2012-01-12

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Tree of life



Citizen wants unlicensed drivers held accountable

Father mourns loss of son


A Westlake Village man whose son was killed in an accident involving an unlicensed driver is speaking out against a new law that will allow illegal drivers to get back on the road quickly. Don Rosenberg’s son, Drew, a law student in San Francisco, was killed by an unlicensed driver in November 2010. On Jan. 1, a California state law […]

Two -wheel wonder



Goal-oriented



Dangers of drugs taught first-hand




The Parent- Faculty Association at Medea Creek Middle School is taking the teen drug abuse epidemic seriously. In mid-December, students and parents got an earful from Michael Sarich, a man whose life spiraled out of control because of drug and alcohol abuse. Sarich, 33, now shares his story as a speaker for Teen Truth Live, a nonprofit group that presents […]

Strickland, Parks, Pavley and politics



From beginnings in local politics to aspirations of the Beltway, Linda Parks’ career path is looking very much like the one followed by the man she hopes to replace in the U.S. Congress, Elton Gallegly. Start small, get big. Following last week’s announcement that the 13-term congressman is retiring, Parks wasted little time throwing her hat into the ring as […]

Tax exempt



The Oak Park Unified School District is accepting requests for senior exemptions for the Measure C parcel tax. To get an exemption form, senior citizens 65 years old or older can go to the district’s support services office at 5801 E. Conifer St. weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To request a form to be mailed, call (818) 735-3206. […]

Game on!



Exploring Calabasas history



The Calabasas Historical Society will present a re-enactment of the Signing of the Articles of Capitulation at Campo de Cahuenga from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Sun., Jan. 15 at 3919 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, across from Universal Studios. The family-friendly event will have tours of the site, fiesta dancers and food. For more information, call Martha Duley at (818) 347-1477. […]


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