2000-12-07

Gift wishes



As the holiday season approaches, consumers set their sights on finding the gifts that please their loved ones most ––and the ones whey would most like to receive themselves. With an overwhelming selection of products now available in stores and online, the gifts that appeal most to consumers tend to be those offering the most flexibility and choice––such as gift […]

SAVING A LIFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS––United Blood Services donor care nurse Jay Oroc, left, assists Oak Park resident Sheila Richards during a blood drive at Temple Adat Elohim. The temple encourages people to give blood––especially this time of year when a



SAVING A LIFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS––United Blood Services donor care nurse Jay Oroc, left, assists Oak Park resident Sheila Richards during a blood drive at Temple Adat Elohim. The temple encourages people to give blood––especially this time of year when a shortage routinely occurs. For more information about this or other activities at Temple Adat Elohim, please call (805) 497-7101. […]

Scholastic achievement



AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVERS–U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) presents a certificate of excellence to Agoura High’s Joel Lin, one of 10 national merit semifinalists. The 10 represent the highest number of semifinalists at any high school in Conejo or San Fernando valleys. Less than 1 percent of the nation’s high school seniors are named semifinalists. The 10 students to […]

Three kings are coming CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Three kings are coming CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn ‘AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS’––Sixth graders of Oaks Christian Middle School perform "Amahl and the Night Visitors." The Christmas pageant was presented last week on stage at Westlake Village’s Calvary Community Church. Cast members included, standing (from left to right): Michael Ebbitt, Whitney Action and Austin Gleitsman. The three kings are left to […]

Free holiday celebration is 6-hour spectacle



This year’s Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration opens with salsa and closes with Cuban son montuno. In between, the audience for the six-hour spectacular of seasonally-themed family entertainment can experience big band swing, gospel and mariachi music, ballet, favorite carols, Hanukkah songs, taiko drumming and much more. Admission to the celebration, which runs from 3 to 9 p.m., Sun., Dec. […]

Fred Sands Realtors to merge with Coldwell Banker

Acorn Staff Writer

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading home real estate company in Southern California, announced last week it is merging with Fred Sands Realtors of Los Angeles. The merger combines 113 offices and 5,700 real estate agents under the banner of NRT Incorporated of Parsippany, N.J., the parent company of Coldwell Banker. The Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village Fred Sands […]

Enjoy this Very Private Westlake Residence with Pool, Spa, Grass, and Covered Veranda



This Montecito style home in Westlake Village has been listed for sale through Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate for $989,000. This true 1-story residence with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths has an open, expansive floorplan. Among its features are completely updated kitchen, baths, windows and carpeting, plus a great room concept, vaulted ceilings, skylights and a formal dining room. A […]

Trains to collect toys for needy kids



Metrolink is bringing its annual Holiday Toy Express train to each of its Metrolink stations to perform a sing-a-long holiday show and collect toys for needy kids. Families are invited to visit their local station and enjoy the 20-minute holiday musical production. Written and directed by a Metrolink staff member, the storyline of this year’s show is that Santa Claus […]

Shopping to your musical pleasure



ADDING TO THE SEASON––Left to right are June Satton, David Howells and Ty Rust, members of the Southern California Early Music Consort who are pleasing the shoppers at the Oak Park Shopping Center Saturday afternoon with music from the Renaissance. The trio performed the music on instruments called the "sackbut," an early version of the present day trombone. The sackbut […]

Gift purchases benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation



’Tis the season for holiday gift giving and if the thought of yet another tie or bottle of perfume leaves you uninspired, don’t fret. Find thoughtful and personal gifts amid the hustle and bustle of the mall and give something back to those less fortunate at the same time. Case in point: the Things Remembered Make-A-Wish ornament. This limited edition […]


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