Felsman should become a hermit

Felsman should become a hermit I would like to respond to the gun-toting, animal-hunting Mr. Felsman of Woodland Hills. My, my, my, what an imbecile! Okay, let’s add some more violence to our already violent state we live in. Just driving down the street daily, I get people trying to cut me off or drive right into the back of […]

Community Center celebrates anniversary

Writer looks forward to better movies in 2004

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The experts who pick best picture nominees for award shows like the Golden Globes or the Oscars found their choices limited in 2003. Save for a few, there weren’t that many great movies to choose from. The year’s box office showed a dip in sales, according to sources. The motion picture industry brought us […]

Curb your anger through counseling

Interface Children Family Services offers help for those who are experiencing unusual pressure at work or home. According to the agency, in many cases uncontrolled anger outbursts, shouting at family members and explosive behavior begins with stress and burnout. Interface Family Guidance Clinics offer both group and individual counseling for anger management throughout Ven-tura County. For more details about low-cost […]


Kill the cougars— kill them all

There’s no question cougars are an ongoing problem in Southern California. Almost daily one reads about cougar-initiated drive-by shoot-ings. How about the increase in cougar road rage and let us not overlook the cougar serial killers? Or the cougars selling drugs to our children. It’s crazy! Finally, look how our jails are increasingly populated with cougars on death row. Who’s […]

Dole hotel project gets approved in Westlake

Dole hotel project gets approved in Westlake By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer After four hours of deliberations, the Westlake Village City Council last week voted 5-0 to approve a request from Castle & Cooke Properties to begin the next phase in development of the Dole corporate headquarters, a six-story hotel and spa. David Murdock, president of Dole, owns the […]

Design House to benefit New West Symphony

Design House Chapter of the New West Symphony will present its 22nd annual fundraising event, Design House 2004. Kicking off Design House 2004 is the Empty House Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 8 at the 12,000-sq.-ft. French Mediterranean-inspired showcase home at 90 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The villa, shown before it is to be decorated, is located […]

Kids confused over meaning of obesity

There seems to be a disconnect between what’s going on in kids’ heads and what’s going in their mouths, at least as far as nutrition education and childhood obesity are concerned. A recent survey by the Dole Nutrition Institute revealed that most children have a good grasp of nutrition basics. They know they should eat five fruits and vegetables a […]

Squirrel of the Month

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