2011-09-15

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Writer dashing off to school



I so enjoyed reading the column “A Dash of Youth” by Dashiell Young-Saver. I will miss his creativity, humor, and his take on life in the bubble we know as Thousand Oaks. I am sorry that he will not be continuing his insightful columns during the winter months but I understand “senior year.” I know he will graduate and move […]

Young teacher shares fond memories of her grandfather




A Calabasas High School graduate who is now an elementary school teacher in Berkeley turned a college assignment into a book designed to help children cope with personal loss. “Grandpa Oscar: A Footprint on my Heart” was written by Jamie Davidson, 25, and illustrated by Rita Borofsky, a retired elementary school teacher who worked in Las Virgenes Unified School District […]

Conejo Valley Art Museum opened to public

Show in new location to feature serigraphers

The Conejo Valley Art Museum opened its doors again to the public on Aug. 24 at the Janss MarketPlace, 275 N. Moorpark Road, Ste. 193C, Thousand Oaks. The first exhibit will be some of the works that have been donated to the museum over the years as well as serigraphs. Many of the silk screen artists showed their work in […]

Artist Don Fay to show his work



The Camarillo Art Center will open its fall series of demonstrations by hosting local artist Don Fay from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 21 at the center, 3150 Ponderosa Drive. Admission is free to members of the center and $5 for guests. Fay will be demonstrating the versatility of compressed charcoal/ conte crayon. Fay graduated from the California College […]

Chiropractor must warn of risks



With the recent adoption of new informed consent requirements for California chiropractors, the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners has joined the ranks of only a few chiropractic regulatory agencies in the nation to require its licensees to inform patients of potential treatment risks. The new law, which goes into effect on Oct. 7, requires chiropractors to obtain patient consent prior […]

Don’t penalize for poor test results



For the first time ever, Agoura High has linked student privileges to the STAR test results, a test that grades faculty performance to the state. The STAR test has no bearing on student grades or college eligibility or acceptance; however, Agoura High is now using it as added criteria for 11th and 12th grade (students) to be allowed offcampus lunch […]

At The Library



The Agoura Hills Library, a branch of Los Angeles Public Library, will present these free programs at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. •“Music in Motion,” a new program for babies and toddlers, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Fri., Sept. 16. The program will take place every other Friday. •The Agoura Hills Library Chili Cook-off […]

Donations will help soldiers



The Reagan Library will collect donations for U.S. soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan through Sept. 30 in the library’s main lobby, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Items must be unwrapped and in original packaging. Acceptable items are packets of trail mix, peanuts, gum, hard candy and beef jerky; snacks that are not heat sensitive and will not melt in […]

Actress to speak at CLU



Actress Molly Hagan will talk to California Lutheran University students and the community as part of the “Conversations With . . .” series from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 21 at the Preus-Brandt Forum, south of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. This is the first in the 2011- 2012 series of informal discussions with actors on their […]


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