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Onward and upward

ROCK SOLID—Sophie Wormser, left and Sadie Wormser, both members of the Bay Laurel Boys & Girls Club, scale a rock climbing wall during a recent carnival at Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas. For information about the club, call (818) 706-0905 or go to bgcconejo.org.

Westlake Girl Scout earns highest honor

Ashlyn Wolfe of Girl Scout Troop 60578 in Westlake Village recently received her Gold Award, the highest honor one can achieve in Girl Scouts. For the 18-year-old’s Gold Award project, she built a rabbit adoption and education cottage for the Camarillo Animal Shelter. The cottage is designed to not only increase rabbit adoptions at the shelter, but educate the public […]

Local stamp lovers learn to stick together

Thousands of free stamps, along with games, swag bags, door prizes and information about stamp collecting will be available at the 20th annual Youth Stamp Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 6 at the Dudley House Museum, 197 N. Ashwood, Ventura. The event is sponsored by the Ventura County Philatelic Society and the Anacapa Middle School Stamp […]

‘Help me, I’m lost’



There are many ways pets get away from us: open gate, open front door, leash comes loose. Before you lose a pet, here are some steps to take that will help you get that pet back. Get your dog or cat microchipped. It’s how the vet’s office or animal shelter will know how to find you. Be sure to keep […]

Pet of the Week

HIGH ENERGY—Young Morton has an engaging personality. He is playful and participates in doggie playgroups. Meet Morton, ID No. 5195705, at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control before visiting the shelter.

Just chillin’ on a hot Socal day

Pet of the Week

LOVE HER SMILE—Rose is one of three socialized goats that hopefully will be adopted together. Meet Rose, ID No. 5210757, along with Blanch and Dorothy at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets may have been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control before visiting the shelter.

Power up with sports drinks, powders

Critical need to replacefluids sweated out during exercise


COMMENTARY /// Physical fitness We hit the gym, the track, the pool and the court and we do it because we want to gain muscle and lose fat, but what else do we lose when working out? Our energy stores are depleted, and our bodies excrete fluids through perspiration. We need to replace those fluids and refuel our muscles. Lately, […]

BRIEFS

Heart full of sole The American Heart Association will host the 2018 Ventura County Heart and Stroke Walk Sat., Sept. 15 at Cal State Channel Islands, El Dorado Park, Camarillo. Festivities start at 8:30 a.m. The 5K walk starts at 9:15 a.m. The event is among 300 Heart Walks held in communities across the nation. The Heart Walk is open […]

They battered the competition


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