2013-10-17

Celebrating a milestone



HAPPY DAY—The Westlake Women’s Club marked its 45th birthday at a luncheon on Oct. 8 at the Westlake Village Inn. Top, Gail Claridge of Gail Claridge Interiors and Gifts delivers the keynote address. Right, Helene Ross, one of the club’s founding members, cuts the birthday cake. The club members raise money each year for charities.

Hands-on learning



A guide to the new Common Core Standards for schools




If you have only a vague idea of what Common Core State Standards means, you have company. According to a recent Gallup Poll, nearly two-thirds of the nation hasn’t heard of CCSS, let alone knows how it works. But if you have school-age children, CCSS has joined the list of acronyms that include AP, GPA and SAT. Development of CCSS […]

Changing healthcare one patient at a time




Healthcare reform isn’t just about equal access and quality healthcare; it’s going to be about creating an experience that inspires people to care for themselves and participate in their medical care, says Dr. Cherlin Johnson, the 2007 founder of Executive ER. Located in the Summit at Calabasas on Agoura Road, Executive ER is a full-service urgent care facility that offers […]


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