2012-09-13 E-Edition

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Worried about day laborers in Calabasas

So this is what California is becoming? An immigrant rights advocacy group called MALDEF can send out a letter based on a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court regarding Redondo Beach, a ruling that made no sense and didn’t even specifically address the matter at hand— freedom of speech permits laborers to congregate on city streets. And now every city […]

Entertaining forecast

‘Les Miserables’ updated and interesting

From the original, iconic stage version starring Colm Wilkinson to the smallest community theater production, “Les Miserables” seldom fails to stir, inspire and invoke tears with its powerful story and sumptuous score. Theater League’s 25th anniversary production, which blew into the Civic Arts Plaza’s Kavli Theatre for a quick week’s worth of shows, did not disappoint its sold-out audiences, with […]

Weekend seminar to explore God’s healing

Conejo Valley Healing Rooms will present a two-day Worship and Healing Weekend Fri. and Sat., Oct. 5 and 6 at Lighthouse Church, 3353 Old Conejo Road in Newbury Park. His Presence and Power Community Worship will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5. A multichurch band led by Laura Lythgoe will lead praise and worship. Prayer teams from the […]

Westlake neighborhood rocked by drug arrest

   Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 38-year-old man on drug and other charges Sept. 10 in the plush Three Springs neighborhood of Westlake Village.    John Gregory Higgins, who lives on Shellcreek Place, was charged with possessing narcotics and dealing drugs, and for presenting false identification, said Capt. Joe Stephen of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station.    A team of squad […]

Crackdown on illegal signs

A new bill setting strict regulations for mobile billboard signs has passed the California Legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk. Assembly Bill 2291 was needed because mobile billboard operators are trying to skirt the law, said Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys), author of the legislation. “We’ve been playing a cat-andmouse game with mobile billboard operators, and folks everywhere […]

Couple creates foundation to help vets returning home

Ronald Greenwood didn’t know he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder until he was 60. The 64-year-old Vietnam vet said he didn’t fully understand how his combat experience had affected his life until he visited a PTSD residential treatment center in Northern California four years ago. Greenwood, a Ventura resident, said he finally realized why he’d acted out after returning home […]


THURS., SEPT. 13 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Featured guests Bob Haueter, regional chair of Romney for President campaign, and Jay Stern, candidate for Assembly. $22 for luncheon. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 p.m. at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. […]


All invited to Alpha Course, dinner The public is invited to see the video, “Christianity: Boring, Untrue and Irrelevant?” at 5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 16 at New Hope Lutheran Church, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The event will also have an introduction to the church’s Alpha Course and a free dinner. For more information, go to www.newhopeagoura.com or call (818) […]

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