2004-01-22

Agoura Hills mom fights for a crossing guard



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer A new resident of Agoura Hills has been making the rounds speaking to parents, residents, business owners, and government and school board officials to rally support for a crossing guard at the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lake Lindero Drive. The busy intersection is traveled daily by children who attend Yerba Buena elementary […]

Lynne Cheney signs her book



Making co-workers angry a big mistake



By Jennifer Warner Making your co-workers angry could come back to haunt you. A new study shows anger at the workplace is widespread, but so is revenge. Researchers found people get most angry about immoral behavior at work, such as cheating, lying, or stealing, and about being treated unjustly with too much work or excessive criticism. But the study also […]

Lutheran services scheduled



Sunday worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. at Westlake Lutheran Church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Sunday School for all ages (preschool through adult) begins at 9:35 a.m. Childcare is provided all morning. For more information, please call (805) 497-4888 or visit www.westlakelutheran.com.

Tree lot was another success



On behalf of the Triunfo YMCA, I want to thank our community for the support it provided to this year’s annual YMCA Christmas Tree Lot. Our project was again successful in providing a presence for the YMCA—more than 500 families purchased trees from us. It is this sense of community that makes the Conejo Valley so special. The tree lot […]

Better than a squirt gun



Calabasas Farmers’ Market has a new look



The Calabasas Farmers’ Market, under new management, has taken on a new look. The Market’s Old Town location isn’t spacious for the number of vendors, according to some of them. But a reconfigured layout has helped solve the problem, according to Calabasas Farmers’ Market manager Jennifer McColm. "I’ve opened it up so there’s a lot more space," McColm said. "It […]

Here’s how to get more from your employees



Getting along with the boss is more important than pay or benefits when it comes to happiness at work, a new survey suggests. Forty-three percent of executives polled said employee job satisfaction is most impacted by one’s relationship with his or her manager. Accountemps, a specialized staffing service for temporary accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals, developed the survey. It was […]

Temple hosts Bingo Marathon



If Words Could Talk

Painting Is a Pain

Painting Is a Pain Every now and then, no matter how slowly I push my walker and shuffle my feet, I have to paint. I get as much pleasure from painting as cracking my elbow on the kitchen counter. The problem is I don’t know how to paint. My idea of painting is thicker is better. If the house fell […]


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