2012-12-13

Silver Starlight ball allows disabled individuals to shine

. Park district event, in its 28th year, is special night for city’s special citizens


Getting ready for the ball can be an event in itself. In preparation for one of their biggest events of the holiday season, residents of the United Cerebral Palsy home on Westlake Boulevard prime their coifs for curling, crimping and a whole lot of pinning. “They like to look sharp,” said Ron Weiss, a former program manager for the home. […]

Panthers scratch out a win



Tides submerge foes at tournament



Agoura freeway overpass stalls




The Agoura Hills City Council has decided not to give Caltrans an immediate green light on the U.S. 101/Palo Comado Canyon Road interchange project. At the Nov. 14 City Council meeting, 12 Old Agoura residents opposed the project, telling council members the project was too large and would adversely affect the community’s semi-rural equestrian zone. The project calls for widening […]

Boy on a mission to brighten lives of hospitalized children




Casey Abrams is a 9-year-old hero to hundreds of children at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA. The Moorpark fourth-grader is once again collecting toys for children at the hospital with the hope of bringing a little cheer to them during the holidays. Casey hopes his toy drive, now in its third year, will be bigger and better than ever. Last […]

Tides roll in with championship



Food drive at the salon



Fresh & Easy stores could soon expire




Fresh & Easy stores are bracing for a possible shut-down due to sluggish grocery sales in the U.S. and abroad. Nine Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets in Ventura County are affected. The stores are in Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura. British supermarket giant Tesco, the Fresh & Easy owner, reportedly plans to exit the […]

Family Men

Distaste test

There’s a problem in my marriage. My wife demands that I taste her food when we go out to eat. It’s like she’s Al Qaeda launching a war on my meal enjoyment. Why can’t we each just eat what we chose to order? If I wanted what she ordered, I would’ve ordered it. With my decision to get a particular […]

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 […]


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