2003-07-10

New pastor welcomed at United Methodist



Gary Alan Dickey, Ph.D., will be welcomed as the new senior pastor at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., July 13 at United Methodist Church, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The casual 8 a.m. service includes communion and meets in Alton Hall. The Chancel Choir will sing at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School classes […]

American musicals to be performed during summer nights



Golden Performing Arts Center will present "Summer Nights at the Madrid 2," featuring songs and dances from some of America’s best-known musicals. The shows will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, from July 11 through 27 at the theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (There’s no show on Sat., July 19.) The shows will feature professional […]

Pet’s condition can also tell you about grandma or grandpa



Many older Americans are attached to their pets. That’s why, according to Virginia Prevas of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), pets can reflect the health and welfare of the older pet owner. "The condition of a pet can be an indication of how an older person is coping on their own," said Prevas. "If they’re unable to […]

Consultants’ workshop planned for Camarillo



Consultants’ workshop planned for Camarillo The Business Enhancement Program, sponsored by the Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County (EDC-VC) and funded by the cities of Ventura County, will conduct a Consultants’ Workshop from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Fri., July 11 in the EDC-VC conference room, 1601 Carmen Drive, Ste. 215, Camarillo. The agenda will include an opportunity to network with other consultants […]

Teen event on Sunday

Adolescent singers, dancers, technicians to perform

Living Hope Nazarene Church will host "Extreme Power 2003" featuring the Young Continental Singers at 10 a.m. Sun., July 13 at 2770 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The event will feature "30 high-energy, high-impact singers, dancers and technicians" between the ages of 12 and 15. The Young Continentals are an evangelical group of youth "communicating the truth of Jesus Christ as […]

Downtown Oxnard concerts coming back



The 11th annual Summer Concerts in downtown Oxnard will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 15. Most performances will be at Heritage Square, corner of 7th and "A" streets. The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket and picnic with the whole family. Reserved seating is available for $8 per person as well […]

Calabasas budget snafu blamed on accounting



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The mystery of the missing $3 million in Calabasas has been solved––at least that’s what interim finance director Bill Yeomans told the city council in a recent memo. Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem Michael Harrison charged several weeks ago that the funds couldn’t be accounted for, but according to Yeomans, the money either has been […]

Donations sought for fire station



At the recent opening of Foxfield Park, located adjacent to L.A. County Fire Station No. 144 at the corner of Foxfield Drive and Lindero Canyon Road in the city of Westlake Village, the Westlake Trails Homeowners Association kicked off a campaign to raise funds for the fire station to purchase some important equipment. According to Jeanne Harrison, a boardmember of […]

Learn to protect your customers

Free seminar coming to Oxnard

Business owners and/or management-level employees are invited to attend a free seminar to learn about protecting customer lists and other confidential information from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wed., July 16 at Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton, 1000 Town Center Drive, Sixth Floor, Oxnard. Attorney Diane Becker, head of the firm’s General Counsel Services Group, will present topics on how to […]

Supreme Court ruling not to affect Archdiocesan policy on sexual abuse



The recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a California law that retroactively erased statues of limitations has no effect whatsoever on policies and procedures for dealing with clergy sexual abuse followed for many years by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. All priests found to have abused minors have been permanently removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of […]


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