Seniors can learn scam stoppers

The district office of Assemblymember Richard Bloom and Meadowbrook Senior Living will present a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Fri., Nov. 18 at the senior living facility, 5217 Chesbro Road, Agoura Hills. A panel of experts from state and local agencies will provide fraud information relating to home repair, unclaimed property and identity theft. A complementary […]

Two churches in Thousand Oaks merge into one congregation

When Lance Quinn was named the new pastor of Bethany Church on the Hill last month, he didn’t leave his parishioners at Thousand Oaks Bible Church behind—he brought them along. On Sun., Oct. 30, the two became one as T.O. Bible Church, the evangelical Christian fellowship that Quinn launched less than two years ago, joined the body of believers at […]

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League champs Agoura, Calabasas and Oaks Christian start playoffs at home on Friday

Local high school football teams are gearing up for the playoffs. Agoura, Calabasas, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Oaks Christian, Westlake, Viewpoint and Hillcrest Christian have earned invitations to the dance. Kamran Salem, Agoura’s first-year head coach, said he and the Charger coaching staff are telling his players what to expect in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs on […]

The job of water conservation is never done

Guest opinion

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District personnel are often asked, “Do we still have to save water?” October marked the start of a new “water year” and as we enter a sixth year of drought, we’re all entitled to a feel a little “drought fatigue.” But most people know the answer to that question before it’s asked. So yes, we need […]

A day to give back

Raffia Boutique will host a special day of giving back from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri., Nov. 11 at the store, 31133 Via Colinas, Ste. 103, Westlake Village. Ten percent of the entire day’s sales will be donated to the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation. The store has a large selection of holiday, jewelry, gifts, home décor and clothing. […]

Keep in step with the Lord of dance

Roots of Faith

One of the memorable scenes in the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the joyous Jewish wedding of Tzeitel and Motel at the end of Act 1. To demonstrate their happiness, the villagers dance. Dancing is a way to express a joy too rich for words. In the parable of the prodigal son, when the rebellious son comes to his […]

Dawn of the dread

Lions easily win cross-street football rivalry game

The Oaks Christian-Westlake football showdown lacked the fourth-quarter thrills it usually provides for local high school football fans. Oaks Christian, the No. 3-ranked team in CIF-Southern Section Division 2, set the pace early, building a 28-point lead in the second quarter en route to a convincing 52-14 victory on Nov. 4 at home. The game was already out of reach […]

Oh, Halloween

Last week was Halloween, and like most children, mine had been looking forward to trick-or-treating with friends. Therefore I was saddened to learn that they didn’t end up trick-or-treating because they were greeted at the first few houses they went to with comments such as, “I don’t give candy to older kids” and, “Aren’t you too old to be trick-or-treating?” […]

Seniors invited to gobble up Thanksgiving luncheon

Calabasas Rotary to serve all thefixin’s

The Rotary Club of Calabasas will host its 28th annual senior luncheon at the Sagebrush Cantina in old town Calabasas on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, Organizers say it’s a good, old-fashioned community occasion in which attendees and volunteers come together to ensure a fun day for all. More than 600 seniors who don’t have family in the area or who […]

Retired Israeli ambassador to speak

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture titled “What The New President Needs To Know About The Middle East: The Mutually Beneficial Relationship Between the United States and Israel” at 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 14 at the Skelton Family Lecture Hall, Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The speaker, retired Israeli ambassador Yoram Ettinger, brings 40 years […]

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