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combine to bring VIDA

Park Service combine to bring VIDA PLAQUES PRESENTED ––Capt. Jim Glazar of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, third from the left in the photo at right, joins members of of his staff and representatives from the National Park Service in a ceremony recognizing VIDA (Vital Intervention Directional Alternatives). The two government agencies offer the program to help at-risk students learn […]

Seven ways to promote your business

Do you need attention? If you’re a small business, nonprofit organization or new entrepreneur with a hot idea, chances are you do. All businesses need publicity, but how do those with a modest marketing budget get public exposure––a vital element in the success of any business? Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a sky-high marketing budget for an effective […]

Another parcel of land––Secret Valley––to be preserved

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer When seen from above the clouds, Secret Valley unfolds like a Shangri-La with its picturesque hills and pockets of dense greenery tucked neatly amid the surrounding mountains. Castro Peak at 2,800 feet guards the entrance to the valley on the west. Framing the area to the east is the Calabasas/Cold Creek trail, formerly known […]

Jewish music set for concert series

The Autry Museum of Western Heritage will present the Heritage Serenade Music Series at 1 and 2 p.m. in Heritage Court on the fourth Sunday of every month this summer beginning Sun., July 28 with a performance by Bucovina Klezmer. The series combines music from across cultural and country borders. Klezmer music began in medieval Europe as the music of […]

Corporate crooks deserve jail time, but are there skeletons in the White House?

Corporate crooks deserve jail time, but are there skeletons in the White House? Your comments "Swindlers in Corporate Boardrooms Should Go to Jail" (July 11 Acorn editorial) merely echoes the sentiments of most media commentators and yes, even Republican politicians, not to mention big business booster President Bush. Bush himself and his sidekick Dick Cheney have some explaining to do […]

Landscaping tips for the hot summer

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District provides the following tips for summer water savings: Check irrigation systems for leaks, broken, sunken or mis-directed sprinkler heads. When it’s hot, deep soak your landscaping once or twice a week. It’s better and more frugal than more frequent, shallow applications. Avoid watering on windy days of at midday, when the hot sun evaporates irrigation […]

Seminar will address diversity

In the aftermath of Sept. 11, human resources professionals, diversity practitioners and others have faced new challenges pertaining to diversity issues within their organizations. The L.A. County Human Relations Commission and its Corporate Advisory Committee will host a workshop to address these concerns titled "Diversity Best Practices: Tools for Success Post Sept. 11" from 8 a.m. to noon on Tues., […]


Temple Etz Chaim to host open houses

Temple Etz Chaim will be hosting several open houses for prospective members during August. "Under the Stars" will take place at 7:15 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 10 in the temple plaza. The rabbi and hazzan will lead a Havdallah service and refreshments will be served. Another open house will be a Sunday brunch and social gathering from 10:30 a.m. to […]

Agoura Village concept needs work

Agoura Village concept needs work I’m not surprised that Mr. Loesing’s article on the Agoura Village concept only covered half the information that came out at the meeting on July 16. I was sitting next to him and watched him leave halfway into the meeting and before the meeting was opened up to discussion. Here is important information that he […]

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