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  • How Jewish architect William Krisel built a desert oasis

    By Avishay Artsy

    February 17, 2016 | 12:15 pm

    Thousands of residential and commercial buildings designed by modernist architect William Krisel can be found throughout Southern California. His postwar housing developments, cooperative apartment complexes and resorts stretch from the San Fernando Valley to Orange County to the...

  • An artist with heart

    By Tess Cutler

    June 10, 2015 | 3:01 pm

    Alexandra Kugler, 18
    Palisades Charter High School
    Going to: Tulane University

    Alexandra Kugler hasn’t missed a single day of school in 13 years (that includes kindergarten). She has a perfect attendance record on her 4.0 GPA transcript. Once, in seventh grade, she fainted...

  • Springs Fire forces evacuations for Jewish institutions in Ventura County

    By Ryan Torok

    May 3, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    Synagogue leaders are reporting that the Springs Fire has affected Jewish institutions in Ventura County, including two Malibu camps run by Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) and synagogues Temple Ner Ami, Temple Etz Chaim and Temple Adat Elohim. As of Friday morning, the blaze had...

  • Hess Kramer campers evacuated due to fire concerns

    By JewishJournal

    May 2, 2013 | 10:33 pm

    Ventura County Star is reporting tonight at 10:18 p.m.: Roadrunner Shuttle donated two charter buses to pick up the 165 poeple at Camp Hess Kramer on Yerba Buena Road.

    Other reports say campers are being transported to Malibu High School as part of a mandatory precautionary evacuation related to the possible spread of the Ventura County Springs Fire.

  • Crossing the Line

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    July 2, 1998 | 7:59 pm

    In addition to the usual bathing suits, socks and shorts, as suggested by Camp Hess Kramer on its inventory list, my daughter, Samantha, needed an orange sweat shirt with blue (preferably royal) lettering spelling out the words "Leadership '97" on the front and her name on the back....