2003-12-18

Register kids for winter fun



Children ages 3 through 6 are invited to experience a "Winter Wonderland" from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. and Tues., Dec. 22 and 23 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Children will learn about snow, the change in weather and about "fun seasonal animals" by participating in arts and crafts, recreational activities, cooking and more. Each […]

Don’t let a hate crime ruin the season



Don’t let a hate crime ruin the season Don’t let a hate crime ruin the season As Judaism and Christianity prepare to celebrate the Hanukkah and Christmas seasons, a local woman was targeted in a hate crime. A Hanukkah flag was burned at the home of a family in the Westlake Village portion of Thousand Oaks. Worse, one of the […]

Volunteers help students with disabilities



Disability Accommodation Services at California State University Channel Islands is actively recruiting volunteers to read textbooks for students with print-related disabilities. Readers are needed for the spring 2004 semester, which will begin on Feb. 2 and continue until the end of May. The program is an ideal form of community service for those who like to read and are interested […]

Stars read classic princess stories



Desktop dining trends demand new office eating precautions



For many working Americans, eating a meal is just another task to juggle during a busy workday of e-mails, phone calls, meetings and deadlines. And as more employees opt to multi-task their way through breakfast, lunch and even dinner, "desktop dining" has quickly become a mainstay of corporate culture. A new survey conducted by the American Dietetic Association and the […]

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Kids can go on winter trips



Children ages 6 through 10 can join the "Winter Caravans" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. and Tues., Dec. 22 and 23 departing from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Children will visit Chuck E. Cheese and the movies and Lazer Tag as well as go bowling. Participants must wear a yellow T-shirt and bring a […]

In praise of OCHS, WHS



In praise of OCHS, WHS Congratulations from The Acorn to the Oaks Christian Lions and the Westlake Warriors for winning their respective football championships. Thanks, boys, for giving us a season that we’ll always remember.

Native American celebration is this weekend



Mountains Restoration Trust will host a Native American Winter Solstice Celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., Dec. 20 at Headwaters Corner, Old Topanga Canyon Road and Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The event will feature a blessing of the land by Charlie Cooke, Chumash hereditary chief, storyteller Harrison Lowe, a Navajo actor, plus Native American demonstration booths and more. Families […]

Auto Mall to host food, toy drive for Manna



The Thousand Oaks Auto Mall will host its seventh annual Food and Toy Drive for MANNA, the Conejo Valley Food Bank, by placing 32 collection bins in dealership showrooms around the Auto Mall. These will remain until Sat., Dec. 20. Employees and customers are invited to fill the bins with food and toys for local families in need during the […]


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