On the Edge member organizations

On the Edge member organizations •Nature of Wildworks: Topanga group founded in 1995 by Mollie Hogan and currently the home of 45 rescued animals. Call (310) 455-0550 or check the Website at www.natureofwildworks.org. •California Wildlife Center: Malibu group that assists injured or orphaned wild animals and attempts to return them to their native habitat. Call (310) 458-9453 or see www.californiawildlifecenter.org. […]

Meals on Wheels Love Run planned

Registration has opened for participants and sponsors of the 10th annual 5K and 10K Love Run and family Fun Stroll to benefit Senior Concerns Meals on Wheels program. The event will be Sun., June 1. "Team participation will ‘make a difference’ for the homebound recipients of 43,000 meals distributed annually by more than 100 volunteers in the Conejo Valley," said […]

Legal advice offered to lupus patients

Legal advice offered to lupus patients At the next Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group meeting, Sherman Oaks-based attorney Robert E. Lowenstein, Jr., will offer vital information on "Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits," a presentation prepared especially for those who have lupus, at 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 6 at the Westlake Village Urgent Care Center, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road, […]

Viewpoint School fundraiser will be on Saturday

Viewpoint School in Calabasas will present its annual benefit and auction this Sat, May 3 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. This year’s theme, "Spotlight on Our Stars," celebrates Viewpoint’s students and their many academic and extracurricular achievements. The money raised by this event directly supplements the independent school’s programs, scholarships and teacher-to-student ratio of 1:10. Last year’s benefit raised net […]

Kids perform while trying on Joseph’s Dreamcoat

Kids perform while trying on Joseph’s Dreamcoat Agoura Hills-based Chamber-lains’ Performing and Fine Arts Academy will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 2 and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., May 3 in the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. The musical was written by Andrew Lloyd […]

Guilty plea possible in hotel embezzlement

Guilty plea possible in hotel embezzlement By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A Westlake Village man could plead guilty soon to a multi-million dollar embezzlement scheme that targeted a pair of Hollywood hotels, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Kelly Timothy Ebert, 39, faces 26 counts of felony wire fraud charges stemming from a series of thefts that occurred at […]

Teens, sex to be discussed at CHS

Calabasas High School Parent Faculty Club’s Parent Education Committee will present clinical psychologist Lise Spiegel, Ph.D., discussing "Sexually Speaking: What Is Your Teenager Up To?" in a program for parents of middle and high school students from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., May 8 in the school’s lecture hall on the campus at 22855 W. Mulholland Highway. Among the subjects […]

You can learn to minimize strain

The F.M. Alexander Technique is used by actors, athletes and musicians to enhance coordination and minimize strain and fatigue. According to Jean-Louis Rodrigue, adjunct assistant professor of theater and music at UCLA and a senior teacher of the Alexander Technique, most people are unaware that they way they habitually move can lead to tension, back pain, muscle spasms, headaches and […]

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Story of the Week

Isiah Thomas was born in Chicago in 1961. He grew up in an area plagued by drugs, violence and crime, but his mother kept him aimed in the right direction. He played on Indiana University’s NCAA championship team in 1981, and when Thomas left Indiana after his sophomore year to enter the NBA, his mother made him promise to return […]

Music medley just for moms

The University of Judaism’s Performing Arts Department will present "Mama, a Rainbow," a Mother’s Day cabaret featuring the music of Berlin, Bernstein, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein and other great Jewish composers at 2 p.m. Sun., May 11 at the university, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. Performed by singers Merideth Kaye Clark and Kevin Earley, the program is described as "a […]