2011-01-20

2011-01-20 E-Edition

Redevelopment near Agoura High School under fire

Build affordable homes or put up a parking lot?


Is student parking at Agoura High School more important than affordable housing for teachers who work at local schools and supposedly can’t afford to live in the area? The question has put the city and school district at loggerheads with local residents. On Jan. 25, Agoura Hills officials will host a workshop to unveil plans for a 16-unit townhome project […]

Love Foundation says ‘thank you’



The recent outpouring of generosity during the holidays proved once again that we live in a most wonderful, caring community. The community’s response to Universal Love Foundation’s annual toy drive for the seriously ill patients at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles was, in a word, amazing. On Dec. 23 we delivered three SUV-size carloads of toys—more than 500 toys, books, puzzles […]

Satwiwa center premieres documentary, exhibit

Apache artist to discuss his work

The National Park Service will screen a short documentary film about the art of Cahuilla Apache Artist Billy Warsoldier at 10 a.m. Sun., Jan. 23 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center at Lynn Road and Via Goleta, Newbury Park. After the film premiere, the artist will be available until noon to discuss his art and answer questions from […]

Chassidic star to perform reggae



Chabad of Conejo will present Chassidic/ reggae musician Matisyahu in an acoustic performance titled “Matisyahu: Up Close and Personal” at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 15 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Matisyahu performs rock, hiphop, rap and stories with his music. Since emerging on the music scene in 2004, Matisyahu has been […]

Last rites for Westlake oak tree



Want efficiency? Go nuclear



Mr. Evans’ letter was notable for what it did not say. He did not present evidence that global warming is man made. He presents no evidence that so-called green energy is efficient or cost effective. He describes how Germany is investing in solar energy. I do not find this a persuasive argument for America to do the same. Germany has […]

Youth of the Month



Jewish concert coming



The Jewish Federation of Ventura County will present Astrith Baltsan in concert, direct from Israel, at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22 at the TBT sanctuary, 7620 Foothill Road, Ventura. Baltsan will perform her original work “Hatikvah: an emotional journey to the Jewish Homeland.” Admission is $18 for adults, free for students with RSVP. Call (805) 647-7800.

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