Ideas offered to cope during holidays

Ideas offered to cope during holidays Coping with the loss of a loved one can be difficult any time, but particularly so during the holidays. This year may be especially poignant for grieving families. Not only will they be dealing with their own loss, but also the losses suffered throughout the country. For help managing grief during the holiday season, […]

Bookmark winners announced

Westlake Village Library has announced the winners of the 2001 Children’s Book Week Bookmark Contest. Local schools participated in this year’s contest which had the theme "Get Carried Away—Read!" Entries were judged on creativity, originality and neatness. Prizes for the winners were provided by the Friends of the Westlake Village Library. The winners were: White Oak Elementary School: Heather Paul […]

Calabasans featured soon

Four young ladies from Calabasas will be among the featured performers in the Malibu Ballet and Performing Arts Society’s production of "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 7 to 9 in the Smothers Theatre on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. Elizabeth Carvalho and Daisy Marchesi will portray party children, while Lina Bardovi will be an angel and Jillian Carvalho will be […]

Agoura Hills settles open space deal

Acorn Staff Writer

Dean Rasmussen, an Agoura Hills landowner accused of illegal grading last year, reached a tentative settlement with the city that requires him to donate 150 acres of open space property. Rasmussen faced civil and criminal charges in connection with the grading. The city’s planning department said Rasmussen illegally graded a road that connected his home off Bamfield Drive in the […]

‘CLvLffie’ awards are announced

The inaugural ClvFFie (pronounced "Cliffie") awards took place last Saturday night at the Lake Sherwood Country Club in honor of groups and individuals in the Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes regions that showed significant achievement in education, the arts, community service, public service, government and public safety, and business and health care. Hosting the event, Conejo-Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) is an […]

Tips on how to help others deal with holiday grief

Tips on how to help others deal with holiday grief Knowing the right thing to say to a friend coping with the loss of a loved one might seem difficult, particularly around the holidays. But, Vitas Healthcare Corporation recommends being straightforward and telling your friend that you’re concerned. Other suggestions include: Reach out to him or her. Don’t wait for […]

Calabasan elected SGA president at Connecticut College

Anne E. Baker, a 1998 graduate of Calabasas High School and the daughter of Susan and Neal Baker of Calabasas, has been elected president of the Student Government Association for the 2001-2002 school year at Connecticut College in New London, Conn. A senior, Baker will, in her new role, preside over the Student Assembly, which determines policies that impact students.

Mall to host holiday entertainment during December

Mall to host holiday entertainment during December The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks will play host to more than 30 individual Girl Scout, Brownie, Camp Fire, preschool, elementary school and church groups that will entertain mall patrons with musical performances this holiday season. Community groups will entertain in the Robinson’s-May East Court, with the exception of the Thousand Oaks […]

For the record

Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks was in a photograph last week with Rosemary Licata, president of the Thousand Oaks Republican Women, Federated. Other people identifed in the caption weren’t pictured. The only danger from serving leftover turkey to pets is from unremoved bones. A brief article last week implied that turkey isn’t good for pets.

‘The Birds’ star wants to help animals

Acorn Staff Writer

Since Sept. 11, many people have donated to the New York firefighters, police and the many families of the victims left after terrorist attacks, but the star of Alfred Hitchcock’s "The Bird’s" and president of the Roar Foundation Tippi Hedren hopes assistance will return to other charities. To help raise awareness of the Roar Foundation’s cause and to celebrate the […]

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