2011-06-02

Temple welcomes toddlers

Playtime to follow service

Temple Adat Elohim’s will present First Shabbat–A Celebration for Young Children at the 6:15 p.m. service on the first Friday of the month starting June 3 at the temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Reservations are not required. The child-centered service is geared for toddlers through firstgraders and their families. Nonmembers are welcome. The service will be followed by […]

June rain causes freeway havoc



Slippery Monday — California Highway Patrol deputies investigate an accident June 6 in which a Nissan sedan crashed during the morning rain and landed upside down on the side of the 101 Freeway just north of Reyes Adobe Road in Agoura Hills. An elderly woman driver was treated for injuries.

Reader says water policy is all wet



The Acorn reported May 5 that Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will reimburse consumers who exceeded their “budget” since LVMWD didn’t have to pay water usage penalties to the Metropolitan Water District after all. The reimbursement pool of $2.4 million to 8,800 over-users averages about $270 each. What’s next? Returning speeding fines paid by offenders because the average speed is […]

Seniors are savvy on scams



The Ventura County Adult Abuse Prevention Council will sponsor a free program titled “Senior Savvy: Recognizing and protecting yourself from the latest scams” from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues., June 7 at the Camarillo Library community room, 4101 Las Posas Road. The speaker will be Christopher S. Harman, Ventura County senior deputy district attorney. The purpose of the presentation is […]

New comedy club yuks it up



Local entrepreneur and fundraiser Jamie Alcroft and Ventura Harbor Comedy Club co-owner Randy Lubas will kick off a new era of comedy shows on Fri. and Sat., June 3 and 4 at The Edge Grill, 30970 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village. The two have been producing weekend comedy shows for the past year at Fiamme Restaurant in Thousand Oaks. Now […]

Men’s chorus to perform at Lutheran church



The Pacific Sound Men’s A cappella Chorus will present a gospel concert at 7 p.m. Sun., June 19 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 380 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Several quartets and a new mixed ensemble called Fusion will also perform. Admission is free but a freewill offering will be taken. For more information, call (800) 353-1632.

You can help



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 […]

Datebook



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 […]