Gifts for the kids

GENEROUS—Westlake High School advanced honors anatomy students this year raised $4,500 to buy gifts for cardiac ICU patients at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. In addition to delivering toys, the WHS seniors, hand-picked for class by teacher Nancy Bowman, toured the Loma Linda University School of Medicine’s simulation lab for a taste of what it’s like to be a medical […]

Festival celebrates reading with celebrity visits

When Mary Solis started Calabasas’ annual book drive in 2013, it was because her son Joshua had been diagnosed with a rare bone disease. He was being treated at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and she saw there was a lack of books for hospitalized kids to read. Solis had the same condition as her son, hereditary multiple exostoses, which causes […]