2000-10-19

CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



USED BOOK SALE – Debbie Edberg of Agoura Hills, left, scans the hundreds of books that were offered for sale last Saturday at the Las Virgenes Library’s Used Book Sale. Edberg’s final selection of hardback books filled a large box. More than 20,000 volumes were donated for the semi-annual charity event that was hosted by Friends of the Library; sales […]

Bingo returns in November



Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ventura County have scheduled Bingo games for each Sunday and Thursday during November. The games will be played at 3503 Arundell Circle in Ventura. Sunday Bingo will be from noon to 6 p.m. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and early bird games will begin at noon. Doors open at 10 a.m. for Thursday Bingo with […]

Simchat Torah to be celebrated Saturday



Temple Etz Chaim of Thousand Oaks will celebrate the joyous holiday of Simchat Torah at 7 p.m. this Sat., Oct. 21. All those attending will be called to the Torah for an Aliyah and each child will receive a flag and an apple as they join in the Torah procession around the sanctuary. All ages are invited to join this […]

Solution offered for day laborers



After reading your Sept. 28 article on a recent court ruling on day laborers, I began to ponder some possible solutions. Obviously if this is not handled at our city level, the courts, especially federal courts, get involved and that is what we don’t want — a federalized city. I certainly cannot fault anyone who looks for work since the […]

Real Estate Advisor

Chulak & Shiffman
Attorneys at Law


Chulak & Shiffman Attorneys at Law Q. The management company for our homeowners association has a real estate brokers license. From time to time they have taken sales listings from members of our association as have other real estate brokers and agents who are not involved in the management of our association. A competitor of our management company-broker insists that […]

Fighting L.A. County



Fighting L.A. County PONY PEOPLE – Recreation and Equestrian Coalition (REC) President Ruth Gerson and Buck Wicall enjoy barbecue and beans following a recent trail ride. The REC coalition is opposing Los Angeles County’s North Area zoning plan, which they say threatens their equestrian lifestyle.

Harvest Hoedown coming to Agoura Hills church



A live presentation of "The Flintstones go to Gaterock" and "The Wizard of Oz" will be featured during the Harvest Hoedown at Gateway Foursquare Church. Free game booths, as well as games, crafts, music, a barbecue and refreshments are planned for the event, scheduled 1 to 6 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 29. Admission is free. Gateway Foursquare Church is at […]

Methodists sermon topic will be ‘Attitude of Gratitude’



Methodists sermon topic will be ‘Attitude of Gratitude’ Pastor Rob Calderhead’s sermon title is "Attitude of Gratitude" at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services conducted Sun., Oct. 22 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village. The Covenant Ringers and Covenant Quartet will play handbells at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services, and the Chancel Choir will sing at […]

AHS is No. 1



AHS is No. 1 On Oct. 3, I attended a fundraiser for Cure Autism Now. It was a very heartwarming and worthwhile event, but my most memorable part of the evening was when two young men addressed the audience to discuss their life experiences in dealing with their diagnosis of autism. These two remarkable individuals were surrounded by the Agoura […]

Realtors Association To Host Forum



Realtors Association To Host Forum "Trials and Triumphs of Buying a Home," hosted by the Equal Opportunity Committee of the Conejo Association of Realtors, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 19 in the third-floor board meeting room at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The forum is in cooperation with the city of Thousand Oaks, Manna, and […]