2011-02-10

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Freedom of speech



Thank you for clarifying our freedom of speech. Prejudices and hatred will always be there. It is up to each one of us to try to understand all sides and bring light to sensitive issues, like the one regarding Israel and Palestine. It is an endless conflict which feels like despair and hopelessness. Besides being a political issue it is […]

Saluting The Gipper



Curling open house



The SoCal Curling Club will host a curling open house from 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19 at the Easy Street ice arena, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. For $20 participants age 12 and older can learn the basics of this Winter Olympics sport. All equipment is provided. The rink is cold, so dress warmly and wear athletic […]

Chinese New Year show at Kavli



The Conejo Chinese Cultural Association will stage celebration for the 4,708th Chinese Lunar New Year at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Students from the Thousand Oaks Chinese School choir, Thousand Oaks Chinese Folk Ensemble and students from the Chinese classes at Westlake, Oak Park and […]

Principals vote to split Marmonte football teams into 2 divisions



The Marmonte League football upheaval continues. Principals from the 10 Marmonte high schools voted 6-4 in favor of splitting the league into two football-only divisions for the 2012 season. According to the Tuesday morning vote, the Western Division will contain Oaks Christian, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Agoura and Calabasas. The Eastern Division will comprise Westlake, Newbury Park, Royal, Simi Valley and […]

A stinging rebuke in hot coffee case



For apparently eight years the Toberoffs have been pursuing adequate contrition from the Calabasas Barnes & Noble. Eight years! A cup too full. Their child’s arm unfortunately burned, but happily addressed with a topical ointment. So, a cup too full, a topical ointment, eight years, a judge, an appeal—yup, it makes absolute sense. Democracy is truly a ship of fools. […]

Sign up for annual Love Run



Senior Concerns will host a registration kick-off for the 18th annual Love Run from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., and Sun., Feb. 12 and 13 in the JC Penny Court inside The Oaks mall, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The Love Run raises funds for Senior Concerns’ Meals on Meals program. For more information, call (805) 497-0189 or visit […]

Volunteers make sweet music for seniors




Dedicated volunteers from Assistance League of the Conejo Valley are giving local seniors a taste of “homemade jam.” It’s not in a bottle, but rather a musical mix with equal parts nostalgia and toe-tappin,’ handclappin’ good cheer. In 2008, a group of Assistance League members led by Eileen Hannemann of Westlake Village formed the “HomeMade Jammers,” a name suggested by […]

Obituary




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