2012-12-27

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Local kids measure up



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FRI., DEC. 28 Holiday Movie Marathon 1 to 9 p.m. at High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Screening of four family Christmas movies, PG or PG-13. Films start at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Come for one or all films. Free popcorn. Admission: ages 17 and under $5 per movie. All-day pass $10 includes soda. Ages […]

Training starts at foundation



Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties has a shortage of volunteer Wish Granters in South Santa Barbara County and is accepting volunteer applications and hosting trainings. Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope and joy. Wish Granters go out in teams of two to meet with the wish child and family to learn […]

U10 boys win it all



U14 girls are Bulletproof



End game near for Agoura Hills entertainment software maker

Trading halted

There could be life after death for gaming company THQ, a maker of interactive entertainment software that deals regularly in the end-game scenario. On Dec. 19 the Agoura Hillsbased company announced it was filing Chapter 11 and planning to sell its assets to Clearlake Capital Group, a private equity firm. Wells Fargo Capital agreed to keep its THQ financing open […]

Theater groups honored at 4 Star Awards



The 2012 winners of the annual 4 Star Awards recently were announced. The awards honor excellence in Ventura County community theater. Following are the winners of the local theaters and the plays/ roles for which they were nominated. High Street Arts Center Outstanding Lead Performance Male: John Eslick, “Harvey.” Outstanding Lead Performance Female: Janelle Phaneuf, “Hairspray.” Outstanding Featured Performance Male: […]

Post-holiday shopper’s guide to DVDs




“Brave”—Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Disney-Pixar) The top animated film of the year, set in the Scottish Highlands, follows the journey of headstrong young adventurer Merida. Defying ageold customs in carving her own path, Merida confronts challenges head-on and discovers the true meaning of bravery. The five-disc combo pack includes theatrical shorts, the film’s art and design work, 3-D and Blu-ray versions, […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



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