2001-12-27

Holiday toy drive for 9-11 victims really clicks here

Acorn Staff Writer

Residents of the Conejo Valley have gone out of their way to help the children whose parents were killed in the Sept. 11 disaster. One woman who issued a request for donated toys found the response to be practically overwhelming. Newbury Park resident Paula Pfeifle, the wife of a Los Angeles Police Department detective, has collected almost 3,000 toys as […]

Here’s advice on coping with stress



This time of year most people wish for less stress and more time to enjoy the holidays. It’s easier than you think with some simple tips from the American Heart Association. Simplify your celebrations and modify your menus. When you cut down on stress and serve up healthy food, you’ll feel better and enjoy the season more. Clever substitutions and […]

Methodists offer special music this week



Methodists offer special music this week Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Dec. 30 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Associate pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will speak at the casual 8 a.m. service. Special music will be provided at each service. Sunday school […]

OPUSD board reorganizes, discusses library

Acorn Staff Writer

The Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) Board of Education reorganized last Friday and discussed the expected completion date of the new Oak Park High School (OPHS) library project. The first meeting with the reorganized board will be at 7 p.m., Tues., Jan. 15 at Oak Park High School in the presentation room. Linda Heizer Seaman was named president, Cindy […]

Westlake hoofers teach dance, fitness



Lutherans to host services, programs Westlake Lutheran Church holds the following services and programs each week:



Lutherans to host services, programs Westlake Lutheran Church holds the following services and programs each week: Lutherans to host services, programs Westlake Lutheran Church holds the following services and programs each week: Sunday worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Nursery care is provided. Sunday School is at 9:40 a.m. and ages pre-school through adults are invited to attend. […]

Arts council seeks students’ art for exhibit



Arts council seeks students’ art for exhibit The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley is sponsoring its fourth annual "Hang With the Best" Student Art Exhibit to be hung at the Edwin Janss Jr. Arts Council Center in Thousand Oaks during February. All middle and high school age students are eligible to enter. There are no residency or school affiliation […]

New edition of ‘Big Book’ is available



The General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous has announced that the fourth edition of "Alcoholics Anonymous" (commonly referred to as the Big Book) is now available. This new edition reflects significant changes that have occurred in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous—its membership has quadrupled and expanded in diversity. The basic text remains the same. It is the balance of the […]

Self-help guru Dr. Wayne Dyer will



Self-help guru Dr. Wayne Dyer will make Westlake Village appearance By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer People who feel frustrated and powerless in today’s world are far from alone. Fostering healthy relationships, striving to make ends meet—the struggle to be happy under present conditions seems more difficult than ever. For years, pop psychologist Dr. Wayne Dyer motivated his followers with […]

Deadline for claims regarding



Northridge earthquake is Dec. 31 Zev Yaroslavsky of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors reminds county residents that they only have until Dec. 31 to settle or begin litigating insurance claims for damages resulting from the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The disaster that struck L.A. County the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, caused billions of dollars in damage and left scores […]


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