2011-01-27

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Cold day leads to warm hearts



It is Jan. 1, 2011, New Year’s Day, cold and no heat in the house; of course it is on the holiday weekend with no service repair company in town. As a result we were cold and could only imagine how those unfortunate homeless individuals felt. That is all it took to make a difference as you read on. Thank […]

Colinas business zone improved



Westlake Village officials announced they working on a longterm plan to revitalize business parks north of Via Colinas. In the past decade, the 80-acre commercial zone saw the arrival of the Dole world headquarters, the Four Seasons Hotel and Oaks Christian School, city planning director Bob Theobald said. “ Under normal economic times that kind of investment would start to […]

CLU to celebrate Year of the Rabbit



California Lutheran University will host its annual Chinese New Year celebration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 3 in Soiland Recreation Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, corner of Olsen Road and Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks. The celebration, which last year attracted more than 400 people, falls on the first day of the Chinese New Year this […]

Oak Park preschoolers send Valentine’s Day messages to overseas soldiers




Children who attend the Rancho Simi preschool in Oak Park are sending colorful Valentine’s messages to the soldiers on the Afghanistan front lines. The preschoolers completed their valentine cards under the supervision of Karen Harris, director of the preschool and a teacher for 33 years. “We were talking the other day about weapons and how the school is a weapon-free […]

New home construction is building momentum



California homebuilders put up the second-lowest number of homes on record in 2010, posting a modest improvement over the purported bottom that was set in 2009, the California Building Industry Association reported. New permits for single and multi-family homes in Los Angeles County last year fared better than the state as a whole and showed a jump from 5,653 to […]

A helping hand



A huge heartfelt thank you goes out to the family that stopped to help me and my daughter on Jan. 17 on Eagleton in Fountainwood. We were out walking our dog when some other dogs began to bark and startled our dog. Unfortunately, my daughter was taken down to the ground by our dog and broke two bones in her […]

Farewell to Westlake worker



Agoura Hills softball leagues now forming



The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces that packets are now available for the Winter/Spring 2011 Adult Coed Softball and new Church Temple Softball Leagues. The Adult Coed Softball League plays on Sundays at Chumash and Forest Cove Parks in Agoura Hills beginning March 6. The Church/Temple Softball League plays on Saturday mornings at Chumash and Forest Cove Parks […]

Life lessons from a jaywalking pigeon



The stray who came to stay in this tale is not the usual kind; it wasn’t a four-legged waif who sized up my Seminole Springs neighbor Jim Adley as a soft touch and decided to tag after him. Nope, this stray is neither feline nor canine but a plump white pigeon, its precise pedigree open to conjecture. Since the pigeon […]


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