2000-12-28

How to start up a business



A professional training course for individuals interested in starting their own business ventures is up and running on the Internet, My Own Business, Inc., of Rowland Heights, Calif. announced. Available at the Website www.myownbusiness.org, the training course is presented free as a public service. There are no costs for materials, no registration fees and no offers designed to sell related […]

Month of January not too soon to be thinking about your garden



The Common Ground Garden Program Master Gardener volunteers of the University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County offer these general tips to help residents get the most out of their gardens. The garden is almost at a standstill at this time of year. It’s cold, wet and dormant. Aside from transplanting, most outside gardening activity is limited to […]

Westlake’s Wellness members are long on chi gong



INHALE AND THEN EXHALE––Instructor Jerry Durr, center, teaches chi gong classes at The Wellness Community Center in Westlake Village portion of T.O. every Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. for cancer patients and their families. Chi gong is a centuries old Chinese healing technique that promotes health through movement and meditation. Benefits include, according to practitioners, an enhanced feeling […]

Westlake football dominates Marmonte League awards

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura High faired better in the playoffs, but Westlake’s individual talent paid off when it came to recent voting for All-Marmonte League honors. Ryan Foltz, Westlake’s talented cornerback-wide receiver, was named Most Valuable Player of the league as the Warriors won their second straight Marmonte championship. Foltz caught 80 passes for 800 yards, 10 of them for touchdowns, and played […]

A New Year’s wish for Oak Park and Happy New Millennium



A New Year’s wish for Oak Park and Happy New Millennium We hope that Oak Park Unified School District can find a solution and build a performing arts center for Oak Park High School. The facility is needed for student plays and musical performances. It could also be used for other community events. A potential donor may contribute half of […]

Gary Paller and Beryl Mann



Gary Paller and Beryl Mann Congratulations have once again been bestowed upon Beryl Mann of Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors. Mann, pictured with owner/broker Gary Paller, received recognition for the month of November for top listing units, sales volume and sales units, and associate of the month. She has had a fantastic year in the real estate industry and […]

T.O. to fill vacancies Nancy Dillon, city clerk in Thousand Oaks, has announced the following vacancies:



T.O. to fill vacancies Nancy Dillon, city clerk in Thousand Oaks, has announced the following vacancies: Community Events Funding Review Committee (five positions): One position runs through December 2001, and the additional four positions will expire December 2002. City residency is required. The Application closing date is Jan. 10. Community Budget Task Force (nine positions): City residency is required and […]

A wedding and an engagement



A wedding and an engagement TYING THE KNOT––The Crown Plaza Hotel Redondo Beach was the setting for the Sept. 16 wedding of Michaela Abraham, daughter of Margy and Ian Abraham of Adelaide, Australia and Alan Mayhack, son of Donald and Barbara Mayhack of Calabasas. Alan is formerly of Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland. Alan and Michaela now reside in Hermosa Beach, Calif. […]

Information shared on vegan pregnancy



To help with nutrition information, the Vegetarian Resource Group is now offering a free brochure called "Vegan Nutrition in Pregnancy and Childhood." In it, registered dietitian Reed Mangels, Ph.D., R.D., addresses basic needs in pregnancy, plus requirements for infants, toddlers and school age children. Subjects covered include calorie needs, protein, vitamin B12, iron, calcium, zinc, vitamin D and folate. Other […]

Hopes high for Agoura girls’ water polo Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer



Hopes high for Agoura girls’ water polo Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer Agoura’s 7-3 victory over Santa Barbara in a recent girls’ water polo match was filled with irony as the Chargers begin their 2000-01 campaign. On one hand, Agoura beat their toughest Division II competitor, re-affirming their position at the top of the division. But the match also reminded […]