2003-10-02

Community service rewarding, local mom says



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer People around here often call themselves "lucky" because they live a wonderful lifestyle. Some of them want to give back to society for their good fortune. Calabasas resident Roberta Wilson said she wants to teach her 11-year-old daughter, Taylor, the meaning of "giving back through community service." Almost four years ago, Roberta and Taylor […]

Two honored in Las Virgenes Unified School District



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Harry Leff, a music teacher at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, and Debi Poppen, an accounts clerk and bookkeeper at Agoura High School, were named Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year respectively at last week’s board meeting in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). Leff and Poppen were recipients […]

Church focuses on worldwide communication



"As Far As the Eye Can See" is the title of Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message during the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Worldwide Communion Sunday, Oct. 5 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The 8 a.m. service is casual and meets in Alton Hall. The Chancel Choir will sing at the 10:30 a.m. […]

Senior performers to be showcased in upcoming revue



Live music, short films, dance, stand-up comedy, storytelling and more will be on tap at the second annual "We’re Still Here Revue," a talent showcase for seniors from throughout Southern California, on Sat., Oct. 4 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. This year’s show, which gets underway at 2 p.m. followed by a cast party […]

Klessig endorsed



I would very much like to recommend Philippa Klessig for the Westlake Village City Council. You can tell a lot about a person when you do business with that person. In May of 1997 we had the pleasure of negotiating the purchase of her home in the Three Springs subdivision. Knowing that we were new to the area (we had […]

Oak Park Gardeners to sell pumpkins



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer You can already feel it in the air. Fall is fast approaching and that means pumpkins. Residents won’t have to travel far to buy them this year because the Oak Park Gardeners are having a Pumpkin Patch Sale near Kanan Road and Sunnycrest, which is also the site of the future Oak Park Community […]

Last chance to join Y program



‘Set Your Sales’ to be sermon topic



"Set Your Sales" will be the topic of guest speaker Rev. Mary Cross at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Oct. 5 at Unity Center Church, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 113, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by Michael Meros and the Cornelius Sisters. Youth education and childcare are available. For more information, please call (805) 496-6901.

Promenading artists



Parents should control kids during fundraisers



Parents should control kids during fundraisers This is now the time of year that most school districts, including Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), send out their students to solicit for the purchase of candy, wrapping paper, magazine subscriptions, cookie dough, CDs, whatever, as a means of fund-raising. Although most schools discourage door-to-door solicitation, kids still do it. The schools […]


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