2003-06-26

Farmers’ Market has an anniversary



Farmers’ Market has an anniversary The Calabasas Farmers’ Market will begin its 11th year in July. The market offers flowers, poultry, seafood, produce, baked goods, takeaway foods and gift items in addition to entertainment, fresh coffee and more. It’s in the heart of Old Town at Calabasas Junction, near Calabasas Creek Park and the Leonis Adobe Museum. The Calabasas Trolley […]

Wellness has a new president



The board of directors of the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura has announced the appointment of Suzanne Drace as president. Since last September, Drace, formerly the interim executive director of United Way of Ventura County and the Boys and Girls Club of Oxnard and Point Hueneme, has held the position of acting president after the Wellness Community implemented a new administrative restructuring […]

Agoura Bible Fellowship to install new pastor



The Rev. Thomas Brewer will be officially installed as senior pastor of Agoura Bible Fellowship at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sun., June 29 on the church campus at 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura Hills. A fellowship barbecue will be presented at 5 p.m. with food and music. Brewer had been serving as an "intentional interim" pastor for […]

Just say ‘no’ to Viewpoint School



Viewpoint School is asking the city of Calabasas for permission to tear down those wonderful small bluffs that now hide the school along the Mulholland Scenic Corridor. Instead of being hidden by nature, Viewpoint would then have a major corporate showcase on Mulholland with an entranceway to what looks like "a business park complex," in the words of the Resource […]

Ya, sure, festival is a hit



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The Swedish American Central Association (SACA) of Southern California presented its 83rd annual Midsummer Festival on Sunday at Vasa Park in rural Agoura. The mission of SACA, which was established in 1921, is to encourage the preservation of Swedish culture, traditions and customs throughout America as its seeks to further the welfare of Swedish […]

THURS., JUNE 26



Community Awareness Rotary Club of Calabasas/Agoura Hills sponsors 11th annual Community Awareness Day luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Calabasas Golf & Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. $25 includes lunch. (818) 878-1849 The Mayor Is In Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian will be the guest speaker at the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Inn, 23500 […]

JCC hosts Literacy Faire



Viewpoint is teaching a lousy lesson



Viewpoint is teaching a lousy lesson Viewpoint School’s environmentally destructive expansion plan, which comes before the Calabasas City Council on June 26, raises questions about what they’re really teaching over there at Viewpoint. As a retired schoolteacher, I know that children learn the real lessons by observing adult behavior. So, while Viewpoint claims on its Website to help children become […]

Banjo pickers unite



Mike McClellan, MA, a contestant and judge at the annual Topanga Canyon Banjo and Fiddle Contest, will lead "A Beginner’s Survey of the Five-String Banjo" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, July 7 through Aug. 11 at Los Angeles Pierce College Extension, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. The class will introduce participants to the basics of bluegrass, frailing, double-thumbing, up-picking […]

A mentor can breed success



Getting ahead in information technology (IT) takes more than just the requisite technical skills; it also pays to have someone pulling for you, according to a new survey. Just more than half (51 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) polled said they benefited from having a mentor at some point in their careers. The majority (72 percent) of those who […]


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