2014-11-26

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Not appreciating the recovery



Fifty straight months of private sector job growth, gas prices down, record Wall Street profits, unemployment below 6 percent, Bin Laden’s dead, the lowest growth in government spending since Eisenhower and the deficit cut in half. Damn, we can’t go on like this. Obviously the Democrats were not dumb enough for the American public, whose foolishness cannot be overestimated. The […]

Flying Squirrel

Day trips to take holidays guests

“Over the river, and through the wood, To grandfather’s house we go.” So begins the 1844 Thanksgiving poem by Lydia Maria Child, later set to a music and familiar to schoolchildren as the opening anthem of the holiday season. Yes, Thanksgiving is upon us. Last year, according to AAA, 43.4 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more during the long […]

Storybook musical is a manic delight




Before the green-tinged ogre Shrek was a musical, or even an animated film, he was a storybook character in a children’s book created by New Yorker cartoonist William Steig. After DreamWorks Animation produced the successful movie in 2001, it launched DreamWorks Theatrical, which aimed to turn other company-animated features into Broadway shows. To date, however, “Shrek” (2008) has been the […]

Helping to feed the needy



Political Cartoon



Music inspires kids to dream



Calendar



THURS., NOV. 27 Turkey Day Dash 7 a.m. registration at the old Cal Lutheran University football stadium, Thousand Oaks. 1K family fun run/ walk starts 8 a.m. 5K run/walk begins 8:30 a.m. for all ages and abilities. Fruit and water provided. Timing for 5K runners. Awards for fastest runners. Proceeds provide programming for families in need at Conejo Valley YMCA. […]

Nativity scenes on display

Grand Opening Gala on Dec. 12

No Room at the Inn will display more than 600 nativities at the 22th annual event from Dec. 12 to 14 at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Since the first exhibit in 1993, No Room at the Inn has donated over $350,000 to programs for the homeless. The Grand Opening Gala with appetizers, entertainment […]

Critics preying on the Catholics



I am sick and tired of people slamming Catholics and the Catholic religion. Insulting Catholicism seems to be OK and is the last bastion of nonpolitical correctness that is widely tolerated. Sadly, people who insult Catholicism are not condemned, but those who insult other ethnic or gender groups frequently get vilified. In a letter last week titled “Right to Die,” […]


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