Schillinger named to autism group

Mary Schillinger, Las Virgenes Unified School District’s director of pupil services and special education, has been appointed to the state Autism Advisory Committee by Jack O’Connell, California superintendent of public education. The committee was established as part of Assembly Bill 2513, passed into law last year to establish a statewide center for the latest research-based information on autism. The committee […]

Father, daughter team up against polio

“No one can change the world singlehandedly, but working together we can make a difference,” said Cliff Williams, a Camarillo resident and Moorpark Rotarian who went to India last month to help eradicate polio one vaccination at a time. The voyage renewed Williams’ faith in the Rotary Club’s mission to eradicate the crippling disease throughout the world, he said. Despite […]

Too much computer use is bad for your eyes

Some 125 million American employees suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, a condition caused by prolonged computer use, according to Dr. Marty Schneider, therapeutic optometrist. “March is Eyes Safety in the Workplace Month and as our nation has moved from a manufacturing society to an information society, Computer Vision Syndrome has become a workplace concern,” said Schneider. “While prolonged computer use […]

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A $250 purse containing a Social Security card and a driver’s license was stolen while its owner attended a dance class at Calabasas High School on Mulholland Highway on March 3. Someone stole an envelope containing $1,900 in cash from a purse left in a classroom at Viewpoint School on Mulholland Highway. The money was earmarked for the Oak Park […]

Don’t rock the HOA boat

I would very much like to reply to your article, “HOA rules come under attack” (March 8) by Sophia Fischer. “Oak Park is known as a family oriented community”- where is this written in the law? My wife and I moved to Oak Park in 1983. We chose a new development with similar CC&Rs as described in your article. We […]

Debbie Blumenthal

Top selling agent honors for December 2006 went to Debbie Blumenthal at Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office. Residential expert Blumenthal brings many years of business acumen to her real estate client’s transactions. Her business is primarily referralbased, and with Blumenthal’s negotiating skills and professional expertise, clients are fully at ease with their transactions in her hands. A Ventura […]