2002-09-05

As 9-11 anniversary approaches,

old worn U.S. flags should be retired, according to veterans, other citizens
Acorn Staff Writer


old worn U.S. flags should be retired, according to veterans, other citizens By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Americans in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania lost their lives a year ago in the worst act of terrorism ever committed against this country. For most Americans, the U.S. flag is more important than ever. But American citizens from diverse backgrounds […]

Seminar on diabetes complications planned for West Hills Hospital



West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will present a free seminar, "Preventing and/or Delaying Diabetes Complications, Head to Toe," from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 10 in the fourth floor Education Classroom at the hospital, 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. No reservations are necessary. The seminar will be facilitated by Michelle E. Reyes, M.D., ophthalmology and Richard M. […]

Artists wanted for festival



Artists and artisans specializing in western, vintage, rustic and nostalgic arts are sought to display their original artwork at the Calabasas Cultural Festival at Old Town Calabasas on Sat., Oct. 5 on the grounds of the Leonis Adobe museum. The Calabasas Arts Council welcomes artists, designers and craftspeople to participate in the festival’s arts and crafts show. No fee is […]

Chabad of Conejo to lead Rosh Hashanah walk



On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, Chabad of the Conejo will lead a "Tashlich Walk" beginning 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 8 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village and proceeding to Westlake Lake. The tradition of Tashlich consists of visiting a body of water containing live fish. A special prayer is recited at the […]

What’s in The

Stars This WeekSepember 2002, Week 1
ARIES (March 21


Stars This Week Sepember 2002, Week 1 ARIES (March 21 – April 19) Accomplishing your daily tasks comes with ease to you; it’s your relationships that could be at risk if you insist on others seeing through your glasses. You’ll get what you want when you ask for it realistically. TAURUS (April 20 – May 20) The cosmic backdrop finds […]

Air quality now an issue at LCMS



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The mold problem at Lindero Canyon Middle School (LCMS) in Agoura Hills appears to be under control, but officials now say they’re worried about air quality inside the 34-year-old school. While testing for mold, the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services found "excessive amounts" of carbon dioxide in one of the Lindero classrooms. […]

Program tries to enhance immune system



The Dash

I read of a reverend
who stood to speak


The Dash by Linda Ellis I read of a reverend who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on her tombstone from the beginning…to the end. He noted that first came the date of her birth and spoke the following date with tears. But he said what mattered most of all was the […]

Jews worldwide observe High Holidays



"May God inscribe you for a good year in the Book of Life." That’s the traditional greeting given to others during the Jewish High Holidays, the most sacred time of the Jewish calendar. The 10 days of repentance begin on Rosh Hashanah and culminate with Yom Kippur, the "day of atonement." Friday night marks the beginning of the new year, […]

On the Trail

Wild and Wilder

Few things make me abort a hike. I’ve hiked thirsty, hungry and injured and have traipsed on even when the sole of one hiking boot fell off. I can withstand rain, wind, heat, cold, ticks, poison oak, boot blisters, sunburn and even survive a dog nicknamed "Pilot" because she flies along trails dragging you-know-how in her bumpy, breathless wake. But […]


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