2006-02-02

Baby’s first teeth need special care



Teething typically begins between the fourth and seventh month. When your child has a few teeth, brush them with a soft toothbrush or rub them with gauze daily. As soon as two teeth are touching, begin to floss gently. About six months after the first tooth emerges, it’s time for baby’s first trip to the dentist. “Choose a dentist who […]

No smoking ordinance is a breath of fresh air



As an asthmatic, I support the new Calabasas ordinance that restricts smoking in public spaces. For the many of us who suffer from asthma, exposure to secondhand smoke in public places can cause asthma attacks, with serious health consequences. Thank you, Mayor Groveman and Calabasas City Councilmembers, for your courage in passing this ordinance. Marcia Ronka Calabasas

This Home Has Many Upgrades



This single story 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home plus an office that could easily be a 4th bedroom has many upgrades. The home is nearly 2,200 square feet and opens up to a hardwood floor entry, also found throughout much of the heavily trafficked areas, and has an open airy atmosphere with vaulted ceilings. The elegant living room has a brick fireplace […]

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Tips for kids when cancer strikes the family



This year, cancer will affect millions of families. For families with young children, such devastating news can leave children feeling frightened or confused. People Living With Cancer, the patient website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, www.PLWC.org, offers practical advice on how to talk with children and teens about cancer. Here are a few tips to consider when talking […]

Agoura girls’ soccer squad has Marmonte title in its sights

Chargers host Westlake Friday at 6 p.m.

The Agoura girls’ soccer team is chasing history. Under the guidance of fourthyear head coach Michael Skene, the Chargers find themselves in prime position to capture the program’s first Marmonte League championship since 1989. Prior to yesterday’s match against Newbury Park, Agoura was in first place in the Marmonte standings with a league record of 6-0-4. The Chargers were 8-1-5 […]

Teens to be focus of talk



The Lost Hill’s Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Team (JTeam) will share insights and practical steps to creating healthier families at the next meeting of ACT from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Mon., Feb. 6 in room 1107 of Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. ACT (Awareness, Communication, Transformation) is a nonsectarian support and information-sharing group for parents of teenage children. […]

Good riddance to cigarettes and other tobacco



I commend Calabasas Mayor Barry Groveman and his council colleagues for advancing the important cause former Los Angeles Councilmember Marvin Braude championed for decades. The new Calabasas ordinance that regulates smoking in public places can be a model for other municipalities that seek to protect their citizens from the health dangers of second-hand cigarette smoke. Bob Ronka Calabasas

Mei Huang



Mei Huang of Coldwell Banker’s Agoura/Oak Park office was recently recognized by the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors with the President Pin for her 15 years of continuous membership. Mei is a consistent top producer and can be reached at (818) 735-4115.

Chamber welcomes new leader, Hill recognized



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to the past and outlined a vision for the future during its annual board of directors luncheon last week at the Calabasas Inn Among the honorees, Bob Hill, a longtime city council member and founding father of the city, received the Chamber’s Bill Van Gieson award for his service to the community. Tony […]


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