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Students score hit against breast cancer



Family Man



Renting ‘Rambo’ My friends in fourth grade had already seen “Rambo” and it’d been out on VHS for only a few days. Explosions, helicopters, automatic weapons and rocket launchers—I couldn’t see the movie soon enough. My parents had recently divorced, and being the oldest child in the family, I was tasked to take over the “man things” in the house, […]

Clean teeth are key to pet health



Recently, a segment on the ABC television program “20/20” titled “Is Your Veterinarian Being Honest with You?” featured a Canadian ex-veterinarian who forfeited his license in 2010. He alleged that some veterinarians “up sell” unnecessary services and treatments, claiming that teeth cleaning is the ultimate “up sell.” All of us are aware that there are unscrupulous people in every profession, […]

School district considers parcel tax




Benjamin Franklin said that nothing is certain in life but death and taxes, but residents in the Las Virgenes Unified School District boundaries have a choice about one tax. At the Jan. 14 LVUSD Board of Education meeting, officials explored whether they should ask voters to renew the $98-per-year parcel tax called Measure E that has been in effect since […]

Kids have fun at the winter faire



GAMES AND CRAFTS—Top, friends E leanor Gausman and Cooper Johnson, both 6, battle it out while balancing on a wooden beam at the pillow-jousting booth during the Mariposa School of Global Educationfifth annual Enchanted Forest Winter Faire on Jan. 25. Above, Noah Dvir, 9, holds on tight along with his sister Naomi, 3, as they try out the pine needle […]

Record day is another day for Chargers

Girls’ water polo team ties section record with its 113th straight league win


The Agoura High girls’ water polo team knew it was on the verge of making history. The Chargers just didn’t know why. AHS head coach Jason Rosenthal tried to explain the record his team was about to set during Monday’s practice. “The girls were angry at me for bringing up the record,” Rosenthal said. “They didn’t want to hear about […]

Rocketdyne meeting set



The Santa Susana Field Laboratory Inter-Agency Work Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 5 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Founded by former Rep. Elton Gallegly, the work group has, for more than two decades, been the primary way for members of the nearby communities to learn about the radioactive and chemical contamination […]

A deeper look into the tango dance




Exposure to the tango has, for many people, been limited to either ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” or Jack Lemmon and Joe E. Brown’s comic pas de deux in the film “Some Like It Hot.” But Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango,” which was staged last Friday night at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Fred Kavli Theatre, is the real deal, […]

A run to the record book



Agoura High’s girls’ water polo team attempted to break the CIF-Southern Section record for consecutive league wins with No. 114 Wednesday against Newbury Park. Results of the match were not available at press time. Find out how the Chargers fared on our Acorn Twitter feed, @TheAcornSports.


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