Hospice of the Conejo offers ongoing support

Hospice of the Conejo offers weekly ongoing support groups. They are free of charge, but require preregistration. Except where noted, groups meet at the Hospice office, 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 204, Thousand Oaks. For additional information and meeting times, please call (805) 495-2145. Mondays: Bereavement group support for adults. Tuesdays: Bereaved children and teens. Tuesdays: Bereavement group support for […]

Kids helping others

DOING GOOD DEEDS–A small but extremely caring group of Sumac students in second, fourth and fifth grades work through their lunch hour several days a week doing projects to help others. The newest undertaking for the 11 girls is collecting videos for distribution to patients at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. Back row (left to right): Gina Wright, Erika Peterson and Brenna […]

Chabad to honor role models at T.O. Civic Center music gala

Chabad to honor role models at T.O. Civic Center music gala Chabad and the Conejo Jewish Academy will hold their annual gala banquet on Tues., June 12 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The event’s theme is "An Evening of Jewish Song and Renaissance" and will be followed by a concert in the Kavli Theatre by Jewish entertainer David […]

Agoura Hills officials not ready to close down gun range

Acorn Staff Writer

Following a recent protest over gun suicides at the Agoura Hills Target Range, city and law enforcement officials said they would look at ways to make the business safer. Friends and family of Robert Prince, a suicide victim in July 2000, picketed the range earlier this month because they said that owner Jim Davis wasn’t doing enough to prevent rented […]

New ideas are being offered to help parents

Staying involved in children’s lives is the first step in keeping them away from drugs. That’s the message of the national campaign that provides ideas on how parents and caregivers can use their greatest strengths––love and concern for their children’s well-being––to help avoid problem behaviors. The campaign, developed by Metropolitan Life Foundation in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free […]

A fashionable fundraiser CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

A fashionable fundraiser CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn CHILD HELP USA––Sherwood Country Club hosts an annual luncheon and fashion show that raises funds in support of the nonprofit organization, Child Help USA. This year’s event, Touch of Spring, was sponsored by Nordstrom Topanga and St. John fashions. The show featured a silent auction and a preview of St. John fashions. Nordstrom Topanga […]

Loal residents make college Deans’ Lists

Tahleen Varian of Agoura Hills was among the 105 student-athletes named to the Dean’s Honor List for the 2000 fall semester at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. To earn the honor, a student must have a grade point average of at least 3.4. Thousand Oaks resident Mariko Kohno, a sophomore architecture major, and Westlake Village residents Erin Colleen Flanigan, […]

Westlake Village Methodists plan services

Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., June 3 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Communion will be served. Associate Pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will give the message at 8 a.m. and will lead a video series titled "From Jesus to Christ" at 10:30 […]

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