2010-10-14

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Meals on Wheels serves community



Westlake resident Marty Hooker, 87, looks forward to around noon each day when a visitor arrives at the front door and delivers food for her lunch and dinner. The Westlake Village Meals on Wheels organization has been delivering food to the elderly woman every day except Sunday for more than a year. A hospital nurse told Hooker she should apply […]

Concert benefits Pakistan’s youngest flood victims



The Pakistan Flood Relief Show will be at 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16 at Borders Books and Music, 6510 Canoga Ave., Canoga Park. Admission is free. The Likely Lads will perform live music and an art show will feature local artists’ work. All cash donations will be forwarded to UNICEF for Pakistan aid for the more than 7 million children […]

Community’s document shredding day destroys old paperwork for good



Program will help children with cancer



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura invites children with cancer and their families to “Creative Expression: Helping Your Child Communicate Needs for Support on Their Cancer Journey” from 6 to 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 22 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The free program will begin with dinner at 6:00 p.m. and continue with an interactive workshop with Mary Beth Lepkowsky from […]

Girls school hosts annual dinner, auction



The La Reina High School Parent Guild will host its 27th annual dinner and auction on Sat., Nov. 6 at the school campus, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The theme is “Celebrate . . . Good Times.” Proceeds from the event will provide academic and activities enrichment, technology upgrades, tuition assistance and campus improvements. More than 500 auction items […]

Young entrepreneur learns value of hard work



Violet Glynn’s small fingers nimbly picked up a tiny silver wire from a plastic bowl. With it, she skewered a minute silver ball through a hole in its middle, a green stone and then another tiny silver orb. With tapered-nose pliers, she attached a bent silver wire to the dangling jewelry. She then repeated the moves, producing an exact replica. […]

Guest conductor inspires

Concert review

With the recent announcement of Boris Brott’s departure as musical director of the New West Symphony after 16 years, there’s been some nervous gossip regarding the orchestra’s future. While many have expressed concern about what’s in store for the symphony, last weekend’s season debut proved to be a satisfying glimpse into the future with a guest conductor appearance by renowned […]

Oak Park caps outside enrollment

More than a third of the students are from out-of-town

As a “District of Choice,” the Oak Park Unified School District still has room for more out-of-town students, but the board of education recently moved to cap the number of students who will be accepted in the next school year. With all California schools feeling the financial squeeze because of less state funding, the District of Choice designation helps schools […]

UCLA class to help enhance memory skills



The UCLA Center on Aging will offer a new four-week Memory Training course from 10 a.m. to noon on four Wednesdays, Oct. 27 to Nov. 17 at the UCLA Center on Aging, Ueberroth Building, 10945 Le Conte Ave., Los Angeles. The program will focus on the top memory challenges that people complain about the most. Participants can learn simple strategies […]


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