2012-07-19 E-Edition

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Alternatives to boredom

The young writer Dashiell Young-Saver (The pitfalls of boredom) sounds like an intelligent and very fortunate young man. However, I was absolutely amazed at his reaction of having time, energy and resources available and finding life boring. Perhaps he needs to look around the Conejo Valley and get involved in the many volunteer groups that would be so grateful for […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library’ssummer reading program is infull swing along with the following activities at 29901 LadyfaceCourt.•Mothers with babies can earnawards by sharing books, playinggames or singing songs to theirkids. Activity booklets can bepicked up at the library.• Children from preschoolthrough sixth grade can earn areward for every four hours spentreading alone, reading with someone else, or listening to recordedbooks […]

Butterflies set free to remember loved ones

Inferno burns foes on the beach

Violence is not the answer

I’d like to share something that I learned long ago and that my 9-year-old already understands with all the “adults” involved in the youth baseball incident on June 7: “Violence is a tool of the ignorant.” Rick Mueller Agoura Hills

Paul Ming Hsung Yen, M.D.

Paul Ming Hsung Yen, M.D. passed away July 5, 2012. He was 79 years old.Dr. Yen is survived by his loving wife Jeanne, his three children Diana Byrne, Jeanne-Marie Bucknell and Joseph M. Black, M.D.; seven grandchildren, Caitlyn Byrne, Megan Condo, Ashley Condo, Sophia Bucknell, Ian Black,flor Black and Robin Black; his sister, Susanna Hendricks; and many loving nieces, nephews […]

Boys & Girls hop, skip and jump

YOUNG ATHLETES—From left, 8-year-old Matthew Schwartz of Oak Park, 7-year-old Sydney Covington of Westlake Village and 8-year-old Kyle Gunderson of Agoura sprint down the track at Agoura High School for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes 1st Annual Track Meet on Sun., July 1.

Resin Wicker outdoor furniture works in rain or shine

Since serious outdoor living and barbecuing began in 1947, the materials used for stylish outdoor patio furniture continues to evolve. First there was basic wrought iron, which soon lost appeal because it quickly rusted and was ugly. Then came non-rust aluminum tubing and fabric straps which also were ugly and quickly required replacement. Outdoor teak followed, for that woodsy appeal […]

A big thank you

I want to thank the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department for their fast response to my call for help when I discovered a dog that had been left in a car for over 20 minutes in full sun with the outside temperature at 96 degrees. In particular, I would like to thank Officer Winn, who responded quickly enough to be able […]