2006-07-20

Glass artist hopes to donate 9/11 piece to New York City



The terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected Americans in similar but unique ways. Calabasas resident Paul Greenfield, a glass artist, created a fragile memorial. He donated the 4-foot glass pentagon with its Twin Towers to the Los Angeles County Fire Department two years ago. Dedicated to emergency workers, the memorial is displayed at the fire department’s Los Angeles headquarters. Then Greenfield […]

Signs may point to drug use



Several signs may indicate drug involvement, said Patt Saso, author of “Parenting Your Teens with TLC.” +Decline in school performance: drop in grades, inability to follow through and has excuses for poor performance, absenteeism, resentment toward teachers, sleeping in class, or being nonresponsive. +Change in personal appearance: change in clothing style, poor hygiene, change in weight, unsteady gait, smell of […]

The Blond Bomber nearly powers Conejo East All-Stars past Moorpark



In the end, Bill Moellering couldn’t save his beard, but that’s not such a bad thing. The Moorpark coach made a promise to his players that if they won the Little League District 13 championship he’d shave his twodecades-in-the-making facial hair. Thanks to six strong innings from pitcher Blake Barnes and an offense that continues to fire on all cylinders, […]

Ceramic artists show their work



Topanga Canyon Gallery will host “The Way of Clay: Ceramic Invitational,” an exhibit of ceramic art featuring internationally-known artists Bill Shinn and Don Frith. Curating the exhibit is Melody Cooper of Pierce College. The work of more than 20 ce ramic artists from the greater Los Angeles area will be displayed from July 25 to Aug. 20, with a reception […]

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Forever The dog just sat on my cheese sandwich. Few things are as traumatic to a famished hiker than: the dog sitting on your cheese sandwich; or you being uncommonly benevolent and giving her the last of your water only to see her knock the cup over without taking so much as a sip. But the rustling of wrappers always […]

Nick Cormier



Dilbeck Realtors announces the addition of Nick Cormier to their team of real estate professionals in the Conejo Valley. “Nick’s client-first approach makes him a natural fit for our Brokerage” said Chuck Lech, manager of the Dilbeck Westlake Village office. Nick’s goal is to provide the highest level of service to his clients, whether they are firsttime buyers, investors, or […]

National Cowboy Day suited for Agoura Hills



The steadfast lives of cowboys and cowgirls have been glorified in television, film and books for decades, but an act of Congress has transformed the rough and ready cowboy into an American icon that should be admired, celebrated and acknowledged. Agoura Hills Mayor Denis Weber read a congressional resolution at last week’s city council meeting that proclaimed July 22 as […]

Doctor to discuss transplant meds



The Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) will host guest speaker Curtis D. Holt, PharmD, at its meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., July 21 in the Conejo Room at Baxter Health Care Company, 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Holt is the transplant pharmacist, director of clinical research and associate clinical professor at the Dumont-UCLA Transplant Program. He is a […]

Youth soccer camp in Westlake



Local soccer coaches Bill Propster and Frank Marino will conduct a soccer camp for ages 5 through 13 at Westlake High School July 31 through Aug. 4. The camp will focus on improving players’ skills for the upcoming season. It’s Propster and Marino’s philosophy that young players learn best when having fun. The camp focuses on teaching ball control and […]

Senior Concerns to serve Ultimate Dining Experience



Senior Concerns has set 5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6 as the time and date for the 21st annual The Ultimate Dining Experience, a gourmet wine, food and fundraising auction at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Tickets are $160 per person. For more information or reservations, call Senior Concerns at (805) 497-0189 or visit www.seniorconcerns.org. The […]


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