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Santa’s food drive has a Website



If you’re in a giving mood this holiday season and want to share some canned goods, other nonperishable food, a frozen turkey or toiletry items with the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" event, you can get important information via the Internet at www.datalicious.com/santa. It will tell you where to make your donations. The site also will tell you who the […]

Kiwanis reach out to the needy



The Kiwanis Club of Calabasas along with the principal of Lupin Hills Elementary, Carol Martino, and principal Keith Tomes of Chaparral Elementary and their staffs provided last week eight needy families with assistance for a Thanksgiving dinner. Kiwanis of Calabasas members contributed money and purchased gift certificates from Ralph’s for families to obtain their Thanksgiving feast. Each school provided names […]

Activities can empower and inspire young girls



A unique cross-country journey is uniting and inspiring women of all ages in a demonstration of physical, mental and emotional health. Created to raise awareness about issues confronting girls and women, the initiative specifically targets about 18 million girls in America between the ages 6 to 18. Called "Girls on the Move," the national program includes: 1. A 3,865-mile cross-country […]

Tax seminars to be offered at Oxnard College



SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, will sponsor a series of tax seminars from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., this Sat., Dec. 2 at Oxnard College. Appropriate for individuals currently in business or thinking about going into business, the seminars will feature representatives from the Internal Revenue Service, Employment Development Department, Board of Equalization and Labor Commission. The fee […]

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn HOMELESS AND SHE DESERVES A BETTER FATE––This is "Katie." She was recently abandoned by her owner and left on the streets to fend for herself. She’s a sweet dog, about 2 years old and really nervous about her future. She’s been spayed, got all of her shots and waits for a new, warm […]

Gore deserves an honest vote count in Florida



Gore deserves an honest vote count in Florida Election Day was only a few days gone when you wrote your editorial (Nov. 16) suggesting Al Gore concede. To question our electoral process before it has a chance to play itself out is to question the very fabric of our great democracy. Why are you in such a hurry? We were […]

Charlotte Emert of Prudential California Realty has been congratulated by Bob Majorino, broker and owner, and Nancy Eke, sales manager, for her outstanding production. She sold 11 properties valued at more than $3.1 million during a recent 60-day period.



Charlotte Emert of Prudential California Realty has been congratulated by Bob Majorino, broker and owner, and Nancy Eke, sales manager, for her outstanding production. She sold 11 properties valued at more than $3.1 million during a recent 60-day period. Emert is a member of Prudential’s Leading Edge Society, placing her in the top 5 percent of agents nationwide. Backed by […]

‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ and he needs turkeys



The ‘‘Santa Comes to Agoura’’ food drive needs 175 frozen turkeys, according to organizer George Annino. If you can help, bring a frozen turkey by 9 a.m. to the big event this Sat., Dec. 2 at the Do It Center, 28750 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. It’s east of Kanan Road, south of the 101 Freeway. The drive can also use […]

A Decorator’s Wonderland



YOU CAN FIND THAT HARD TO LOCATE HOLIDAY ITEM HERE––M.H. Designs, located in Simi Valley, has for the 11th year been transformed into a Christmas fantasy land. Marty Helpman and his partner Jeannie Jesse are offering 30% discount for the holidays. Visit this Christmas Wonderland at 21 W. Easy St., Suite 107, in Simi Valley or contact them at (805) […]

Local help available for your Medicare questions



Nancy-Ann DeParle, administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration, which runs the Medicare program, answers reader questions about Medicare coverage. Q. I asked my doctor some questions about my Medicare coverage, and he suggested I contact the SHIP. What is this organization and what can it do for me? A. SHIP stands for State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Each state […]


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