2013-11-28

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All Hale the mother of Thanksgiving



Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and all the trimmings: It’s tough to beat the delectable fare served on Thanksgiving. This year, though, as you’re heading back for another piece of Grandma’s pumpkin pie, don’t forget to give a tip of the fork and a nod of the plate to Sarah J. Hale. Born in New Hampshire in 1788, Hale was a […]

Blow-dry bars, the latest trend in hairstyling, make waves locally




Whether you’re invited to a glitzy holiday party or an impromptu get-together with friends for eggnog and fruitcake, you’ll want to look your best. If it’s a bad hair day and your favorite stylist is booked, don’t panic. Check out one of the neighborhood blow-dry bars. A recent trend in the beauty industry, blow-dry bars do nothing else but wash, […]

Boutique benefits rescue pets

Organization funds veterinary care for animal rescues

The second annual holiday boutique benefiting WhatCanWe. org will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wed., Dec. 4 at the Hoffman “Pet Resort,” 3923 Davids Road, Agoura Hills. WhatCanWe.org is a national nonprofit that raises funds and awareness to assist licensed, nonprofit animal rescues with veterinary care. During the boutique, organic soups and complimentary snacks will be served, […]

Rabbi explains the history of ancient celebration




The story of Hanukkah began almost 2,100 years ago, when most of the Middle East was under the influence of the Greeks. The Greeks spread their culture throughout the area. They developed architecture and art. They appreciated philosophy and literature. They enjoyed sports and leisure. The Greeks expected the people in these countries to happily adopt Greek ways while forgetting […]

When building, do it smartly



The city of Calabasas proudly displays its oak tree logo at every opportunity. This splendid signifier of the community’s heritage and support of nature’s beauty is backed by an oak tree regulation designed to protect her majestic trees. Take a walk around a single block in the Bird Streets, one of the town’s longest established communities, and you can witness […]

Juried art show



The Westlake Village Art Guild is taking entries for the 2014 Student Awards Juried Art Show. High school junior and senior art students living or attending school in the greater Conejo Valley are eligible to enter. The reception and awards ceremony will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Fri., April 11 at the Reyes Adobe Historic Site’s traditional gallery […]

New kid in town



Making menorahs for Hanukkah



Rules of the road



I am sending a response to Mr. Brad Stein’s letter regarding cycling safety and a road use tax. Mr. Stein, why do you feel all roads without bike lanes should only be allowed to be used by cars? I am unaware of any law that entitles you to single usage, unless it’s a private road. I will humbly apologize if […]


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