2009-06-25

Competing to the beat



Wellness Community hosts breast cancer event



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host “Breast Cancer Connection: All in the Family” from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., July 10 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The free event is open to women with breast cancer and the family members of anyone affected by breast cancer. The workshop will discuss the impact of a breast cancer diagnosis on the […]

Hugs of happiness



New Eagle Scout honored



Losers are winners



My 5-year-old son recently asked if he could be a loser. Let me back up a bit. About a month ago, my wife decided to walk in a community run. She was very excited to participate—as long as she could drag me along. “It’s only three miles,” my wife pleaded. “It’s good exercise; it’s for a good cause; it’s shorter […]

City Council puts plan for cellphone tower on hold



The Agoura Hills City Council has put OmniPoint Communications, the parent company of TMobile Wireless, on hold in its efforts to build an unmanned wireless telecommunications facility on the campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School. The planning commission had approved a conditional-use permit allowing the company to build three cell towers on the school campus. The City Council appealed that […]

Cardinals keep winning



Helping teens treat acne



Parenting a teen can be challenging as these budding adults start to assert independence by handling problems alone, but there are still many ways by which parents can guide and support their child. This might mean stepping in when it’s time to treat acne, a problem that affects almost eight out of 10 teens. Parents may be surprised to learn […]

Calabasas resident wins college’s highest honor



Jason W. Tarr of Calabasas has been named a Syracuse University Scholar, the highest undergraduate academic honor bestowed by the New York school. Tarr received a bachelor’s degree in May summa cum laude with a triple major in broadcast journalism, international relations and Spanish language and literature. He also completed the Syracuse University Renee Crown Honors Program. Tarr was awarded […]

Botanicum presents kids programs



Theatricum Botanicum will present Family Fundays, a variety of children’s entertainment, at The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. •Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts presents Chumash dolphindancer, drummer and storyteller Mati Waiya at 11 a.m. Sun., July 5. For information, visit www .wishtoyo.org. •Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts presents Rhythm Child Norman Jones, who drums with participatory, music-making […]


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