2007-01-11

Avoid common mistakes when winterizing boats



Boaters across the country may hate having to prepare their boats for hibernation, but a properly winterized boat can extend its life while saving its owner time, money and hassles come spring. According to the Boat Owners Association of The United States, boaters should look to avoid these most common mistakes when winterizing their vessels: +Failure to drain the engine […]

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+The Calabasas Library will present Wendee’s Musical Adventures at 11 a.m. on Fri., Jan. 26. Wendee returns with her interactive songs and fun for all ages in this popular event. The program is free and no tickets are needed. No strollers will be permitted. For information, call the library at (818) 225-7616. +The Agoura Hills Library is hosting a free […]

T.O. Radiology opens office in Camarillo



Thousand Oaks Radiology has opened a new office in Camarillo at 3801 Las Posas Road, Ste. 111. The CamarilloLos Robles Imaging Center is staffed with the same radiologists and technologists who work at the company’s Thousand Oaks locations and Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, and will offer MRI and CT services and bone density testing. The phone number is […]

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Residential Colleges

Residential Colleges While I’m a big fan of smaller colleges, many of my students want to attend large universities. It’s not hard to understand why students who have spent their high school years in classes with many of the same people would want their college experience to provide lots of social as well as academic choices. Big schools are more […]

Learn the strategies of effective parenting

Seminar at month's end

Heschel West and Congregation Or Ami will present Noel Janis-Norton’s workshop on “Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting” at 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 31 at 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. The seminar will provide suggestions to parents on effective ways to gain cooperation from their children without reminding, repeating or nagging. Janis-Norton is a learning and behavior specialist with more than […]

Thanks to the many turkey drive donors



The following people donated money to purchase turkeys for the Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond Food Drive. Their kindness can’t be thanked enough. Allan and Cheryl Abrams, Melvin Adams and family, Mark and Ruth Adler, Agoura Equipment Rental, the Ajir family, Alpha Delta Kappa, Amy Annino, Judy Arteaga, William Bang, Helena Summer Barial, Barbara H. Benson, Phil and Kathy […]

Ball honors young volunteers

Group assists Childrens Hospital

Thirty families and their daughters were honored at the annual Las Madrinas Ball on Dec. 21 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Nearly 800 guests from the greater Los Angeles area and beyond, including 32 debutantes, their parents and grandparents, gathered to recognize the families and their commitments to the community and to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Among the debutantes was […]

Team in Training meeting slated



Team in Training, a program of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, will have an information meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 17 at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento. An endurance training program, the team provides personalized coaching, group training and support to those interested in participating in marathons, halfmarathons, triathlons and 100mile bike rides. In return, participants raise funds […]

ALS support group to meet in Westlake Village



A support group for people with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and their family and friends will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20 at the Westlake Village community room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. For more information, call Anna Jackson at (818) 865-8067, ext. 234.

Westlake grads to practice law



Nathan Bartos and Kathryn Muldoon were admitted to the California State Bar and can practice law in the state. Both are residents of Westlake Village and graduates of Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu. They were sworn in, along with more than 100 other university graduates, on Dec. 1 by Dean Kenneth Starr, a former federal judge.