2011-10-06

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Teachers deserve some of the blame



The best way to handle students who don’t meet the administration’s STAR expectations is to restrict their teachers and make them stay on campus and actually work an eight-hour day sans the help of parent volunteers, parties, student free days, gifts and showing movies to students instead of teaching them. I am certain that will solve the problem. Debra HerschmanOak […]

Agoura Hills celebrates rancho history with REYES ADOBE DAYS



A goura Hills hosted its seventh annual community festival last weekend at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, an original California abobe. Residents of all ages enjoyed a parade, live music, historical demonstrations, games, museum tours, farmers market, pony rides and food vendors. The weekend kicked off with a Friday afternoon Mexican buffet lunch for seniors, which included a Spanish dancing […]

Vacation Photos



Free Clinic golf tourney



Player slots are still available for the 23rd annual Conejo Free Clinic Golf Classic, which annually raises about $50,000, on Mon., Oct. 10 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Proceeds support the free clinic. The clinic is at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For information, call (805) 551-5266 or visit www.conejofreeclinic.org.

Obey the law



Here’s a hint for the edification of the letter writer who is upset that too many area motorists are ticketed for admitted driving infractions. The easiest way to prevent this “problem” is to obey traffic regulations. Bill CanupWestlake Village

High school bands showcase talent




“Sounds of Conejo” is an annual showcase allowing Ventura County high school marching bands to strut their stuff in front of an audience. Begun three years ago by Thousand Oaks High School band director Marty Martone, the showcase has grown from its initial program featuring three bands to this year’s version, which has seven. Each band’s presentation is used not […]

Heidi hangs in there



Breast cancer fundraisers



Brighton Collectibles at The Lakes in Thousand Oaks and Livingston Memorial are sponsoring a number of fundraising events to support breast cancer concerns. For each purchase of a Power of Pink bracelet, a donation will be made to Livingston Visiting Nurses Association that provides inhome hospice for women with terminal breast cancer. All events will be at Brighton Collectibles, 2200 […]

Cops’ presence a welcome deterrent



I am always surprised to read letters to the editor complaining about law enforcement presence in our community (Jim Marzec, Sept. 29). I have been a resident of Agoura Hills since 1988 and have lived off Kanan Road since 1993. Not once have I been cited for speeding or seat belt violations— maybe because I follow the speed limit and […]


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