Christian ministry for disabled expands

Joni and Friends, a worldwide outreach program founded by Joni Eareckson Tada dedicated to advancing the Christian ministry and community leadership within the disability community, has acquired a 27,000 sq. ft. office building in Agoura Hills for a three-fold expansion within the city, according to DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services. The ministry has scheduled a January 2004 occupancy of its […]

Predictions for 2003

What do you think about the prospects for 2003? We have mixed feelings, but here are our fearless predictions for the New Year: •The economy will slowly begin to improve. •It will be a normal winter for rainfall; wet, but not excessively so. •Nobody will emerge as the leading Democratic presidential candidate until 2004. •Californians will get no breaks on […]

Park overview process in Calabasas begins to take shape

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas and residents started an eight-month parks planning workshop in December. The city’s general park plan is eight years old, according to Mayor Lesley Devine, and it’s time to renew it. Residents and officials began the process with a walk on two undeveloped parklands, including a parcel next to De Anza […]

Antibiotics are a matter of taste

As every parent knows, bacterial infections, such as ear infections and strep throat, are very common in children. In fact, two of three children will have at least one ear infection before their third birthday. Perhaps because viral respiratory infections like a cold or the flu often precede these kinds of bacterial infections, kids do seem to get sick more […]

Sermon topic is about God

"God" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Jan. 5 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Psalms 89:15, 16. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided both days. […]

Garden club to hear about mountains

Members of the Westlake Village Garden Club will host two representatives from the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) during their meeting and program on "Our Neighbors, the Santa Monica Mountains" at 9:30 a.m. Tues., Jan. 7 in the meeting room at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oakcrest Drive, Westlake Village. Guest speakers from SMMNRA include John Tizler, the […]

Sign up now for teen ski trips

The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are currently accepting registration for ski/snowboard trips open to youth ages 11 through 17. Each trip will depart 6 a.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., returning by 7 p.m. The scheduled trips are as follows: Mountain High Ski Resort: Mon., Jan. 20, Fri., Feb. 14, Mon., Feb. […]

Services listed

Worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sun., Jan. 5 in the sanctuary at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. A casual service meets 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music is provided at each service. The emphasis this Sunday will be baptism renewal. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Care for infants […]