2015-09-17 E-Edition

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This girls’ night out in Agoura means shopping, primping and a film

The City of Agoura Hills, with the 91301 cultural arts program, is taking reservations for a free Girls’ Night Out event on Fri., Sept. 18. Hosted by the city, Girls’ Night Out is an evening of shopping and primping followed by a screening of “Finding Kind,” a documentary on female bullying. The idea for the event was inspired when the […]

Messengers of hope gear up

Cyclists hit the road to raise funds for cancer research

Cyclists are invited to register for the 2015 Westlake Village Century Ride taking place Sat., Oct. 3. The event covering three different routes will be a test of endurance and stamina, followed by lunch, beer and wine tasting and a good serving of camaraderie, organizers said. Participants will be raising funds for cancer research and to support patients and families […]

Yom Kippur services begin Tuesday night

Chabad of the Conejo will host Yom Kippur services next week, beginning with the Kol Nidre service at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 22. Services will continue at 9:30 a.m. Wed., Sept. 23 with the Yizkor memorial service at noon and Neilah at 6 p.m. The Yom Kippur fast will end on at 7:30 p.m. The fast culminates with the Shema […]

Selling Chesebro

Maybe I have my facts wrong, but I went to the Agoura Hills City Council meeting on Sept. 9 regarding the Old Agoura Meadows housing project, where this project was approved. It appears that the developer is buying 70 acres of land that we, the citizens of Agoura, own for $650,000. He also spent $1.2 million to clear the title. […]

Artist to give painting demo

The Westlake Village Art Guild will present a painting demonstration by Camarillo artist and Gamut Life CEO Patrick Fisher at a dinner meeting Tues., Oct. 6 at Los Robles Greens West Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the demonstration from 7 to 9 p.m. Three […]

Survivor treads the path for others

Christopher Gleissner, 10, had just completed fourth grade and ended a winning season of little league baseball in Hemet in 1997 when he was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of childhood cancer. He underwent intensive treatment for a year and looked forward to middle school when new tumors of surfaced on his spine and brain, leaving him paralyzed […]

Tashlich— casting away sins

Wildlife bridge

Regarding the $60-million bridge over the 101 Feeway, what language are the directions going to be in for the animals to read? Will it be in lion, deer or coyote? Stan IsraelAgoura Hills So the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Cal Trans and Sen. Fran Pavley think it’s a good idea to spend $60 million on an “affordable” wildlife crossing? […]

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