Italian Club welcomes the holiday spirit

Acorn Staff Writer

Christmas is a time of giving, but some people never see the receiving end. Grandsons of Italy in America (GOIIA) tries to narrow the gap between those who receive and those who don’t. Last Saturday, the club hosted a holiday event at the Villa Sorrento Restaurant at 10842 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood for the children of Ahead With Horses […]

Two L.A.-Orange county banks merge

Two L.A.-Orange county banks merge People’s Bank of California has merged with California National Bank, a full-service community bank with branch offices in Los Angeles and Orange counties. The combined institution bears the name California National Bank and maintains a total of 32 branch offices throughout Southern California, including the former People’s Bank at 23642 Calabasas Road, Bldg. 2, Calabasas. […]

L.A. Music Center announces award nominees

The Music Center of Los Angeles County has announced its BRAVO Award nominees honoring exemplary arts educators. Fifty-seven teachers and 11 schools have been nominated. Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura Hills, within the Las Virgenes Unified School District, is a BRAVO Award-nominated school for Los Angeles County. Five teachers from the Conejo Valley Unified School District have received award nominations: […]

‘God the Only Cause and Creator’ is topic The keynote text is from Revelation 15:3

‘God the Only Cause and Creator’ is topic The keynote text is from Revelation 15:3 "God the Only Cause and Creator" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Dec. 9 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Revelation 15:3. Sunday School for youth […]

Absolutely the last word on speed humps

Absolutely the last word on speed humps I am responding to comments made by two readers in a recent Acorn. Mr. Schmidt, a resident of the upper portion of Malibu Canyon Park, commented that there had been no communication of the intent to install additional speed humps in his part of the development. I find that difficult to understand, given […]

Make holiday gifts meaningful

Nonprofit organizations are seeing a rise in alternative holiday giving as Americans reprioritize their lives in the wake of Sept. 11, according to Heifer International, a world hunger organization that is a leader in alternative giving. Tom Peterson, Heifer’s vice president for development, said Americans are seeking a more meaningful holiday season this year and are turning to gifts that […]

Girl Scoup Troop visits local hospital

THE MEANING OF GIVING—Girl Scout Troop No. 1181, all fifth graders from Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills, give Los Robles Regional Medical Center neonatal ICU registered nurses Susan Fix, left, and Kristina Harris, needle point projects the young ladies made. Cal Lutheran University graduate student Heather Clemmensen, back row center, had to develop a community service project as […]

WHS to offer dance workshop

The Westlake High School dance team will present a jazz and hip-hop dance workshop for students age 8 and up from noon to 4 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 15 in the school’s gymnasium, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Registration is at noon and the workshop closes with a showcase for parents from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Participants should […]

New cantor to be installed at Temple Etz Chaim

New cantor to be installed at Temple Etz Chaim Temple Etz Chaim invites the community to a special Shabbat service at 8:15 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 14, when Hazzan Pablo Duek will be installed, by Rabbi Richard Spiegel, as the temple’s new cantor. Duek and his wife, Julieta, moved to Thousand Oaks last August from their native Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

Adobe gratitude

Just a brief note to let you know how much the Leonis Adobe Museum appreciated you accepting and printing the news release regarding our Gift Shop Open House we hosted on Nov. 10. We were very pleased to read the article in the paper and your support did make a difference for our event. Again, many thanks for your support […]