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For many Americans, buying a previously-owned vehicle is a smart way to save. Learn how to buy the best previously-owned vehicle for you with "Finding the Best Used Car," developed by Carfax, Inc. and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Find out how to determine what type of car and options you need and can afford, what to look for […]

Parkinson’s support group to meet May 2

Parkinson’s support group to meet May 2 Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for patients and caregivers meets from 2, to 3:30 p.m. on Thurs., May 2 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Thalians Mental Health Center, Room E240. Validated parking is available in Lot 10. Andrea Rogers, LCSW, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at Cedars-Sinai, will discuss "Coping with the Emotional Impact […]

Children’s artwork on display at Carden Conejo School in Westlake Village

The artistic entries of children from around the world who participated in Pentel’s 31st annual International Children’s Art Exhibition will be on exhibit through tomorrow, Fri., April 26, at Carden Conejo School, 976 Evenstar Ave., Westlake Village. The school received 12 awards, two of which were the only gold medals awarded in the state. More than 250,000 pieces of artwork […]

‘Alice in Wonderland’ intended for everyone

Channel Islands Ballet presents "Alice in Wonderland" at 7:30 p.m. on Sat., May 11 and at 2:30 p.m. on Sun., May 12 in the Scherr Forum Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. This production includes inventive sets by Gregg H. Rake and colorful costumes by Amy Horst. It features a blend […]

Guest Opinion A perspective on crime statistics

L.A. County Sheriff

Guest Opinion A perspective on crime statistics On March 27 the attorney general released the 2001 preliminary report of the California Crime Index. This report indicated a 5.8 percent increase in overall crime for 2001 in California compared with the year 2000. The Crime Index collects its data from local police and sheriff departments. It gathers the aggregate number of […]

Battle over Ahmanson focuses on environmental report

Acorn Staff Writer

Environmental experts say developers of the Ahmanson Ranch project have failed to protect the habitat of two endangered species found living in the development area and that other biological resources at the project site could be threatened as well. Speaking at a public hearing in Ventura last week, opponents said the developer’s new environmental impact study does not guarantee security […]

Ideas planted for Mom’s Day

Your mom will be thrilled with the bouquet for Mother’s Day, which is coming up on Sun., May 12. Here are some ideas to help you on your selection, as well as to help her display those colorful reminders of your love and appreciation: •What are the best types of containers to use for flowers? Be creative. Use unique containers […]

Sandal season ahead, time to fix your feet

Sandal season ahead, time to fix your feet If unsightly foot problems, such as bunions, hammertoes and nail fungus, prevent you from exposing your feet on the beach or in stylish sandals this summer, there are remedies available that will have your feet looking and feeling better before the warm weather comes. "Many women with common structural foot problems are […]

Coyotes hoops’ coach takes over volleyball

Acorn Sports Writer

Russell White will lead the Calabasas boys’ basketball into the Marmonte League next fall, during the 2002-2003 school year, but for now, White is at the helm of the Coyote boys’ volleyball team, a one-year deal that came about when CHS realized the season was in jeopardy. "I happened to be in the assistant principal’s office when they realized they […]