2017-03-16

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Agoura Village gives city the identity it deserves



After more than 10 years of planning and enough debate and discussion to last a lifetime, Agoura Village has finally been given the green light. The Agoura Hills City Council last week denied an appeal to delay Cornerstone, the first Village project, meaning everything is now a go for the 8-acre development at Agoura and Cornell roads just south of […]

A healthy match for shoppers and farmers



Shoppers and California farmers are benefitting from the Market Match and the Cal-Fresh (SNAP) food programs offered by the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association. Market Match is the state’s healthy food incentive program, which uses grant dollars to match or double a portion of the customers’ federal nutrition assistance benefits like SNAP for the exclusive purchase of fresh fruits […]

SYNAGOGUE SAYS: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU



A NEW HOPE—The Purim Spielers acting troupe of Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas, shown above, tells the story of the Jewish holiday of Purim, recast as an epic Star Wars-style battle in a recent performance at the temple. Rewritten by Cantor Doug Cotler and Steve Greenberg, “Star Wars: The Hamantashen Awakens,” tells the story of the evil megalomaniac Haman, who […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



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St. Paddy’s Day poker fundraiser

Proceeds to help ill, hurt children

Hope’s Haven Children’s Charity will host its fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day public poker tournament from 4:45 to 10 p.m. Sat., March 18 at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Circle. The event will raise funds for Ventura County children who are facing life-threatening illnesses and debilitating injuries. The event is limited to 150 participants/players. Individual players, […]

New Jewish center opens in Calabasas



Rabbi Ron Li-Paz, Chaplain Jennifer Nye and musical director Jack Bielan announced the grand opening of Valley Outreach Synagogue’s Center for Jewish Life, a synagogue and Jewish community center at 26670 Agoura Road in Calabasas. Opening ceremonies will take place at noon Sun., March 19. The new center will serve the Conejo Valley, San Fernando Valley and Malibu communities. Since […]

Talkin’ turkey



WINGIN’ IT—Lauren Todd of The Nature of Wildworks displays a turkey at the Sustainability Fair and Recycling Event held Feb. 4 at Oak Park High School.

Save District of Choice



Our local students, families and the Conejo Valley community at large would be tragically impacted if the District of Choice law sunsets this summer. California adopted the District of Choice program in 1993 to foster healthy competition and improve student outcomes. The law creates an opportunity for entrepreneurship and innovation in education, two critical ingredients for 21stcentury success. The diverse […]


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