2016-09-29 E-Edition

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Ode to Vin Scully

Much is being made of Vin Scully retiring this week. Most of my friends, family and acquaintances don’t understand why this is such a big matter for many of us, but my kids, my dad and I have listened to Vin our entire lives. My grandad listened to Vin for a few years when he lived in New York. What […]

Charles W. Johnson

No membership required for Chabad’s High Holiday services

Rosh Hashanah begins sundown, Oct. 2

Chabad of the Conejo will hold its High Holiday Services at eight locations in the Conejo Valley: Hyatt Westlake Plaza, Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills, and at the Chabad centers in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Newbury Park, Moorpark and Calabasas. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated from Sunday evening, Oct. 2 through Tuesday evening, Oct. 4. Yom Kippur […]


1. CALABASAS The Coyotes (5-0) are the only undefeated football team remaining in Acorn country. They’re No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 5 poll, and remain on track to contend for section and state titles. Calabasas boasts one of the best secondaries in the state, but the linebackers and defensive line are also tough and athletic. 2. OAKS CHRISTIAN […]

Presidential race

In response to Lindsay Goodwin and the participation of third party candidates in the debates, these debates are all pre-approved by the parties and not by the people; they are not neutral. There are no discussions on issues, they are just sound bites. Your vote simply doesn’t count. Our right to vote means little and this is why. The system […]

Scout honored with trail opening

Joshua Shane, 17, of Boy Scout Troop 642, has completed his Eagle Scout project and local hikers will be pleased. The Calabasas resident has been an active member in the scouting community for nine years. Shane’s Eagle project was a restoration of the trailhead of the historic Juan Bautista de Anza trail at the end of Calabasas Road. This trail […]

Pet blessings and family fun time

St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church will host blessing of the animals service and Family Fun Day on Sun., Oct. 2 on the patio behind the church at 280 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. The service will blessings will start at 10:30 p.m. The fun day will immediately follow. The community is invited to attend and bring pets for a blessing. […]


Agoura Hills A person stole three hoses from the engine of a car parked on Patrick Henry Place Sept. 17. A thief stole the third row seat from a car parked in the 28900 block of Canwood Street Sept. 14. The value of the loss was estimated at $3,000. Oak Park A 41-year-old woman told police that her unattended luggage […]

Social media puts a spin on relationships

Family Man

There’s this girl my 13-yearold son knows from school who came up to him at lunch, jumped up on the table—on top of everyone’s food—and asked my boy if he could see the hole in her sock. “If anyone sees this,” she shouted, “I’ll be so embarrassed.” “Everyone sees it now,” my son responded. “Can you take your foot off […]

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