2003-05-08

Topic is impact of childhood abuse



UCLA will host a special lecture on the impact of childhood abuse and other early traumatic stress on the brain from 5 to 6 p.m. Mon., May 12 at the UCLA Medical Center, Room 13-105. Studies have shown that such brain dysfunction not only affects cognition, mood and social function but also impacts the cardiovascular and other physical systems. Dr. […]

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Story of the Week

Story of the Week Marion Motley had more to deal with than defensive linemen and blitzing linebackers. At 6-1 and 240, he could handle them. But as one of the first black players in modern pro football, Motley was subjected to brutal tactics and cheap shots. It was a rare pileup in which someone didn’t "accidentally" stomp on his hand […]

Boy Scouts to host breakfast for Moms



Boy Scout Troop No. 127 of Agoura Hills will host its 40th annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun., May 11 at Malibou Lake Lodge, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura. The menu includes "all you can eat" ham and eggs, pancakes, orange juice, coffee, tea or milk. Door prizes from local merchants will be awarded. Troop […]

Heschel West president wasn’t being accurate



In his letter to the editor in the April 10 Acorn, Brian Greenberg, president of Heschel West School, stated that a public hearing was held on March 24 and evidenced a "continuity" of communications within our community demonstrated by good manners and good neighbors. However, why should one expect anything less? In a community of mature, creative, and professional individuals […]


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