2012-12-06

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Calls Prop. 30 a big mistake



In response to the recent letter by Marc Hernandez of T.H.E Foundation for Las Virgenes Unified School District, I do feel compelled to point out how ignorant he is about Prop. 30 and where that money is going. Gov. Brown lied to the voters of California and should be recalled for his dishonest and deceptive campaign. This is one of […]

Their time to give



Los Robles completes purchase of Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital



Hospital Corporation of America, owner of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, finalized its purchase of Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital on Nov. 30, an HCA spokesperson said. Cirrus Health and a group of area investor-physicians sold the surgical hospital for an undisclosed price. The seven-year-old surgical hospital is a 50,000-square-foot facility with six operating suites, eight pre-operative rooms, 13 post-op […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura ChargersFri., Dec. 7: Silent auction/G building/ 6:30 p.m.Sat., Dec. 8: ComedySportz/Gbuilding/6 p.m.Dance concert/gym/7 p.m.Tues., Dec. 11: Charger Club meeting/ A1/7 p.m.Thurs., Dec. 13: Jazz concert/Gbuilding/7 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesFri., Dec. 7: School tours/9 a.m.NHS meeting/11:30 a.m.Cabaret show/6 p.m.Sat., Dec. 8: ACT/8 a.m.Sat. school tutoring/8:30 a.m.Sun., Dec. 9: Music fun run/5 a.m.Mon., Dec. 10: Dodgeball tournament/ 12:15 p.m.Dance boosters/6:30 p.m.Tues., Dec. […]

Oak Park menorah lit

. Choirs to sing

Temple Adat Elohim of Thousand Oaks invites the community to join its annual community Hanukkah candle lighting from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 9 at The Oaks mall on Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The TAE adult choir, the Band of Milk and Honey, and Shirei Elohim, the temple’s children’s choir, will perform. Jelly doughnuts and hot chocolate will be […]

The philosophy of voting



Many who lean to the right believe the recent presidential election was won because the president offered “free stuff” in return for votes. Not so. Voting is a little bit like falling in love. Why does one person fall in love with another? Because of what they say or do? No. The reason we fall in love with another is […]

Holiday cheer at Conejo YMCA



New shops at Agoura center



A new restaurant, yogurt shop and retail store are being planned for the Agoura Oaks Center on Agoura Road. The center currently is home to Regency Theatres, Johnny Rockets, FedEx, a dance studio and several other businesses. Three lots on the Agoura Road property will be developed around a heritage oak tree. Brad Rosenheim, a representative for the applicant, Kids […]

Love story set in Vietnam War

Play review ‘Miss Saigon’


Although it is well-known that the Broadway musical “Miss Saigon” was based on Puccini’s opera “Madama Butterfly,” it actually was inspired by a photograph: the wrenching image of a Vietnamese child being separated from her mother and sent to the United States, where she would be brought up by her American G.I. father. “Miss Saigon” is a tragic, triangular love […]


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