Young people ‘Take A Stand for Christ’

Walk will help sick children

Jenny Tannenbaum of Calabasas, a sixth grader at Viewpoint School, will host her third annual "Kids Walking for Kids" 2K walk at 11 a.m. on Sun., May 19 at Pierce College to raise money for the Variety Club Children’s Charity of Southern California. Participants will meet at the college’s football stadium on the campus at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. […]

Enjoy the great outdoors––safely

Enjoy the great outdoors––safely Enjoying the great outdoors is a fun and healthy way to spend the warmer months. Be certain to make safety a priority when you are planning and partaking in any outdoor excursion. Here are some helpful tips on braving the great outdoors: Plan your hiking and camping trip carefully. Find out as much as you can […]

YMCA to offer specialty camps

The Triunfo YMCA’s Specialty Camps are designed to peak participants’ interests in subjects and activities that they currently have a "vested interest" in. In accordance with the Triunfo YMCA’s mission statement, the Specialty Camps incorporate Judeo-Christian principles that provide character-building experiences, promote healthy lifestyles, and foster community involvement. Y-WIZARDS: For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. A fun week filled with […]

‘Immorality’ is topic

"Mortals and Immortals" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., May 19 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Galatians 4:7. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Childcare is […]

Residents of Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes at a loss

The bells are ringing a mournful peal. Prayers for the dead (the kaddish) are being said around the clock at Temples Etz Chaim and Adat Elohim. Residents of Thousand Oaks and Westlake are wearing black. The flag at City Hall is flying at half mast. Drugstores are reporting a run on Kleenex. Oak Tree Deli has closed its doors. Samuel […]

Road race kills Canoga Park teenager

An 18-year-old Canoga Park man died last week when his car rammed into a power pole on Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas, the result of a high speed road race to the beach, according to sheriff’s deputies. Oscar Valdez, a senior at Canoga Park High School, died instantly in the May 10 crash. According to reports, Valdez and a passenger […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What do you think of the

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What do you think of the Bush administration?

National campaign urges patients to help effort on safety

Two of the nation’s leading advocates of healthcare quality and safety have launched a national campaign to urge patients to take a role in preventing healthcare errors. Dubbed "Speak Up," the groundbreaking program sponsored by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) encourages patients to become active, involved and informed participants on the healthcare team. The simple steps […]

AHS teacher recently recognized

Erin Powell, a teacher at Agoura High School, was recognized recently by the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) for her efforts in encouraging students to pursue their career interests. Powell was applauded for showing commitment to enhancing the educational experience by nominating Agoura High School students to explore NYLF programs in law, medicine and/or defense, intelligence and diplomacy. "The National […]