2009-09-10

Last week’s top performers



Nelson Spruce, WR/S, Westlake: Doing his best Jerry Rice impression during a 48-26 wipeout of Paso Robles, Spruce, a junior, hauled in five receptions for 233 yards and four scores. His receiving yardage was a WHS singlegame record, breaking the previous mark of 210 yards set by Joey Cuppari in 1996. The four TD receptions tied a school record. Malcolm […]

Alzheimer’s screenings could save money



As the nation debates how to control costs as part of healthcare reform, an Alzheimer’s disease researcher says early diagnosis and treatment of the disease could save America billions of dollars in costs down the road. Dr. Mark Sager, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, also says that many of the people who come through the institute’s memory-assessment centers want […]

St. Max begins Bible study



A scripture program will take place from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday starting Sept. 21 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The class will begin with a study of 1 and 2 Corinthians. The Lenten study for spring 2010 will be “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” Both men and women are welcomed. For […]

Groundbreaking today for Reyes interchange

$4.6-million improvement wilwiden overpass from three to six lanes

Agoura Hills Mayor Denis Weber and members of the City Council will take part in a groundbreaking ceremony today, Sept. 10, to mark the beginning of the Reyes Adobe interchange expansion project. The $4.6-million construction job will improve the 101 Freeway overpass by widening the existing three-lane road into a six-lane road and adding bike and pedestrian lanes. The work […]

A big back to school splash in Calabasas



Practice SAT



Revolution Prep will offer two mock exams as fundraisers for the Oak Park High School PFC from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school. The mock SAT is Sat., Sept. 12, and the mock ACT is Oct. 3. Parents may attend an information session about standardized testing and have their questions answered at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 12 in room […]

Driving with a cast is dangerous



Is it safe to drive while wearing a cast? A University of Wisconsin footandankle specialist who just completed a study of the question says the answer is clearly no. Dr. Kurt Rongstad, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at UW School of Medicine and Public Health, said it’s probably the most common question he gets when treating the 300 to 400 […]

Interfaith Council hosts golf tourny



The Daily News /San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council 15th annual Charity Golf tournament will be on Mon., Sept. 14 at Braemar Country Club in Tarzana. Net proceeds from the tourney will support the council’s many programs that serve seniors, at risk children, the hungry and the homeless. For information, call Sylvia Gloozman at (818) 718-6460, ext. 3012 or email sgloozman@vicla.org […]

Higher fees for pets



The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has increased the fees for services provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control.  The department has not raised its fees for a number of years. The increase in certain fees was needed to offset escalating operating costs. Fee structures for other services were streamlined to provide more efficient public […]

Chamber hosts business expo



The Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce Fall Business Expo and Trade Show is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 24 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza in the garden patio, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event is free to the public and will showcase local vendors and businesses, everything from banking services to restaurants. Local […]


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