Medea Creek spruce-up part of Coastal Cleanup Day

Annual event planned for
9 a.m. to noon on Sat., Sept. 20

Medea Creek spruce-up part of Coastal Cleanup Day Annual event planned for 9 a.m. to noon on Sat., Sept. 20 The 19th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day will run from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Sept. 20 at 400 coastal and inland shorelines throughout the state. Locally, there will be a cleanup of Medea Creek in the vicinity of Paramount […]

Reducing obesity in kids a top priority

Children are much more likely to be overweight today than a decade or two ago, and pediatricians say it’s important to catch the problem early. Pediatricians use a measurement called BMI (body mass index) to define overweight and obesity. BMI is the ratio of weight to height. More than 15 percent of children and teens are at or above the […]

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Event’s focus is living a

Christ-centered life

Event’s focus is living a A Christ-centered Deeper Life Fall Fest will be presented from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 20 at Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 1925 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Open to families, singles, young and old, the event celebrates family values and offers free food, games, attractions and music. "I think everyone will find something here that […]

Maybe we’re recalling the wrong guy

Maybe we’re recalling the wrong guy I’m really enjoying the recall election circus. You can’t help but notice how many of the front-runners are multimillionaires. I hope that the public is not so naïve to think that these contenders are involved in this recall because of their concern for the state of California and/or the people of California. They are […]

Boys to learn about Scouting

Boys in first through fifth grades and their parents from Willow, Sumac, Yerba Buena or Viewpoint Elementary Schools are invited to attend an Agoura Hills Cub Scouts recruiting night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 15 in the multi-purpose room at Willow, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Information packets will be available and sign-ups will be taken. For more […]


THURS., SEPT. 4 No More Lonely Life! One Again, Inc., Thousand Oaks Chapter, a support and social organization for divorced, widowed, separated or folks who are alone meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. (805) 449-9197 Charlotte Home-School Primer Las Virgenes Unified School District hosts parent meeting at 7 p.m. in board room at […]

Punt, pass, kick competition coming soon

Attention all youth seeking future gridiron glory: the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition is coming to the Conejo Valley this fall, with three opportunities to compete. The Conejo Recreation & Park District (CRPD) Sports Office invites boys and girls ages 8 through 15 to participate in the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition from 9 a.m. to […]

Come celebrate the West at Autry Museum this fall

From October through December, the Autry Museum of Western Heritage will offer activities for families that celebrate the rich and diverse cultural traditions of the American West. Unless otherwise noted, all activities are free with paid museum admission. The Autry is at 4700 Western Heritage Way, across from the L.A. Zoo in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. From 1 to 3:30 […]

Funding for AIDS is excessive

Funding for AIDS is excessive In the race against curing diseases, is it a popularity contest? If you take a look at the funding distributions of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), you’d probably say "without question." Whether you or a loved one have been diagnosed with a life-threatening disease or not, one can hardly ignore the staggering statistics on […]

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