2007-11-29

LVUSD teacher’s aide, guide dog make a good team



Calabasas resident Robin Schneider, a visually impaired teacher’s aide with the Las Virgenes Unified School District, has been paired with a guide dog named Evita. Schneider and the dog, a black Labrador retriever, completed a month of intensive training at the Guide Dogs for the Blind campus in San Rafael. They became an official team upon graduation from the training […]

Watch for signs of diabetes



Diabetes is the leading cause of nontraumatic, lowerlimb amputations in the United States. Nearly 21 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and of those, 3.2 are African Americans. Considered high risk for type 2 diabetes, African Americans are almost three times more likely to require lower-limb amputations than their Caucasian counterparts. The number of diabetes diagnoses continues to grow. […]

Cross country runners advance to state final



Cross country runners advance to state finalBy Thomas Gase tgase@theacorn.com A coastal fog and cool temperatures made running conditions nearly perfect for the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals last Saturday at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut. Oak Park High quickly took advantage of the weather. The program’s boys’ and girls’ teams placed second and third, respectively, in Division III races. […]

‘Blithe Spirit,’ witty war of words

Play Review

If you’re tired of battling the crowds at the mall or bored with TV reruns, enjoy some silly ghostly fun at the Conejo Players Theatre with Noel Cowards’ small-cast farce, “Blithe Spirit,” part of the Conejo Afternoon Theater program. With CAT, two plays have a concurrent run and share the same set. “Spirit” is playing in weekend matinees while “You […]

This Thousand Oaks Townhome Has An Open Floorplan



This Thousand Oaks townhome has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and is approximately 1,200 square feet. There is an open floor plan, and the home was built in 1985. The home has upgraded tile flooring on the first level and neutral carpeting on the second level. There is an elegant living room and a large formal dining area. The remodeled […]

Time capsule opened and is now on display at Reyes Adobe



A 1987 time capsule exhibit on display at Reyes Adobe historical site offers visitors a glimpse of local culture during the late 1980s when techno pop ruled the airwaves and sushi was making its culinary debut. The historic cache was buried by the city of Agoura Hills during the U.S. bicentennial and its excavation this year is part of the […]

Hormone practice relocates



Christine Farrell has moved her bioidentical hormone therapy practice to 3180 Willow Lane, Westlake Village. Farrell will continue to provide individualized hormone consultations and treatment for men and women using all-natural bio-identical hormones. Farrell’s office hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (805) 494-8520.

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Deli lovers’ delight



After many years of having to drive over the hill to West L.A. for good deli we finally have the real deal right in our own area. Brent’s Deli in Westlake Village opened about a year ago with crowds lined up, looking as if they were waiting for the doors to open at the after-holiday sale at Macy’s. Well, the […]

Suzanne Grace



Suzanne Grace of Grace & Associates has joined the staff of Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional Office, according to broker/owner Bob Majorino. Grace has gathered a skilled team of professionals- inspectors, home stagers and more- to assist clients in buying or selling their homes. Grace brings with her a set of skills to help clients across the real estate […]


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