2007-02-15

Drivers given tips on proper car seat use



INSIDE JOB- Los Angeles Police officer Norm Kellerns explains the correct way to install an infant seat to Oak Park resident Janette Kinnally. Babies r Us in Calabasas sponsored the free inspection.

Fashion show is fundraiser for Childrens Hospital L.A.



The Centennial Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles presents A Garden of Hope Fashion Show and Luncheon on Fri., March 9 at the new Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. The event begins at 10 a.m. with a boutique featuring more than 30 unique vendors from all over Southern California. The ballroom will open at 11:30 a.m. for the luncheon […]

How to support your immune system



It seems there’s so much talk these days about antioxidants that sometimes it can be somewhat confusing and overwhelming. So here’s a quick overview to provide a better understanding of what antioxidants are and how they support your immune system. So, what are antioxidants? Antioxidants are molecules in our blood that are involved in the prevention of cellular damage, also […]

Keeping the music alive



HIGH NOTES– Left, Danielle Boyenger, Westlake High School’s color guard instructor, poses for a photo with Mike Gangemi, assistant band director, at Westlake High School’s instrumental music program fundraiser at Lake Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks on Sunday. Below, Westlake High students Britney Zavada and Tessa Crane, both of Thousand Oaks, laugh with another guest. A group of students […]

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Nature’s Signposts Driving down the road I am struck by the glaring signs communicating messages, some more significant than others: “Dead End,” “Buy a Burger.” These signs are brash- – direct and difficult to miss. But I am also aware of the subtle signs people leave, indicating their presence or activity. Skid marks on the road denote an accident. Discarded […]

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“Notes on a Scandal” is a tense little character-driven shocker that comes right out of nowhere and, like a snake in the grass, strikes without warning. Think of this one as the feminine version of “The Talented Mr. Ripley” without the killer testosterone, but with enough creepy estrogen to make you think twice about all those prim, grandmotherly teachers you […]

Political Cartoon



Law Enforcement Safety Tips



Highway Patrol warns about bogus donations The California Highway Patrol is advising California residents to be aware of people soliciting donations on behalf of the department’s members. Numerous residents over the past couple of weeks reported receiving letters and phone calls requesting donations to the “American Association of State Troopers” claiming to support CHP members. The CHP warns that these […]

Ventura credit union donates to food bank



Members of the Ventura County Credit Union donated $6,326 last year to FOOD Share Inc., a local food bank, topping 2005’s total by more than $700. In addition, more than 300 pounds of nonperishable food were collected in barrels placed in each office. “Helping feed the hungry in our community has long been one of our most important causes,” said […]

Kaiser Permanente has blood drive, support group



Kaiser Permanente will sponsor a blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Tues., Feb. 27 at the Erwin Street Medical Offices at 21263 Erwin St., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 719-2397. An evening grief support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in cafeteria classrooms 1 and 2, entrance 2, basement, at Woodland Hills Medical Center, […]


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