2006-05-11

Study seeks families affected by anorexia



UCLA researchers are seeking families with at least two members who have or have had anorexia nervosa for an international genetic study of the eating disorder, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. Eligible participants will be required to complete a questionnaire booklet, to provide a sample of blood and to participate in some assessments made through a series […]

Tennis standouts hold serve at Marmonte League Tournament



Denis Lin doesn’t bang his racket or yell at the umpire a la John McEnroe. Lin isn’t a fist pumper like Jimmy Connors and he doesn’t deliver the ear-catching quote the way Andy Roddick can. But one thing Lin does have in common with those three tennis stars is that he wins-a lot. The 14-year-old Thousand Oaks freshman defeated teammate […]

Hi tech camp for kids



Today’s youth is inundated with technology. With Xboxes, TiVos, iPods and cellphones, Generation Z will be the most “connected” generation of digital kids yet. After watching his 12-year-old son, Kyle, surf the Net, text message friends and immerse himself in technology, sales consultant and business owner Peter Hanson had an idea.. Why not harness his son’s thirst for technology and […]

Bonds need further scrutiny



Regarding the two bond measures on the ballot for the Oak Park Unified School District, I am concerned that the bond funds will not be used to repair our schools, but instead will be spent on remodelling the district headquarters, building a preschool, installing interactive dry erase boards in all of the classrooms, and building a cardio-fitness center at Medea […]

Newbury Park Home Backs to Park



This Newbury Park house has 5-bedrooms, 2.5baths, lots of oak, cement RV pad and family room with fireplace and wet bar. The house is clean and in move-in condition, has views and backs to neighborhood park. For more information on this property listed at $849,000, call Dave Walter of Coldwell Banker at (805) 495-1048.