2002-04-18

Westlake Village VIPs join fight for public safety

Special to The Acorn

Ten city of Westlake Village residents have joined an effort to promote public safety. They’re members of the Volunteer In Policing (VIP) program, spearheaded by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to recruit residents to be the eyes and ears of law enforcement. The VIP program, according to city of Westlake Village officials, consists of a core group of volunteers, […]

Importance of eye safety stressed Several free resources are offered during National Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month, including precautions taken by workers in the aftermath of 9-11



Importance of eye safety stressed Several free resources are offered during National Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month, including precautions taken by workers in the aftermath of 9-11 Prevent Blindness America (PBA), a volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, is offering several free resources for safety managers and consumers in celebration of National […]

Bay Laurel celebrates 10 years



Warrior baseball looks down the road

Special to The Acorn

It’s not exactly their Marmonte League record (4-2) the Westlake baseball team anticipated posting at the end of the season’s first half, but it does give the Warriors a fighting chance to return to Dodger Stadium. The California Interscholastic Federation’s Southern Section Division playoffs and final game aren’t the immediate concern, but the Warriors know that repeating as league champions […]

Saturday classes–– Kids can get a taste of show biz at Pierce College



Saturday classes–– Kids can get a taste of show biz at Pierce College Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class to introduce children ages 7 to 12 to the fundamentals of professional musical theater, while teaching them how to understand and take basic direction in a positive light. Students will rehearse scenes and musical numbers from Broadway musicals […]

If tree had been properly checked, nesting owls could have been left undisturbed



If tree had been properly checked, nesting owls could have been left undisturbed I am often amazed by the logic of modern-day people. On page 2 of the April 4 Acorn is a story titled "Baby owls plucked from danger at local golf course." I must laugh at this headline for a story of total disregard for animals in our […]

Waxman pitches Las Virgenes Federation

Acorn Staff Writer

U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles) told the area’s largest homeowner group last week that if reelected to Congress in November he would continue to push for environmental protection in the Santa Monica Mountains and oppose the Ahmanson Ranch development. Speaking before the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation at the group’s 35th annual installation banquet, Waxman said he looked forward to […]

Maintaining a healthy heart requires effective awareness



Maintaining a healthy heart requires effective awareness By Michael K. Murphy, D.O. Heart disease affects more than 63 million Americans and claims the lives of one out of two adults each year. These staggering statistics make heart disease the No. 1 killer in the United States, above AIDS and cancer deaths combined. Many Americans do not realize that some of […]

Low income kids can attend camp, too



Many Mansions, Inc., a private nonprofit corporation for low cost housing located in Thousand Oaks, is inviting the Conejo Valley community to Sponsor-A-Child for $30. Sponsorship will enable children residing in Many Mansions’ housing properties with their low-income families to participate in Camp Many Mansions. The camp is offered on-site for about 130 resident children. The eight-week camp is offered […]

Sports Junkie



By Irv Lippel We apologize for the column having been left out last week. Story of the Week The 1960s—here was another decade to be marked by fine individual and team performances in the National Hockey League. But as fine as such performances were, the decade’s big hockey story was to take shape in 1966. The feature story this week […]


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