2001-02-01

Cop says drug abuse among teens would drop if parents were more involved

Acorn Staff Writer

Cop says drug abuse among teens would drop if parents were more involved Being nosey in your child’s life isn’t bad and good parenting could keep your children off drugs, according to Dep. David Bates of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. Bates, a full-time drug awareness teacher in Las Virgenes Unified School District as part of the sheriff’s STAR program […]

Adult school classes seek to fulfill creative tendencies



Conejo Valley Adult School (CVAS) offers a variety of courses that will fulfill anyone’s creative tendencies. Among the upcoming classes are: Sat., Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon: "Embossed and Special Stationery" will teach students how to use their imaginations to create beautiful works of art that can serve as cards and stationery. Held in room 4, the cost […]

GOP celebrates Reagan birthday



Former President Ronald Reagan’s 90th birthday will be celebrated on Tues., Feb. 6 by the Conejo Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly with Lt. Col. Chaunchy F. McKearn (Ret.) as guest speaker. The observance will begin at 7 p.m. in Palm Court II of the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road in Newbury Park. The donation […]

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.

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 […]

A Thousand Oaks Home with 4 Bedrooms Within Walking Distance to a School



A Thousand Oaks Home with 4 Bedrooms Within Walking Distance to a School This lovely newer 4 bedroom, 3 bath Meadowood home in Thousand Oaks is ideally located within walking distance to Lang Ranch Elementary School. As you enter this wonderfully upgraded home with more than $50,000 in improvements, you view the open floorplan and high ceilings leading to the […]

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




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