2001-10-04

Musical to explore Holocaust survivor story



"Haven," a new musical based on Ruth Gruber’s book, will be presented from Oct. 25 through Nov. 20 in the Gindi Auditorium at the University of Judaism, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. Tickets range from $25 (students)-$55 (general). To charge tickets by phone, please call (310) 476-9777, ext. 201. The musical tells the true story of 1,000 Holocaust survivors who […]

2nd, 3rd Place Winners and Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’



2nd, 3rd Place Winners and Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’

Phone service interrupted



Phone service interrupted Verizon Communications experienced a cut in a major fiber-optic cable at a construction site in Topanga Canyon causing a breakdown of phone service from Malibu to the northern part of Oxnard, including Thousand Oaks and the T.O. portions of Westlake Village from 1:40 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Thousands of homes and businesses lost service, sources […]

‘Pathways to Business Success’ is topic



SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, presents "Pathways to Business Success," a series of seminars for small businesses from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays at Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Seminars are $25 each with the exception of the event on Nov. 17, which is presented free on a space available basis. For information or reservations, […]

Helping search and rescue dogs



Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park will host a community block party fundraiser featuring a bake sale and craft sale from 3 to 6 p.m. this Sat., Oct. 6 in their community clubhouse at 30473 Mulholland Highway in Agoura to benefit the search and rescue dogs working in New York. All proceeds will be donated to California Rescue Dog Association, Inc. […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Roger Staubach is my all-time favorite quarterback. I’m not saying that he’s the best quarterback ever, and I’m not stating that he isn’t, but he’s my favorite. Quarterbacks aren’t simply supposed to be part of winning teams; they’re supposed to create wins for their respective teams as well. Roger did this repeatedly for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years. He […]

Ventura County Japanese Americans to celebrate heritage



The Ventura County chapter of the Japanese-American Citizens’ League will host its 11th annual Japanese Cultural Festival from 2 to 5 p.m., Sun., Oct. 14 at the Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. Among the performers are the Taisho Koto music group and the Koshin Taiko drum group. Also featured will be traditional Japanese dance and Toshindo (ninja […]

Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During T



Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During This Year’s Vacation.

Irrigation system gets back-up supply



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) awarded an $865,000 contract to Agoura Hills contractor A.A. Portanova and Sons for the construction of pump station that will allow the district to supplement its recycled water system. During periods of peak demand in the summer, the pump will siphon potable water from Morrison tank in Agoura Hills and add it to the […]

Countrywide posts record quarter



Countrywide Credit Industries Inc., the Calabasas-based mortgage lending company, reported fiscal second quarter earnings rose 64 percent as homeowners rushed to take advantage of low interest rates and refinance their homes. Countrywide (NYSE: CCR) is a holding company that uses its subsidiary, Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., to buy, sell and refinance mortgage loans. For the period ending Aug. 31, Countrywide […]