Kids concerts are free in Canoga

The Valley Cultural Center is hosting "Monday Morning Concerts for Kids" from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Mondays at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. Here’s a list of programs for the summer: June 26: Hammersmith Band (blues); July 10: Preservation Hall Jazz Band; July 17: String Family Players (classical); July 24: Ritornello Baroque; July 31: Gonzalez Family Mariachi; […]

Sensible development isn’t just okay; it’s vitally important

Sensible development isn’t just okay; it’s vitally important We’re sometimes a little surprised by the fervor of anti-development forces around here. While nobody wants to pave paradise and put up a parking lot, the fact remains that property owners have rights. Last week, a landowner in Old Agoura was seeking approval to eventually sell eight parcels as home sites. Although […]

Free HIV testing coming next week

As many as 16,000 people in Los Angeles County have HIV and don’t know it, according to estimates of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS Programs and Policy (OAPP). And since early detection is key to ensuring early and potentially more effective treatment, health officials are urging everyone to improve their understanding of HIV, assess […]

Feng Shui workshop coming tomorrow in Westlake Village

A Feng Shui workshop is planned for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., June 23, in the Westlake Village Community Room, 4373 Park Terrace Drive, Westlake Village. Sponsored by Unity Center Church, the workshop will be conducted by Patty Jones, a Feng Shui practitioner. Jones will offer advice and tips on applying this art to your home. For directions or further information, […]

Summer school starts

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Alternative medicines can be dangerous

Patients using alternative medicines such as herbal remedies and dietary supplements often underestimate the potential for serious side effects and drug interactions, according to a recent survey by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The survey of 1,000 consumers and 300 pharmacists who practice in hospitals and other components of healthcare was conducted to assess public perceptions about […]

Former OPHS graduate receives Louis Sudler Prize at Stanford

Brooke Fries, 21, a 1996 Oak park High School graduate, recently graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto, with a business administration degree in human biology and a minor in dance. Fries also received the Louis Sudler Prize, which is awarded to the most accomplished and promising senior in the field of dance at Stanford, a prestigious university sometimes called […]

Seniors ring in the new millenium – Oak Park graduates rank among highest –

Acorn Staff Writer

Seniors ring in the new millenium – Oak Park graduates rank among highest – Looking for a future doctor, lawyer or CEO? Oak Park High School is sending 95 percent of its graduates to college, according to school officials, including a pair of straight-A students to Stanford: valedictorians David Guo and Nick Rodriguez. Of the school’s 159 seniors, 61 had […]

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