Business seminar will address cash controls

Owen Plant, a founder of the business seminar firm Interaction Improvement, will conduct a seminar based on a proprietary cash control program called "Cash Master" from 7 to 10 p.m. Wed., March 19 at the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. With a weak economy and increased bankruptcies, businesses must prudently control cash. Plant’s approach […]

Westlake Village business firm enjoys record growth, despite economy

Westlake Village-based Symark has announced that despite the economic downturn the company had another record year, ending Dec. 31, 2002 with 15 percent growth year on year. "Despite the economic slow down, Symark continues to show both top and bottom line growth," said Bob Sommers, chairman and co-CEO at Symark. "Our positive results reflect the growing demand by Global 2000 […]

‘Substance’ to be Bible lesson

"Substance" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., March 16 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Psalms 104:24. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Childcare is provided both days. […]

Senior citizen shares thoughts on going to war

Regarding The Acorn Sound-Off concerning peace demonstrations, up to a point I too am for negotiation to keep the peace, but one cannot negotiate with a terrorist who will say and do anything to gain time to improve his war machine and wait for conducive weather conditions to favor his cause. Come April, American soldiers would drop of heat exhaustion, […]

‘Lights-Camera-Home Improvement!’

Acorn Staff Writer

‘Lights-Camera-Home Improvement!’ By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A home improvement project involving a typical American family could be funny. It might even include the comment, "We should have taped that—it might make the funniest home video show." For the Bartsch family of Oak Park, it’s happening. For the first time, they’re taking on a major home improvement project—and they’re […]

Chamber hosts informational breakfast

Chabad walks through history to celebrate Purim

Chabad of the Conejo will celebrate Purim with a family festival at 7 p.m. next Mon., March 17 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Participants will meet the characters of the story of Purim and be challenged to help in the cause of overthrowing the ruthless "Haman" by following the instructions of the righteous […]

Local student says, ‘Thank you’

A few months back you published a very nice article about a boy becoming a Dwight D. Eisenhower Student Ambassador and trying to raise $5,000 to travel to Europe and meet other diplomats. Many of my friends, neighbors and classmates learned about my exciting opportunity. My name is Douglas DeVries and I am that boy. Locally, I’ve been selling candy […]

Conejo Valley Days Great Rabbit Medallion Hunt officially begins

Hidden somewhere in Conejo Valley is the Conejo Valley Days (CVD) rabbit medallion. The person who finds it will win $1,000, if they possess an official hunting license (or $500 if they don’t). Clues regarding the medallion’s hiding place will be given every week. The clues will be announced on 92.7 Lite FM every Monday morning between 8 and 9 […]

Mixer set for next Tuesday

Padri Restaurant at 29008 Agoura Road will be the site of an Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce mixer at 5:30 p.m. next Tues., March 18. Padri is located adjacent the Hamburger Hamlet shopping center on the south side of Agoura Road, east of Kanan. A special drawing for ochestra seats to the T.O. Civic Arts Plaza presentation of "Carousel" […]

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