2013-11-21 E-Edition

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Hiker rescued after fall

A 34-year-old man from Winnetka fell 200 feet while trying to access Rindge Dam area in Malibu Canyon on Sun., Nov. 17. Around 2:15 p.m. the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Malibu Search and Rescue Team along with Los Angeles County Fire personnel received a call about a reported injured hiker. Because of the remote location and the injuries suffered […]

Students ‘stack up’ against the competition

Stacking lightweight plastic cups offered students at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills the chance for some competitive fun and games while learning math concepts. Hilary Boss’ fifth-grade class competed in the sport stacking event for Guinness World Records Day on Nov. 14. Her class was among thousands of schools and youth groups worldwide that competed in the “Stack Up” […]

Applications open for Tikkun Olam Awards

The Helen Diller Family Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, a program that recognizes up to 10 Jewish teens with $36,000 each for leadership and visionary actions that are helping to repair the world. Up to five teens from California and five from other states will be acknowledged for their socially minded volunteer service. […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks

Lost Hills bridge improvement appears on track

The Pasadena-based Parsons Corporation has been selected to manage the construction of the new Lost Hills freeway interchange. Calabasas officials recently awarded the company a $2.75-million contract. The Lost Hills interchange is a main access point for drivers traveling to western Calabasas and Malibu. The bridge carries almost 30,000 vehicles each day and is considered too small for the high […]

Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Month

The Lindero Canyon Boys & Girls Club in Agoura Hills recently named Elena Anderson as Youth of the Month. Elena, 11, is a sixthgrader who lives in Agoura Hills. She was tapped for the honor for the help she provides to others with homework, for her support during the club’s enrichment programs, and for participating in the club’s other programs […]

Nativities on display

No Room at the Inn, the annual display of hundreds of nativity scenes made from a variety of materials, will host its opening gala from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., Dec. 6 at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. The gala will have light appetizers, a silent auction, entertainment and a children’s corner. The cost of the gala is […]

Holocaust survivors recall atrocities, narrow escapes during World War II

After overcoming extraordinary challenges, Holocaust survivors Leopold and Isabelle Szneer still maintain a zest for life and a belief in humanity. During their teen years, the couple faced untold peril and lost many relatives at the hands of the Nazis. But they carried on, using their faith to survive. “Everyone who survived is a miracle,” Leopold Szneer said. “There was […]

Unique gifts

Local artists will host “Escape from the Mall,” a boutique of handmade gifts, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 30 at Bodysattva, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Jewelry, herbal body products, handmade cards and teas, handspun yarns, hair accessories, fine arts and succulents will be available for purchase.