2011-12-15 E-Edition

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Be safe this holiday season

The holiday season always feels like an inappropriate time to delve into what ails our society. However, as we prepare for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any other winter celebration of choice, it’s important to remember that yuletide cheer is often accompanied by a stark dose of reality that may rear its ugly head in any number of ways. As you […]

Calabasas Environmental Commission calendar to feature winning student art

Recycling is the right thing to do and helps the earth digest its problems, said Alyssa Sadoff, a seventh-grader at A.C. Stelle Middle School during a presentation last week at the Calabasas Environmental Commission. Alyssa is one of 14 artists whose drawings are featured in the commission’s 2012 Community Recycling Awareness Calendar. The calendar is available free at city hall, […]

Middle school students become authors

Chabad centers celebrate Hanukkah

Chabad of the Conejo will present these Hanukkah events. Chabad of Thousand Oaks will host a Family Festival from 5 to 7 p.m. Tues., Dec. 20 in the food courtyard of Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks. The free event will have music, dignitaries, hot chocolate, refreshments and a menorah lighting. Chabad will co-sponsor the Hanukkah at University City Walk, with a […]


Belles of the ball

Party time at St. Paschal

The St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club will have its annual New Year’s Eve Party at 6:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31 in the church’s Thomas Aquinas Parish Hall, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature appetizers, dinner, drinks and dancing with a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. The band Spare Parts will provide music. Tickets are […]

Parties for seniors

The Sunshine Club, sponsored by Chabad of the Conejo, will offer Hanukkah parties for senior citizens at these locations: 6:30 p.m. Tues., Dec. 20 at Leisure Living, 6156 Hedgwell Drive, Westlake Village; 6:30 p.m. Wed., Dec. 21 at Atria Senior Living, 405 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks; 6 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 22 at Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road; and […]

Appreciating Donald Zimring

This moment belongs to Don Zimring. Given the people involved, I trust that the board and Dr. Zimring, together, have all had a chance to express what they think and have done what they all believe is right to fittingly balance an individual’s contract with LVUSD’s overall future needs. I have had the privilege of working with Don closely, and […]

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