2001-04-26

U.S. Postal Service letter carriers to collect food for needy Americans on Sat., May 12



U.S. Postal Service letter carriers to collect food for needy Americans on Sat., May 12 U.S. Postal Service letter carriers to collect food for needy Americans on Sat., May 12 Southern California letter carriers will join their counterparts from across the U.S. to collect food donations from postal customers in more than 10,000 cities and towns on Sat., May 12. […]

Learn Spanish through total immersion



The best way to learn the Spanish language is through total immersion––in the culture, exposed to the language. This can be accomplished by living in Aguascalientes, Mexico, in a nice home with a Mexican family that speaks only Spanish, and by studying an intensive Spanish course – six hours a day, five days a week, at the International Institute of […]

Free conference addresses pediatric brain tumor treatment



Brain tumors are now the leading cause of death from cancer in children. Physicians at the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are considered world leaders in treating cancers that afflict the central nervous system. Families, caregivers and health care providers of pediatric patients are invited to attend the Institute’s "Pediatric Conference for Neurological Disorders" from 9:30 a.m.-4 […]

‘It’s Elementary’ promotion helps schools



Last September, Westlake Plaza and Westlake Center shopping center kicked off "It’s Elementary," a program benefiting two local elementary schools. The program, which ended Dec. 31, tracked sales from Westlake Plaza and Westlake Center receipts that were submitted by shoppers from the two elementary schools. Students, their families and educators from White Oak and Yerba Buena Elementary Schools shopped at […]

YMCA to host Prayer Breakfast



In conjunction with the National Day of Prayer, Southeast Ventura County YMCA will host its second "Prayer Breakfast" from 7 to 8:30 a.m., Thurs., May 3 at the Clarion Hotel, Newbury Park. Prayer, scripture readings and song will be part of the occasion. A continental breakfast will be served. Pastor Larry DeWitt of Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village will […]

Accident response was thoroughly professional



Our Agoura neighborhood (Hillrise) is like most, rather quiet in the middle of the day on a Wednesday. Imagine my surprise when yesterday at a few minutes after noon there was a pounding at the front door. We were expecting a friend, but we knew instantly he would not knock like this. This was a frantic pounding. I jumped up […]

What’s up with that?



What’s up with that? CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn A VACANT LOT NO MORE––If you’ve wondered what’s going on in Agoura Hills near Reyes Adobe Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard, we have the answer. You’ll soon see foundations for 19 new homes on the hillside; no doubt a nice location, some with views and all with easy access to the freeway via […]

Library appreciation day CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Library appreciation day CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn CLASSICIAL MUSIC APPRECIATION––The city of Calabasas offers library visitors more than just books and tapes during "Library Appreciation Day." Refreshments as well as classical music was provided last Saturday by flutists Catherine Bartik-Sweeney and Myk Price who call themselves "Simply Duet."

5K walk to benefit children’s hospital



You don’t have to be a pediatrician or a medical researcher to become a soldier in the battle against childhood diseases Just join the second UCLA Children’s Walk for Life, a 5K walk to benefit the Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA at 9 a.m., Sun., May 6 at UCLA’s Bruin Plaza. The walk will take place around the UCLA campus […]

New information offered on GED



Adults in California who are working toward their General Educational Development (GED) certificate have until December to successfully complete the GED tests. In Jan. 2002, the GED Testing Service in Washington, D.C., will release new tests to replace the current edition. Any GED candidate who has not successfully completed the GED tests by that time must start again with the […]


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