2013-08-15

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Zimmerman



“Don’t confuse me with the facts, my mind’s already made up” would seem to fit Ms. Durfee to a tee. It is nice to see Ms. Durfee admit that she didn’t follow the case or know any of the facts of the case, yet accuse, try and convict Zimmerman from the safety and comfort of her home in Cornell. Maybe, […]

Wine down for a cause!



Camp open to adults affected by cancer



Camp Keepsake 2013 is accepting applications for its weekend retreat on Oct. 4 through 6 at a wooded camp location in Oak View (Ojai valley). The camp is free of charge to adult cancer patients/survivors and up to five guests consisting of family, friends or caregivers. Camp Keepsake provides an opportunity for people affected by cancer to take a break […]

A cappella concert benefits meals program



Pacific Sound—an awardwinning, internationally traveled, 25-voice male a cappella choir based in Ventura County— will present its annual show, “Hooray for Harmony,” on Sat., Sept. 21 at Mulcahy Hall, Our Lady of Assumption Church, 3175 Telegraph Road, Ventura. Two shows will be presented: 2 p.m. dessert and coffee matinee, and 6:30 p.m. dinner show. Wine will be sold in the […]

California Wildlife Center gives a hoot



An injured great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) arrived at the Calabasas-based California Wildlife Center on July 23. The bird of prey had become caught in a line used to fly a kite. The line was wrapped around its left wing, causing severe damage and grounding the owl. The owl was one of almost 2,560 injured animals brought to the California […]

Chesebro deal



Let’s get a couple of things straight regarding Chesebro Meadow. The Brown Act does not compel the City Council to do anything secretly. It permits private discussion, but the council alone chose to do their dirty work behind closed doors. Rather than contesting the misrepresentations in previous letters, let’s look at an actual paragraph directly from the contract signed by […]

Charity golf tourney to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation



Thomas Chu, owner of Platinum Medical Billing and Software, along with PGA golf member Jim Cole and Terry Gorka of The Tiara Group, will present a charity golf tournament and auction Mon., Sept. 16 at North Ranch Coun- try Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. The goal of the tournament is to raise more than $30,000 for Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties, […]

Sign ups open for leagues

Basketball, soccer available for ages 3 to 14

Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley fall co-ed Junior NBA Basketball League in Thousand Oaks and Sunday Soccer League in Agoura Hills. The basketball league is open to ages 3 through 14. The eight-week session runs from Sept. 15 through Nov. 4 at the Los Cerritos Middle School Gym, 2100 E. Avenida de […]

Auditions open for ‘Prelude To A Kiss’



The Moorpark College Theatre Arts Department will host auditions for its fall 2013 production of Craig Lucas’ “Prelude to a Kiss” from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 20 on the main stage at the campus Performing Arts Center, 7075 Campus Road. Callbacks will be Wed., Aug. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. The play garnered a Tony Award nomination […]


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