2004-11-25

November fireworks



Book sale

on Dec. 4

on Dec. 4 The Friends of the City of Calabasas Library will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 at the library, 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Hundreds of books priced at $2 and under will be available for purchase. All proceeds will directly benefit the library by providing children and family programs to the […]

Children’s antibiotics should taste good



As the song goes, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. But for today’s parents, convincing children to take a liquid antibiotic calls for more than just sugar. It often requires creative tactics such as bribing and coaxing children into taking the medicine, which may lead to feelings of frustration for parents and kids. Antibiotics are used to […]

Give thanks in all things



Thanksgiving Day is a distinctive holiday. It doesn’t commemorate a battle or anyone’s birthday or anniversary. It’s simply a day to express our nation’s thanks to our nation’s God. Psalm 118:1 says, "Give thanks to the Lord for He is good, his love endures forever." In 1789, George Washington made this public proclamation: "By the President of the United States […]

Village Voices to perform



A festive holiday concert "’Tis the Season" will be presented by the Village Voices Chorale in the Scherr Forum Theatre of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 8 p.m. Fri., Dec. 10 and at 2:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 11. Directed by Gloria Hilliard and accompanied by Christine DeKlotz, the 60-voice ensemble will present holidays songs with the sound of […]

Mayor takes ‘State of the City’ on a wild ride in Westlake Village



Mayor takes ‘State of the City’ on a wild ride in Westlake Village By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Westlake Village Mayor Bob Slavin took guests on a wild ride at the annual State of the City address and luncheon last week, using the theme "Westlake Village in 2004: Back to the Future." Presented at the Hyatt Westlake hotel, the theme was […]

Holiday at Leonis Adobe



A special exhibit at the Plummer House Library, transformed into a formal dining room with a traditional Victorian holiday table, will be on display from Dec. 4 through 19 at Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Road in Calabasas. The elegant table displaying service for six guests will feature authentic Victorian pieces from 1880 to the turn of the century. The […]

Suggestions on choosing a nursing home



While there’s no easy way to decide or guarantee if placing a loved one in a nursing home is the right decision, it will help if you do your homework and trust your instincts. In the most recent figures, the nation’s nursing homes provide care to 1.6 million people. One and a half million of these residents, or 90 percent, […]

Youngsters called to Torah

The following youth were called to the Torah as Bar or Bat Mitzvahs of the Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks:
Oak Park


Youngsters called to Torah The following youth were called to the Torah as Bar or Bat Mitzvahs of the Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks: Oak Park On Aug. 21, Steven Sera, the son of Robin and Rick Sera, was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah. He’s an eighth-grader at Medea Creek Middle School. On Oct. […]

CLU to host Kwanzaa celebration



California Lutheran University (CLU) invites the public to celebrate Kwanzaa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 in the Preus-Brandt Forum on the campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The traditional Kwanzaa, an African-American celebration honoring family, culture and community, is observed for seven days from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 and emphasizes the concepts of […]


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