Businesswomen to meet

The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) will host a "Women and Power Luncheon" from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Jan. 19 at the Renaissance Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Keynote speaker Rhonda Britten, author of the soon-to-be-published "Fearless Living: Live Without Excuses and Love Without Regret," challenges corporate clients to […]

Volunteers needed to record textbook on tape

A company that records textbooks on tape and computers for students from kindergarten through post-graduates and professionals who have vision, physical or perceptual impairments is celebrating an anniversary. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary is Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D). RFB&D-LA has three recording studios in the Los Angeles area where they train volunteers in all aspects of recording […]

Stay active the jazzercize way LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Stay active the jazzercize way LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SURROUND YOURSELF WITH POSITIVE ENERGY––Jazzercise instructor Elizabeth Eaves gives a post-holiday exercise class using resistance bands during a monthly meeting for members of the Jonsson Cancer Foundation at Westlake Inn. Eaves teaches exercise classes at a variety of local locations, including light jazzercise for the Senior Club program 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. […]

History Day at LCMS approaches

Lindero Canyon Middle School will host its 12th annual History Day beginning 8:15 a.m. next Wed., Jan. 24. This year’s theme is "Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas." Agoura Hills and Westlake Village city officials and community members, Las Virgenes Unified School District administrators and teachers from other school districts will judge more than 400 exhibits and research papers. The […]

Smart Kids Have Partners in Learning

Agoura Partners in Learning Preschool and Kindergarten is nestled in the rural countryside of Old Agoura. It offers young students a dynamic and innovative educational program, while surrounding them with a tranquil setting of gardens, trees and play yards. Maureen Fried is owner of the school, which emphasizes "C.A.R.E." or "Commitment, Attention, Respect and Education." Her staff provides caring, specialized […]

Traditional proverbs revitalized in Skirball exhibit

In the second stop of its national tour, "Resolutions: A Stitch in Time" will be exhibited at the Skirball Cultural Center from Sun., Jan. 28 through Sun., April 29. The exhibition will present 20 major pieces––19 stitched artworks and a single sculpture––the result of a six-year collaboration between artist/feminist Judy Chicago and 17 expert needleworkers. Chicago and her team focused […]

A Very Elegant 4 Bedroom Home

A Very Elegant 4 Bedroom Home Sense the elegance the moment you enter this 4-bedroom home with library, bonus room plus spectacular views. The master bedroom includes a walk-in closet with built-in dual vanities, jetted tub and custom tile work. All bedrooms are of generous size. A gourmet chef’s kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances including a built-in […]

A Terrific Thousand Oaks Townhouse

A Terrific Thousand Oaks Townhouse Top producers at Coldwell Bankers corporate office, Ken and Barbie Heller, have listed this 2-bedroom Thousand Oaks townhome at just $149,900, with the owner’s instructions to sell quickly. A lovely unit from top to bottom, it is immaculate inside and out, featuring neutral carpets and colors, designer accents and an improved kitchen with wood cabinets […]

New parkland is acquired

L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has announced approval to acquire a 107-acre parcel of prime open space adjacent the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area near the Calabasas landfill. Acquisition of the so-called "Abrams parcel" has long been a top priority for park officials, according to Yaroslavsky, as it provides a vital wildlife corridor of grasslands, coastal sage and oak […]

Animal control officers cite pet owners for not registering their dogs

Acorn Staff Writer

The county of Los Angeles Animal Care and Control made good on a promise to offer amnesty and waive penalties for residents who had expired dog licenses. But the Dec. 30, 2000, deadline has past, and some residents are now required to pay penalties for unlicensed dogs or dogs with expired licenses. About 28 Animal Control officers have hit the […]

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