2001-11-15

Anti-vehicle theft devices can help

Acorn Staff Writer

One vehicle is stolen every 27 seconds in the United States, according to the FBI. Vehicle theft, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, is the costliest property crime in the country, costing consumers more than $7 billion nationally. And, it takes less than 30 minutes for most skilled chop-shop operators to surgically strip a car, according to experts. Some […]

It’s easy to turn your home into a holiday showplace



For many people, home and family are at the heart of the holiday season—a time to create and cherish memories. Many affordable ways are available to start decorating early, using this season’s rich colors, fabrics and scents to give your family the royal treatment on a budget. Think About Thanksgiving This year’s holiday palette of rich, saturated, jewel tones provides […]

Diabetes group focuses on interactive fun



Young people can now learn more about diabetes and have some fun in the process. The American Diabetes Association has revised and revitalized its program for young people with diabetes. Since its launch in June 2000, the Wizdom™ information and education program has distributed over 6,000 Wizdom kits and averaged more than 15,000 hits per month at the Association’s Youth […]

GOOD DEED DAY—Temple Adat Elohim members (left to right): Sarah Weil, Jane Bubar, Jovanna Bubar, Cantor Peter Halpern, and Elissa Green help carry food to cars. The items were to be taken to the Rain Project, a transitional home for mothers and children a



GOOD DEED DAY—Temple Adat Elohim members (left to right): Sarah Weil, Jane Bubar, Jovanna Bubar, Cantor Peter Halpern, and Elissa Green help carry food to cars. The items were to be taken to the Rain Project, a transitional home for mothers and children as part of the temple’s annual Mitzvah Day. In the Jewish faith, a mitzvot is a commandment […]

Calabasas Players are pleased



Thank you for your wonderful support you gave the Calabasas Players’ recent production of "Tom Jones" at the Mirage Theatre. We are very grateful for the coverage you gave our play, which assured us of filled seats for all of our performances. Please pass on our thanks to your entire staff, letting them know of our appreciation. The cooperation that […]

Thanksgiving to affect Acorn deadlines



The Acorn will be distributed (just like always) next Thursday, which is Thanksgiving. Our offices will be closed for the four-day holiday weekend and we’ll reopen on Mon., Nov. 26. For The Acorn issue of Nov. 29, an early deadline will be required for our real estate section. All advertising space must be reserved and editorial copy received by noon, […]

Try accenting with an autumn wreath



For an extra special touch to your holiday table, create this colorful autumn table wreath. It’s a fun way to showcase the season, and once the flowers have dried, you can hang it on the wall during the long winter months to bring color into your home. The wreath is full of fresh flowers that highlight the color of the […]

Healthcare centers study preparedness



Seventeen members from local skilled nursing, board and care, and in-home support services facilities completed an eight-hour course in Disaster Management provided by the Ventura County Emergency Medical Services Agency. The course covered an introduction to basic preparedness, triage of patients, Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS), Sheltering in Place, Critical Incident Stress Management, and table-top case situations. Members of the […]

Ecumencial Association to host service



The Conejo Valley Ecumenical Association will host its annual Thanksgiving Eve worship service beginning at 7:30 p.m. next Wed., Nov. 21 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village at 1049 Westlake Blvd. The Rev. Rob Calderhead, pastor of Westlake Methodist, will be the preacher and Gloria Hilliard will be the music director at this ecumenical prayer gathering. Rabbi Alan Greenbaum, […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy



The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]


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