2007-07-12

Relief for caregiver fatigue



Silverado Senior Living-Calabasas will host a continuing education unit workshop on caregiver fatigue at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., July 19. The workshop will explore new self-identification approaches and treatment options in the field of caregiver stress management. Silverado Senior Living Inc. is a provider of specialized care for those with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, vascular and other memory impairment diseases. Respite care will […]

Undefeated tournament champs



Pick up a new pet at shelter event



The Ventura County Camarillo Animal Shelter, in partnership with Rescue Me Inc., will present the third annual DogGone CataStrophic Hugs, Slurps And Slobbers event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. sun., July 15 at the Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Adopters will receive a free gift bag and vet visit for the new family member, onsite reduced rate microchip/rabies […]

Loving the country life



Mountain Views



This townhome has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and about 2,246 square feet. The mahogany Craftsman front door with windows opens to an entry with a two-story ceiling. The open floor plan includes a kitchen with a stainless Jenn Aire double oven, dishwasher, sink, range top and hood, and refrigerator. The French Provence cabinetry has bronze hardware. The countertops are Caesar […]

United Women’s Council exceeds their fundraising goal



They did it. The United Women’s Leadership Council has not only met their goal of raising $50,000 by the end of June but has exceeded it by $6,000, an official with the group said earlier this week. “It’s very exciting,” Vice President Amy Fonzo said of the $56,000 the group raised. Fonzo said that in addition to creating a personal […]

Local scientist named to gerontology chair



Jorge R. Barrio of Agoura Hills, a professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been appointed to UCLA’s Elizabeth and Thomas Plott Chair in Gerontology. The endowed chair is held for a five-year term by a recipient who conducts research and educational activities related to aging and longevity in the areas […]

Prepare children for summer camp



With nearly 10,000 camps in the United States (about 60 percent are sleep-away camps), if a child can imagine it, there is a camp for it. From art camps and acting camps to sports camps and space camps, camps are a great way to encourage children’s natural talents or to help them explore new ones. Camp can also be a […]

Squirrel of the Month



Tormé continues family tradition



James Tormé, a jazz singer and the youngest son of the late legendary jazz great Mel Tormé, performed July 6 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in a memorable show that included players from the New West Symphony. The singers and players received a standing ovation following the performance, which also featured guest conductors, John Altman and David Paich; […]


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