2003-08-14

City fights speeding drivers



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Calabasas traffic calming workshops began in April and they’ve been very productive, according to Calabasas Traffic and Transportation Manager Robert Yalda. As a result, there have been changes, some of which might become permanent. The workshops, designed to slow down excessive speed on city streets, have focused on 12 residential regions of Calabasas and […]

Wellness Community hosts special programs



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will begin another eight-week "Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction" course at 6:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 22, with orientation for this class at 6:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 15. The course is based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Pre-registration is required. Jay Udani, M.D. will present a workshop titled "Preparing and Recovering from Surgery—An […]

Biola’s Extension campus open for registration



Biola University’s adult degree program for bachelor of science in organizational leadership preview registration is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tues., Aug. 19 on the extension campus at 625 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. This program is designed especially for working adults to attend one night per week for less than 24 months and complete the bachelor’s degree. For more information […]

Bishops endorse textbooks



Until now, Catholic schools have had to choose between using secular history textbooks or reproducing old, out-of-date history textbooks previously written for Catholic schools. But now that’s changed. The brainchild of a frustrated headmaster who couldn’t find suitable history textbooks for his students, the Catholic Schools Textbook Project was established to respond to the exhortation of the Second Vatican Council […]

Public outcry may have been a factor on postponement of big store vote



Public outcry may have been a factor on postponement of big store vote I think one of the reasons the city council decided not to discuss the amendment at the Aug. 6 meeting was because they received many e-mails over the last three weeks from citizens who told them that we do not want a retail store over 60,000 square […]


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