2001-07-12

Scholarships support educational dreams



For a child born today, one year of college is estimated to cost $36,000. That’s why students and their families need scholarship support to help defray this cost if they are to pursue their educational dreams. During National Scholarship Month last May, Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America (CSFA) led a nationwide effort to focus attention on the need for increased […]

Calabasas Players to host auditions



The Calabasas Players will be hosting open auditions for their fall production of "Tom Jones." Auditions for all parts and for crew will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on next Tues., July 17, at Juan De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Those interested in participating in adult and senior workshops are also welcome to attend. Calabasas Players […]

Westlake Village will convert to newer LED traffic signals

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake Village will convert to newer LED traffic signals The city of Westlake Village will be getting new traffic lights. City officials had been for several weeks considering light emitting diode (LED) traffic signals and just recently passed a motion authorizing replacement of old lights. The new signals will last longer and save energy, which helped motivate the decision. LED […]

Global Volunteers Program offers the world



Last April Agoura Hills resident Karen Stone participated in a project coordinated by Global Volunteers, a nonprofit international development organization that offers short-term service opportunities in 19 countries. Along with five other volunteers, Stone traveled to Santa Elena, Costa Rica, where she joined local residents in painting a women’s cooperative building. Established in 1982, the crafts cooperative (CASEM) is made […]

Veterans’ group gives scholarships The Jewish War Veterans Bernard Becker Post 123 has presented $500 scholarships to the following students for their high scholastic average and service to the community:



Veterans’ group gives scholarships The Jewish War Veterans Bernard Becker Post 123 has presented $500 scholarships to the following students for their high scholastic average and service to the community: Alison Siegel, Westlake High School; Jiajia Zhang, Thousand Oaks High School; Jessica Yas, Newbury Park High School.

Local ranch will host young musicians



Local ranch will host young musicians The musical group Ipapiti Ensemble, of the International Laureates Music Festival, will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., July 26 at Calamigos Ranch, 327 S. Latigo Canyon Road, Malibu. Chosen from countries around the world, the musicians (ages 19 to 26) have amassed more than 100 international competition awards. This year’s festival is dedicated […]

Starting gun goes off Monday in council races



Three of five seats are up for grabs in two local city councils in the Tues., Nov. 6 election this fall. Candidates can start the process next Mon., July 16, when paperwork to seek office can be withdrawn from city halls in Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Facing reelection in Agoura Hills are city councilmen Ed Corridori, Jeff Reinhardt and […]

Another pedestrian hit in Westlake



Thousand Oaks police continue their investigation of a traffic collision last week in Westlake Village in which a 44-year-old woman jogger was struck by a car while reportedly making an illegal street crossing. Police said Catherine Ann Wirtz of Westlake Village tried to cross Triunfo Canyon Road diagonally when she was hit by 37-year-old Dora Avelar of North Hollywood, who […]

Low cost counseling available



Interface Children Family Services provides low-cost, ability-to-pay counseling for individuals, couples and families. A United Way agency, Interface has 60 therapists with a variety of counseling specialties. Interface now offers psychotherapy in Hebrew. Yael Ravid, an MFT trainee/intern (under supervision) offers help with immigration assimilation, life crises and personal and interpersonal problems. For more information, please call Interface’s Family Guidance […]

‘Dalmatian Camp’at Retter Dance Studio LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



‘Dalmatian Camp’at Retter Dance Studio LISA ADAMS/The Acorn DALMATIAN VISITS LOCAL DANCE CAMP-"Pepper" the Dalmatian visits with Melissa Aaronson, left, "Cruella deVille," Jeremy Finch and Renata Retta during a Summer Fantasy Dalmatian Dance Camp sponsored by the Starlet Academy at Retter’s Academy of Dance. The academy hosts five fantasy camps during the summer for children ages 3 to 6. The […]


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