2000-12-21

Interface needs volunteers



Interface Children Family Service is recruiting volunteers for a 24-hour "warm-line" for parents of infants and small children who have questions about basic child development, concerns about child care or who just need a friendly voice on the other end of the phone. Qualifications include a willingness to listen, compassion for the challenges of parenting young children and belief in […]

Survivors celebrate their recovery

Acorn Staff Writer

More than 100 current and former patients, along with family and friends, a legion of souls bound together by pain and fear, joined with staff and doctors of the acute rehabilitation program at the east campus of Los Robles Regional Medical Center last week in a third annual holiday get-together. The party was a celebration of the triumphs enjoyed by […]

Saturday seminars for entrepreneurs, managers scheduled for UCLA Extension in January, February; enroll soon UCLA Extension’s Saturday Entrepreneurship Series will offer the following five one-day seminars for entrepreneurs and managers of small-to-med



Saturday seminars for entrepreneurs, managers scheduled for UCLA Extension in January, February; enroll soon UCLA Extension’s Saturday Entrepreneurship Series will offer the following five one-day seminars for entrepreneurs and managers of small-to-medium size businesses this winter: Jan. 13: Business Strategies for the Entrepreneur; Jan. 20: E-Commerce for Growing Your Entrepreneurial Business; Jan. 27: Global Business Skills for the Entrepreneur; Feb. […]

‘Project completed’



INTO THE HOLIDAY GIVING SPIRIT––The graduating seventh graders of Temple Beth Haverim are honored for their contribution to Jewish Family Service, Conejo Valley Office, for the Shamash Project––sponsoring a family at Hanukkah. The students collected money each week and provided a family with six children with gifts for the holiday. Posing with the students are: Barbara Brooks, from the Jewish […]

Improvisational comedy returns to Thousand Oaks



A fun-filled evening of music and improvisational comedy will return to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 7 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 6, with "Got Comedy? III." As in their popular productions, "Got Comedy?" and "Got Comedy? Y2K," the Santa Susana Improv Comedy troupe will vocalize with on-the-spot performances of song parodies based on audience suggestions. Tickets are $10 […]

Sally Varga



Sally Varga Sally Varga, a sales associate with Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s Westlake Village office, was congratulated by Scott Tobias, branch manager, for her recent production volume. Varga was recognized as top listing agent and top selling agent in her office for the month of November, with a total production of more than $2 million. Her enthusiasm, constant communication and rapport […]

Citizenship shines at Oak Hills These youngsters give more than lip service to the words ‘helping others’



Citizenship shines at Oak Hills These youngsters give more than lip service to the words ‘helping others’ Fifth graders at Oak Hills Elementary School play "Santa" year round. Casa Pacifica, a shelter home in Camarillo for abused and neglected children from birth to age 18, is lucky enough to be on the receiving end of the Oak Park school’s good […]

Donating cars benefits kidney foundation



During this season of love and compassion, it’s good to remember those whose greatest gift would be what money simply cannot buy – the gift of life. The National Kidney Foundation of Southern California (NKFSC) offers several avenues of charitable giving. One such program, the Kidney Cars Program, actually costs the donor nothing and may possibly provide a tax saving. […]

Winter day camp set for T.O.



Winter day camp set for T.O. The Conejo Community Center, 1300 Hendrix Ave. in Thousand Oaks, is offering a winter day camp for children 6 to 12 years of age. The camp will be conducted Jan. 2 through 5; hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Extended care will be available from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and […]

Children celebrate at St. Paschal



Children celebrate at St. Paschal LISA ADAMS/The Acorn A HOLLY JOLLY GOOD TIME ––Maria Abalos, 6, gets a wink and a smile from Santa Claus (Joe Smolarsky) and a present from former major league baseball manager George "Sparky" Anderson during a children’s Christmas party at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church. Underprivileged children from the church and the community attend this […]


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