2012-08-02

Local bands will open for Air Supply



Conejo Valley’s Ben Babylon Band and HoneyHeart will open for the rock band Air Supply at The Canyon club on Fri., Aug. 3 at 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. The doors will open at 6 p.m. with HoneyHeart playing at 7:15 p.m., followed by the Ben Babylon Band at 8 p.m. and Air Supply at 9 p.m. The son and […]

Teachers schooled at literacy workshop




In the constantly evolving field of education, teachers must often play the role of student. “It’s really important to stay abreast of everything,” said Mary Nicks, a special education teacher at Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology in Moorpark. “I want to be a part of anything that’s going to make (learning) easier for the kids.” Nicks was one of […]

‘Gold Team’ wants state to shine once again




Assemblymember Jeff Gorell and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the formation of the Gold Team—a bipartisan effort that hopes to lure businesses to California—during a July 27 news conference at Amgen headquarters in Thousand Oaks. Gorell, a Republican from Camarillo, was elected to the Assembly in 2010 while serving as an intelligence officer for the U.S. Navy Reserve. The former […]

Inspirational A.E. Wright teacher only 64




Some teachers have a gift for inspiring their students to learn. Arthur Borgquist, a science teacher at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, was among them. Borgquist died on July 13 after a six-year battle with cancer and reported complications from exposure to Agent Orange, the toxic chemical used by the U.S. military to defoliate the jungle battlegrounds of Vietnam. […]

Rounding up little ranchers



SUMMERTIME FUN— Lots of L’il Ranchers gather at Leonis Adobe in Calabasas for an afternoon of games, crafts, Native American dancing and storytime on Tues., July 24. Left, Craig Newton leads the song parade. Right, Mandy Jacob and her son Lucas Knoos of Thousand Oaks do some serious twisting to the music.

Local equestrians win in competition



What is astigmatism?

COMMENTARY Aye eye, Doc


Astigmatism is an often confused and misunderstood error of vision. It can be defined as a blurred image, formed due to the imperfections in the shape of the eye. With astigmatism, the eye is shaped like a football rather than a soccer ball. This causes the light to come to focus on multiple points on and around the retina. Astigmatism […]

Hands-on exhibit at the Calabasas Library



The Acorn at work



New exhibit opens at Adamson House



The Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum recently opened a new exhibit in the museum titled “Archive Treasures.” This exhibit of historic photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries illustrates various aspects of life on Rancho Malibu during the period when the Rindge family owned 17,000 acres of coastal land, which today constitutes most of the city of […]


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