2002-08-22

Twilight is already arriving earlier



Lawyers needed to help indigents



Conejo Free Clinic provides a legal clinic at 7 p.m. Tuesdays to serve low income people who need but cannot afford an attorney. Currently, additional attorneys are being sought to volunteer for the program. Each attorney will see five to seven clients. This is a counseling program; attorneys do not appear in court, but help answer questions, complete paperwork and […]

Planning makes back to school easier



When summer wanes and fall approaches, many parents will be looking for ways to help their children get ready for school. Ranny Levy, president of the Coalition for Quality Children’s Media (www.kidsfirstinternet.org), suggests ways that parents and caregivers can ready youngsters for the coming school term. Organizing a schedule at home can help prepare a child who will be going […]

Temple Etz Chaim plans High Holiday events

High Holidays begin at 8 p.m. Sat.,
Aug. 31 and continue into September


High Holidays begin at 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 31 and continue into September Temple Etz Chaim will sponsor a Yeshiva for the High Holidays beginning 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 31. The word "Yeshiva" derives from the word "to sit" in Hebrew, meaning "a seat of learning." Rabbi Richard Spiegel, spiritual leader of the temple and Hazzan Pablo Duek will lead […]

Farce set in Florida gets laughs in T.O.

This play is described as a

Farce set in Florida gets laughs in T.O. This play is described as a ‘fun romp’ Conejo Players Theatre, Inc., will present "Hotbed Hotel," an American farce by Michael Parker, from Aug. 23 through Sept. 14 at their theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Described as a "fun romp," the play is set in a one-star hotel in south […]

City of Calabasas shares $25,000 with service groups, but continued funding may be in jeopardy



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council has announced it will give $25,000 to 11community service organizations in the area. Officials said a second funding cycle could provide even more money to the nonprofit organizations, depending on the outcome of a vote in March seeking to repeal the city’s utility tax. In October 1999, the council approved […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What is or was your summer vacation?

Back to school bonanza



Jewish National Fund helps take care of Israel



Jewish National Fund helps take care of Israel Jewish National Fund (JNF) is a nonprofit organization celebrating its 100th anniversary as caretaker of the land of Israel, on behalf of its owners, Jewish people everywhere. After its establishment in 1901, JNF set out to achieve its goal of purchasing the land that would become the state of Israel. Following the […]

Conejo Players host auditions for upcoming new musical



Conejo Players Theatre, Inc. will host auditions at 7 p.m., Sun. through Tues., Sept. 1,2 and 3, at their theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, for "Rags," described as a "deeply moving and inspirational musical" following the experiences of young Jewish immigrants in 1910 as they struggle to assimilate without losing their cultural identities or values. Between 15 to […]