2001-02-01

Susan Stone



Susan Stone Susan Stone was recently congratulated by Marty Williams, president of White House Properties, for her outstanding sales production for the year 2000. She is a member of the Ambassadors Club, the top 5 percent of White House agents companywide: Encino, Woodland Hills and Westlake Village. Stone is fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese, and is currently studying Japanese […]

New officers named by Democrats



The 37th Assembly District Democrats have announced the following new officers for the year 2001: Committee chair is Jon Sharkey of Port Hueneme. Debi Miller of Camarillo is vice chair; Leah Lacayo of Newbury Park, secretary; Sharon Hillbrandt of Camarillo, treasurer. Carol Kesselman of Thousand Oaks is representative to the party Executive Board with Murray Rosenbluth of Port Hueneme as […]

City of T.O. wins award from Automobile Club



City of T.O. wins award from Automobile Club The city of Thousand Oaks was recently honored with the Silver Award from the Automobile Club of Southern California. The recognition is part of the 2000 AAA Community Traffic Safety Program for communities that identify and address their local traffic safety issues. Christina Davis, manager of the Auto Club’s Thousand Oaks office, […]

Children can be motivated to become better learners



What is academic motivation? A child who is academically motivated wants to learn, likes learning-related activities and believes school is important. We want to help children develop a desire to do well in school because the children believe that learning is important and rewarding in their lives. Children are naturally motivated to learn when they are infants. A baby’s struggle […]

Adult school offers seminars for parents



Conejo Valley Adult School will offer three seminars of particular interest to parents this month. Sat., Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon: "Raising Your Child’s Self-Esteem" will provide specific techniques parents can use to raise children with good self-esteem. Held in room B, the cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple. Wednesdays, Feb. 28 and March 7 […]

Conejo Players start the year with a bang

Acorn Staff Writer

The Conejo Players got their 2001 season off to a good start with a superb performance of "The Last Night of Ballyhoo." The show combines comedy and drama to give a slice-of-life look at an Atlanta Jewish society family in 1939, when the news of the day was the premiere of "Gone With the Wind" and Hitler’s invasion of Poland. […]

Check Out This Elegent Rancho Conejo Home



Check Out This Elegent Rancho Conejo Home This lovely Rancho Conejo home has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and is about 2,443 sq.ft. It is in a guard-gated community and is upgraded with an oak double entry door with beveled glass, ceramic tile floors, neutral carpeting, custom paint and window treatments. There is an elegant living room with vaulted ceiling, […]

Congressman says state’s energy crisis won’t go away soon



Congressman says state’s energy crisis won’t go away soon Washington, D.C. probably won’t solve California’s problems, congressman says By Steven Holt Acorn Editor U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) predicted last week that California’s electricity shortage will be around until next fall. Sherman addressed the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce last Thursday after swearing in the Chamber’s new board of directors. […]

Conejo Rec and Park to mail spring brochures



Conejo Recreation and Park District will be mailing its spring 2001 brochure of classes and activities for all ages on Feb. 17. Residents may also pick up copies at community centers, the Thousand Oaks Library and various other locations within the district. Classes begin the week of March 26. Mail-in registration will be conducted Feb. 20 through March 10. Register […]

Applications available for Student Academy Awards



Applications for the 28th annual Student Academy Awards competition, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, are now available. Entries must be submitted by April 2 to be considered for this year’s prizes. Entries may be submitted in one of four categories: alternative, animation, documentary or narrative. To be eligible, entries must be produced within the curriculum […]


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