2012-12-13 E-Edition

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THURS., DEC. 13 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Sounds Familiar (sextet) performs classical and pop holiday music. Boutique. $22 for luncheon. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. at Lost Canyons Golf Club, Simi Valley. Santa Susana High School choir sings. Collecting donations for Care and […]

Festival of Christmas songs, readings

A Festival of Lessons and Carols will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Fri., Dec. 21 at the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road. The classic Christmas story will be told through music and art masterpieces depicting the nativity. The celebration will feature soloists and musicians from California Lutheran University. The Rev. Steve Peralta will […]

On The Town

“So your life has a happy ending,” observes the writer, played by Rafe Spall in “The Life of Pi,” as the older Pi (Irrfan Khan) tells of his adventures. “That is up to you,” Pi answers, as he hands over his story for the writer to tell. There are multiple life lessons in this movie—and this is one: The story […]

Ten tips for a safer holiday season

While treasured customs such as decorating, baking and entertaining are all part of what makes the holiday season a cherished time for family and friends, these activities can increase the risks for home fires and serious injuries. That’s why the public should put safety at the top of the holiday “to-do” list with these tips: Check that electrical decorations have […]

A ‘hand’-y way to stay healthy

The holiday season is a time of parties, gifts, food, happiness and joy—and sometimes, the misery of colds and flu. While it’s impossible to avoid exposure to every potential illness-causing bug encountered this season, people can take steps to reduce their risk of getting sick and protect their family and holiday guests. “One of the most effective protections against the […]

B&G Club offers before-school program

Lindero Canyon Boys & Girls Club, a branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley, has started a new before- school program on the campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The club will be open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., allowing for parents to drop off their children before work. The […]

Sign up for track/field team

United Track Club offers athletes of varying abilities opportunities to be successful. The concentration and discipline needed for running and field events will benefit athletes after the season is over. Athletes also leave with fond memories of the competition and the team camaraderie. Children from ages 6 through 13 compete in five age groups. Workouts run from 5:30 to 7 […]

Anniversary party for Camp Bow Wow

. Dog adoptions are part of open house

Camp Bow Wow, a day and overnight camp for dogs, will celebrate its third anniversary by hosting an open house, dog adoption and collection drive from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 15 at 29348 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Camp owner Paul Berkovitz said canine lovers interested in adopting a companion are welcome at the event. Three rescue groups—Labs and […]

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