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It looks like a duck and walks like a duck



The ducks are coming! Back for its third year, the Great Conejo Duck Race at Westlake Lake splashes into town on Sun., June 10. All proceeds will benefit Many Mansions and the Otto Stoll Children’s Fund. Pre-order duck adoption papers now by calling Rosie at the Many Mansions office, (805) 497-0344, ext. 21. Sponsorship opportunities are available until March 20. […]

Stop being a slave to food, tobacco



Stop being a slave to food, tobacco Westlake Hypnosis directors now supervise more than 90 therapists who treat overweight patients and smokers, according to Dr. Ronald Soderquist, founder of the clinic. The staff includes psychologists, marriage and family therapists and clinical social workers. Soderquist and co-director Lynn Di Sarro, a marriage and family therapist, are Therapy Channel leaders for the […]

Kids can learn how to prepare healthy meals



A "Children’s Pizza and Pasta Workshop" for ages 3 to 12 will be presented by chef Rick Rosensweig on April 21 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Children will learn skills through cooking such as science, math, nutrition, social studies and language. The workshop fee is $20 for one adult and one child; $7 for […]

Agoura High School’s drama troupe is honored at recent convention



Agoura High School’s drama department chair, John Kilpatrick took more than 40 student members of the school’s Drama Troupe 1814 to the 2001 California State Thespian Convention at the Claremont Colleges. Kilpatrick served as All-State Director of an original production at the convention, the fourth time he has received this honor. Drama Club students who received superior ratings will represent […]

Living adjacent to Mother Nature has its drawbacks



Living adjacent to Mother Nature has its drawbacks Is there an epidemic regarding pestilence due to new construction? Or is it apathy for a countywide problem that residents refuse to acknowledge until outbreaks arise? Recently, I busied myself unnecessarily, trying to contact Ventura County for assistance in controlling public space (private or city-owned) regarding coyotes, gophers, roof rats and squirrel […]


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