2008-11-20

Political Cartoon



New Reagan book includes award-winning Acorn photo

'I wanted a different angle to tell the story.' — Michael Coons Acorn photographer

After spending months researching the photo archives at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, a local author has completed a book which uses photos to detail the life of President Ronald Reagan. “Historic Photos of Ronald Reagan,” by Jay Whitney of Westlake Village, is a 216page review of Reagan’s life that features 200 large-format photos, introductions and captions. “It was […]

Ill-fitting winter boots are bad for feet

Avoid pointy toed shoes, stiletto heels

As temperatures begin to cool, American put away their flip-flops and look for warmer footgear. But ill-fitting or inappropriate winter boots can cause problems ranging from bunions to broken bones. Pointy toes can cause foot neuromas and slippery soles can cause dangerous falls. Many people don’t realize that feet expand or swell throughout the day. To find the right boots, […]

Family fun at White Oak



HIGH FIVES—White Oak Elementary School students Melanie Karas and Summer Kessler ham it up during the school’s ’80s Family Fun Night last Friday evening on the campus in Westlake Village. Funds were raised for the school.

Agoura boy named Pankration champ



YOUNG WARRIOR—Lindero Canyon Middle School seventhgrader Daniel Opferman displays the certificate he received after winning the Pankration National Championship in Santa Ana on Nov. 9. Pankration is the amateur form of ultimate fighting. Daniel trains at Bas Rutten’s Elite MMA in Westlake Village, and he will fight for Team Rutten in an exhibition versus Team Couture on HD Net Television […]

Hey Mac, nice going



I am one of the “not very educated voters” who cast my ballot in the recent election for Michael McReynolds for one of the MAC seats. The reason? He was the only MAC candidate who took the time and effort to write a statement in the Voter Guide, and I appreciated that. Ria Levine Oak Park

Lovely Upgraded Home



Upgraded Meadowwood home, on one of the best streets in the area. Pebble tec pool and spa with waterfall surrounded by Arizona flagstone and palm trees. Large upper landscaped yard with views and room for play area. Three beds up, 1 down. Master has large balcony with view. Custom paints, tile and hardwood flooring. Lot backs to open space. For […]


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