2003-12-18

Acorn subscribers help the needy



Thanks to readers who participated in a voluntary subscription drive, The Acorn and the Thousand Oaks Acorn recently gave money to two worthy causes, the Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive and to Hospice of the Conejo. A check for $2,680 was given to George Annino, who heads the local food drive, and a check for $1,154.20 was […]

City of Westlake Village to award grants for community service



The city of Westlake Village is accepting applications for its 2004 Community Services Grant Program. The city recognizes the value of local organizations who provide specialized social services and cultural programs that benefit the citizens of Westlake Village. A total of $60,000 is earmarked to support the Community Services Grant Program. Grants will be awarded in amounts of not less […]

Give the gift of vision



This year the gift to give is the gift of sight. The EyeCare America Seniors Eyecare Program may be the best gift you can give this holiday season. "By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-impairing disease. Unfortunately, many aren’t aware they have an eye disease or believe their poor vision is a natural part of […]

An unblemished season



After becoming the first team in Westlake history to go undefeated at 14-0, the Westlake players and coaches were asked where they believed the Warriors would be remembered historically. "Coach Benkert says it’s the best team ever to come through Westlake," said wide receiver/defensive end and USC-bound Michael Stuart. "We’re leaving a big legacy. We’re very proud." Running back Tahj […]

Teach kids about charity–– it’s a great Christmas gift

Four tips can assist parents in explaining
the importance of philanthropy to children
during the holidays


Teach kids about charity–– it’s a great Christmas gift Four tips can assist parents in explaining the importance of philanthropy to children during the holidays It’s easy for people to get caught up in the retail rush and marketing madness of the holiday season. Parking lots fill up and checkout lines wrap through department store aisles. Children make gift wish […]

Please don’t rush to judgment on Boys & Girls Clubs



Please don’t rush to judgment on Boys & Girls Clubs We’re writing to respond to Tracy Collins Sklar’s letter to The Acorn on Dec. 11 about the Boys & Girls Clubs and Oak Park. Ms. Sklar is objecting to the fact that we regularly talk about our plan to build six Boys & Girls Clubs in this region, which includes […]


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