2007-08-02

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Kangaroo brings gentle therapy to ailing seniors



The Silverado Senior Living facility received a surprise visitor earlier this week- a gangly outoftowner who enjoyed visiting as much as the community residents delighted in receiving him. Elliott, a 10monthold kangaroo, visited Calabasas from a Silverado sister community in Aspen Park, Utah. Irv Shechter was one of the many Silverado residents, all of whom suffer from Alzheimer’s and related […]

Workers over 50 face discrimination



Older workers and their employers need to be on the lookout for unfair treatment or age discrimination in the workplace. Twentyone percent of mature workers age 50 and older reported they have experienced discrimination or unfair treatment in the workplace, according to a new nationwide survey by CareerBuilder.com and Kelly Services, conducted by Harris Interactive. More than one-third of these […]

Community leaders hear about need for healthcare reform



More than 1.5 million California children are without healthcare insurance, and the state may enact legislation this year to change this fact, experts told business, county and city leaders last week at a healthcare reform seminar in Camarillo. In Ventura County that means 27,000 children, the equivalent of 771 classrooms, do not have medical coverage, said Chuck Maxey, a dean […]

Oak Park, Oaks Christian must replace successful, winning quarterbacks



After reviewing the Marmonte League starting quarterback scenarios last week, let’s now focus our attention on a few of the local Tri-Valley League schools and detail how their quarterback competitions are shaping up. Of the six schools that compete in the TVL for football, we’ll focus on Oak Park and Oaks Christian. Grace Brethren, Nordhoff, Carpinteria and Santa Paula also […]

Jackson Browne sings for Boarding House Mentors



After 30-something years, rock legend Jackson Browne still exudes a boyish charm and croons as smoothly and melodically as he did in the 1970s. Browne and a slew of other musical talent performed at The Canyon in Agoura Hills on July 29 to raise funds for Boarding House Mentors, a nonprofit group that introduces at-risk, inner city youth to surfing, […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Too many pets rattle the cage

HOA puts limit on household animals

Time is running out for Sophie, Duke or Marley of Lake Sherwood. By next week, unless a waiver is granted, one of the dogs will have to leave the family that loves them. Sophie is a 14-year-old German shepherd with an inoperable tumor. “Sophie is very sick, she stays inside and she does not have long to live,” said Brad […]

Calif. Wildlife Center to host Wing Ding



California Wildlife Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of Los Angeles area’s native wildlife, will host the seventh annual celebration, Wing Ding 2007, on Sun., Aug. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at Gull’s Way Estate in Malibu, a 12-acre private home on the bluffs atop Latigo Shore Drive. “By supporting Wing Ding, the community […]

Eagles tribute, sports leagues on tap



The following programs are offered by the city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services. For more information, call (818) 597-7361 or go to the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. •Team packets are available for the fall 2007 adult basketball league. Games will be played Sundays from 6 to 10 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays […]


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