Valley Jewish Community Center

Jewish Traditions, Lives, and Values

20350 Ventura Blvd. Suite 100
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818-360-2211

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Posted Friday, November 2, 2018

On Thursday, August 23rd, the Men’s Club visited the National Weather Service in Oxnard.  We meet our tour guide, John Dumas, upon arrival.  John is an ex Navy Meteorologist and served 20 plus years for Uncle Sam.  He has been with the National Weather Service for just over 5 years. 

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Posted Friday, November 2, 2018

On Saturday, October 27th, The Men’s Club visited what is now known as Oakridge Estates.  Some 80 years ago Barbara Stanwyck purchased a piece of property in the San Fernando Valley.  The property bordered on the north by Devonshire Blvd, on the east by Reseda Blvd, on the south by what is now Lassen, and on the west by what is now Wilbur.  On this property Ms. Stanwyck and Zeppo Marx, her agent and one of the Marx Brothers, built separate homes.  Additionally, a thoroughbred training track and ranch were added.  During this time period, Barbara and Zeppo called this the Marwych Ranch.  

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Posted Monday, March 19, 2018

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, The Men’s Club visited the Santa Susan Depot Museum and Model Railroad display in Simi Valley.  Our docent, Curt, was very outgoing and added so much to the tour.  We were limited in time to two hours, but, I’m sure Curt could have gone all-day with the history and stories about the depot.

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Men's Club Autry Tour

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2015
by Chas Phillips

Men's Club toured the Autry Museum on Saturday, 10/17.  The featured exhibit, Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West, was an amazing collection of artifacts from the time period.  Included in the permanent collection is an array of western weaponry that included rifles and hand guns from the old west.  After our self guided tour, we enjoyed lunch at the Crossroads West Cafe.  We sat on the porch and enjoyed the wonderful So Cal weather.

The Men's Club generally meets on the first Monday of the month at the Valley Jewish Community Center.  Flyers for events are e-mailed so stay tuned.

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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818-360-2211

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