2015-10-22 E-Edition

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Political Cartoon

Stars to support fundraiser for autism

ACT Today will host its 10th annual Denim, Diamonds and Stars gala starting at 4:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 25 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The gala will feature celebrities on the red carpet, a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, and a dinner program with surprise presenters. The event will pay tribute to ACT Today’s […]

Old tale still delivers in the clutch

‘Damn Yankees’

To fans still smarting over the Dodgers’ most recent playoff meltdown, “(You Gotta Have) Heart,” the signature song from “Damn Yankees,” offers healing consolation. Cabrillo Music Theatre’s slam-bang production of the classic 1955 musical, which plays through Sunday at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, helps take the sting out of L.A.’s latest loss with a lively performance of the […]

At 50 years, church puts faith first

Newbury Park First Christian Church celebrated its 50th anniversary Oct. 4. Church members credit the house of worship’s longevity to one of their first pastors—and his flock. It was their faith and forethought that allowed for the church’s growth and eventual standing as a community gathering and serving spot, members said. “Our pastor said, ‘Learn to trust God, step out […]

Measure E needed to keep local schools on top

Guest opinion

The quality of a community is directly linked to the strength, health and success of the local public schools. The Las Virgenes Unified School District ranks in the top two percent across the state and has received numerous awards and accolades from U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, and from the State and Federal Departments of Education. Community support for […]

Digging for details

RESEARCH WINDUP—Soumya Unnikrishnan, left, and Carmen Wheeler, right, explain to Olivia Marce their project titled “Investigating the Effects of Mutations on JAK-STAT Signaling Levels in Tissues of Adult and Larval Drosophila” during the 12th annual Student Research Symposium Oct. 10 at California Lutheran University. About 35 undergraduates presented their research in the fields of biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, […]


THURS., OCT. 22 Portuguese Fraternal Society Of America 11:30 a.m. at a member’s house in Camarillo. Potluck luncheon of Portuguese regional food. Open to anyone of Portuguese descent or interested in the culture. Address given on RSVP. Contact: Cora Corella. Phone: 805.483. 6285. Ventura County Rose Society 6:30 p.m. doors open at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 […]

Dennis Prager to speak on ‘moral compass’

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture with radio talk show host Dennis Prager at 8 p.m. Mon., Oct. 26 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. The program is open to the community. He will speak on “In Search of America’s Moral Compass On the Domestic and International Fronts.” A major portion of Prager’s presentation will […]

Turtle tale

Thank you for publishing the article about the lost tortoise. I went to visit him several times at the Agoura Animal Shelter, as I felt invested in his outcome. There was a list of interested individuals who wanted to adopt him. On the very last day, before he was available for adoption, he was claimed by his owner. I hope […]