2014-05-29

Tips to reduce the risk of a stroke



By spending a few minutes learning about stroke, residents can recognize the warning signs while reducing the likelihood of experiencing one. “Many people consider stroke an ‘old man’s disease,’” said Peter Kim, M.D., a Simi Valley Hospital neurologist and the medical adviser for the hospital’s stroke support group. “While there are particular risk factors that make some people more susceptible […]

For supervisor, Bobby Shriver



It is time to retire some career politicians, even if they have served us well, and bring in some fresh ideas, different solutions and positive energy to the race for L.A. County Supervisor. Bobby Shriver offers that opportunity and energy. His track record for working on local issues, the environment, education and homeless concerns bodes well for the future. Meeting […]

Classical composer to attend school concert



FROM NEW YORK TO OAK PARK—Oak Park High School choir member Samantha LeQuesne joins Grammy Awardwinning classical composer Christopher Tin in front of Carnegie Hall in New York City where she sang some of Tin’s well-known works on April 13. Tin will return the favor and watch Samantha and the rest of the school choir present the spring concert at […]

Girls prepare for a tournament



High School Hi Lights



Agoura ChargersFri., May 30: Spirit competition tripComedySportz/performingarts education center/6 p.m.Sat. May 31: Drama banquet/performing arts education centerand G building/6 p.m.Tues., June 3: Senior awards/5p.m.Thurs., June 5: Jazz and chamberconcert/performing arts educationcenter black box theater/7 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesSat., May 31: PromMon., June 2: Senior awardsnight/5 p.m.Thurs., June 5: Short dayperiods 1, 3 and 5 Oak Park EaglesFri., May 30: Choir spring […]

Frank talk about lung cancer



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free educational seminar, “Frankly Speaking about Lung Cancer,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tues., June 3 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. UCLA oncologist Anita Kaul, MD, will explore how lung cancer is evaluated and treated, different types of lung cancers, and how systemic treatment for lung cancer is changing based […]

Distaste for Oak Park tweets



I found the article “ Oak Park hate tweets roil the community“ very appalling but unfortunately, not surprising. This is just another incident in our public school systems that have angered me to the point of writing this letter. To the students who participated in this activity and all students who have done similar things—what the hell are you thinking? […]

Eye on the Conejo



Memorial Day at Conejo Community Park wasn’t nice. It was perfect. It was the first of five summer concerts hosted by Conejo Recreation and Park District, and it was a biggie. Entertaining a huge crowd were the Stars of Beatlemania, a Beatles tribute band. These guys weren’t good, they were great. At times, if you closed your eyes, you could […]

Youth can learn movie making in summer class

Free program also covers animation

Movies By Kids and KidzCity, in conjunction with the Academy of Arts and Science nonprofit in Westlake Vi l lage, wil l offer free tuition for its Summer Academy of Movie Making and Animation camp from June 30 through Aug. 8 at KidzCity, 20841 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. The tuition is free for the first 40 students who register each […]

Dance! dance! dance!




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