2011-07-28

Laughter, truly the best medicine

Comedy Night V to deliver a good dose of humor

You’ve heard the expression “Laughter is the best medicine.” It’s not a myth. According to WebMD, laughter stretches muscles and increases breathing and the flow of oxygen throughout the body. Laughing also burns calories and lowers blood sugar. It helps you feel better. and enables relaxation and sleep. Helpguide.org, says laughing bonds people together and increases happiness, intimacy and togetherness. […]

Christian school to open this fall in Moorpark



The Daniel Academy West will open Sept. 7 at The Fountain Church, 11930 W. Los Angeles Ave., Moorpark. The Kansas City-based school is built on the motto “education fueled by prayer” and the example of spiritual and academic excellence modeled by the prophet Daniel. The academy is a K-7 private school in which parents partner with teachers in educating the […]

Calabasas Chamber mixer



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and Big Media USA Connections Event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Thurs., July 28 at Lavaggio car detailing, 30205 Canwood St., Agoura Hills, at Reyes Adobe and 101 Freeway. Business professionals can network at a reception. The event will have fine wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and music. The Sports and Refresh Corner […]

Candidates in Westlake election



The filing period for candidates seeking to fill two open seats on the Westlake Village City Council opened Mon., July 18. The same day, incumbents Ned Davis and Philippa Klessig pulled papers with the intention of seeking another term on the council, City Clerk Beth Schott said. The election will take place in November. Chris Mann, a former Westlake council […]

Don’t fear looking out of state for college

A Dash of Youth


Southern California and New England. The Southwest and the Northeast. One is very new, and the other, despite the “New” in its name, is very old. One might believe that a person from one coast—a region so unlike the other in terms of climate, geography and tradition (or lack thereof)—would grow up to be very different from a person on […]

Vacation Bible School set in T.O.



Oakbrook Bible Church will host its second annual Vacation Bible School from 9 a. m. to noon Mon. through Fri., Aug. 1 to 5 at the church, 480 Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. The program is free of charge to all children from age 4 through fifth grade. The theme is “ Hee Haw Ranch.” Activities include crafts, games and snacks. […]

Argument is a blockbuster

Tenant, landlord point fingers over demise of video store


The Blockbuster on Kanan Road closed suddenly—and without clear indication as to whether it was the landlord or the tenant who wanted the Agoura Hills store closed. Blockbuster, once a leader in the movie rental chain store business, filed for bankruptcy protection last year, but when the proceedings didn’t work out as planned the chain went to auction. Thousands of […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A thief stole a $200 cellphone from a patron at a fast-food restaurant in the 5700 block of Kanan Road July 7. A $500 gun and $450 gaming console were stolen from a home in the 1900 block of Olivera Drive July 7. Calabasas A burglar stole a $1,000 laptop computer and $400 leather suitcase from a car parked […]

Summer concerts rock on

Journey tribute band gets Chumash Park audience on its feet

Women perform mitzvah for foster kids




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