2012-09-13

Water polo club seizes gold in Palo Alto



Does Old Agoura want bulldozers?



I would like to respond to last week’s letter concerning the 18- unit apartment building proposed on the corner of Driver and Chesebro. Ms. Thile claimed “virtually no one was notified” about this except for a few story poles that were put up. First, I would like to say the story poles were not mandatory but were only put up […]

Connecting



It’s a balancing act An elderly couple were reminiscing about their days as collectors of antiques. Her face lit up as she recalled the time they’d separated at a large national show in order to cover maximum ground. “We had just met again after several hours, and I asked him if he had found anything. He said that yes, there […]

Little tykes learn big lessons



Seminary to honor alumni



St. John’s Seminary will honor five Catholic leaders at its fifth annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner on Sun., Sept. 30 at the school in Camarillo. The alumni are Monsignor Timothy Dyer, pastor of St. Patrick and St. Stephen of Hungary parishes in Los Angeles; Cardinal William Levada, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican; […]

Siblings on fast track for Warriors

. Mikey and Jenny Giguere propel Westlake cross country


Mikey Giguere gets embarrassed whenever his younger sister, Jenny, trains with his Westlake High boys’ cross country teammates. It’s not because she can’t keep up. “It’s having my sister on the team,” said Mikey Giguere, a junior. There’s no embarrassment on race day. Mikey Giguere is Jenny’s No. 1 fan. Mikey Giguere is the top boys’ runner for the Warriors. […]

About fake food



Facts why to vote yes on Prop. 37, Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods. Twenty-five hundred volunteers statewide gathered one million signatures this year to get this on the ballot for you to be able to see what is in your food. Fifty other nations label GMO food products including China, Japan, Russia and Europe. We are one of the only industrialized […]

Charles Wesson Wells



St. George, UT Charles Wesson Wells, 82, September 4, 2012 in St. George, UT. He was born May 29th, 1930 in Castle Gate, UT to Leo and Ula Jo Wells. He was married to Marcia Kaye Severe in 2002. He was married to Tressie Lousie Marx in 1953 until her passing. Charles was the youngest Battalion Chief in the Los […]

A day for health and fitness

. Kids can exercise and sample fruits, vegetables

The Conejo Recreation and Park District in cooperation with the Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Charity League will host the Kids Health and Fitness Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29 at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. This free hands-on event is full of fun activities that are designed to teach children […]

Immigrants shape how Muslims abroad see America



After four years of living in the U.S., Mohamed Jedeh is anxious to return to his native Libya. It irks him that his mosque in Union City, N.J. won’t broadcast the Muslim call to prayer for fear of angering neighbors, yet nobody complains about the noise from a local bar. Back home, there are no scantily clad women walking across […]