2011-11-24

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On capitalism



This country has had a twoparty system for as long as I can remember. It used to be the Democrats and the Republicans. Now it is the 1 percenters and the 99 percenters. There is a far greater difference between the percenters and the traditional parties. The traditional parties are maintained as a smokescreen to cover up the fact that […]

Pet Pantry wants your donations



In these tough economic times, one reason people surrender their pets to the local shelters is they can no longer afford to keep them. In an effort to keep pets in their homes, the Camarillo animal shelter started the Pet Pantry program in November 2009. The Pet Pantry is open for two hours each Sunday at both the Camarillo and […]

Sliders qualify for world tourney



Kids can create creatures at robotics camp



The eighth annual Holiday Robotics Camp/Workshop will offers hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum Tues. to Thurs., Dec. 27 through 29 at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Robotics & Things, based in Simi Valley, uses programming from California and national science standards to create robots, robotic creatures, robotic vehicles and battlebots. Goals and objec- tives will be […]

He can’t drive 55

Westlake senior has a knack for NASCAR


Tony Stewart is still probably dizzy in a tizzy from winning NASCAR’s Sprint Cup championship last weekend. Griffin Steinfeld’s only 17, but he’s hot on the trail of “Smoke.” One of stock car racing’s promising young stars, Steinfeld wants to drive in the prestigious Sprint Cup Series within the next five years. That’s certainly an ambitious goal for the Westlake […]

Doggie etiquette



Thanks to Councilman John Edelston, we have Mutt Mitts on Thousand Oaks Boulevard between Grey Rock and Kanan Road. For years, I have walked by many piles that dog owners haven’t bothered to pick up. This is not only disgusting to look at; it shows a complete lack of respect for our beautiful city. Now, there is no excuse to […]

Calabasas students win award for music video




Calabasas High School students Jared Harris and Basim Shaktah captured the Best Student Music Video award at the ninth annual International Student Film Festival, Hollywood on Nov. 6. The students made a video of “Withered Hope,” a song by the rock group They Might Be Giants. Jared wrote the script and Basim played a homeless man in a whimsical interpretation […]

Leadership Conejo Valley style



New regents at CLU



Two new members of the California Lutheran University Board of Regents were installed during Founders Day Convocation on Oct. 28. The new regents are Newbury Park resident Rick Lemmo, senior vice president of community relations for Caruso Affiliated, and Calabasas resident Deborah Sweeney, CEO of MyCorporation. They will serve three-year terms on the 31-member board responsible for helping to guide […]


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