2013-06-06 E-Edition

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Learn about Stunt Trail during walk this Saturday

Herb Walks with Lanny Kaufer will return to the Calabasas area for the annual Stunt High Trail Herb Walk from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., June 8. The interpretive walk will take place mainly under the oaks along Cold Creek on the north side of the Santa Monica Mountains. The hike will be an easy walk for the most part […]

Military celebration in Simi

The 28th annual Red, White and Blue Ball will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sat., June 22 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The ball is a military and social function, open to the public. The evening will start with an open reception followed by a formal opening ceremony, dinner, dancing to music of the Harry Selvin […]

So, your child says it’s time for a pet?


One of the highlights of my childhood was the opportunity to have just about every kind of pet a kid could want, such as turtles, birds, cats and dogs. I clearly remember how excited my sister and I were when we got hamsters for the holidays. The local pet store sent us home with “Lucy” and “Ethel.” Months later, I […]

Free oncology seminar

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present a free educational seminar, “Oncology Navigation, Improving Patient Outcomes,” with registered nurse Alicia Zaragoza from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., June 11 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. A nurse navigator provides information and resources on all aspects of a cancer diagnosis to insure the best possible outcome. Understanding a cancer diagnosis […]

Elderly woman rescued from canyon

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team and L.A. County Fire Department rescued a 79-year-old female driver whose car plunged 300 feet into Malibu Canyon on Sun., June 9. The woman suffered a back injury and was airlifted by helicopter to UCLA hospital for treatment, said David Katz, captain of the search and rescue team. […]

How to know if creek water is clean


“How bad is it?” “Can I drink that?” I get asked such questions when in the field doing water quality sampling. I wish the answer would immediately pop up on the screen of my water quality meter. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Ventura County Watershed Protection District staff routinely samples the lower reaches of the County’s main rivers, and discharges […]

Jaguars snare a title


Lecture slated for seniors

Belmont Village Senior Living of Thousand Oaks will present a lecture titled “Endocrinology for Seniors” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thurs., June 20 at 3680 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. UCLA physician Yaroslav Gofnung, a specialist in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, will discuss the risk of developing diabetes as people grow older, heavier and less active. To RSVP, call the […]

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