God, man to be sermon topic

"God the Preserver of Man" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., June 15 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Psalms 55:22. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Childcare […]

Telecommuting can reduce freeway gridlock

Telecommuting can reduce freeway gridlock There is a much simpler and more cost-effective solution to the traffic congestion on the 101. The answer is "telecommuting." Many thousands of jobs can be performed from a remote site, either from home or from a satellite office. The technology is there. We need our thinking to catch up with the technology. We need […]

Councilman says city’s general fund is short by $3 million in Calabasas

Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem Michael Harrison said earlier this week that the city’s general fund is short $3 million and he doesn’t know why. Harrison has complained in the past about poor accounting procedures regarding the Ahmanson litigation, a battle against Washington Mutual’s 3,050-home development proposed for Ahmanson Ranch, north of Calabasas in Ventura County. But even that waste, he […]

Garden Club welcomes new officers

The Conejo Valley Garden Club recently held its annual installation luncheon at Bauducco’s restaurant in Moorpark. The officers for the coming year, which begins in September, were installed by Robin Pokorski, third vice president of the California Garden Clubs, Inc., and are as follows: President, Beverly Switzer; First Vice President/Programs, Joyce Reid; Second Vice President/Membership, Jackie Cushman; Secretary, Margaret Strachan; […]

Study reveals many Americans suffer from bipolar disorder, but it’s hard to diagnose

A next door neighbor––a coworker––a friend––a relative––these are some of the people you know who may have bipolar disorder but may not know it. Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) is a chronic, sometimes progressive illness characterized by distressing and disruptive mood swings ranging from high (manic) to low (depressive) states. If ignored, bipolar disorder can have serious, harmful […]

AHS senior gets award

The American Red Cross of Red Cross launches summer safety classes

Greater Los Angeles is joining other local Red Cross chapters to bring safety training to families with fun, free and low-cost events that teach people how to save a life. According to Red Cross, "Anyone can be a hero and everyone should know how." At events throughout the summer, a local hero will be honored for saving a life with […]

He’s sticking to his story

He’s sticking to his story I would like to address Suzanne Feldman Greenberg’s rebuttal of my letter by stating that it is totally nonresponsive to my comments and typifies the manner in which Heschel has comported itself during the public hearing process. Greenberg glibly glossed over the fact that I began my comments to the regional planning commission as well […]

MAC to look at cellular antenna proposed for church site

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer At a recent Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meeting, Doug Kearney, a planning specialist with SBA Network Services, proposed a plan to install an antenna for Cingular Wireless at Church of the Epiphany on the corner of Churchwood and Kanan Road. It’s the best option in Oak Park, he said, because it’s the […]

Long time Acorn writer says goodbye

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Claire Malis had no interest in journalism as a young woman—the thought of working at a newspaper had never crossed her mind. But life has a strange way of surprising you—Malis was in the newspaper business for more than 40 years and she loves the work. She retired last week from The Acorn Newspapers, […]

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