2014-09-18 E-Edition

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Renger, Lewitt and Peterson

I have lived in this district for 27 years, and I’ve often heard rumors about high water bills, overpaid employees and suspicions of wrongdoing in the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. Two years ago, I went to see for myself what’s behind the rumors. Most of these rumors aren’t backed up by facts. To separate rumor from fact, I took […]

Healing the world, one burn victim at a time

Calabasas student supports burn care clinic in Bangalore, India

Two days before her uncle’s wedding in 2010, Ashlyn Gary of Calabasas burned her face while using a curling iron. The burn, although small, was “incredibly painful,” said Ashlyn, 17, a senior at Calabasas High School. Ashlyn said she was fortunate because she was able to receive quality medical treatment for her injury right away, reducing the chance of scarring. […]

The dangers of osteoporosis

10 million people suffer bone loss

Elvira Lindwall, MD, a rheumatologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will explain the risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis at a free seminar from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Home and Men’s store on the lower level, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Enter the mall on the […]

What’s New On DVD?

Sizzling romance and comedy episodes made their way to viewers this month. Just released: an updated version of the memorable ensemble film “The Big Chill,” as well as the final season of the insightful “Californication,” which concludes its Showtime run. In addition to Lawrence Kasdan’s “Big Chill,” the Criterion Collection offers two other acclaimed motion pictures for August: “Y Tu […]

Final thoughts on texting case

As the old axiom goes, “Two sets of eyes are always better than one.” In California, bicyclists travel in the same direction as motorized traffic, and since bicyclists do not have eyes in the back of their head, only one person is looking. In the Calabasas accident, neither driver was looking out for the other, so neither could take evasive […]

Balloon release for loved ones

The Compassionate Friends’ Ventura County Chapter will have a balloon release ceremony to honor loved ones at 12:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 27 at the Conejo Mountain Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. This fundraising event to benefit the chapter will feature a raffle and silent auction, and desserts and beverages at no charge. Free balloons and cards […]

Pet of the week

New Cronies puts game face on

Trustee thanks volunteers

The Las Virgenes Unified School District is truly blessed to have wonderfully passionate faculty, staff, students and administrators who deliver each day on an unyielding commitment to building a world- class education environment for our community. We are equally blessed to have an incredibly dedicated community of parents who continually go above and beyond for our kids. It is in […]