2004-04-22

Paperbacks needed for Marines



Richard Robinson is collecting paperback books in good condition and planning to deliver them to Camp Pendleton for shipment next month to Marines deployed in Iraq. Paperbacks only will be accepted (they’re compact and lightweight). Please drop your donations in containers at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road. To have your business or organization serve as a […]

New group health plan offers a solution for California businesses



After another year of double-digit healthcare increases, business owners are actively looking for solutions to more effectively manage their company’s group health plan. With the Wrap-Around Plan (WAP), they may have found it. Employers who qualify for the WAP can expect a 25-35 percent discount off traditional HMO and PPO medical plans while maintaining or enhancing benefit levels and provider […]

What’s up with that?



What’s up with that?

Autism no longer cloaked in mystery



Many American families struggle with the challenges of having a child with autism and with the lifelong repercussions that this chronic disorder can represent. Many parents, and even physicians, are just beginning to understand autism, how it develops and what can be done to treat it. At the same time, medical researchers are beginning to gain greater insights about autism, […]

Oaks Christian keeps winning

As of Saturday, OCHS was 20-0 overall, 6-0 Frontier League

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Oaks Christian softball winning streak was secure at 46 as the week began. However, with two more games this week and another California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division I opponent on the schedule this Saturday, the Division IV Lions will face one more major challenge. Last Saturday, Oaks Christian (20-0 overall, 6-0 […]

Learn the basics about gardening



California State University, Northridge Extension, will offer "Kinder-Gardens: A Primer for Parents and Others" from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., May 8 on the CSUN campus, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. The class teaches the basics of cultivating a garden, such as planting seeds and herbs, and how to recognize edible and poisonous plants. The class fee is $59. To register, […]

U.S. should get out of Iraq now



U.S. should get out of Iraq now Every day more of our troops are losing their young lives in Iraq, that den of evil. America defeated Saddam and most of his henchmen and liberated them from agony and torture. Now it is high time for that country to clean up its own mess and for us to get out. Why […]

Yacht Club celebrates opening day



Los Robles Medical Center offers free seminars



Los Robles Regional Medical Center will present the following free community education seminars: "A Cancer Overview" beginning 6:30 p.m. on Tues., April 27, at the Main Campus of the hospital, 215 W. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks, will feature radiation oncologists Paul Miller, MD, and Eugene Ahn, MD. The second seminar, "Strength for Caring," is scheduled from 9 a.m. to […]

County commissioners to look at ridgeline ordinance



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Los Angeles County officials are hoping to protect the Santa Monica Mountains from major development with a proposed grading and significant ridgeline protection ordinance. But some area residents say the Santa Monica Mountains are already overregulated and they’re strongly against the proposed law. The public can express opinions at the L.A. County Planning Commission meeting at […]


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