’s courtyard and was hosted by the city and the White Oak Elementary School Parent- Faculty Club. Festivities included dancing, magic and musical performances on a main stage and carnival games. “It’s […]

Little boy has quite a catch

Players to Watch

Westlake Agoura DT Justin Solis QB Gerard Poutier WR/DB Justin Moore DE Cash Barden WR/FS Nelson Spruce WR/CB Corey Da Silva WR Cody Tuttle WR/SS Kevin Beams LB Max Winsberg LB Wesley Rowell Outlook Wild things happen when Westlake plays at Agoura. The last three times the rival programs have matched up at AHS, the games have ended in spectacular—yet […]

Project Holiday Stockings drop-off points

Acorn Bits

Merrill Lynch, 2815 Townsgate Rd, Ste. 300, Westlake Village. Prudential Realty, 1155 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, 101 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Meridians Cafe, 2417 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. North Ranch Cleaners, 3825 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Newbury Park Martial Arts Center, 1111 Rancho Conejo Blvd., unit 503, Newbury Park.

Drive-through flu clinic

The fourth annual Calabasas Drive-Through Flu Clinic will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at A.C. Stelle Middle School, 22450 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas. Cars may not arrive earlier than 7:30 a.m. Free seasonal flu shots will be given on a first come, first served basis to Calabasas residents only. Flu shots will be administered by […]

Temple presents musical Shabbat in Agoura

Persons with birthdays, anniversaries will be blessed

Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills will host a musical Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 29 at Gateway Church, 29646 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The community is invited. Rabbi Gary Oren and Hazzan Mimi Haselkorn will lead the service, which will have guitar and percussion music. During the service, Oren will bless the children who celebrate birthdays in October and […]