2012-11-01

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Yes on Prop. 30



Las Virgenes Unified School District provides a great education for all of its students. Our test scores are among the best in the state, and there is a big local push to move our classrooms to 21st century learning that will emphasize rigorous, relevant and meaningful experiences. We want to provide the best possible education for students, but recent cuts […]

Just three legs and a happy tale

. Students get lesson in compassion


Onyx, a feisty, 2-year-old black Labrador, provided some valuable lessons to students at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park. On Oct. 18, the pooch came to school with his owner, Dr. Daniel Slaton, a veterinarian at Westlake Animal Hospital. During lunch, Slaton told the children the story of how he came to own Onyx. When Onyx was a puppy his […]

Suicide prevention seminar

. Risk factors, survivor stories part of event

The Malibu Public Library, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Didi Hirsh, and To Write Love on Her Arm will present a suicide prevention seminar from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sat., Nov. 3 at the library, 23519 Civic Center Way, Malibu. The free event will feature facts about suicide, risk factors, prevention approaches and survivor stories. An open forum […]

Pianist plays the classics



Music Ministry at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will present An Evening of Piano Music featuring Ron McBain at 6 p.m. Sun., Nov. 4 in the church sanctuary, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. McBain will perform works by Aram Khachaturian, Claude Debussy, Bach, Philip Glass, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Mozart. McBain has been the organist and accompanist for the church’s […]

Last week’s top performers



Francis Owusu, WR/DB, Oaks Christian: The senior bound for Stanford was a man among boys during the Lions’ 55-7 win against Moorpark. Owusu had touchdown runs of 90 and 88 yards. He had a game-high 56 receiving yards. DJ Riggins, RB, Oaks Christian: Riggins rushed for 156 yards and three TDs on nine carries. OCHS ran for 437 total yards. […]

Yes on Prop. 37



Those who oppose labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods have been spreading all kinds of disinformation about Prop. 37. They are like the lawyer with the guilty client who throws out numerous ridiculous alternative theories in an attempt to distract the jury from their client’s guilt, hoping something will stick. In deciding this issue, remember that Prop. 37 does not […]

Oaks Christian to celebrate veterans



Oaks Christian School will celebrate Veterans Day with a special celebration honoring local veterans at the annual Veterans Day Chapel from 9 to 10: 30 a.m. Fri., Nov. 9 at the Calvary Community Church Worship Center, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. All veterans are welcome as are parents and grandparents. U.S. Navy Capt. Brad “Brick” Conners will serve as master […]

Israeli exchange students pay visit to Westlake Village school



In an exchange program with New Community Jewish High School of West Hills, 21 students of Hertzelia Hebrew Gymnasium visited Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village on Oct. 10. Tel Aviv teacher and program coordinator Lior Sibony and New Community Jewish High School coordinator and Hebrew instructor Adina Farkash Cohen chaperoned the group of 10th graders. OCS Bible teacher Steve […]

Calendar



THURS., NOV. 1 Democratic Club Of Camarillo 6:15 p.m. at Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Spring Road, Camarillo. Guest speakers Mike Craft and Mike Comeaux, opinion editors of Ventura County Star. Public welcome. Phone: 805.469.3749. Mysteries To Die For 6:45 p.m. at Super Tommys, 3085 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Discussion of “Poison Pen” by Ventura author Sheila Lowe. Guests […]


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