2012-02-16

Is your family getting enough vitamins?



While every aspect of one’s health can’t be controlled, everyone can help protect themselves against many common ailments and diseases simply by getting the recommended daily essential vitamins and minerals. With the stresses of everyday life, it can be hard to get regular exercise and maintain a balanced diet. Many doctors advise their patients to take daily dietary supplements to […]

Boy to relate autism experiences

Biomedical and play therapies help child to improve

Calvary Community Church will host a free informational forum for families, physicians and providers of children with special needs from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 19 at the church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. Eleven-year-old Kyle Brizendine of Agoura Hills and Drs. Judy Bowman and Albert Mensah of Mensah Medical will speak about autism. Kyle was diagnosed with autism […]

Westlake calls for improved cell coverage




The Westlake Village City Council has taken steps to address the lack of wireless coverage in three of its important communities: First Neighborhood, Oak Forest and Three Springs. The city came to agreement Feb. 8 with northern California- based ATS Communications, a company it first hired in 2008 to develop a wireless master plan that included coverage analysis. The company […]

Authors to speak at luncheon



The Brandeis National Committee will present the annual book and author luncheon, “Words, Wit and Wisdom,” at 10 a.m. Thurs., March 22 at Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks will moderate a panetl with mystery novelist Greg Hurwitz, cookbook author Judy Zeidler and composer Charles Fox. Reservations are required. Tickets are $65 and include […]

Senior Concerns selects new president



Westlake Village resident Andrea Gallagher was selected as the next president of Senior Concerns, a Thousand Oaks-based private, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving seniors in the community and their caregivers and families. Carol Freeman served as president for five years before recently announcing her retirement. Gallagher, one of the selection committee’s finalists, ran the organization with Freeman during the search […]

Local supporters for pancreatic cancer research



Training for emergencies



The Autism Society of Ventura County will host a free oneday conference on assisting those with autism during emergencies from 8 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., March 1 at the VCOE Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. The morning session is for emergency first responder personnel. The evening session, “Plan Your Autism Emergency,” is open […]

A song for Valentine



The music keeps ‘em young



Actor living the dream




The hottest ticket in town is for an event Tues., Feb. 21 through Sun., Feb. 26— the Theater League’s presentation of Mel Brooks’ nationally touring and wickedly funny Broadway musical “Young Frankenstein” starring Conejo Valley native A.J. (Andrew James) Holmes in the leading role of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein. Born 22 years ago at Westlake Hospital, Holmes was also born to […]


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