2010-12-02 E-Edition

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Amgen drug approved to help cancer patients

Reduces risk of bone complicatoins

An Amgen-created drug received the green light last month for use by cancer patients to reduce the risk of bone complications. Denosumab, brand name XGEVA, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 18. This is the second FDA approval for the generic denosumab in the past six months. In June, the FDA approved the protein to […]

Holiday decorating is a family affair

Irish dancers to perform

Claddagh Irish Dancers will present “Our Candy Cane” Holiday Dinner Show on Sun., Dec. 5 at the Calabasas/Agoura Hills Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m., with the dance show following at 6:30 p.m. The entrees are apple roasted pork with sage stuffing balls, roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts with chestnuts and glazed baby carrots […]

Experience ancient Bethlehem

Drive-through live theater

The 15th annual Bethlehem Experience, a re-creation of the first century village of Bethlehem on the night of the first Christmas Eve, will be presented from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 11 and 12 on the campus of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. More than 150 members of the congregation will dress in period […]

Opposition is not significant

It is disappointing to me that the issue concerning the Santa Susana Field Laboratory cleanup is focusing on the two people out of the more than 1,700 who commented in opposition to an immediate cleanup. First, to even examine such an insignificant percentage of the public opinion is irrelevant, and considering the lack of argument these two men presented in […]

Westlake’s Krems playing for CIF crown

Sivan Krems hopes to raise a racket at Seal Beach. Krems, a sophomore at Westlake High, will compete at the CIF-Southern Section Girls’ Tennis Individual Championships at Seal Beach Tennis Center. Thousand Oaks’ doubles tandem of Savannah Ware and Alison Ho will join Krems at the championships. Krems won all three singles matches during the regional tournament at Cate High […]

Carjacking in T.O.

A Newbury Park man was kidnapped at gunpoint last week as he parked his car outside a market in Thousand Oaks. The victim, 44-year-old Aurelio Olvera, told police that on Wed., Nov. 24 around 7:30 p.m. two men entered his car at the Guadalajara Market, 2454 W. Hillcrest Drive, and forced him to take them to a nearby bank, where […]

Agoura girls take first at regional

Indian art sale at Satwiwa

American Indian artists will present an art show and sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Dec. 5 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center at Rancho Sierra Vista, Lynn Road and Via Goleta, Newbury Park. The event will include handcrafted art, music, storytelling and family activities. Visitors will be able to meet local American Indian artists and […]