2011-01-27

Day school presents Torah projects



The Conejo Jewish Day School will host a Torah Fair on Tues., Feb. 1 at the school, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. is open to the public. The event is an exhibition of Torah projects depicting Jewish heritage from the time of creation through the Mishna and Talmud. The exhibit includes Noah and […]

Bring Israel home



More people live in greater Los Angeles than in Israel, and New Jersey is bigger in size than Israel. So why not use our foreign aid to Israel dollars ($2.5 billion/year) to move Israel to Texas? With Israel out of the Middle East, Al Quaeda and the radical Islamists would be a lot less angry with the U.S., and the […]

Heroin eye-opener



Although I am an employee of LVUSD, I am writing this letter as a citizen of Calabasas and as a parent. I am writing in response to the eye-opening article about Reginald Potts and heroin seeping into our commu- nities. On a strictly volunteer basis, I started a parent ed. workshop called R. A. P. ( Resolve And Problem Solve) […]

Little gem of a store still shines despite the lengthy recession




Fine jewelry is sometimes seen as a hedge against inflation, but it can help owners in times of recession, too. Customers in need of cash—or those who want both cash and trade—often visit Estate Diamond Exchange in Agoura Hills where owners Neil Shanman and Richard Kaufman are on hand to offer a variety of dealmaking options. Estate Diamond has been […]

Free movie night for toy fans



“Toy Story 3” will be shown from 6:30 to 8:30 p. m. Fri., Jan. 28 at KnowledgePoints Learning Center, 1145 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. D6, Westlake Village, in the North Ranch Pavilions shopping center. The screening is open to all; students do not need to be registered Knowledge Points students to attend. An RSVP is required by calling (818) 292-8627.

Women’s group hosts therapist



Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection will present “Love Gifts” at its monthly meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 9 at the Tapas Banquet Room at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Jonathan Dane is the musical guest. Linda Bagley, marriage and family therapist, will discuss “Speaking the Truth in Love— Confronting Problems in Relationships.” The […]

Another Mitrice?



I would like to report an incident which happened to my 30- year-old niece. She is from San Diego but was staying with me in Westlake Village because she was producing a show in Los Angeles. She works very long hours and was driving back to my house at 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 15. Heather Smith was stopped at a […]

Got a beef?



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Wedding bells will chime



Food fest to benefit children



The Conejo Valley Kiwanis Foundation will host a Food Truck Festival on Sat., Jan. 29 at Santa Anita Park. The event will take place during the Sunshine Millions thoroughbred race and will feature 16 gourmet food trucks, wine tent, live music and a pony park with children’s activities. The cost is $35. Proceeds will benefit Conejo Valley children’s charities. For […]


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