2013-11-14

2013-11-14 E-Edition

Community celebrating 10-year anniversary of Ahmanson Ranch

Open space preservation will be honored at Nov. 17 event


For more than a decade spanning the turn of the millennium, a small group of people, mostly women, stood up to one of the nation’s largest banks to block the development of a new city in the pristine hills of eastern Ventura County. The environmentalists won that battle in 2003. On Sun., Nov. 17, the public is invited to join […]

Morrison cell tower comes underfire




Opposition could hang up plans for a new cell tower above the Morrison Ranch community in Agoura Hills. In September, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District considered a request by AT&T to build a cellular site on the district’s Morrison water tank property. The wireless provider wants to lease a portion of the 7.7-acre parcel north of Woodglen and Ridgebrook drives […]

Teen with severe autism to share his story at CLU



California Lutheran University and the Autism Society of Ventura County will offer a free talk by Ido Kedar, author of “Ido in Autismland: Climbing Out of Autism’s Silent Prison” at 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 23 on campus in Room 101 of the Swenson Center for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, at 141 Faculty St., Thousand Oaks. A high school junior, […]

Calendar



THURS., NOV. 14 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Workshops on various current issues. $25 for luncheon. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843. Retired United Pilots Association 11 a.m. at Dish restaurant at Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive at Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Phone: 805.499.4651. Simi Valley Community Council Noon […]

Day of healing set for survivors of suicide



The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will observe the 14th annual International Survivors of Suicide Day with a local conference from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 23 at the Agoura Public Library, 29901 Ladyface Circle, Agoura Hills. Attendees are asked to bring a picture of their loved one to the event. The special day brings together thousands of people […]

Grenade a dud



Deputies from the Malibu/ Lost Hills Station Sheriff’s Station evacuated several Calabasas homes Monday afternoon in response to a hand grenade that was found in a yard. A resident at 24700 Calle Largo in Calabasas said his landscaper was digging in the front yard when the worker discovered what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to a report by […]

Local author recalls family’s escape from the Nazis in WWII




Born in January 1928, Dina Souchotinsky- Klayman was 12 when Hitler sent his troops into Belgium following the outset of World War II. The invasion on May 10, 1940 started her family on a seven-month journey across France, Spain and Portugal, on the way to the relative safety of England. Klayman who now lives at the Canyon Creek senior apartments […]

Boutique treasures for the holidays



Mystery turned into comic thriller

‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’


Most mystery fans are familiar with “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” the famous novel featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s indefatigable detective, Sherlock Holmes, in which a marauding hound from hell attacks unlucky victims in England’s forbidding Devonshire moors. In 2010, Doyle’s tale was adapted by Kent R. Brown, who saw in the story an opportunity for young performers to get […]


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