Youngsters help the old at Heschel West

The fifth grade class at Heschel West Day School in Agoura recently inaugurated a program, "Project Caring," that will bring students in contact with elderly residents of two assisted-living communities in Thousand Oaks on an ongoing basis during the school year. Once a month, the fifth graders will bring programs of Jewish music, literature, holiday celebrations and companionship to residents […]

Brownies lend a hand

Calabasas man honored in Navy Log

Rear Admiral Henry C. McKinney, U.S. Navy (Ret.), president of the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation in Washington, recently announced that the name of Robert Creps of Calabasas has been enshrined in the Navy Log at the U.S. Navy Memorial, the national monument in Washington, D.C., that honors all who have served in America’s naval services. The Log is in the […]

Reagan Library to remember Veterans’ Day

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum invites the public to commemorate Veteran’s Day, Mon., Nov. 11, with a special day of programming at the hilltop facility at 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The day’s programming will include a three-plane flyover at 11:11 a.m. by the Commemorative Air Force. Planes participating are a P-28, a F8F Bearcat and a F6F […]

Local VFW looking for new members

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7799 has been around for 10 years, but is looking for more former servicemen and women so it can survive another decade. Sources said most VFW members are WW II vets and about 1,500 of them die each day. The VFW of the United States of […]

Serving In Uniform

Navy Ensign Mike A. Hays, a 1994 graduate of Westlake High School, recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Navy Ensign Tanya K. Cormier, daughter of Cathy L. Given of Westlake Village, recently received her commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate […]