Temple to host Arab-Israeli discussion

Temple to host Arab-Israeli discussion The Conejo Valley Haverim B’nai B’rith is sponsoring the Conejo Valley Community Forum at 7:30 p.m. on Mon., April 15 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The forum is presented in cooperation with this temple as well as Temple Beth Haverim. Open to the public, these annual forums provide an opportunity […]

Host families needed for teens from Northern Ireland

The Children’s Friendship Project for Northern Ireland is a nonprofit organization whose goal is "to promote understanding and interaction between the Catholic and Protestant teenagers of Northern Ireland, their families and friends, in an effort to break the cycle of fear, mistrust and violence." Host families are needed to help their work. For anyone interested in hosting one Catholic and […]

Hear the ‘Sounds of Spring’

The Westlake Village Music Society, a community program sponsored by the Music Ministry of United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, will host a "Sounds of Spring" concert at 3 p.m. on Sun., April 14 in the church sanctuary at 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. A reception will follow the performance. Featured will be virtuoso violinist Armen Anassian, performing Bach […]

LVUSD needs to go back to school to learn about nutrition

LVUSD needs to go back to school to learn about nutrition I believe (Las Virgenes Unified) School District does not understand the relationship that nutrition has within the education process and the role [the district] plays on modeling and establishing life habits. In addition, I don’t believe that parents and educators fully understand the negative impact/ramifications that soda can have […]

CHS traffic to be investigated

Acorn Staff Writer

After listening to public feedback last week regarding traffic control on Old Topanga Road at Bluebird Street, the Calabasas City Council gave city traffic engineers a list of items to investigate. The answers will return to the council for further review. Opinions varied during the council meeting. Four-way stop signs were installed on Topanga Canyon Road at Bluebird Street about […]

Crisis specialist to discuss lessons of 9-11

Robert T. Scott, Ph.D., director of International Crisis Specialists, will give a presentation on "Preparing the Best for the Worst—Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Attack" at 7:30 p.m. on Mon., April 15 at the Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP) meeting in the Calabasas City Hall Council Chambers. A psychologist who deals with stress management, Scott accompanied the L.A. […]

Time to rock out

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will be offering a night of music and entertainment. "The Rock Show" is planned for Fri., June 7 in the Banquet Hall of the Community Center. Four teen bands will be chosen by the Teen Advisory Committee in Calabasas to play. Bands of all genres of music are welcome to participate. If you’re interested in […]

Bay Laurel student honored for art

A traveling exhibit showcasing the work of Southland students grades K-12 whose winning entries in the 2001 "Water is Life" poster contest are featured in Metropolitan Water District’s 2002 calendar will be on display from April 15 through 23 at Calleguas Municipal Water District, 2100 Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Sharon Levanon, a fifth grader at Bay Laurel Elementary School in […]

Skating star to be MC

Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the New West Symphony League’s second annual "Symphony on Ice" event from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sun., April 14 at the Oxnard Ice Skating Center, 830 Wagon Wheel Road, Oxnard. Activities include wine and hors d’oeuvres, an ice skating performance with nationally recognized competitive skaters, an art […]

Leaders of Girl Scouts saluted

On April 22 Girl Scouts of the USA will celebrate the accomplishments of its nearly 1 million Girl Scout leaders and other volunteers during National Volunteer Week. On behalf of the entire Tres Condados Council, I would like to thank all of our local volunteers for contributing so much time and effort to the Girl Scouts—you truly make a difference […]