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I read the article about Josh Rosenberg last week and it sparked a nerve. In 2003 I was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma and was treated at UCLA. I encourage all of you to donate your blood and platelets to help Josh. I am unable to donate my blood and platelets, but am able to train for the Oct. […]

Westlake Village kicks off TGIF season

The eighth season of Westlake Village’s TGIF will begin tomorrow with an evening of jazz music featuring the award-winning jazz bands from Lindero Canyon Middle School and Agoura High School. The event will start at 7 p.m. at the Westlake Village Civic Center. Latigo Kid restaurant will sell inexpensive familyfriendly dinners. Jazz Night is the first in a series of […]


THURS., JUNE 2 Business & Professional Women’s Club Meets in lower lounge near bar, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Guest speakers Tudy Sun of New York Life and Lalaine Braime, CPA. Men and women welcome. Phone: 805.526.5587 Contact: Mary Lou Wetter Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 6/2/2011 FRI., JUNE 3 Aspen Elementary School Summer Fest 3 to […]

Who is sailing your ship?

“Never had I understood that I command, with absolute authority, the ship of my life! I decide its mission and rules and discipline, at my word waits every tool and sail, every cannon, the strength of every soul on board. I’m master of a team of passionate skills to sail me through hell’s own jaws the second I nod the […]

Acorn Bits

The Agoura Hills City Council meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, 30001 Ladyface Court. Business hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fridays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information on programs, services and meetings, call (818) 597-7300 or visit www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us.

Farmers market opens in Simi Valley

The Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association will open a new market in Simi Valley on Tues., June 7 at the Simi Valley Town Center in the front west parking lot near Sliders and Corner Bakery, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. Market hours are every Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. The new market will provide the community with fresh […]

Mom maddened by girly trend

Our beloved little dog wears a collar that delivers a slight “reminder” when he’s entered an area of our home where he’s not supposed to be. The package the collar came in called it a “correction system,” but we call it a shock collar. It emits a slight static shock, just uncomfortable enough to remind him that he’s in a […]

CLU religion professor retires

Religion professor Pamela K. Brubaker is retiring after 17 years at California Lutheran University. She recently received the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Brubaker, a Thousand Oaks resident, will now be an emeritus faculty member. She taught courses in Christian and religious ethics at CLU and brought activists and community leaders to campus to expose students to social justice issues. […]

Give low wage earners a break

For those low-wage earners who are having trouble keeping a roof over their head and putting meals on the table, relief is in sight. All one has to do is follow the lead of our conservative legislators. For starters, they would scrap the federal income tax and replace it with a sales tax estimated to be somewhere between 23 percent […]

Former LA Kings players take a shot at golf to fight cystic fibrosis

Frank Krause watched his son Daniel battle cystic fibrosis from the time he was an infant until he died two years ago at the age of 22. Larry Zide lost his daughter Julie to cystic fibrosis 25 years ago when she was only 4. Krause, a longtime Moorpark resident, and Zide, who lives in Oak Park, are co-chairs of a […]

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