2000-12-21

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 […]

Cabrillo Music Theatre to conduct auditions for ‘The Secret Garden’



The Cabrillo Music Theater will conduct the below scheduled auditions for "The Secret Garden." Sat., Jan. 13: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Screenland II, 10501 Burbank Blvd. in North Hollywood. Two Equity Guest Artists Contracts will be cast. Sun., Jan. 14: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for non-union adults at Gold Coast Center for the Arts, 1408 Thousand Oaks […]

A Cute and Affordable 4 Bedroom



A Cute and Affordable 4 Bedroom This cute and affordable single-story 4 bedroom and 2 bath home has more than 1,680 sq.ft. There is newer Pergo flooring in the entry, kitchen and formal dining room. The family room is a nicely done conversion of an enclosed patio. This home offers an oversized master complete with a fireplace and large walk-in […]

Neighbors Vance Moran emerges through the good times-and the bad A new book tells the life story of this Agoura Hills businessman and developer who overcame his share of obstacles

Acorn Staff Writer

Neighbors Vance Moran emerges through the good times-and the bad A new book tells the life story of this Agoura Hills businessman and developer who overcame his share of obstacles As the son of abusive parents who lived in poverty-stricken Louisiana during the Great Depression, Vance Moran could certainly be excused if life to him seems like a bowl of […]

In the spirit of the season



HELPING OTHERS––Westlake Village resident, Claire Storm, left, Peggy Hemmings of Pasadena, center, and Pat Spears of Calabasas prepare for the Braille Institute Auxilary Christmas luncheon. Hemmings is the auxilary president, Spears is the first vice president and Storm is a director.

Portraying presidents



YERBA BUENA ELEMENTARY––Students in Joni Sommer’s fifth grade class dressed as former chief executives of the United States last week for an annual Presidential Fair. Student look-a-likes researched and recited to visiting classes the historical background and events of the president they portrayed. On the right are Josh Waller as John Adams, Chris Pearce portraying Franklin Pierce and Sam Eckstein […]

United Methodist services



Services scheduled at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village for Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec. 24, are 9 and 10:30 a.m. for Advent worship and at 4, 5:30, 7:30 and 9 p.m. There will be no 8 a.m. service this week. Pastor Rob Calderhead will use "A Service of Lessons and Carols" format for the morning worship services. Soprano Laura […]


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