2003-08-28

Countrywide in the lights of T.O.

Acorn Staff Writer

Countrywide in the lights of T.O. By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Calabasas-based financial giant Countrywide Financial Corporation recently put its name in lights by donating $4.25 million to Alliance for the Arts, the official nonprofit fundraising arm of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The donation earned Countrywide a premiere spot to display its name on the building that […]

Docent training coming for Adamson House



The Malibu Lagoon Museum in central Malibu is recruiting docent trainees for the oceanfront Adamson Beach House. Beginning Tues., Sept. 9 and running for six consecutive Tuesdays, training will be provided to prepare volunteers to greet the public, offer guided tours, work with school groups and in the gift shop. For more information, please call Cathy Leow at (310) 317-9805.

An instructor is sought for homework, study program in the city of Agoura Hills



An instructor is sought for homework, study program in the city of Agoura Hills The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is currently seeking a qualified instructor for its Homework Zone and Study Zone programs. Responsibilities will include facilitating two after-school homework programs and coordinating student volunteers. Candidates should be able to understand and give out helpful study […]

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As he goes off to college, he hopes local driving habits will improve



If all the interwoven elements of this letter were to be pieced together into a rational whole, it would not stand out as anything other than yet one more generic traffic safety petition. Yet, as a recent Oak Park High graduate who in the last two years has witnessed more than his share of avoidable tragedies relating to automotive accidents, […]

Arts Week deadline next Tuesday



The Ventura County Arts Council urges all county artists, community arts organizations, libraries, museums, schools and clubs to submit their cultural arts event listings for the 10-day Ventura County Arts Week 2003 celebration by the extended deadline of Tues., Sept. 2. The celebration dates are Fri., Oct. 3 through Sun., Oct. 12. Cultural events that are open to the public […]

How to Contact Your Local



School District Las Virgenes Unified School District 4111 N. Las Virgenes Road Calabasas, CA 91302 Phone (818) 880-4000 Fax (818) 880-4200 www.lvusd.k12.ca.us Oak Park Unified School District 5801 E. Conifer St. Oak Park, CA 91377 Phone (818) 735-3200 Fax (818) 879-0372 www.opusd.k12.ca.us Conejo Valley Unified School District 1400 E. Janss Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 Phone: (805) 497-9511 Fax: (805) […]

Kids get classroom assignments



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Grateful



This letter comes with heartfelt thanks to The Acorn and the community you serve. It is because you supported our call for volunteers that the Ramirez Canyon Park Educational Outreach Program for Children with Disabilities has been such a tremendous success. I have published and posted volunteer opportunities in many communities and on the Web with little response except that […]


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