2013-11-14

Joint replacement



Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association and Meadowbrook Senior Living will offer a presentation about treatments for knee and hip pain from 2 to 3 p.m. at Meadowbrook, 5217 Cheseboro Road, Agoura Hills. Dr. Brian Bashner will discuss why people need joint replacements and what is involved in the surgery. To RSVP, call ( 818) 991-3544.

Large grant paves way for Medea Creek deconstruction

Concrete-lined channel reverting to natural state


The City of Agoura Hills announced it has received a full grant to restore a portion of Medea Creek to its natural state. City officials were only expecting to win a portion of the $1.25 million state grant, but got the entire amount instead. The funding will allow the city to restore 450 feet of the concrete-lined channel east of […]

CHS actors in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Play runs though Sat., Nov. 16 at Calabasas High School

The Calabasas High School theater department will present its fall play, Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 through 16 at the school’s Performing Arts Education Center, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. An additional 2 p.m. matinee is set for Sat., Nov. 16. When two lovers flee their families to marry, they wander into an enchanted forest, and […]

CLU receives $100K grant for pesticide study



The California Wellness Foundation has awarded California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks a $100,000 grant to study the neurobehavioral effects of pesticide exposure among Oxnard residents. The one-year grant will enable an interdisciplinary team of faculty members and students to interview 30 to 50 people and test their concentra- tion, memory, information-processing speed, motor speed and visual-spatial skills. The researchers […]

Calabasas Car Care Tire Pros



Calabasas Car Care Tire Pros and Xpress Lube was named Business of the Month for November by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. Tom Casey and John Cortez opened Calabasas Car Care Tire Pros in February 2003 and Agoura Car Care Tire Pros two months later. Both stores are complete general repair shops that cover brakes, engine performance, suspension and scheduled […]

Breaking the silence about disease

. Walk to End Epilepsy on Nov. 17 at Rose Bowl


Last season, 18-year-old Ulysses Mendoza of South Los Angeles was dismissed from his football team. It was not a matter of the team trimming its roster. This was not due to an injury. There was no violation of team rules. Ulysses was dismissed because he has epilepsy. After having a tonic-clonic, formerly known as grand mal, seizure during practice, Ulysses […]

Mountain lion death proves need for freeway pass



DNA results indicate a mountain lion killed last month on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills was a male that could have helped populate the dying Santa Monica Mountains breed. A motorist saw the dead mountain lion on the shoulder of the freeway just east of the existing Liberty Canyon underpass. It appeared to be heading south, trying to cross […]

New book depicts the history of Oak Park

Local authors to host a signing event

Local authors Harvey Kern, David E. Ross, Derek Ross and Harry Medved will sign copies of their pictorial history book titled “Oak Park” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri., Nov. 15 at Costco, 5700 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Ventura County’s largest unincorporated community was born in the mid-1960s on pastoral ranchland previously owned by the radio comedy team […]

Movie Nut



“Sometimes it feels like I’m fighting for a life I ain’t got time to live,” Woodroof (Mc- Conaughey) says at one point in “Dallas Buyers Club.” This film a based on a true story of the early dark and devastating days of AIDs, told from a homophobic hustler’s point of view. It’s an angry movie. It’s angry at the Food […]

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