2007-11-01

Council needs better care, Dr. Corwin says



At Westlake Village plastic surgery practice, Theodore Corwin has taken care of a variety of patients and ailments since opening his office 30 years ago. He wants to extend that level of care beyond his office walls by serving as a City Council member. Corwin is one of four candidates running for two open seats on the Westlake Village council […]

Mesmerizing magic



TO THE POINT- Magician Les Cooper prepares to stick a long needle through a balloon without popping it as Jeremy Dake, 10, of Westlake Village watches closely at the Magic and Mitzvahs show at Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills recently.

Help available for pain in the neck



Unbearable pain brought Thousand Oaks resident Don McFarlin, 31, to Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center to have a stainless steel surgical implant put into his spine. McFarlin is the first person in Ventura County to receive a mechanical vertebrae that pivots and allows him to turn his head, said Kris CarrawayBowman, hospital spokesperson. “I’ve been in a lot of […]

Agoura High to present new study program



Agoura High School will present information about the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 14 in the campus G building, 38545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The meeting is intended for parents of ninth and 10thgraders of Agoura and Calabasas high schools, and also parents of incoming freshmen. The Las Virgenes Unified School District is taking steps to […]

Big Paws rescue program begins



The Hogan Family Foundation, which has operated the Lifeline 4 Paws program for small breed dog rescues for several years, has begun its Big Paws 4 A Cause dog rescue program for larger dogs in Ventura County and is seeking volunteers. Glenn Hogan, the program director who also helps run the family’s horse rescue program, says Big Paws 4 A […]

Readers support Ned Davis



It appears there is a bright new star on the horizon- Ned Davis for Westlake Village City Council. We attended the Oak Forest debate in order to listen to and meet the four candidates running for Westlake Village City Council. We went with a pre-conceived idea as to who we would vote for. After listening with open minds, our votes […]

Jeb Adams



Jeb Adams was congratulated by Re/Max Olson & Associates for his June production totaling more than $4.1 million in sales. Adams is a consistent member of the top 100 agents in production out of 11,000 agents in the California/ Hawaii region. Adams can be reached at (818) 338-9296 or you canpayavis itto www.JebAdams.com.

Role of volunteers clarified



Just days before the recent Southern California fires broke out, the Calabasas City Council discussed a set of recommendations for the roles of emergency preparedness volunteers. The city’s public safety committee put together some guidelines to clarify expectations for the roughly 20 volunteers who make up the Calabasas Emergency Response Program. According to Gary Lysik, the city’s chief financial officer, […]

Program puts students up to the challenge



Rachel’s Challenge, a school presentation based on the life and journals of Rachel Scott, the first person killed at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, spreads a message of kindness and compassion to local students. Rachel’s message is simple- kindness begets kindness and compassion is contagious. Brandi Orozco, a friend of Rachel, hosted the October assemblies at Agoura and […]

Dentist receives a fellowship



Dr. Robert L. Merin of Woodland Hills was awarded a fellowship in the American College of Dentists during its September meeting and convocation in San Francisco. The American College of Dentists is a national honorary organization for dentists. It was founded in 1920 to recognize dentists who have made contributions to the advancement of dentistry. About 3 percent of dentists […]


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