2012-09-13

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Friends come to coach’s defense




Friends and colleagues have rallied in defense of a local youth soccer coach accused of punching a teen player in the face during a post-game melee. Westlake Village resident Bart Allan, 48, is facing charges of battery and corporal injury to a child as the result of a Labor Day incident at a Simi Valley park. According to the Simi […]

The art of horsemanship



Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Women band together to help hospital




When Melanie Rosenberg brought her then 1- year- old daughter Paige into Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 14 years ago, she feared for the little girl’s life. The toddler had a fever and was shaking uncontrollably. “She was screaming so loudly we couldn’t even get her into an exam room,” Rosenberg recalled. “I’d gone to other doctors who said, ‘We don’t […]

Marmonte East standings League Overall



Feeding at the public trough



Finally, they get it. The state’s much anticipated pension reform act was signed into law this week, hopefully saving taxpayers billions of dollars by capping benefits, increasing contributions, raising retirement ages and, in general, eliminating some of the fiscally irresponsible policies that have allowed more than a few public employees ride off into the sunset with six-figure retirements. Although seen […]

The Other Side of 50



Planning: the cure for life’s uncertainties It should come as no surprise that the rate of change in our world is accelerating. Or maybe it is a surprise? These days, change occurs so continually and rapidly that we may not realize the impact of this change until we reflect upon it and bring it into closer view. Economists, scientists and […]

Family Men



Good listener “Daddy, you’re home!” says my 9-year-old son with a hug before I can get in the house. “Tell Daddy what kind of day you had,” says my wife with a kiss before I can shut the door. “I had a bad day, Daddy.” “He’s not listening to me, Mike.” “I argued, too, Daddy.” “Mike, his arguing is getting […]

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