2001-02-01

Shriners offer free children’s screenings



Shriners hospitals help children of needy families with orthopedic or burn problems. They provide no-cost screening clinics to identify children under age 18 who can benefit from these services. All care provided at Shriners Hospitals is free of charge. For more information, please call Elizabeth DeFilippo at (213) 368-3376.

Oak Park’s Cindy Verity: An athlete for all seasons

Acorn Sports Writer

Cindy Verity is from the old school regarding the way she’s approached high school sports for the Oak Park Eagles. In a day and age when more and more student-athletes concentrate on only one sport, hoping to earn a college scholarship in that chosen sport, Verity has chosen to maximize her high school career. She’s earned three letters in volleyball […]

There Goes the Neighborhood!

Feng Shui

There Goes the Neighborhood! I have bad feng shui. I just found out yesterday, when a friend visited my home. He acted like he had never entered a house through the bathroom before. Over the course of the afternoon, I learned about the laws of feng shui, which monitor every aspect of existence. It was like having another more neurotic […]

Live In the Comfort of Knowing That Your Family is Safe Behind the Gates that Protect This Camarillo Home



Live In the Comfort of Knowing That Your Family is Safe Behind the Gates that Protect This Camarillo Home This brand new view home in Camarillo features 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and master suite equipped with a jetted tub. In a private gated community with fantastic views, the property is within walking distance […]

Ventura County won’t file criminal charges against teens blamed for 600-acre blaze

Acorn Staff Writer

Ventura County will attempt to recover $250,000 from the families of four teens who were charged with starting a 600-acre brush fire last Dec. 26, but have dropped all criminal charges against the three juveniles and one 18 year old in connection with starting the fire. The blaze ignited near Lindero Canyon Road and spread across 600 acres of land. […]

Neighbors Oak Park Theater Committee wants help from a bond issue

Acorn Staff Writer

Neighbors Oak Park Theater Committee wants help from a bond issue Last Thursday, Paul Luttrell, Chairman of the Oak Park Theater Building Committee met with Martin Klauss, assistant superintendent of business and administrative services in Oak Park Unified School District about attaining more support for the theater Oak Park wants to build. It’s proposed to cost $5.5 million. When Oak […]

Chambers of Commerce install new officers



‘Super Bowl of Travel Shows’ coming on Sunday



The ninth annual "Super Bowl of Travel Shows" will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 4 in the grand ballroom of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel. Presented by Michael’s Travel Centre, Inc., the event is an annual "travel extravaganza" featuring more than 50 top travel companies promoting both popular and unique travel destinations. The event will showcase […]

Caring Neighbors to assist seniors



Caring Neighbors, a program of Lutheran Social Services in association with Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) will be providing assistance to the senior residents of Area Housing Authority. Caring Neighbors volunteers provide services on an occasional basis to the frail elderly of the Conejo and Simi valleys. Services include minor home repairs, transportation, household chores, outdoor chores and help with […]

Located in the Heart of North Ranch



Located in the Heart of North Ranch In the heart of Westlake Village’s North Ranch is this private, cul-de-sac estate of more than 1 acre. Priced at $2,695,000, the home features 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, an office and a gym. Highlighted with cantera stone, archways, interior columns and intricate ceilings, the home has ample built-ins throughout the well-sized rooms. Off […]


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