2001-09-20

Chamber of Commerce, Acorn to host Candidates’ Forum



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce and The Acorn Newspaper will host a Candidates’ Forum at 7 p.m., Tues., Oct. 2 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Attendees will hear the eight candidates running for three open seats on the Agoura Hills City Council speak and have an opportunity to have questions answered. Three […]

Children’s Festival of the Arts is coming



The eighth annual Children’s Festival of the Arts will be from noon to 3 p.m., Sat., Sept. 29 at Conejo Creek Park North, Thousand Oaks. This event is a free hands-0n arts and crafts festival for children of all ages featuring 20 different activities and live entertainment. Food is available at a nominal fee. The Conejo Recreation and Park District […]

Chiropractor Joins Holistic Resource Center in Agoura Hills



Dr. Laurie S. Nizam, chiropractor, has joined the Holistic Resource Center in Agoura Hills. Nizam uses a variety of techniques in her practice, including traditional "diversified" adjustments, as well as gentler methods, including activator and drop-table. In addition, she may treat with soft tissue work and may prescribe specific exercises to help her patients achieve their health goals. Nizam earned […]

CLU earns high placement in rankings



CLU earns high placement in rankings For the seventh straight year, California Lutheran University (CLU) of Thousand Oaks hasn’t only placed in the top tier of Western regional universities in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings, but the liberal arts and science university also has made the Top 20 among schools offering quality bachelor’s and master’s degrees. CLU […]

QUITE A CELEBRATION––From left to right, Debbie Waitz, Temple Etz Chaim early childhood director, Gail Ginell, temple vice-president, and Hazzan Pablo Duek join Rabbi Richard Spiegel, preschoolers and parents in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that officially



QUITE A CELEBRATION––From left to right, Debbie Waitz, Temple Etz Chaim early childhood director, Gail Ginell, temple vice-president, and Hazzan Pablo Duek join Rabbi Richard Spiegel, preschoolers and parents in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that officially opens the Ner Tamid educational center. It currently includes eight new preschool and religious school classrooms. By a year from now, the education center is […]

Archbishop offers a prayer



I am horrified and deeply saddened by (last week’s) terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. Such actions strike at the very heart of our belief in fundamental human rights and the dignity of every person. I offer my prayers for the many innocent people who have been killed or injured in these attacks. I also extend my sympathy […]

Broomand runs again

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake Village City Councilman Iraj Broomand, 69, said he has more work to do as councilmember and he’s running again. Broomand hopes to help attract a new hospital and emergency facility to the area. Broomand received his bachelor of arts and master of science degrees from Kansas State College of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in psychology of behavioral disabilities from […]

GOP women study empowerment

Acorn Staff Writer

Celebrating the power of women to be equal and productive members of society with men was the theme of a conference sponsored by a local women’s group last week at the Westlake Inn. Members of Thousand Oaks Republican Women, Federated, with Rosemary Licata, group president acting as moderator were treated to a series of short remarks by a quartet of […]

Los Robles to expand, get facelift LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Los Robles to expand, get facelift LISA ADAMS/The Acorn BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE–– Jim Henderson, former Westlake Village city councilman, left, and Los Robles Regional Medical Center volunteer Katy Fiore have cake and ice cream in celebration of funding approval for the hospital’s new wing. Former parent company Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) approved $120 million for a new patient […]

Myth of the ‘bad kid’ studied



Myth of the ‘bad kid’ studied Six-year-old Michael is having trouble in school. As a first grader, he already has a reputation among the teachers as a "bad kid." He spends most of his school day sitting in the corner or the principal’s office. With 30 other children in his class, the teacher has little time for Michael. He isn’t […]


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