2002-03-28

Man critically injured during alleged drug deal



Authorities say a 19-year-old Calabasas man remains in critical condition at UCLA Medical Center following an incident last week in which he was run over by a vehicle during an apparent foiled drug deal. John Barron, a resident of Parkmor Road in Calabasas, was allegedly selling marijuana to a man and a girl inside a truck when the couple sped […]

Here are tips on making charitable donations



Charitable contributions offer proof that the Golden Rule is a credo to live by. It not only allows you to feel good about giving, but lets you receive a tax deduction. A charitable contribution is a gift to a qualified organization. The tax law allows charitable contributions as itemized deductions. Because these gifts are deductible, the actual cost of the […]

Oak Hills Elementary School gets its greenhouse

Acorn Staff Writer

After a brief delay, Oak Hills Elementary School moved forward last week and finally installed a 10 x 20-foot greenhouse for students. In February, the school received two grants from the California State Consumer Agency for a total of $6,000 to help construct the glass structure. The greenhouse was manufactured in England, according to Oak Hills Elementary School Principal Tony […]

Unitarian Universalist religion to be explored Sundays in T.O.



Unitarian Universalist religion to be explored Sundays in T.O. Unitarian Universalist religion to be explored Sundays in T.O. Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CVUUF) meets 10 a.m. Sundays at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Visitors are always welcome. The heart of the Unitarian Universalist religion is a positive faith in working principles rather than doctrines. Unitarian […]

Ahmanson’s plan is a win-win



The Ahmanson Ranch project, situated just west of the San Fernando Valley, is a win/win for all of us. Desperately needed housing, including 22 percent that will be reserved for low- to moderate-income families, will be created. Our expanded families and new arrivals to Southern California need this housing. Communities such as Calabasas that are close to the Ahmanson Ranch […]

Get clean cash



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host its 14th annual Trashbusters Day clean-up program from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Sat., April 20 beginning with volunteer check-in at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Volunteers will then continue to their designated route to pick up litter. Upon conclusion of the event, the volunteers […]

Emerging growth companies fare well in the Ventura County region



Emerging growth companies fare well in the Ventura County region The Gold Coast Venture Forum (GCVF) recently held its GC Brew for business leaders of emerging growth companies in the greater Ventura County region. Their mission is to facilitate the development and growth of companies through educational events, informational publications, as well as social interaction and business networking for executives, […]

Religious school students explore Passover



Easter services set at United Methodist



Easter services set at United Methodist "Bone Collectors" will be the message delivered by Pastor Rob Calderhead at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sun., March 31 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. He will talk about how people understand and deal with the resurrection in his Easter message. Associate pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will […]

Our children deserve to live here, too



Why are there all these efforts to obstruct progress? We think that there is a real need for housing, and as the Ahmanson Ranch development shows, there is still plenty of room to locate it conveniently. As we have been saying for years, this is one of the best model community plans we have ever encountered. Ahmanson Ranch is essentially […]


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