Health and Wellness

Young racers compete in National Junior Olympics

Sterling White earns All America Standout

Seventeen athletes, ages 8 to 14, from the United Track and Cross Country club team based in Agoura Hills earned bids to race at USATF (U.S. Track and Field) Junior Olympics on Dec. 8 in Reno, Nev. The runners qualified after racing in November in Las Vegas, just days after all 17 athletes evacuated during the Woolsey fire. Sterling White […]

Judaysia offers haircut that can make hair thicker, fuller and healthier

COMMENTARY /// Hair treatment

Millions of women and men suffer from fine, thin, hair leaving their scalp to be visible and vulnerable to the sun. Women often experience a thin looking hairline, or a balding flat spot in the back of the crown. Hair that was once thought hopeless can now be cut to be thicker and fuller. Improper haircutting is one of the […]

Health system is at head of the class with ‘A’

Los Robles Health System was awarded an “A” from the Leapfrog Group’s fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes the health system’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization that strives to improve healthcare quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety […]

Brain seminar

The elder care and estate planning law firm of Terri Hilliard PC will offer a free, educational seminar for seniors, their families and caregivers from noon to 1 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 13 at the Janet Levett Chamber of Commerce Center, 600 Hampshire Blvd., Ste. 202, Westlake Village. A light lunch and beverages will be served. Neurologist Dr. Liliana Cohen will […]

10th-grader uniquely qualified for off-Broadway musical

Last month, 10th- grader Emma Gould, a student at River Oaks Academy in Westlake Village, got a rare chance to appear in an off-Broadway musical, something few 15-year-olds have the opportunity to do. Her main qualification? She has hemophilia. The production Emma was selected to appear in was “Hemophilia: The Musical,” a six-song show that, according to its producers, is […]

College student fights cancer with a smile

It takes real strength to greet each day with a smile, especially when life seems to be telling you it’s time to cry. But Lacey Grace isn’t one for tears. The 18-year-old Agoura Hills resident has been battling fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma, an adolescent cancer that affects 1 in 5 million people, for the last four years. But where others might […]

Holiday homes decorated in style

Annual tour benefits Cancer Support Community

Giving comfort to those who grieve

For Brooke Weger, the holiday season meant spending time with her friend Jake Dunham. The two had been close for eight years since they met through Dunham’s sister, Alexis. They would off-road in the desert, camp in Pismo Beach and hang out one Wednesday a month at Borderline Bar and Grill. A 23-year-old Moorpark College student studying to become a […]

Tree-lightful festival at mall

The Hospice of the Conejo Festival of Trees runs through Sun., Dec. 9 at The Oaks mall, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, on the second floor in the outdoor shopping area. Dozens of decorated Christmas trees, designed by local businesses, service clubs and individuals, are on display. Guests can vote for a favorite tree and place a bid, as all trees […]

Food pantry is rolling along

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