2015-10-01

Doctor provides insights into finding relief for aching back, neck

Back pain


One of the most common medical issues affecting millions of Americans of all ages and walks of life is neck and back pain. Depending on its severity, this type of pain can range from mildly annoying to debilitating, robbing a person of the ability to work, move around and enjoy life. The pain you feel in your neck or back […]

Endorsements in Agoura Hills



I will vote for Illece Buckley Weber and Linda Northup for our City Council, and I will vote yes on Measure E. As mayor, Illece has been a tireless worker and leader on behalf of our community. She has played a significant role in the new event center, restoring Medea Creek, bringing more reclaimed water to the city and working […]

The sharing economy for seniors



When attending out-of-town conferences, my friend Sara saves big money by staying in a room at another person’s house through Airbnb. She swears by the lower cost compared to a traditional hotel room and the positive experience of getting to know her hosts. Airbnb connects people who have space to spare with those who are looking for a place to […]

Roger McGuinn of The Byrds in concert



Roger McGuinn, a founding member of the 1960s folk-rock band The Byrds, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 3 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. In 1964, with Los Angeles musicians Gene Clark, David Crosby, Chris Hillman and Michael Clark, McGuinn formed The Jet Set, later called The Beefeaters […]

Drought prolongs allergy season




Allergy season in Southern California usually begins in March, peaks in April and is mostly over by May. But the region’s four-year dry spell has changed the usual seasonal patterns, extending the allergy season well into summer and beyond, allergy specialists say. “There have been a lot patients coming into the office in recent weeks,” said allergist Dr. Mary Gianos, […]