2000-08-03

Jewish women to dine



Jewish Women International (JWI), Tikvah Chapter, invites guests and prospective members to an annual potluck dinner at 7 p.m., Wed., Aug. 16 at a member’s home in Calabasas. Dr. Phoebe Frank, assistant director of the Wagner Program at the University of Judaism, will be the speaker. Learn more about JWI and its activities while enjoying dinner and discussion. Please call […]

Cabrillo’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ comes alive in Kavli Theatre

Acorn Staff Writer

"Fiddler on the Roof" has always been an important play in my life. When I was a young child, my grandmother played "Sunrise, Sunset" on the piano while she sang it to me. When I was 10, my mother took me to see the movie, which had a lasting impact on me, and I began singing "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and dancing […]

A salute to mom



In your latest issue, I stumbled upon a column titled "Campus Briefs from Students Out of Town." I was sorry that I hadn’t been able to submit my own student profile and was hoping that you’d be running a similar column in the near future. I just wanted to acknowledge my mother, whose story seems to be greater and achieve […]

Bill Carter, executive vice president of Young Realtors, director of the Estates Division and seven-time Diamond Sales Award winner, recently was congratulated by Joan Young, president of Young Realtors in Westlake Village, for his sales production which



Bill Carter, executive vice president of Young Realtors, director of the Estates Division and seven-time Diamond Sales Award winner, recently was congratulated by Joan Young, president of Young Realtors in Westlake Village, for his sales production which was in excess of $12.3 million during a recent 30-day period. Carter is a 28-year veteran of the Southern California real estate marketplace. […]

Bringing voices back where they belong



Tickets on sale for Children’s Festival



Performances to Grow On has announced that subscriptions for the 2000-2001 season are now available for the Ventura County Children’s Festival, now in its 16th year, a series of six performances featuring renowned performers in the fields of dance, theater, music and puppetry. All performances will be at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in either the Scherr Forum Theatre […]

Discover the college right for you



The Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) Tour 2000 features admissions officials from institutions included in Loren Pope’s 1996 book, "Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You Are Not a Straight-A Student." It will make one stop in Los Angeles at the Hilton Whittier from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6. Pope, former education […]

Chabad to host annual phone-a-thon



Chabad of the Conejo will host its annual Phone-A-Thon fundraiser, called "Say Chai (Life) to Chabad," from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 13. Volunteers will phone the community at large for contributions which will be used for Chabad’s wide range of outreach and educational programs. For most of its operating budget, Chabad is dependent on the generosity […]

Mo music



Blue Thumb recording artist Mighty Mo Rodgers will appear in a free concert at 5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 13 at the Conejo Community Park, 1300 Hendrix Ave., in Thousand Oaks. Rodgers will perform music from "Blues Is My Wailin’ Wall," the Blue Thumb Records he debuted last year which showcases his gritty, soulful trademark style which Real Blues magazine calls […]

For Klari: Long may you run

Acorn Staff Writer

Those calendar pages seem to flip past like a feather caught in a cyclone. One day you’re a teen impatient for the autonomy of adulthood, next you’re a grown-up bowed under by the pressures and responsibilities that come with the territory. Then all of a sudden you wake up middle-aged, a bit stiff in the joints perhaps after some physical […]


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