2005-09-08

Other local football matchups on tap



Buena (0-0) at Agoura (0-0) Outlook: Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher’s passing attack should have plenty of opportunities to exploit a Buena squad that was winless (0-10) last season and starts three juniors and two sophomores on defense in 2005. Senior quarterback Dominick Huerta takes over for 3,000-yard passer Cory Smits. Huerta completed 8-of-11 pass attempts last year as Smits’ […]

Team sports help youth shine



If you want your child to be an individual, have her join a team. Experts say team sports help build identity, confidence and social skills in children. They can also help teach kids important concepts such as winning, losing and hard work. Equally important, however, is the fact that team sports can help start children on a lifelong road of […]

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Q: Upon my death, I am leaving instructions to have my body cremated. I do not know what instruction to leave as to what to do with the ashes. Can you offer some advice? A: The modern method of cremation is a relatively clean process utilizing heat and flame to reduce the body to its elemental substances in a short […]

Calabasas home to new Horse Channel



A new cable and satellite television station, The Horse Channel, will be launched next month from its headquarters in Calabasas. The Horse Channel will present horse programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week for viewers of all ages, including shows covering events, recreational activities and competitions. “We’ll have everything from world-class competitions and high-stakes rodeos to funniest horse […]

Resource center to offer ‘Meet the Grantmakers,’ open house



Nonprofit organizations in Ventura County will have an opportunity to meet with private and corporate foundation representatives at a “Meet the Grantmakers” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Wed., Sept. 14 at the Ventura County Community Foundation office, 1317 Del Norte Road, Ste. 150, Camarillo. Panelists will include representatives from Target, the Amgen Foundation, the Peter Norton Family Foundation, and […]

Healthy hiking in the Conejo



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How to spot OCD in children



Childhood is a time for new experiences. Kids branch out and go to school, discover their interests and make new friends. But for children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), even everyday activities can become a source of frustration and anxiety. Kids may run late in the morning, repeatedly washing their hands, lining up the buttons on their shirt or checking […]

Be prepared for disaste



The lessons to be learned from Hurricane Katrina are many, but one stands above all others: all Americans must be prepared for 10 days of virtually no outside help—no food, no water and no gas or electricity service. Here in “earthquake country,” it’s not a question of “if” but “when.” Water and food are the first priorities and in that […]


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