2000-12-28

Gratitude shown



I would like to publicly acknowledge and thank the Agoura Animal Shelter Volunteers, a kind and wonderful group of generous women and men. These volunteers come from different walks of life, but all exhibit the same love and caring heart for animals. This is a special group of adults who can regularly work miracles, in the best and worst of […]

Cindy Sieber Honored



Cindy Sieber Honored Cindy Sieber was recently honored as 2000 Affiliate of the Year by the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors; past recipient Gary Barnum presented the award. Sieber, who has been a loan officer for nine years, currently is a mortgage consultant for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Thousand Oaks. A resident of Moorpark, Sieber has been a single […]

Leadership program expands at CSUN



The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently voted unanimously to expand the leadership training academy for its employees operated by Cal State University Northridge (CSUN). The board approved a five-year contract worth $2.1 million the first year with CSUN’s Center for Management and Organization Development to continue training county workers in leadership and human resource development. Fifth District County […]

Leadership comes in many forms



GUIDE DOG SHOWS THE WAY––"Mariah," a guide dog in training, is surrounded by members of Brownie Girl Scout Troop 251 at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills. The girls saw Mariah in action during a recent visit as they learned about guide dogs helping the blind. At one point, the girls took turns wearing a blindfold while walking with the […]

Orientation scheduled



Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ventura County will conduct a special orientation for those wishing to volunteer as Big Brothers or Big Sisters. The orientation, at 7:15 p.m. and ending at 8:45 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 8, will be at Interface Children, Family Services, 1305 Del Norte Road, Suite 130, in Camarillo. For more information, please call (805) 485-6114.

Financial education important, too



Tips for Kids is an education program that puts middle school students (sixth through eighth grade) in real-life situations where they can apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This hands-on learning program provides a variety of projects, activities and discussion opportunities that can be integrated into almost any subject area. The complete program takes about 10 weeks to complete, allocating […]

Poet takes a look in review of the year 2000 The Millennium The Millennium came and nearly went Before we had a president We laughed at predictions of the Devil’s tricks Then it all came down like a ton of bricks We renewed our prescr



Poet takes a look in review of the year 2000 The Millennium The Millennium came and nearly went Before we had a president We laughed at predictions of the Devil’s tricks Then it all came down like a ton of bricks We renewed our prescriptions to handle the stress Of Florida’s ballots and the ensuing mess Reno said that Elian […]

An Exclusive Equestrian Manor



An Exclusive Equestrian Manor An exclusive equestrian manor, this executive horse property in a gated community has 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and more than 5,500 sq.ft. at the end of a private road. Refurbished in 2000, this beautiful home includes 2 great rooms and many wonderful features. There is a 6-stall barn and full dressage arena. This property close to […]

Auto insurance firm relocates



Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. (NYSE:PGR), one of the nation’s largest auto insurers, has moved its Woodland Hills claims office to the Johnston Group’s Corporate Center office park in Calabasas. The company signed a $1.27 million, five-year lease for 9,714 sq. ft. Branch manager Charlie Neville said they were drawn to Corporate Center for its attractive environment, flexibility for growth and […]

Republican women elect new officers LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Republican women elect new officers LISA ADAMS/The Acorn LEADING THE WAY IN 2001—Thousand Oaks Republican Women, Federated, installs officers for the New Year. From left to right: Marly Armstong and Tereza Campbell, second vice presidents; Virginia Crandell, co-president; Mary Troness, treasurer; Rosemary Licata co-president; Heidi Smith, National Federation of Republican Women Executive Officer; Barbra Gordon, ways and means; Estelle Kallaher, […]