A look at recycling’s other side Redemption values for bottles and cans get lost in the shuffle

Acorn Staff Writer

A look at recycling’s other side Redemption values for bottles and cans get lost in the shuffle Before you take out the recyclables and trash, consider how much money you might be throwing away. The whole point of the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act (also known as the ‘‘Bottle Bill’’) is to promote recycling by making it […]

Jewish single parents want to socialize

Jewish single parents are invited to attend the first "Conejo Valley Schmooze," a program of the Conejo Valley office of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 26. The open house will be held at the Agoura Hills home of Sandy Lessner. Parents are welcome with or without their children to attend and enjoy good […]

Volunteers needed for Adamson House

The Adamson House in Malibu, a California State Parks historic site, needs volunteers to offer guided tours, greet the public and/or work in the gift shop. A series of six Monday evening training sessions will begin on Sept. 11. Information along with a training agenda is available. For more information, please call (310) 456-8432. Malibu Creek State Park will begin […]

Westlake High student wins big at county fair

Fifteen-year-old Asia Sepe, a sophomore at Westlake High School, won first place with the four chalk pastel portraits she submitted in the high school division (grades 9-12) at the 2000 Ventura County Fair. Asia’s portrait of Tori Amos won Best of Division, Best of Class and Best of Show, as well as the eligibility to compete in the 2001 California […]

‘You got to love the music, Mon’

Large check given to Wellness Community

Seniors know how to stay fit

Grand opening planned for older adult program

Grand opening and registration for the new Encore/Oasis Older Adult program will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mon., Aug. 21 at the Pierce College Campus Center, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. The event will feature entertainment, food and information on this fall’s lineup of classes, all of which are free to older adults. Classes available include yoga, […]

Poetry workshop coming soon

Award-winning poet Kristine O’Connell George will conduct "Poetry Spark: A Workshop in Children’s Poetry for Elementary Teachers" from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 26 at UCLA, Public Policy Building, Room 2270. Participants will learn innovative and easy ways to share poetry in the classroom and spark students’ creative writing. Cost is $95. For more information, please call (310) 825-2960; […]

‘Dance of Bear’ to come

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History presents the Native American Tachi-Yokuts Dancers in Fleischmann Auditorium at 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 20. Clarence Atwell leads the Tachi-Yokuts in bringing the traditions and cultural heritage of their area to the presentation, which features the ceremonial dance of Bear, as well as other songs and dances of their people. Northeastern neighbors of […]