2000-11-30

Older computers to be auctioned off in Oak Park Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer



Older computers to be auctioned off in Oak Park Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Oak Park schools have computers of no use to them. With the rapid growth of technology, 2-year-old computers are quickly obsolete for teaching. School officials demand modern technology; as new computers enter the marketplace, old computers only occupy valuable space in areas that are already crowded. […]

‘Teen Assist Cards’ offered



Teens in the Conejo Valley, Oak Park and Las Virgenes communities now have access to the wallet-sized "Teen Assist Card" listing 37 resources ranging from crises hot lines to volunteer opportunities. With the support of Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) board trustees, six student volunteers did most of the research required to find all the phone numbers and worked on […]

Sandwich generation speaks Are you one of the millions of Baby Boomers now “sandwiched” between growing children, aging parents, your marriage and a job? Do you feel that your life is in fast-forward, you’re cast in roles that you never tried



Sandwich generation speaks Are you one of the millions of Baby Boomers now "sandwiched" between growing children, aging parents, your marriage and a job? Do you feel that your life Sandwich generation speaks Are you one of the millions of Baby Boomers now "sandwiched" between growing children, aging parents, your marriage and a job? Do you feel that your life […]

Winter Soccer Camp to open soon



Sponsored by the city of Calabasas, Zoran’s winter soccer camp will be offered from Dec. 18 through 22 for boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Half-day sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon; full-day sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is directed by Zoran Lomic, former professional soccer player and "A" licensed soccer coach. Children are […]

Conejo Valley Hanukkah Festival coming to Civic Arts Plaza



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will be the site of a festive holiday celebration when the fifth annual Conejo Valley Hanukkah Festival holds sway both on stage and outdoors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun., Dec. 10. The grand illusions and legerdemain in Kavli Theatre with the "The Magical Miracle of Hanukkah with Richard Burr and Josette." A […]

On the Trail

Rust and nostalgia

Long ago, when I dwelt in a Northeastern burg with a climate and setting not conducive to outdoor fun, I worked for Christie’s, an international fine arts auction house. This afforded me many opportunities to eyeball up close items ultimately bound for major museum collections. Nowadays you can’t get me inside a museum or art gallery unless the weather is […]

Real Estate Advisor

Attorney at Law

Real Estate Advisor Q. Our homeowners association has an owner who insists on parking his vehicle in a marked fire lane. What can we do? A. The association may cause the removal (towing) of any vehicle, without notice, if the vehicle is: 1. Parked in a marked fire lane; 2. Parked within 15 feet of a fire hydrant; 3. Parked […]

Memorial service set



Memorial service set A holiday memorial service is planned for 7 p.m. Wed., Dec. 6 at Chapel of the Oaks, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks. The event is meant to help ease the sorrow of those experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one. Emotions, particularly loneliness, seem to escalate during the holiday season, according […]

Ticktockers become debutantes



Eleven graduated Ticktockers were formally presented during the 19th annual Debutante Ball hosted by the Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Charity League on Sat., Nov. 25 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. Family members and friends honored the Ticktockers, all in their freshman year at various colleges and universities, for their contributions to the Conejo Valley […]

Tree lighting is tomorrow



A tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 1, at the Commons at Calabasas. The 60-ft. redwood tree will be decorated with thousands of lights and ornaments. The event gets underway at 7 p.m. with choral groups from Calabasas and Westlake high schools performing. Santa will arrive on a sleigh pulled by two live reindeer and […]


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