2009-08-27

Johnston to help team on the rebound

Gridiron impact report: Viewpoint Patriots

Players never forget their first touchdown. Drew Johnston remembers his well. Johnston made a diving 25yard catch in the corner of the end zone for his first high school touchdown during his freshman season against Webb. A juniortobe for the Viewpoint football team, Johnston wants to relive that memory in real time, over and over and over again. “Looking back […]

Poor government track record



To those who believe we need a governmentrun healthcare program, I suggest a review of how well the federal government managed various programs in the recent past. President Johnson declared a “war on poverty” 45 years ago. Have we won yet, or have we created a multigenerational subset of our population that believes that it is better to live off government […]

Classes have started: drive with caution near schools



As the new school year approaches, local police remind parents and other drivers to practice traffic safety when driving near schools. The following traffic safety tips will help children have a safe school year. •Drivers should slow down and focus on their driving. Avoid distractions and remember that school areas can be congested and hazardous. Drive at a safe speed, […]

Online tribute pages helpful to families



Social networking isn’t just for youths anymore. With websites like Facebook.com tacking on 12.4 million people between ages 35 and 49 in 2008 according to Nielsen, new opportunities are arising that once would be thought of as strange. William Wellington passed away on Nov. 4, 2006, at the age of 31. His family was in shock, and his best friend […]

Recognition for Marie White



Community leader Marie White, president of Money Mailer Inc., was among the nominees at the recent San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Women in Business eighth annual awards luncheon ceremony at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys. The event was attended by 400 people. White’s list of affiliations includes the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce through which she was a recipient […]

A barrel of fun at Pt. Mugu’s second annual surf contest



Greatest health care in the world?



Public option proponents keep saying they want the government to provide competition to the private insurers. But there are over 1,000 private health insurance companies in the U.S. today. What gives? The answer is that the government prevents these companies from crossing state lines. So government stifles competition and then suggests that more government is the answer. More is less, […]

Chabad prepares for High Holy Days



Chabad of the Conejo will host its annual High Holiday services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated starting Friday evening, Sept. 18 and Yom Kippur begins Sunday evening, Sept. 27. Fifteen hundred adults and children are expected to attend the services in the 8,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom. The hotel board rooms […]

Hat designer has Agoura Hills covered



Becoming a milliner may not have been in Constance Jolcuvar’s original business plan, but the turn in her career has taken her on a journey through Olympic Games, music tours and movie sets for almost 20 years. A business owner who previously ran a successful consulting firm, the Agoura Hills’ resident decided to take a year off to complete her […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Aug. 26 Aug. 19 Aug. 12 Aug. 5 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 61.24 60.14 62.16 62.73 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 56.85 56.18 55.18 55.57 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 18.81 18.06 18.87 19.76 CALABASAS DIODES, INC […]


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