2011-09-22 E-Edition

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Computer thieves hit school district again

iMacs stolen from Agoura High

Las Virgenes Unified School District officials were still looking this week for the thieves who stole 10 iMac computers valued at $16,000 from the Agoura High computer lab on Sept. 6 Last week, the district posted a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the burglars. “This was a desperate act by desperate people,” said Agoura […]

Winning shouldn’t be everything

Winning isn’t everything—or is it? Are parents losing sight of the importance of team sports and team work? Has winning become more important than ever or has it always been this intense? Yes and yes. I remember being at a baseball game and was in line for a snack and had a perfect view of all the games being played. […]


•Navy Seaman Nicholas E. Kimber recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Kimber is a 2004 graduate of Oak Park High School and the son of Barbara and Timothy Kimber of Agoura Hills. •Army Pfc. Elizabeth Rosa graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The course covered basic and […]

Every little two bits counts

Service to highlight the role of animals

The Blessing of the Animals will be presented by the Center for Spiritual Living Westlake Village from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Sept. 24 at 880 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The event will honor the contributions that animals make to the quality of life for humans and will feature speakers from programs that protect animals from harm. Alexis Ells of […]

All things Scandinavian honored at Vasa festival

Lost and found

As I was ending a speedy and bumpy descent with my mountain bike from Sheep Coral towards Palo Comado at 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday, I noticed that my 605 GPS was no longer attached to it and had disappeared. I guess I didn’t latch it quite right into the holder. Since it was already getting dark I realized that it […]

Docent training starting at Adamson House

Volunteers give public tours of historic Malibu residence

The Malibu Adamson House Foundation is recruiting volunteers and docents to conduct Saturday tours of the historic Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum. The training will be run from mid-October to late November. Prospective docents will receive an intensive six-week training course that meets once a week for three hours per session; additional study time will be required. Trainees will […]

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