2004-07-15

Find a job at Internet speed



Interested in becoming the next "Apprentice"? Or, better yet, the next head honcho? You may just be one click away. A recent survey from www.CareerBuilder.com shows that online career sites ranked as one of the three top resources used by job seekers. This makes sense considering that analysts estimate 20 percent of hires at Fortune 500 companies come from online […]

Firefighters have a blast at Doo-Wop fundraiser concert



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com It was a blast from the past at the Doo-Wop & Rock ’n’ Roll Flashback Red, White and Blue concert last Saturday at The Canyon in Agoura Hills. The concert benefited the California State Firefighters Association training programs for paramedics and firefighters. About $20,000 was raised for the cause. The all-star concert was anchored by the […]

Local residents talent behind ‘The Wildest!!!’



Local residents talent behind ‘The Wildest!!!’ Randy Johnson and Thomas Porras, two Westlake Village residents, are the talent behind "The Wildest!!!" a world premiere musical inspired by the Louis Prima and Keely Smith songbook. The show will begin performances on Fri., July 23 at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts of Allan Hancock College’s Theaterfest’s Marian Theatre in Santa […]

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"Fahrenheit 9/11" Directed by: Michael Moore Rated: R (adult language, graphic images of corpses—including infants—and of severely injured people.) Running time: 117 minutes Best suited for: Left-wing radical Democrats Least suited for: Right-wing conservative Republicans I’ll admit to some hesitation reviewing "Fahrenheit 9/11," a concern over my own bias, considering I harbor a certain mistrust of nearly everything our government […]

Nature to be emphasized at MRT event in Calabasas



Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) will sponsor "Family Fun at Headwaters Corner," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 24 at Headwaters Corner, Calabasas. Participants are asked to park at the Calabasas High School parking lot, 28555 W. Mulholland Hwy., and catch the shuttle that will be running every 10 minutes. A variety of ongoing activities will be presented, including […]

Granny Family Science Night planned at senior center



The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will sponsor a "Granny Family Science Night" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., July 22 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Grandparents or any adults are invited to bring their grandkids or children for a night of discovery. The Goebel Center will be "transformed into a jumbo […]

Kids’ career choices cover a wide range



Young people report that family members wield a lot of influence when it comes to choosing a career. They also think super hero, whale trainer and princess are still some of the coolest jobs around. These are some of the key findings revealed in a survey conducted by Adecco, the world’s largest staffing company. The survey asked 245 children ages […]

Neil Diamond tribute band to perform at The Canyon



Neil Diamond tribute band to perform at The Canyon By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Neil Diamond fans have probably already experienced Fantastic Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute band that for the past three years has performed at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, among other venues. But the tribute band’s July 24 performance promises to be extra special. The concert will include […]

Horse recovers from injuries



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A horse that fell from a 300-foot cliff in Thousand Oaks continues to make a strong rcovery, thanks to the efforts of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR). On Sun., June 13, three women went for a leisurely ride on their horses, following a mountain trail behind the Hill Canyon […]

Unity Center Church service announced



"Beauty Queen" will be the message delivered by Rev. Mary Lacalle when Unity Center Church meets at 10 a.m. Sun., July 18 at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 113, Thousand Oaks, in the Gold Coast Plaza. Music will be performed by pianist Zach Spencer and vocalist Karen Burton. Youth education and childcare are available. For more information, please call […]