Women’s Republican group seats new officers

The Conejo Valley Republican Women, Federated, hosted a holiday party Dec. 2 that also served as an installation ceremony for the following new officers: Trudy Heinzer, president; Vicki Talbot, first vice president – programs; Iva Edwards, second vice president – membership; JoAnne Horwitz, third vice president – ways and means; Judy Johnson, treasurer; Maryls Poulos, recording secretary; Lisa Barnes, correspondence […]

Holiday Gift Guide Avoid busting a budget this holiday season

Holiday Gift Guide Avoid busting a budget this holiday season Pre-planned, intelligent spending could lead to a less stressful and more meaningful holiday season, suggests the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles (CCCS-LA). A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping members of the public learn how to prevent and solve financial difficulties, CCCS-LA has compiled the following guidelines for spending […]

Know the facts about organ donation

Age of organ donors. Acceptable donors can range in age from newborn to 65 or more. People who are over 65 may be acceptable donors, especially of corneas, skin, bone and for total body donation. Cost of organ and tissue donation. All costs related to the donation are paid for by the donor program. Rarely, a family may receive a […]

Lindero Canyon Middle School nominated for prestigious award

Acorn Staff Writer

Teachers and administrators for Lindero Canyon Middle School, the award-winning school in Agoura Hills, might have another notch to add to their belts. The school has been nominated to receive the BRAVO Award, a prestigious arts education award presented each year by the Los Angeles County Performing Arts Center. Lindero Canyon is one of 10 schools in Southern California nominated […]

Westlake High grad joins hockey team

Michael Kaufman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Kaufman of Thousand Oaks, has become a member of the men’s ice hockey team at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. The college senior is a graduate of Westlake High School.

‘Nutcracker’ showtimes set for Smothers Theatre

‘Nutcracker’ showtimes set for Smothers Theatre The Malibu Ballet and Performing Arts Society will present "The Nutcracker"Dec. 8 through 10 in the Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Joining the Malibu Civic Ballet will be professional dancers from across the country as well as students of the Ballet Studio by the Sea. This "magical" production is designed to amuse […]

Seniors love Pierce program

As "experienced adults" (a.k.a. senior citizens) we are still looking for new experiences. We have found a program that sharpens our intelligence, opens us up to new ideas and puts us in touch with interesting new people. We have been going to classes offered through the Encore/Oasis program at Pierce College. The classes are free of charge and deal with […]

This is a Fabulous Westalke Village Home With a 3-Car Garage

This is a Fabulous Westalke Village Home With a 3-Car Garage This fabulous Westlake Village home has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, and is about 3,038 sq.ft. per tax assessor. There is an elegant living room with vaulted ceiling and a 2-sided fireplace, also a formal dining room. The kitchen has a center island, family eating area, upgraded tile floors, […]

Food drive unites Agoura-Las Virgenes

Acorn Editor

A sunny brisk December morning last Saturday greeted hundreds of local residents and civic-minded service groups that gathered at the Do It Center in Agoura Hills to collect, bag and distribute hundreds of bags of groceries and toiletries for the needy. It was a hustle-bustle of organized activity. Forklifts carefully moved about the throng, hauling pallets of food and other […]

On Santa’s sleigh DEBBIE KANTOR/The Acorn

On Santa’s sleigh DEBBIE KANTOR/The Acorn ON SANTA’S SLEIGH––The holiday spirit is in full swing at the Calabasas Commons Shopping Center. From left to right are: Monique Nelson, Amy McDermott and Tracy Redman joining Santa and two children on a sleigh ride at night. In the background is The Commons’ 60-foot high Christmas tree.

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