2012-08-09

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If government should be run like business, then why are there term limits?



In his Aug. 2 letter, Jeffrey Samuels advocates term limits for congressmen and senators. In the meantime, many voters think that government should operate more like a business. I challenge Samuels to name one successful business that fires its managers as soon as they gain experience in running the business. David E. Ross Oak Park

Summer fun in the park



SWING TIME— Michael Urbach of Newbury Park helps son Owen, 3, take flight during the Michael Jackson tribute concert at Chumash Park on Sun., Aug. 6. Right, the Michael Jackson impersonator, “King of Pop,” sings some of his idol’s greatest hits during the outdoor show. It was the last performance of the summer in the Agoura Hills Concerts in the […]

Boys & Girls get a taste of summer



Facing end-of-life issues

. Speaker is aging care specialist

The Goebel Center and The Reserve will present an interactive seminar for adults on how to start the conversation with their parents or children on an often-avoided topic. The presentation, “How to Talk to Your Family About End-of- Life Issues,” will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 14 at the Goebel Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, […]

Auditions open at YAE



Young Artists Ensemble’s Hillcrest Players will hold auditions for “Frankenstein Slept Here” by appointment on Sat. and Sun., Aug. 18 and 19 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Auditions will consist of performing a one-minute memorized monologue or poem, cold reading from the script and light movement. For information, call (805) 381-2747.

Julia Brownley vs. Tony Strickland



Most of the letters regarding the 26th District Congressional race between Julia Brownley and Tony Strickland have been in support of Strickland. Please think twice before voting for him for one simple reason: he’s a Republican. His party is so extremist that it has truly become a danger to the health of all Americans. As evidence, allow me to enumerate […]

Basketball fundraiser features star line-up



Platinum recording artist Brian McKnight will lead one of the teams playing in the POCWASN (Parents of Children With All Special Needs) Celebrity Basketball Fundraiser “Hooping for Parents” on Sat., Aug. 18 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. McKnight and a lineup of stars will kick off the event with a meetand greet autograph session […]

AYBA girls attack it



Local support group for men



The Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 15 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The group meets twice monthly on the first and third Wednesdays. Sessions are free and open to men and their partners. For more information, call Ken Foster at (818) 991-9971.


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