2012-02-23

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19-year-old dies in Kanan Road crash

Son of sportscaster Chris Myers loved in the community


A friend recalls his precocious demeanor and witty ways. Funny with friends but serious about his commitment to caring for animals, 19-year-old Christopher Myers of Oak Park was a college honor student whose bright future seemed all but assured. On Feb. 16, Myers’ car ran off Kanan Road south of Latigo Canyon and crashed into a ravine about 100 feet […]

Input sought on Lost Hills roadwork



The City of Calabasas and California Department of Transportation will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28 to review progress on the Lost Hills Road overpass widening project and get feedback from the public. An a study of the project is available for review and comment on the city’s website, www.cityofcalabasas.com. According to the study, the project […]

Safety first with ladder use



When going up a ladder, you want to make sure to come back down on your own terms. It doesn’t always happen that way. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, ladder-related injuries send about 160,000 people to emergency departments every year. That number more than triples when visits to clinics and medical offices are included. So before climbing […]

Mavericks put a goose egg in loss column



Battle royale in race for Congress



Now it really gets interesting. Just as one leading Democrat exits the race for the U.S. 26th Congressional District, another one enters. Supervisor Steve Bennett—the supposed frontrunner in the newly drawn district that includes most of Ventura County and Westlake Village—withdrew his name from the race last week with the intention of keeping his job on the Ventura County Board […]

Westlake senior climbs hemisphere’s tallest mountain




Westlake Village resident Karl Klessig struggled with extreme fatigue, hypothermia and altitude sickness while climbing Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, but he still managed to reach the summit of the Western Hemisphere’s highest mountain at 22,840 feet. He scaled the peak in January. “This was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” said the 70-year-old businessman, who began to […]

Talk to pharmacist



Elaine Blieden of Expert Compounding Pharmacy will discuss “Unique ways your compounding pharmacy can help to optimize your overall health and well-being” at 6:30 p.m. Tues., March 6 at the Woodland Hills Branch Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Blieden will cover hormone replacement and pain management, dermatology, customized dosage forms and strengths, and hard to find and discontinued medications. For details, […]

Amazing season for Oak Park JV team



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