2002-05-23

Skin care specialist gets clean start in Agoura



Skin care specialist gets clean start in Agoura Esthetician, author and educator Gloria Martel has formed a medi-esthetic alliance with the Holistic Resource Center in Agoura. A former model, Martel became interested in learning how to maintain a "fresh young look" and studied with medical practitioners in Europe to understand the cause of wrinkles and how to prevent and/or diminish […]

Home safety workshop available to seniors



Home safety workshop available to seniors Home Secure, a nonsectarian program of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, will present a free workshop for seniors on home safety modification from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thurs., May 30 at Los Robles Regional Medical Center. Titled "Home Safe Home: Home Safety Ideas for Caregivers," the workshop is designed to provide […]

Local to attend Naval Academy



Jordan V. Flacco, a graduating senior at Calabasas High School, will enter the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on June 28. He will participate in a military training program called "Plebe Summer" before beginning the academic year. Upon graduation in 2006, he will be commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy. The son of Calabasas residents Nicholas and Mary […]

Special music to be provided at services



Special music to be provided at services Associate pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will give the message about how the Great Commandment is the foundation of the church’s vision of ministry at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., May 26 in the sanctuary of United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, as well as at the casual […]

We’re not convinced that home schooling really works



We’re not convinced that home schooling really works Home schooling is gaining in popularity both here and across the U.S. Some parents feel that schools (particularly public schools) may endanger their children through exposure to drugs, gangs, sex and other forms of trouble. But when they grow up and inevitably face the same choices, will they be stronger or more […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What movie has impressed you and why?

Fibromyalgia course offered



The Ventura County branch of the Arthritis Foundation is accepting registration for "Fibromyalgia Self-Help Course," presented at 5 p.m. on Mondays, June 3 to July 15, at the Camarillo Health Care District, 3639 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. The course is free for Camarillo and Somis residents; otherwise $30 and registration is required by calling (805) 388-1952, ext. 117. Fibromyalgia brings […]

Adventure Club camp available



The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are currently accepting registration for the Adventure Club camp offered June 17 to August 16 to youth ages 11 to 14. Each day participants will meet at 9 a.m. at Willow Elementary School (at 8 a.m. on Wednesdays) for field trips to Magic Mountain, Speedzone, Raging Waters, Disney California Adventure, etc. The […]

Sermon topic: ‘Soul and Body’



"Soul and Body" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., May 26 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from I Corinthians 3:17. 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 […]

Guest opinion So many changes in just a year ––a Memorial Day reflection



Guest opinion So many changes in just a year ––a Memorial Day reflection By Richard J. Santos One year ago we were a nation at peace, but not now. A short year ago, Blue Star Service Banners were lost in the memories of a half-century ago, but not now. On Memorial Day 2002, I see more and more Blue Star […]


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