Facilitator says council must find ‘common ground’ in Calabasas

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council has hired a Beverly Hills facilitator, Delia Horwitz of Business Relationship Consultants, for $2,100 a day to enhance the council’s organizational performance. And Horwitz is no stranger to the job. After late-running, contentious city council meetings and personal outbursts among councilmembers, city staff recommended Horwitz to intervene and meet with […]

Hospice to host annual fundraiser

Monte Carlo Night helps terminally ill

Hospice to host annual fundraiser Hospice of the Conejo will stage its 14th Annual Monte Carlo Night beginning at 7:30 p.m.on Sat., Oct. 12, at the brand new Los Robles Greens Banquet Center in Thousand Oaks. Highlight of the evening will be a grand prize drawing for two for five nights at the Radisson Kauai Beach Resort, including airfare. The […]

Children, pajamas, books at Borders

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer Ever dance in the woods in your pajamas? Beginning at 7 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 5, "PajamaMania" sweeps into Borders Bookstore at 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., as the father-daughter team of Ila and Bill Wallen of Westlake Village-based Willowbe Woods Campfire Stories brings a "campfire experience," complete with music and dancing, to the […]

Women’s fund gives grants

Donors and grantees gathered recently to celebrate the work done by Ventura County nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of women and girls in the community. The gathering was a reception for the 2002 grantees of the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Women’s Legacy Fund. A total of $66,750 was granted to 11 nonprofit organizations. The Women’s Legacy Fund was founded […]

Yerba Buena to host family skate night

Yerba Buena Elementary School’s Parent Faculty Association will sponsor a "Family Fun Night" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Oct. 4 at the RollerDome, 950 Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. All Yerba Buena students and their families are invited to the event, which will feature rollerskating and food. Admission is $5, which includes skate rental; or $2 for […]

Church services listed

Church services listed Worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. at Westlake Lutheran Church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Childcare is provided all morning. For more information, please call (805) 497-4888.

In OPUSD, he likes Panec

In OPUSD, he likes Panec I have known Marie Panec for several years. A 16-year resident of Oak Park, Marie has been very active in our local community. Based upon my own personal experience with Marie, I can attest to her honesty and integrity. These qualities along with her parent involvement at both the local and district level combined with […]

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Business owners invited to power network

"Power Networking" will be the topic discussed at the Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) at 6 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 17 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Cocktails and networking begin 6 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m. followed by a presentation at 7:30 p.m. by sales and marketing […]

Bike donations needed

Agoura Hills resident Mark Blum and his "Mission for Bikes" program will co-sponsor the 13th annual Bike Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 5 at Yerba Buena Elementary School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. "Mission for Bikes" is a community outreach program that rebuilds donated bicycles and given to charities and worthy causes such as Toys for Tots, […]