2011-09-22

Reyes Adobe Days Parade seeks last minute entries

Application deadline is 4 p.m. tomorrow

The City of Agoura Hills invites organizations, groups, businesses and individuals to join the seventh annual Reyes Adobe Days parade at 10 a.m. Sat., Oct. 1 starting at Yerba Buena School, 6900 block of Reyes Adobe Road, and ending at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road. Entries may be floats, classic cars, or entertainment acts. Awards will […]

Star-gazing at the Grape Crush and Harvest fest



The 11th annual Malibu Family Wines Grape Crush and Harvest Festival, “City Hearts Goes Green for the Arts,” will take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 25 at Saddlerock Ranch, a private Malibu estate at 31727 Mulholland Hwy. The event will benefit the Los Angeles-based nonprofit City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts. Celebrities slated to attend […]

Minister to speak on evolution



The Rev. Michael Dowd, a religious naturalist, will present a talk on “Thank God for Evolution: Science as Modern-Day Scripture” at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 27 in the Lundring Events Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, north of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. In Dowd’s multimedia presentation, similar to the one he […]

Bridge still dicey



The new Reyes Adobe bridge is so beautiful and wide. I have used that bridge for the past 22 years to go to work at UCLA. But I always worry about people exiting from the west to make a left turn on to Reys Adoble. I always try to park about 10 feet behind the line if I’m on the […]

On the links to support a good cause



Share your backyard fruit



FOOD Share will launch the new Fruit Share backyard harvest program and community fruit drive on Sat., Sept. 24. From 9 a. m. to 3 p.m., Ventura County residents are encouraged to donate their excess homegrown produce to FOOD Share at the Target stores in Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Newbury Park, Moorpark and Simi Valley. The Ventura County Farm Bureau’s Young […]

New name for Heschel West



Ilan Ramon Day School, formerly Heschel West Day School, will launch its new name at a celebration at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 25 at the Scherr Forum Theater at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The school was renamed for Israel’s first astronaut, Israeli Air Force Col. Ilan Ramon. The event will have a screening of […]

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. […]

SERVING IN UNIFORM



•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 […]


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