Reacts strongly to a display of animal trophies

My granddaughter and I had been looking forward to a delicious lunch in a highly recommended restaurant. Indeed, as we entered the establishment we were not disappointed by the lovely displays of nature surrounding the entrance. After being seated, we turned to look around at the many exhibits that were displayed. But both my granddaughter and I were devastated when […]

First paint time, then playtime

Volunteers build playhouses for families of local active-duty military

TINY HOUSES—At top, Ravi Pasala with realtor.com paints a new playhouse at Westlake Village-based Move Inc. on Aug. 16. Volunteers from Habitat for Humanity and realtor.com constructed the little buildings during a specially dedicated Playhouse Build Day. Above, U.S. Navy Seaman Enis Pesina peeks out the window of his family’s new playhouse and sees his 2-year-old son Jullian. All the […]

Put disease on the mat

When she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Jennifer Parkinson decided to come out swinging. Parkinson, a Newbury Park resident, was diagnosed with the condition when she was 32. She’d started showing symptoms two years before that, and by the time she was diagnosed she could barely walk and had to leave her career as a nurse because of the disease’s […]

Last week’s top performers

Jason Heller, WR, Westlake: The Warrior scored four touchdowns while racking up 205 receiving yards against Sierra Canyon. Trent Butler, QB, Agoura: In his first varsity start, Butler threw for 217 yards, two touchdowns and notched a win vs. Channel Islands. Jackson Messick, CB, Agoura: The senior snared an interception and deflected two passes. Editor’s note: Coaches, please upload stats […]

Problems with wildlife bridge

Oh, how I wish I could be assured a land bridge for wild animals going over the 101 Freeway would work. If I thought it had the slightest chance, I would try to send a little money, too. I don’t have much, but I could send a little. Per The Acorn, the L.A. gangs are now dumping bodies in the […]

Girl Scouts roll out new gluten-free cookie

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast and Girl Scouts of the USA recently announced that a new cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, will join the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season lineup. Caramel Chocolate Chip is gluten-free and features caramel, semi-sweet chocolate chips and a hint of sea salt in a chewy cookie. The new cookie joins classics like the Thin Mints, […]

At risk for hepatitis? Medicare can help with screenings, treatment

COMMENTARY /// Personal health

Did you know viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver, causes more than 1 million deaths per year worldwide? That’s about the same number of deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV combined. Hepatitis is contagious. The Hepatitis B virus (HBV) spreads through contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person. People can also get infected by […]

Week 0 scores

• Oaks Christian 31 Chaminade 13 • Westlake 35 Sierra Canyon 30 • Agoura 30 Channel Islands 25 • Peninsula 42 Oak Park 21 • Fillmore 49 Viewpoint 22 • Camarillo 51 Rio Mesa 7

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