2001-08-23

CLU offers scholarship, internship opportunities



Three area financial planning businesses have joined with California Lutheran University’s (CLU) Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) program to offer a new scholarship/internship opportunity for MBA students in the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certificate program. DTS Financial Group in Ventura, Mark Kamerman of American Express in Simi Valley and Business Consultants Group of Westlake Village will award full scholarships to […]

Oak Park youth is called to Torah



Oak Park youth is called to Torah Michael Watts, son of Leah Watts of Oak Park and David Watts, was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah of the Center for Early Jewish Education (CEJE) on Aug. 11. The service was at the Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills. Michael has been a student at CEJE in Thousand Oaks for […]

On the Trail

Eyesore

Nearly every person I know wears eyeglasses and thinks nothing of it. My own father had such poor eyesight he sported a different pair of glasses for practically every occasion imaginable. Me, I’m cool to the idea of wearing eyeglasses and so have been getting practiced in the "revelatory squint" to detect detail. Some of the results are off by […]

Oak Park student is ready to take flight

Acorn Staff Writer

    Mark Nahan of Oak Park is flying high and its not just because he’s turning 18. When Mark celebrates his birthday tomorrow, he’ll also be taking his pilot’s test, bringing to life a dream that he’s had since he was a child. Mark, who’s now a senior at Oak Park High School, took his first small aircraft flight […]

Some divorce problems can be mediated

and Wendy Gregson, MFT


Parenting is never easy, but during and after divorce, parenting differences become exaggerated, and the willingness to compromise evaporates. Some situations escalate out of control, leading one or the other parent to sue for custody. But, according to the Coalition for Cooperative Divorce, it doesn’t have to be this way. In the case of John and Jane (their names have […]

LVUSD to ‘Celebrate Excellence’ on Monday



"Celebrate Excellence" is the theme for this year’s annual Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) employee orientation and address to parents on Mon., Aug. 27. Pediatrician Mel Levine, M.D., a pioneer in educational reform, will be the guest speaker at both the orientation from 7 a.m. to noon at Calvary Community Celebration Center, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village, and at […]

Bethlehem experience LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Bethlehem experience LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SPENDING AN EVENING BACK IN TIME––Top, event coordinator Pieter Broodryk, left, Westminster Presbyterian Church Pastor Dick Thompson, and members Kim Robertson, Craig Silver Kelli Robertson, Samantha and Lucinda Silver, Mike and Laura Nisbet and John Robertson enjoy an evening together during a "Bethlehem Experience after Census Dinner" at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Traditional food from the […]

On the Trail

Eyesore

Nearly every person I know wears eyeglasses and thinks nothing of it. My own father had such poor eyesight he sported a different pair of glasses for practically every occasion imaginable. Me, I’m cool to the idea of wearing eyeglasses and so have been getting practiced in the "revelatory squint" to detect detail. Some of the results are off by […]

Young ladies watch debutantes come out



POISED––Twins Megan and Julianne Cox, seniors at Agoura High School, smile during the recent Coronet Debutante Announcement tea at the Bel Air Country Club. At left is their grandmother, at right is their mother. Debutantes are young ladies who complete volunteer work working for charitable organizations and they’re affiliated with the National Charity League.

Try a ‘Family Night’–– it can enhance togetherness



When is the last time you saw "Family Night" penciled in on your calendar between soccer practice and ballet class, business meetings and trips to the vet? Most families wish they had more time together. A national survey confirmed that more than 50 percent of Americans said they’re looking for ways to spend more time together. Not only do families […]