2013-04-11

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Oak Park family is growing



Group is music to their ears

Seniors join ensemble for love of the classics, friendships


The group of musicians sat in a circle and played Vivaldi’s “Spring” on string instruments. Their bows moved in synchronicity, but to Dianne Rammon’s professionally trained ear, something didn’t sound quite right. The 70-year-old violinist stood up from her seat in the middle of the group and offered suggestions on how to improve the piece. The musicians began again, this […]

Tips on junk mail and paper waste reduction




Even with the transition to on- line information, each U. S. household still receives close to 1,000 pieces of direct mail each year, according to a University of Arizona study. Nationally, unwanted mail accounts for millions of pounds of waste and thousands of dollars’ worth of collection and landfi ll costs annually. By decreasing the production of unwanted bulk mail, […]

A school to watch



Calabasas City Council squabble



Shame on you for titling your article “Calabasas City Council rejects mayoral appointee in post-election spat” and other conclusions you jumped to, showing obvious bias rather than truth in reporting. I was present at the March 27 City Council meeting. Although taken aback by the proceedings at the end of the night, I did not jump to the conclusions of […]

Ahern Construction wins contract to build national monument




A local construction company has its paws on a project to honor the military’s four-legged heroes. Last month, Ahern Construction Corporation of Westlake Village began the permitting process and other preliminary work for the National Monument for Military Working Dog Teams, which will be at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. A dedication ceremony for the national monument—the […]

It’s not what you look at that matters; it’s what you see



“And that aha! that you get when you see an artwork that really hits you is, ‘I am that.’ I am the very radiance of energy that is talking to me through this painting.” —Joseph Campbell When was the last time you were struck by the beauty of a sunset or sunrise? Do you remember the sudden impulse and quickening […]

Chargers zap foes on lacrossefield




Lacrosse isn’t a recreational hobby for Agoura High. It’s the Chargers’ passion. Agoura’s varsity boys’ program has been around for less than a decade, but the team has rapidly established itself as a premier outfit in the CIF-Southern Section. The Chargers, who won seven of their first nine games this season, have made three straight trips to the section quarterfinals. […]

CLUFest exhibit opens



California Lutheran University will present its CLUFest 2013 exhibit with multimedia created by students from April 23 through May 18 in the Soiland Humanities Center gallery on Memorial Parkway at Regent Avenue on the Thousand Oaks campus. “The Universal Language of Multimedia” will be displayed in the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture. A reception will be held at […]


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