2002-12-19

Ventura County artists display their work



The Kahn family is appreciated



The Kahn family is appreciated The Oak Park High School Performing Arts Club wants to thank the Kahn family for their support of the performing arts over the years. All donations that we have received in memory of Bob are deeply appreciated. Ruth Haney Ronnie Osterman Co-presidents, Performing Arts Club Oak Park

Merchants reminded that many checks bounce during the holidays



Merchants reminded that many checks bounce during the holidays The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office reminds merchants that more bad checks are passed during the holidays than at any other time of year. During the holidays, shopping is at an all-time high and many businesses hire new or temporary employees to handle the rush of business. Many holiday shoppers […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella Do the holidays stress you out?

Play the Math Maze PuzzleTM



By Ralph Colao Children or adults will enjoy playing the Math MazeTM Puzzle. A unique path connects two black boxes. The route is solved by using math (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) by going up, down or sideways (but never diagonal). False paths lead to dead ends. More than two black boxes may be scattered throughout the maze. Reach the […]

Gospel flavored Christmas carols come to Rock Church



Rock Church will present a special Christmas service at 10 a.m. Sun., Dec. 22 at Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. Their weekly services feature sound bible teaching and contemporary worship featuring some of Los Angeles’ best studio musicians. Sunday School and child care are offered for all ages. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Tues., […]

‘No Longer Lost,’ a transparent watercolor by Robert Thornton



An art exhibit featuring the work of Ventura County artists will be on display through Fri., Jan. 17 in the atrium lobby of the Hall of Administration at the County Government Center, 800 Victoria Ave., Ventura. Open to the public, the exhibit can be viewed between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. weekdays, except holidays. Works on display include the California-style […]

Westlake attorney named as chairman of committee



Westlake attorney named as chairman of committee Attorney J. Peter Wakeman, founder of the Wakeman Law Group, Inc. in Westlake Village, has been elected chairman of the Ventura County Community Foundation’s (VCCF) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The committee is comprised of attorneys, CPAs and financial planners who are professional advisors in estate and financial planning in the community. Wakeman is […]

Talented young guitarist headed for the Apollo



By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer You might not know from looking at him, but when it comes to music, Bryan Lazar likes the classics. But not Mozart and Beethoven—he prefers Jimmy Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan. This 11-year-old, who attends sixth grade at Medea Creek Middle School, picked up his first six-string guitar at the ripe old […]

Holiday traditions bring families closer



Traditions can be a fun way to celebrate holidays with family and friends. They can help add a feeling of love and togetherness to any seasonal gathering. Fortunately, it’s easy to start a treasured tradition that is enjoyed for years to come. These are some ideas for creating your own yearly holiday happenings: Try taking the whole family to the […]


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