Participants sought for Revlon Run/Walk for women

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking walkers and runners to join as part of the Wellness Community team for the sixth annual Revlon Run/Walk for women on Sat., May 11 beginning at 7 a.m. The 5-kilometer event will be on the streets surrounding the University of Southern California campus and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles. Last […]

Breakfast shouldn’t be skipped; experts say it’s vital

Breakfast shouldn’t be skipped; experts say it’s vital For most people, mornings are tough. The morning rush includes everything from taking a shower to getting dressed to packing lunch and checking homework. Eating a basic breakfast and spending quality time with family seems to be nearly impossible these days. However, nutrition experts say that breakfast is the most important meal […]

Reptiles––linked to salmonella––aren’t recommended as pets

Reptiles––linked to salmonella––aren’t recommended as pets A recent study found the family pet can directly affect children’s health. As a result, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has officially advised against owning reptiles as pets. "Having a reptile in the home or classroom increases health risks to children," said Dr. Teresa Telecky, director of the wildlife trade program […]

Westlake Village, Woodland Hills Office Team to host a free network forum in April

What’s the best way to plan your career makeover? Networking with other professionals and hiring experts in your field can provide you with the resources you need to reach your goals—which may include finding a new job, enhancing your skill set or creating a better work-life balance. The Westlake Village and Woodland Hills OfficeTeam locations invite administrative staff to join […]

Greater Los Angeles Vendor Fair coming soon, ‘Spirit of Optimism’ is theme

The ninth annual Greater Los Angeles Vendor Fair will be presented on Wed., April 24 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event will be hosted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Unified School District. The event’s theme is […]

New survey suggests some employees have more work than they can handle

Workers today may have too much to do and too little time to do it, a new survey suggests. Seventy percent of executives polled said the average employee is at least somewhat overburdened. One in 10 said the workload is significantly too heavy. The survey was developed by OfficeTeam, a staffing service. The poll includes responses from 150 executives with […]

Local grad among musicians performing in Pepperdine show

Mindy Cabral, a graduate of Thousand Oaks High School and former New West Symphony Discovery Artist, is among 35 musicians who will present music ranging from The Beatles to Bjork at 7:30 p.m. on Sun., April 21 in the Smothers Theatre on the Malibu campus of Pepperdine University. Admission to the concert, titled "Iridescence," is free, but those wishing to […]

Computers can damage kids’ vision, says eye specialist

According to a recent Roper Starch Survey, the average American child spends one to three hours per day on the computer-doing homework, talking online with friends and playing games-often starting at age 2 or 3. However, heavy computer use among children can put them at risk for early nearsightedness. According to a new study by Dr. Pia Hoenig, a pediatric […]

Serving in Uniform

Marine Corps Pvt. Fredy J. Argueta, son of Dinora D. Argueta of Thousand Oaks, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Argueta is a 2000 graduate of Westlake High School. Marine Corps Pfc. Stephanie S. Kinzel, daughter of Sue A. Rayburn of Huntington Beach and Robert F. Kinzel of Thousand Oaks, recently completed basic training at […]