2003-01-23

Seniors can get tax preparation assistance



The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program is offering assistance to adults ages 50 and up in preparing tax returns for 2002. Volunteers certified by the IRS will provide individual consultation concerning state and federal tax returns. Appointments are between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays until April 9 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand […]

Women’s healthcare at crossroads



By Susan Love, M.D. Last year’s headlines on women’s health have caused a lot of confusion for many women. Mammography and breast self-exams have been called into question at a time when breast cancer continues to devastate thousands of us each year. We’re bombarded with messages that heart disease is the biggest killer of females, yet then told that a […]

Volunteers sought for board



AYSO Region 4 Agoura/Westlake/Oak Park/Calabasas will conduct its annual meeting open to all participants of the program at 7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 3 in the community meeting room at Westlake Village City Hall. The organization is seeking volunteers for board positions for this season. For more information, please call (818) 707-8557.

Vocalist, violinist sought by Music Makers in Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Program is seeking a vocalist and a violinist, either male or female age 50 and up, to join the Music Makers. The Music Makers is a four-piece music combo band that performs at Senior Program functions, travels to senior retirement homes and other activities. Rehearsals will be at noon Fridays […]

Local Catholic group hears about molestation investigations

Special to The Acorn

Voice of the Faithful, a nonprofit organization committed to working for the active engagement of laity within operations of the Catholic Church, invited Detective Dale Barrclough of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) sexual abuse unit, and attorney Ray Boucher to speak at a meeting last Sunday at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Boucher said his law office is […]

Lecture will address radiation therapy



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present an "Ask the Doctor" workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 27 at their facility, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Paul Miller, M.D., a radiation oncologist at North Oaks Radiation, will answer questions about radiation therapy—its purpose, how it works and its possible side effects. For more information on the "Ask the Doctor…About […]

Westlake ties highly ranked Thousand Oaks in boys’ soccer

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake boys’ soccer team had two ties last week, 2-2 vs. Thousand Oaks and 1-1 vs. Calabasas, and the Warriors began this week of play at exactly the .500 mark, 5-5-2 overall and 2-2-2 in league. In the game against T.O., Westlake led 2-1 until about 10 minutes were left in the game, when Scott Stenovich evened the score […]

Show exhibits women painters



Women Painters West is a professional artists’ organization of more than 200 painters that was founded in Laguna Beach in 1921. Members are invited through rigorous competitive jury process. Many are young women just beginning their careers; others are painters who have longstanding and fine reputations in the art community. Members who live in the west San Fernando Valley area, […]

New water regulations stir up debate



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer New water quality regulations being imposed by the state Water Resources Control Board have caused some local cities to spout off in anger. One city, Westlake Village, even has filed a lawsuit over pending regulations. The state board has vowed to establish new water pollution controls during the next several months and local agencies […]

Bereavement group available



The Conejo Valley office of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS) will offer "A Time to Grieve, A Time to Cope," a bereavement support group for adults who have lost a loved one, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Jan. 28 to March 4, at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 130, Thousand Oaks. Facilitated by a licensed therapist, the […]


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