2010-03-18 E-Edition

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New home for low-cost spay, neuter clinic

Talk on Vitamin D at Los Robles

Sarfraz J. Zaidi, MD, endocrinologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will discusses the power of Vitamin D at a free community health education lecture from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., March 25 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Women’s store on the lower level, Thousand Oaks. Zaidi will explain how Vitamin D influence diseases such as […]


Spring book sale at Calabasas Library

The bats have returned

At midday I looked over the water of Malibou Lake. I was surprised to notice the return of swallows—a few months ago the air above the lake had been devoid of any aerial acrobats. Then I noted the warm temperature and, therefore, the increase of insects buzzing around. That evening I returned to the same spot and noticed a different […]

Dogs have their day at Nuts for Mutts

The sixth annual Nuts for Mutts—The Walk and Festival will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., April 18 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Admission to the festival is free. The event will be presented in conjunction with the Calabasas Rotary Club and the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. The fundraiser will feature a […]

Wellness Community needs gala sponsors

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking sponsors for its 19th anniversary gala fundraiser on May 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Road, Westlake Village. The gala includes entertainment, dinner and a live auction featuring big-ticket items. Also, residents who have made an impact on cancer patients and their families through their work with the Wellness Community will be […]

A vision in the face of adversity

Guest opinion

As school boards grapple with the heart-wrenching task of issuing layoff notices, cutting programs and trying to find creative ways to manage their decreasing budgets while keeping pace with increasing demand, it is not a time when most people would be optimistic about public education’s future. But I am. A year ago, while the state’s dysfunctionality was continuing to take […]

At MathCounts, Viewpoint kids know the score

Eight Viewpoint middle schoolers recently competed against 144 students from 14 schools across the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys in the regional MathCounts competition at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. MathCounts is the premiere middle school math competition in the country. Eighth-grader Andrew Vlahos of Thousand Oaks came in fourth place out of 144 students and qualified for […]

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