2009-09-17

ALS Support Group meets



The ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Ventura County Support Group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 26 at the Westlake Village Library community room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The meeting is free and open to people with ALS and their families and friends. The group is provided by The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter. For more information, […]

Concert to fill local food pantries

Holy Trinity hosts outdoor music fest

Music4Meals, a concert event to drive food donations for local food pantries, will take place from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 19 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1 W. Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. The event will be on the church grounds in front of the sanctuary, weather permitting. A variety of musical groups will perform ’50s and […]

Local castaway’s journey on ‘Survivor: Samoa’ begins tonight



Calabasas residents who tune into tonight’s premiere of “Survivor: Samoa” may see a familiar face. Brett Clouser, 23, is a member of the new group of castaways on the popular reality show. The budding clothing designer was at a trade show in Las Vegas when he was recruited. “These two associates from the show asked if I thought I’d be […]

Information night for military academies



Those interested in attending a military academy can attend an information night at 7 p.m. Tues., Sept. 22 at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, and 7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 23 in the Adolfo Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. Information on the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy […]

Clinic first in city to use new therapy



Physician Dr. Reza Mohammad and his team at the Las Virgenes Medical Clinic are the first Agoura Hills professionals to implement the Neurostar TMS Therapy system into their day-to-day practice.  NeuroStar TMS Therapy is a new treatment cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant treatment. […]

Common sense will keep pets safe



During the early morning hours on Sept. 2, a resident of Moorpark discovered that the family dog had been attacked and killed by what appeared to be a very resourceful predator. The incident occurred next to an undeveloped hillside and it was later revealed that the attacker was probably a mountain lion. The undeveloped areas in and around Calabasas, Agoura […]

Youth soccer kicks into action



Scholarships awarded



Two local students received scholarships from the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation. Renee Olson of Westlake Village received a $1,000 Illuminators Educational Foundation Scholarship. She is majoring in communications at UC Santa Barbara. Max Polakow of Oak Park received a $1,000 Gelson’s Markets Scholarship. He is majoring in business management UCSB. The scholarships are for college students who are either […]

‘Happy Hearts’ troop donates cookie funds



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