2004-03-11

Triunfo YMCA to host

Healthy Kids Day

As advocates of healthy lifestyles for today’s youth, Triunfo YMCA will host an inaugural Healthy Kids Day event on Sat., April 3 at Sumac Park in Agoura Hills from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. It’s hoped that Healthy Kids Day will become a yearly tradition. Admission for the event, sponsored by Dole Food Corporation, will include Triunfo YMCA summer camp […]

Purpose is focus of essay competition



A worldwide essay competition, designed to encourage people to think about the benefits of purpose, invites submissions through May 31. The Power of Purpose Awards is being conducted entirely at www.powerofpurpose.org and is soliciting thought-provoking, well-reasoned essays about noble purpose: why we need purpose, why we want purpose and how we can turn it into a result with active power, […]

Metatarsalgia: A burning issue



By Michael Zapf, DPM I just received an e-mail question on my Website asking about a problem that’s becoming epidemic in the world of foot doctors: metatarsalgia and predislocation syndrome. I know that’s a mouthful, so I will just call it PDS. This condition is felt as pain and swelling on the ball of the foot behind the second toe. […]

Westlake High Spirit Cheerleaders announce March events



Following are some activities the Westlake High School (WHS) Spirit Cheerleaders have planned for this month: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., March 13, the cheerleaders will raise funds for their program through a car wash in the north "Band" parking lot at the school, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased […]

Choir festival coming this Sunday



An adult choir festival sponsored by the Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Church Musicians (NACM) will include a concert at 4 p.m. Sun., March 14 in the sanctuary of Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Choirs from the Conejo Valley will be presenting individual anthems as well as singing selections for combined choirs. Paul […]

Likes President George W. Bush



I am 17 years old and attend Oak Park High School as a junior. I’m writing to you today to open a dialogue between voters on the upcoming presidential election. I support President Bush and his policies. If I were able to, I would surely vote to reelect him in November. But even with my strong support of President Bush, […]

Kids experience Ellis Island



‘Dr. Laura’ to be featured at Rotary street festival in Westlake Village



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village has invited radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger to officiate at the 10th annual street festival, its only event designed to serve the people of the immediate area. Schlessinger will participate this year during the special 5K Run/Walk for the Kids, benefiting her program "My Stuff Bags," which delivers comfort bags of toys, toiletries and […]

Local physical therapist among 5,000 participants at conference



Physical therapist Michele Zeolla, RPT, owner of Agoura Hills Physical Therapy, a private practice specializing in sports, women’s health, and geriatric physical therapy and spinal rehabilitation, attended the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Feb. 4 to 8 in Nashville, Tenn. Zeolla was among nearly 5,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy […]

Asian Pacific American students sought for 50 scholarships



The Ronald McDonald House Charities/Asian Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement scholarship program is searching for 50 exceptional high school students of Asian Pacific heritage who have demonstrated excellent leadership skills and a commitment to their communities. This year the program is awarding 50 students with $1,000 college scholarships. This increase will also benefit community-based organizations selected by the recipients to […]


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