2005-11-10

Tuesday is recycling day



Tues., Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day and time to remember the world’s finite natural resources are still being depleted. When a new soda can is created, for instance, the production process emits toxic gases that pollute the air, land, and water. Recycling helps reduce this pollution. Over 70 million tons of material have been diverted away from landfills within […]

Calabasas writers, poets form Open Mic Club



Local writers and poets can share their work at the newly founded Open Mic Club in Calabasas. Calabasas resident Herb Rosenkrantz said he founded the club because he wanted to provide the community with an intellectual and social setting they could be proud of. “I became aware of the open mic format at CSUCI (Cal State Channel Islands) where I […]

Peikoff, VP of licensing



20th Century-Fox Television has named licensing executive Michael Peikoff vice president, licensing. Peikoff, an Agoura Hills resident, will serve as a key member of the division’s leadership team, overseeing the company’s U.S. licensing business with specific oversight of the category management team, its long list of domestic licensees, and retail initiatives. Peikoff most recently was president and founder of Peil […]

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‘Fridays’ coming to Conejo Players



Dogs breed good will



Since last week’s Acorn printed the story about Graci, my therapy dog-in-training, I have had numerous inquires about how to go about having a therapy dog. To learn more about therapy dog volunteer work, there are two excellent organizations: Therapy Dogs International Inc. at www.tdidog.org and the Delta Society at www.deltasociety.org. Both are dedicated to providing quality and registration of […]

Park-Like Yard with Magical Views



The spectacular property on about a half-acre has magnificent landscaping right to the greenbelt with grassy areas, mature trees and extensive brick patios with built-in barbecue, a large fire pit area with brick seating, half basketball/ sport area, a children’s playground area, a changing and towel area and a beautiful pebble-tech pool and spa. This property has a magical view […]

Chamber hosts mayor’s address



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a luncheon and Mayor Mark Rutherford’s Westlake Village State of the City address beginning 11:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 16 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The public is invited to attend. The deadline for reservations is tomorrow, Fri., Nov. 11, at a cost of $39 per […]

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Traveling the high seas

Oak Park woman wins PRism Award



Barbara Bronson Gray, principal of bbg/c, a communications and marketing consultancy in Oak Park, recently earned a first place PRism Award and an Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America, Los Angeles. The PRism award was for the best advertising campaign by a nonprofit association or foundation, designed for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & […]


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