Interest-free loans for home healthcare services are available

Many Californians have difficulties accessing home healthcare services due to lack of insurance, limited coverage provided by insurance companies and decreased expenditures by Medicare which may cause a critical gap in their care and negatively alter their recovery. The Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) is addressing this problem by creating the Short-term Home Healthcare Loan Fund with the help of […]

Sumac Elementary gets new library banners LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Sumac Elementary gets new library banners LISA ADAMS/The Acorn ‘PICTURE-A-BOOK’ CONTEST––Sumac Elementary School Principal Karen Hansen, left, praises first grader and student artist Bryan Adams for his "Stuart Little" banner. With Bryan are dad and volunteer crafter Michael, while school librarian Kathy Lovely looks on. Last February, students drew pictures depicting their favorite books or book characters and submitted them […]

Local golfers fare well in national tourney

Colin Wilcox of Camarillo, Brandon Beck of Oak Park and Jason Wilk of Agoura Hills finished in the top five in a national Junior Tour golf tournament held last weekend at the Temecula Creek Inn. Wilcox, the first round co-leader with a one-under-par 71, shot a second-round 75 to finish second overall with a 146 total, two strokes behind Sean […]

Elvis tribute to benefit Cal Lutheran University

The California Lutheran University (CLU) Alumni Association’s 13th annual "Tribute to the King of Rock ’n’ Roll," scheduled to open at 8 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 27 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, will feature CLU alumnus and Elvis impersonator Raymond Michael of Moorpark. Michael will be joined in his musical tribute by the 24-member CLU All-Star Alumni Band […]

David Sorenson

David Sorenson David Sorenson has been congratulated by Bob Majorino, broker/owner, and Nancy Eke, sales manager, of Prudential California Realty for selling four properties valued at more than $1.5 million in a recent 60-day period. Sorenson spent 17 years in home construction before beginning his 8-year real estate career. He is a winner of numerous sales achievement awards, including Prudential’s […]

Stacy Richardson

Stacy Richardson Senior sales associate Stacy Richardson was recently presented the Top Lister and Top Sales awards for Dec. 2000 by Scott Tobias, branch manager of Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s Westlake Village office. These awards are given to the agent with the most listings and most sales in a one-month period. Richardson has won this coveted distinction more times than any […]

Hillmer takes local NPS position

T. John Hillmer, Jr. has been selected as the new Deputy Superintendent for Field Operations in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA), according to Arthur E. Eck, superintendent. Hillmer, who has degrees in environmental science and civil engineering, comes to SMMNRA from the National Park Service’s (NPS) Midwest Regional Office in Omaha, Neb., where he served as the […]

Interaction optimizes baby development

Researchers have discovered that babies are born with active brains. Every time an adult interacts with a baby, electrical pathways are stimulated. When these pathways are triggered more and more often, the baby’s brain grows and develops. Throughout the first year, infants benefit from reading, listening to music and their parents and caregivers’ voices and eye contact. In addition, following […]


THURS., JAN. 18 Happy Anniversary! Calabasas Chamber of Commerce 10th anniversary State of the City address by Mayor Dennis Washburn during 5:30 p.m. mixer at City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas. (818) 222-5680 Right Kinda Writin’ Conejo Recreation and Park District: Victor Auer teaches writing for the market at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday for 8 weeks at Goebel Senior Adult […]

Calabasas presents new art classes

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department will present art classes that emphasize the use of colored pencils beginning Jan. 30. The eight-week session runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays at De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Drawing with colored pencils allows artists to work indoors or out. Pencils are clean and portable. The class will […]

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