2003-03-13

Women’s Ministries to host fashion show



Senior Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., March 16 in the sanctuary at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Stephen Hansted Meadors will speak at a casual service that meets 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music will be provided at each service. Sunday School classes for […]

Gratitude shown for The Acorn



I want to thank you again for taking an interest in printing an article on Familial Dysautonomia. Because it is rare, we rely on word-of-mouth communication and local media to help us educate our population. Orphan diseases are at a great disadvantage in getting exposure and we really need organizations like The Acorn for support. On behalf of the Dysautonomia […]

National Charity League Fashion Show is Sunday



"Hooray for Hollywood" will be the theme of the Modelette Fashion Show presented by the Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League (NCL) at 2 p.m. this Sun., March 16 at First Neighborhood Community Center, 31830 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Models for the annual fundraiser will be the 10th and 12th grade members of NCL, a mother-daughter philanthropic organization. […]

Enroll soon for Sunny Skies Summer Camp

An Open House is scheduled for
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun.,
March 23


An Open House is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., March 23 Since 1974 Sunny Skies has provided traditional outdoor summer day camp experiences for boys and girls ages 4 to 14. Located in Agoura on a 23-acre ranch with a creek that runs through camp, Sunny Skies offers a safe and exciting program of swimming, canoeing, […]

Purim Festival set for Sunday



Purim, the most festive of Jewish holidays, will begin at sundown on Mon., March 17. A Purim Carnival is set for 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., March 16 in the parking lot and Social Hall at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The festivities are being sponsored by USY, the synagogue’s youth group. The carnival will feature […]

‘Top cop’ should stick around



‘Top cop’ should stick around It’s time for Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station to stop being a springboard for commanding officers to transfer or retire. (See story on page 7). In four years, Lost Hills has rolled through four commanders. That’s about three too many. Capt. James Glazar is retiring. Capt. John O’Brien took an "early out" because of health reasons […]

New contractor will finish Oak Park Library



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.3 million contract last week to complete construction of the long-delayed Oak Park Library. Richard and Richard Construction Co. of Oceanside was given 98 days to complete the job that was left 40 percent unfinished when another contractor walked off the site. Keith K.C. Lee, Inc., […]

Army group helps soldiers abroad



Kristin LaFlamme, the daughter of Westlake Village residents Sherrill Necessary and Douglas Partridge, is living in Weisbaden, Germany with two pre-school-aged children while her husband, Capt. Art LaFlamme, serves in Kuwait. While her husband is away, LaFlamme is helping others. She leads the Family Readiness Group (FRG) for B Company, 302nd MI Battalion. An FRG works in association with the […]

Car rally to benefit OPHS Grad Nite



Car rally to benefit OPHS Grad Nite Oak Park High School Grad Nite will sponsor a Car Rally at 7 p.m. Sat., March 22 beginning in the OPHS parking lot, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park, and concluding at an undisclosed location. Each team, consisting of two to six people per car, will solve clues that direct them from location […]

Auto museum combines fun with seatbelt safety lessons



Parents can combine the fun of a family outing at the Petersen Automotive Museum with the serious business of ensuring their children’s safety by attending Safety Seat Checkup Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., April 5 in the museum parking lot at 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax and Wilshire), Los Angeles. Coordinated by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., the event will […]


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