2000-11-02

Fibromyalgia support group forms



A support group for fibromyalgia will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 15 in the doctors conference room at Sherman Oaks Hospital, 4929 Van Nuys Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. For more information , please call (818) 901-9384.

Focus group forming in West Hills



As part of its celebration of National Career Month in November, Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), a nonprofit community-based organization, is presenting Career Focus, a program consisting of group career counseling. Aimed at the re-entry woman or the mid-life career changer, this program will use various assessments to assist people in making career decisions. Career Focus will start Nov. 9 and […]

This Week in Fooball

Acorn Sports Writer
Oak Park (6-2, 1-1)
vs. Bishop Diego (4-4, 2-1)
at Santa Barbara College


Acorn Sports Writer Oak Park (6-2, 1-1) vs. Bishop Diego (4-4, 2-1) at Santa Barbara College 7:30 p.m. Friday The winner of this game clinches second place in the Tri Valley League. Bishop Diego stunned Carpinteria two weeks ago, 24-23, with an incredible come back performance. Carpinteria quarterback Gordy Hernandez sustained a season ending injury in the first quarter that […]

Writer distorted facts, says L.A. County Supervisor



Writer distorted facts, says L.A. County Supervisor I feel I must respond to the misleading Oct. 19 letter by Steve Hess regarding the Santa Monica Mountains North Area Plan, which would [lead] readers to believe I have supported a 200 percent density increase on the property known as Live Oak Ranch, near the intersection of Kanan and Cornell Roads. Under […]

A vote for Nader



One has to marvel at the audacity of the U.S. government. We claim to be the arbiters of democracy the world over, monitoring elections in countries that cannot be trusted to conduct fair elections. How ’bout right here in the ol’ USA? We have a system that is such a duopoly that other, legitimate candidates are not given access to […]

Robin Rick



Robin Rick Robin Rick, a consistent top producing sales associate with the Agoura Hills office of Fred Sands Realtors, has once again been congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, vice president and regional manager, for her outstanding production this year. Rick, who specializes in equestrian properties in Old Agoura and the surrounding areas, has achieved more than $20 million in sales and […]

Deborah Fagan has been commended by Bob Majorino, broker and owner of Prudential California Realty, and Darrell Bradbrook, branch manager, for her recent sales statistics. During a key period, Fagan brought in sales and listings totaling $1.8 million.



Deborah Fagan has been commended by Bob Majorino, broker and owner of Prudential California Realty, and Darrell Bradbrook, branch manager, for her recent sales statistics. During a key period, Fagan brought in sales and listings totaling $1.8 million. Fagan, a Prudential Fine Homes Specialist who has fulfilled strict criteria to quality as a high-end property specialist, specializes in residential properties […]

Mixing goodwill



A GENEROUS GIFT –– Berniece Bennett, former city of Westlake Village mayor and current president of the board for the Wellness Community, receives a $3,000 check from Alex Soteras, Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce vice president, during a mixer at Agoura High School. The Chamber recently hosted a Casino Night fundraiser with proceeds benefitting the Wellness Community.

Annual food drive kicks off again

Acorn Editor

An annual effort to help needy local residents is gearing up again. Known as the "Santa Comes to Agoura" food drive, it began in 1979. This is the 21st year of the annual event. Oak Park’s George Annino started "Santa Comes to Agoura." Annino never forgot how his father helped hungry people decades ago in New York City by opening […]

Learn how to get cheaper meds



Learn how to get cheaper meds The Cost Containment Research Institute in Washington, D.C. has published a 32-page booklet, "Free and Low Cost Prescription Drugs," giving information on how and where to get free and low cost prescription drugs. "Many major drug companies provide free or low cost medication but rarely, if ever, publicize the programs," according to Gary Nave, […]


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