Fluoride is required by law

Guest Opinion

Pursuant to California health and safety codes, all public water agencies serving over 10,000 customers are required to fluoridate their water. With the adding of fluoridation to our drinking water by the Metropolitan Water District, some residents of our community have had some questions about the safety of fluoride consumption for all age groups and particularly to children up to […]

Chocolate is Valentine’s bittersweet surrender

If you're in a mood for romance, open a box today

Love notes and red roses may convey a certain romance on Valentine’s Day, but according to traditional lore- and even medical science- nothing matches the gift of chocolate for its physical and psychological benefits. Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants, those beneficial chemicals that have been shown to help prevent heart disease and cancer. While the long-term benefits of consuming […]

School helps to make Chinese adoptees and parents feel at home

Every Sunday morning at El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, a group of more than 80 children and their parents come from all over the Conejo and San Fernando valleys and beyond to submerge themselves in a culture they want to better understand. The West Valley Chinese Academy, an independent program that holds its classes at El Camino […]

‘Honk’ if you’re happy

Calabasas High dance team excels

The Calabasas High School Dance Team attended its first dance competition since September. The team attended the West Coast Elite Dance Competition at Westlake High School and won the following awards: First place freshman soloist, Diane Hauss. First place senior soloist, Destiny White. Second place senior soloist, Meghan Sanett. Second runner up WCE Dancer of the Year, Meghan Sanett WCE […]

‘Wink and Blink’ becomes a family affair

As soon as Denverly Grant and her sons, ages 2, 3 and 4 pile into their car, the Newbury Park mom knows what she’ll be listening to- “The Adventures of Wink and Blink.” Although she’s seen the children’s program over and over she doesn’t mind because it’s educational. “That’s all my boys talk about,” Grant said. “They tell me what […]


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