Opposes higher water rates

It’s time for a water revolution! The Triunfo water district is raising rates again. They are creatively referred to as water shortage rates, but they are really water profit shortage rates. The district tells us we are not doing enough, and it believes we will use even less water if it costs more. The fact is, we are all using […]

Songs of the Southern saw

Sometimes it seems more prudent for me to tarry on trails rather than return to my rural Agoura home to tackle some insane doit yourself project. “If only I’d just kept hiking. . . .” That’s fast becoming my new mantra as I comb sawdust and cobwebs out of my hair. Where did I stray from happy trails to become […]

Little Misses with manners


THURS., JUNE 18 Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Saticoy Country Club, 4450 Clubhouse Drive, Somis. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Ron Ota of Flower Power Florist in Camarillo gives program. Auction of his creations; proceeds given to charities. Raffle. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062. Thousand Oaks Stamp Club 6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 […]

Joy of God can be contagious

After a recent conversation with a fellow Christian, I hung up the phone realizing one important thing: Joy is only contagious if we can somehow manage to maintain it when we’re around those who clearly aren’t joyful. Wouldn’t you agree? The world may be falling down, crumbling all around us, but those who truly live in the light of the […]

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