2012-11-01

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 […]

Week 9 scores



• Agoura 41Calabasas 38• Oaks Christian 55Moorpark 7• St. Bonaventure 56Royal 7• Newbury Park 31Simi Valley 14• Viewpoint 54Marshall 12

The reason why he’s Democratic



I will be voting for Democrats this election because climate change is real based on 99 percent of scientific evidence. A new report states that over 100 million people will die, and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product by 2030 if the world fails to deal with climate change. The platform for the […]

Lend a hand, donate a plant



Volunteers are needed to lend a hand and donate a plant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10 at Stokes Creek in the Calabasas area. Volunteers will meet near the new visitor center at King Gillette Ranch near Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Boulevard. The National Park Service, along with the Santa Monica Mountains Fund and Mountains Recreation […]

CTV launches closed captioning



Viewers of Calabasas City Council meetings on CTV, the Calabasas Channel, will now have the option of using closed captioning to see a subtitled transcription of the meeting audio. The closed captioning debuted at the Oct. 24 City Council meeting. Councilmember Lucy Martin led the effort to add closed captioning to CTV coverage of the meetings. CTV staff has been […]

The Movie Nut



“Seven Psychopaths” Directed by: Martin McDonaghStarring: Colin Farrell, SamRockwell, Woody HarrelsonMPAA rating: R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasivelanguage, sexuality/nudity andsome drug useRunning time: 110 minutesBest suited for: those who aresatisfied with mindless goreLeast suited for: those whoexpect violent movies to alsohave story and style.Acorn rating: To very loosely paraphrase Abraham Lincoln (or P.T. Barnum): “You can entertain some of […]

Other local football matchups



Westlake (6-3) at Moorpark (7-2) Outlook: Third place in the Marmonte League is on the line in this mega-matchup. The Westlake Warriors had a bye week to rest and gear up for this game and the postseason. A win is important for both teams—the loser will likely face one of the Pac-5 Division’s toughest teams on the road in the […]

Senate Dist. 27



Like many in state Senate District 27, I’m concerned about the economic climate and future fundamentals of California. Sacramento legislation has been far too punitive on businesses and predictably, devastating impacts resulted onto the Golden State economic health. As predicted decades ago, fed-up businesses left California and myriad of jobs they produced went with them. Todd Zink for state Senate […]


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