Little squirts

NORTH RANCH DISASTER DRILL-From left, Rachel Foster, 6, and her two sisters Jessy and Emily, practice using a fire hose during disaster preparedness exercises last Sunday at North Ranch. A practice alert was sent out to 450 homes in the Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks area as Fire Department and paramedic units stood ready. During the drill, the Thousand Oaks […]

Oak Park man wants to accent success

Acorn Staff Writer

Some jobs are interesting, but this one speaks volumes. Oak Park dialect coach Joel Goldes helps foreign-speaking persons acquire a neutral American dialect, usually to make them more successful in their business endeavors. Although Goldes has only lived in the area for one year, his tutorial already is gaining popularity. At the Japanese Embassy in Los Angeles, Goldes is teaching […]

Health conference scheduled

Agoura Bible Fellowship (ABF) will present a "Healthy Living Conference for Women" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., June 9 at ABF, 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura. All women of the community are invited to attend this free conference, sponsored by Women’s Ministries of ABF. Featured speakers include Dr. Evan Bachner on osteoporosis from 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Dr. […]

Veterinary student awarded

Michael Barlia of Agoura Hills has received the Feline Medicine Service Award from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, where he is a member of the Class of 2001. Barlia has a career interest with Small Animal emphasis. This honor recognizes achievement in the rigorous four-year professional medical program of scientific study and clinical training.

Say ‘hello’ to Conejo Players’ “Goodbye People”

Say ‘hello’ to Conejo Players’ "Goodbye People" Acclaimed playwright Herb Gardner’s "The Goodbye People," called a "truly comic stage poem" by Paddy Chayefsky, will be presented by the Conejo Players Theatre, Inc. from June 15 to July 7 at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The play follows old Max Silverman in his quest to reopen his long-closed hot-dog stand […]

New housing law trouble for Westlake

Acorn Staff Writer

California State Senate Bill 910 has been the talk of the town lately, especially in Westlake Village. SB 910 was written by Senator Joseph Dunn (D-Garden Grove) in the hopes that as California’s population grows, the cities across the state be required to build a certain amount of new housing. But cities like Westlake Village fear that if the bill […]

WLV library invites you to lend your name

The Friends of the Westlake Village Library invite community members to "Make a Name for Your Shelf!" A gift of $100 will buy an engraved nameplate permanently attached to a shelf in the new Westlake Village Library. Proceeds raised through this campaign will help to provide new books, periodicals and furnishings for the new library, presently under construction on Agoura […]

Spinal Column High-Heeled Shoes and Musculoskeletal Problems

Spinal Column High-Heeled Shoes and Musculoskeletal Problems Convincing patients not to wear high-heeled shoes is a problem, however, the following information should help you make a strong and logical choice. A recent survey of 620 women established that the majority was dissatisfied with their dress shoes because they hurt their feet, even though most had paid between $50 to $200 […]

Families sought for student exchange

American Intercultural Student Exchange, Inc. (AISE) has announced that families are being sought to host high school age exchange students from more than 23 countries. Students arrive in August to live with American host families and attend the local high school for the 2001/2002 school year. The students, between 15 to 18, are eager to learn about America while sharing […]

One-act plays to be performed at Arts Council

Secondhand Store Productions will present a series on one-act plays at 8 p.m. Thurs. to Sat., June 7 to 9 at Arts Council Center of the Conejo Valley, 482 Greenmeadow Ct., Thousand Oaks. Plays include "The Balcony Scene," by the writer of NBC’s "Friends," and "Poker," a one-act suspense comedy. Tickets are $5 students and seniors, $8 adults. For tickets […]