2003-10-30

Ventura County recycles by using discards



The fall VCMAX catalog has been released. Categories for ads include: construction, containers, electronics, durable goods, glass, metal, organics, pallets, paper, plastic, textiles and wood. Most items are free and no listing can exceed a cost of $100. VCMAX, a subset of the state’s CalMAX program, is a project of Ventura County’s Environmental and Energy Resources Department. The Website is […]

These gun storage tips can save lives



About 40 percent of homes in the U. S. contain one or more firearms. If not handled and stored carefully, they can cause serious injury or kill a member of the household. In fact, having a gun in your home increases the odds that you will die from a gunshot wound, compared to people who do not keep guns in […]

Financial policies require a team effort



When it comes to ensuring sound corporate financial practices, executives agree they can’t go it alone. In a nationwide survey, 77 percent of respondents said their companies’ accountants are working with departments throughout the organization to uncover financial irregularities and prevent corporate scandals like those that have made headlines in recent years. The survey was developed by Robert Half Management […]

Agoura



A go-cart valued at $900 was stolen from Lobo Canyon Road the night of Oct. 14. Agoura Hills Cash and a cell phone were stolen ($2,650 loss) from an unlocked van the night of Oct. 15 on Tarrytown Lane. On Yankee Drive, a vehicle was ransacked on Oct. 15 or 16, but nothing was stolen. The night of Oct. 15, […]

Reagan Library to open renovated galleries



On Tues., Nov. 4, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum will reveal the first major renovation since the library’s opening in 1991. More than 50 percent of the museum’s galleries have been renovated. Visitors will now experience updated galleries, beginning with a new five-minute video that introduces Reagan and his library, his boyhood home, and his first four years […]

Thank you Greenberg family



It is the beginning of another school year and the budget cuts are on all our minds. We wanted to take this opportunity to thank the Greenberg family of Oak Park for taking over the Great Race of Agoura. This event helps raise money for the schools in our community. Volunteers at the schools in our community decided that the […]

New Millennium Trail to connect more of Calabasas



New Millennium Trail to connect more of Calabasas By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council last week discussed a loop trail that will connect more of Calabasas. New Millennium Homes, a growing development in Calabasas, plans to build the trail in phases. It will traverse mostly parcels of open space. New Millennium is funding the trail. The […]

Cerebral palsy can’t stop local grad



By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer Despite the challenge of having extreme cerebral palsy, Sourena Vasseghi has set high standards for himself and always lived up to them. By the age of 26 he had earned a business degree from the University of Southern California and completed two written works. One book is a romantic comedy and the other is […]

Learn to protect business trade secrets



Human resources professionals are invited to learn about protecting trade secrets and other confidential information in a roundtable discussion hosted by the law firm of Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tues., Nov. 4 at their offices, 1000 Town Center Drive, Sixth Floor, Oxnard. There’s no charge for the session and a continental buffet breakfast will […]

Concert celebrates organ dedication at St. Jude’s



Concert celebrates organ dedication at St. Jude’s St. Jude’s Catholic Church will celebrate the dedication of their new church organ with a special concert featuring Dr. Robert Tall at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1 at the church, 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Tall served as principal organist and director of the Hollywood Bowl Easter Sunrise Services for 12 […]


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