Got Milk? Now that Girl Scout cookie season is underway, expect to see the little gremlins (Scouts and cookies) outside Valley malls and markets. The monthlong cookie fest is the Scouts’ biggest moneymaker. Individual troops pocket 45 cents from each $3 box sold. . . . No Scouts around? The Girl Scout office at 9421 Winnetka Ave. in Chatsworth is selling cookies too.
Creepy Crawlers: If you’re on a no-cookie diet, want to help out kids and aren’t squeamish, check out Kennedy High’s new fund-raising effort. Some sophomores at the Granada Hills school are raising worms (B3). That way they can watch the wiggly critters multiply, then sell the progeny. Why worms? They’re good at turning trash into rich soil.
Horse Sense: Need a respite from a week of inhaling exhaust fumes on the freeway? Turn to Calendar Weekend (Page 7) for a little retro transportation idea for the weekend. It involves replacing four-wheel-drive with four-hoof-drive. Alonzo Weeden with friend, above, guides rides through the Chatsworth Hills.
Call Waiting: Sick people need service, says Assemblyman Scott Wildman. . . . He’s proposed a bill that would make doctors and nurses answer their phones and see urgently sick patients promptly.