2011-12-08 E-Edition

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Next time, just use nearest Coinstar

Today I went to my local Wells Fargo bank to deposit the change my wife and I have collected over a period of time. Like most people, we keep a big jar and enjoy filling it up. The teller wanted to know who had rolled the coins and were the amounts accurate. Put another way—did we shortchange the coin rolls? […]


Pet of the Week

Folk music night in T.O.

The Four Friends Gallery will present the music of Katy Moffatt and Brad Colerick at 6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 17 at 1408 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Host Dave Morrison will perform his original songs. Moffatt will also sing her own songs as well as tunes from her favorite songwriters. Colerick will play folk music. Guests can view the gallery’s international […]

ALS support group to meet

The Ventura County support group for people with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), their families and friends will meet from 1 to 2:20 p.m. Sat., Dec. 17 in the Westlake Village Library Community Room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. This free meeting is provided by the Golden West Chapter of the ALS Association. For more information, call (818) 865-8067.

Oak Park Turkey Bowl gobbles up the accolades

The Turkey Bowl of 2011 was a huge success. It was wonderful to see so many people come together for the annual Turkey Bowl. Contributions were made to DBSA (Depression Bi-Polar Support Alliance). The goal was for DBSA to be able to add a second support group for teenagers and young adults. A warm thank you to friends, family, co-workers […]

Young driver speeds to two championships

Seventeen-year-old Jessica Clark became the third female USAC champion in history. She is the first to capture two championships by winning two USAC Focus Midget championships behind the wheel of the Jessica Clark Racing No. 44 Focus Midget. Jessica had wrapped up her first championship of the year in the USAC SoCal Pavement Focus Midget series before the Turkey Night […]

Whisker Wonderland offers adoptions at reduced prices for the holidays

For families considering adopting a pet, Dec. 17 is a day that will bring many excellent offerings. The Found Animals Foundation will be hosting its annual Whisker Wonderland holiday pet adoption event at several Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County Departments of Animal Care and Control. Pets if all kinds can be adopted that day from 10 a.m. to […]

These Holiday Hams are terrific