2003-09-04

LVUSD to host meeting on home schooling tonight



Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) will host a parent meeting regarding its home schooling program at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Sept. 4 in the LVUSD boardroom, 4111 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Parents can plan for the 2003-04 school year. The meeting is open to the public. LVUSD is launching its home schooling program for the 2003-04 school year. […]

For the record



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Cilantro Restaurant in Agoura Hills will be at 7:30 a.m. Tues., Sept. 9, not 7:30 p.m. Admission is $12 and the reservation deadline is this Friday. Call (818) 889-3150 to RSVP.

CHS hosts Pancake Breakfast



Jewish children’s literature to be celebrated at bookfest

Volunteers are being sought for
a variety of roles at November event


Volunteers are being sought for a variety of roles at November event In celebration of Jewish Book Month, Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles will present the inaugural Jewish Children’s Bookfest from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16 at the Triangle at Mount Sinai Memorial Park, 6150 Mount Sinai Drive, Simi […]

Here are ways to reduce the costs of driving a vehicle



With the state of California tripling the vehicle registration fee and the cost of gasoline rocketing upward, consumers are looking for ways to cut their driving costs. It costs a lot to drive. AAA’s "Your Driving Costs" study (April 2003) priced the average cost per mile at 51.7 cents. These costs are based on motorists driving 15,000 miles per year […]

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Local boy to collect donated music instruments for schools



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer If you have any musical instruments around the house collecting dust, please call Ryan Darling of Oak Park, a 12-year-old student at Medea Creek Middle School who’s working on a special project. On Jan. 31, Darling will have his Bar Mitzvah. He must complete a project that’s geared toward community service before he can […]

Dogs, handlers needed for disaster programs



Among the long list of heroes of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are the dogs and their handlers who worked rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero and the Pentagon. But with new awareness of the important role these highly trained canine/human teams play has also come the recognition that there simply aren’t enough of them ready to respond when […]

Making the Right

College Match

While visiting Pomona College, I met a student who loved the non-competitive academic atmosphere that made learning much more enjoyable. A few weeks later, a student at U.C. San Diego praised the school’s intense competition, which motivates her to do her best work. Two great schools—but not great for every student. Both of these students had done their homework, made […]

United Methodist takes a look at spiritual eyesight



"Farsighted or Nearsighted" is the title of Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message during the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Sept. 7 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The 8 a.m. service is casual and meets in Alton Hall. The Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers and Covenant Ringers will participate at the 9 and 10:30 […]


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