2007-01-11

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.

Christian women revisit good ole’ days



The West Valley Christian Women’s Connection invite guests to a lunch and program on “Life in the Valley 1880s style” at 11:30 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 18 at the Woodland Hills Holiday Inn, 21101 Ventura Blvd. Angela Schwanz and Vivian Allen from the Leonis Adobe Museum will present “Life as it was During Early Valley Days.” Guest speaker is Loretta Hughes, […]

Civic center is a beacon for all



The past decade has been a golden age of construction for city halls and libraries in our area. Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village- three cities that were once slated to become a single, Las Virgenes metropolis- have defined strength of character and individual purpose with the public buildings they’ve chosen to construct. The placement of three libraries within such […]

Saturday in the park



THAT’S FUN- Adithi Raghavan, 2, and mother, Shobana, of Calabasas, try out playground equipment that sways back and forth like a boat at a recent buddy play date at Brandon’s Village, a universally-accessible playground at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas. The event also included arts and crafts, music, dance and refreshments.

Preventing identity theft

Tips on safeguarding against this growing crime

Q: I keep reading about identity theft as a risk to my finances. How can I protect myself? A: Sophisticated thieves have turned identity theft- someone uses personal information, such as your Social Security number, name or credit card information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes- – into a multibilliondollar criminal enterprise. According to a 2006 report […]

Get help with addiction



More than 22 million Americans struggle with drug/alcohol addiction. Narconon can help. Start the New Year right by calling Narconon at (800) 4686933 for free counseling, assessments and referrals to centers nationwide. For more information, visit www.stopaddiciton.com.

Honor roll



Jessica Penn of Oak Park has been named to the dean’s list for the 2006 fall term at College of Business at the Providence, R.I., campus of Johnson and Wales University, where she is pursuing an associate degree in equine studies . Students on the list have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or above.

Valley Interfaith Council to honor Martin Luther King Jr.



The Valley Interfaith Council will host the 19th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Mon., Jan. 15 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 15950 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. Refreshments will be served at 5 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by several local choirs and the Peacemaker Drum Circle. Keynote speaker is […]


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