City of Westlake Village will award grants

The city of Westlake Village announced that it’s accepting applications for the 2005 Community Services Grant program. The city recognizes the value of local organizations that provide specialized social services and cultural programs benefiting residents. Nonprofit organizations serving the residents of the greater city of Westlake Village community are eligible for grants. Grants will be awarded in minimum amounts of […]

Senior citizens celebrate Thanksgiving early

Breast cancer research project being planned

The Wellness Community is inviting women diagnosed with breast cancer in the last 24 months to participate in a research study. Participants will be placed at random into either a face-to-face support group or an Internet support group. They will have the opportunity to take part in all other programs and classes offered at the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, 530 Hampshire […]

Kids need to rest

Kids need a good night’s sleep so that they can wake up to productive, energy-filled days. However, according to a new study conducted by the GoodNites® Brand, most parents say it’s harder to get their kids to sleep at night than it is to get them up in the morning. "I recommend parents develop a nighttime routine to help their […]

Holiday celebration set for polio victims

The Post Polio Support Group will celebrate the holidays with festivities planned at their 1:30 p.m. meeting Sat., Dec. 4 in the Fireside Room of the United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. Their gathering will feature "lunch, fun, laughter and good fellowship." Those attending are welcome to bring a friend. For more information, please call Barbara Sullivan at […]

L.A. County in good shape, supervisor says

At a Calabasas Chamber luncheon last week, L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky reported that the county’s financial health is improving. "The condition of the county is pretty good because property tax revenues are up and the county has been stingy," he said. "We’re spending within our means." Although Proposition A failed, the county still has plans to help the L.A. […]

Specialty boutique to help Wellness Community

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will feature a fashion and home accessories boutique from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 4 and 5 at the Whizin’s Shopping Center, Agoura Hills. Admission is free. The boutique will offer "unique" jewelry, bags, handmade and cashmere scarves, gift baskets, infant/toddler wear, aromatherapy candles, clothing and other items. More than 20 vendors […]



THURS., NOV. 25 Happy Thanksgiving! FRI., NOV. 26 Have a Holiday Laugh First Light Players presents an ensemble comedy designed to fill your holidays with laughter. "The Jolly Old Saint" has an amnesiac Santa, a Christmas angel, crazy relatives and much more. It plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m., tonight through Dec. 12 […]

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Family holiday festivities planned at L.A. Zoo

Family holiday festivities planned at L.A. Zoo The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens will celebrate the holidays with an expanded "Reindeer Romp" that will be presented in the new entrance complex. Evening visitors who take a tram, walk or drive through the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Festival of Lights in Griffith Park will be able to […]