Five Things You Need to Know: April 14

A lecture takes place at Pepperdine University on a family's struggle during the Holocaust.

1.    Time is running out to see the exhibit at  Payson Library, The exhibit, which features modern photos and other materials showing traces of Poland’s once large and vibrant Jewish community, closes April 25. In coordination with the exhibit, author Robert Melson will present a lecture today at 4 p.m. in the Payson Library on his family’s struggle during the Holocaust.

2.    A court hearing will take place today in Downtown Los Angeles on the lawsuit by those who suffered property damage in the October 2007 Canyon Fire against Southern California Edison. The lawsuit alleges an overloading of a utility pole caused the fire that destroyed eight structures, including Lilly Lawrence’s Castle Kashan and the . This is not to be confused with the Corral Fire,which took place one month later, and destroyed 53 homes.

3.    This weekend is the annual at . Suzanne Guldimann has an interesting article in this week’s edition of the about the “ongoing renaissance of interest in Chumash culture.” Go here to read it.

4.    It is Spring Break, but summer is right around the corner. Do you and your family have plans? Are you looking for ideas? Be part of the discussion this week at .

5.    The National Weather Service’s daytime forecast calls for sunny, highs in the 70s and a north wind traveling from 15 mph to 25 mph. At night, it should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s with a north wind traveling from 15 mph to 25 mph. 


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