2011-08-18 E-Edition

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Garden gives hope to Wellness Community cancer patients and survivors

At The Library

Agoura Hills Library is a branch of Los Angeles Public Library at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. All activities are held at the library. The Agoura Hills Library is open five days a week: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Viewpoint student’s wide range of achievements merit recognition

In the past year, Westlake Village resident Jason Flahie, 17, volunteered more than 280 hours at Manna, Conejo Valley’s food bank. He improved his singing skills, earned a black belt in martial arts and hiked 35 miles in the Grand Canyon to explore its natural beauty. Last week, the Viewpoint School senior received a Silver Award from U.S. Rep. Elton […]

Congregation rededicates new sanctuary, synagogue

Congregation Or Ami will host a rededication service in its new sanctuary and remodeled synagogue at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 26 at 26115 Mureau Road, Suite B, Calabasas. The congregation will celebrate moving back home after six months in a temporary facility while the permanent site was remodeled and expanded. The “new” synagogue facility features a redesigned, state- of- the- […]

H2U to meet

The Health, Happiness to You group (H2U) invites the public to a free meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 1 at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, East Campus, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. At 4 p.m. Gregory Frazer, PhD, director of audiology, will discuss hearing, hearing aids, the evaluation and treatment of vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders […]

Amazon looks for local support

The right to free speech and its corollary, the right to petition in public, carry huge weight in our society. Petitioning, in particular, allows individuals and groups to garner support for causes they want the larger public to vote on. Petitioners seek what is known as a redress of grievances, or a remedy for a complaint. Amazon.com’s so-called grievance is […]

Oxnard offers skating and design contests

Arts for Action will present the Sk805, a skate and board design competition, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Nov. 20 at the skate park at 3250 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. The event will feature local and professional artists and skaters. The skate contest will be for three age groups—11 and Under, 12 to 17, and 18 and over— […]

Gardening workshop to discuss pests, herbs

Tours of Faulkner home and gardens will be offered

Ventura County Master Gardeners will present the third workshop in the 2011 series, “Mastering Your Home Garden,” from 8:15 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 20 at the UC Hansen Agricultural Center (formerly Faulkner Farm) in Santa Paula. The workshop will cover “Uninvited Garden ‘Guests’” and “Growing and Using Herbs.” The fee of $25 includes both presentations, continental breakfast, tours of […]

Does the drama of the Dow have you feeling out of control?

“The future is where we tend to look for our security, seeking the assurance that everything will be all right. The illusion is that we have control over many variables in our daily life. . . . However, we really have control over very little, other than our next breath and our next thought. —“The Art of Uncertainty— How to […]