2000-08-10

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Local rotary donates to community



The rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise donated more than $75,000 to the community and worldwide during the 1999-2000 fiscal year — a record for the club, founded 13 years ago. Among local recipients of major donations were: Manna, the Conejo Free Clinic, Junior Achievement, the New West Symphony Music Van, the Triunfo YMCA, the Boy Scouts of America and […]

Ancient healing technique taught



Roni Keller, certified practitioner and teacher of the JyotiAtman technique, or cellular repatterning, will present an talk ont he subject at 7 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 13 at the Center for Natural Healing, Westlake Village. JyotiAtman is an ayurvedic technique originating from the ancient healing knowledge of India focusing on balancing and reactivating natural healing energies. All are welcome to […]

Dog brings smiles to hospital patients

Acorn Staff Writer

Wendy Toone of Calabasas and her Newfoundland dog, Saba, have found a special way to help others. For the past five years, the Toone and Saba team have been active in "Create-A-Smile" Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), a non-profit organization. Together, they visit children’s hospitals, nursing and convalescent homes and outreach and rehabilitation centers to provide a unique type of therapy […]

Rattled by



snake story I would like to comment on two recent Acorn articles concerning snakes. I was glad to see the article "Please Don’t Kill the Good Snakes" (although I did not like the title). Identifying California mountain king snakes as a harmless and beneficial part of our ecosystem was good to see and may save some of these beautiful animals. […]

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Carol Manion, Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors’ top producer for the past year, received congratulations from Gary Paller, president, for the recent ordination of her husband, Joe Manion, as a deacon at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Westlake Vil



Carol Manion, Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors’ top producer for the past year, received congratulations from Gary Paller, president, for the recent ordination of her husband, Joe Manion, as a deacon at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Westlake Village. For the past four years, Carol and Joe have participated in an intense college theology program in the Los Angeles […]

Overhaul needed at LVMWD compost plant

Acorn Staff Writer

A Los Angeles consultant is recommending a $2 million upgrade at Rancho Las Virgenes, the environmentally friendly but sometimes odorous composting plant in Calabasas. A study released last week by Black & Veatch says the plant needs an overhaul of its biofilter, a giant air freshener about the size of a football field. Rancho, which serves the 65,000 residents of […]

Engagement announced How could a girl resist?



Engagement announced How could a girl resist? There they were, Jessica and Darren, a young couple in love among the majestic trees and cascading waterfalls of the beautiful grounds at Sherwood Country Club. Suddenly five skywriting planes swooped low overhead. Okay, time to get the hankies out. The planes spelled out Darren’s marriage proposal, a cue for the grrom to […]

Anterasian resigns Oak Park board

Acorn Staff Writer

One of Oak Park’s long time community leaders is saying goodbye. Dr. George Anterasian, a member of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) for nine years, announced his resignation at the board’s meeting last month. Anterasian, a physician at Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills, is moving with his family to Adrian, Mich. this month to take a job as […]


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