2005-12-08

Man overboard!



Christmas with all the trimmings



Personal emergency response systems can help seniors

Device offers peace of mind

Seniors who live independently often feel better knowing they can reach someone quickly if they need help. A personal emergency response system (PERS) can offer peace of mind to seniors and those who care about them. Response systems allow a user to contact emergency support via telephone. Seniors wear a pendant or a wristwatch transmitter to connect to the service. […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Sat., Dec. 10: ACT District jazz festival/G Bldg./ 7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 11: Boys water polo banquet/G Bldg./4 p.m. Mon., Dec. 12: Music Booster meeting/A1/7 […]

Sermon to address ‘Where is God?’



Pastor Gary Alan Dickey’s sermon for the third Sunday of Advent is “Godisnowhere” at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services Sun., Dec. 11 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The Tintinnabulators will ring handbells and the Chancel Choir will sing at 10:30 a.m. Christian education classes for all ages will meet […]

Gypsy Hombres to perform



The Gypsy Hombres will perform a holiday concert at 8 p.m. Fri., Dec. 9 at the Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Tickets are $25 members, $35 nonmembers and are available with RSVP to (562) 437-1689 or online at www.molaa.org/ events2.

Ralph Norton



Ralph Norton was congratulated by President/ Broker Syd Leibovitch and the Simi Valley Branch Manager Marie Cole for his constant production. Norton takes pride in helping each client move successfully through real estate transaction and makes sure all of his clients have the right information needed to make the best decisions. Reach Ralph Norton at (805) 582-8700 and on his […]

Favorite books come to life at public library



The Los Angeles Public Library will present a “Performing Books” program for children ages 4 to 10 at 2 and 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 10 in the Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St., in downtown Los Angeles. Dancer Channing Cook Holmes with storyteller David Prather will team up in an interpretation of Lynne Barasch’s book about tap […]

Have a ‘green’ holiday this year



The turkey and stuffing finally have been consumed and the shopping started. Holiday season officially has arrived, but that also means more wrapping paper, ribbons and decorations—and more waste. Americans generate about 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Years than any other time of the year, according to the California Integrated Waste Management Board. About 38,000 miles of […]

Soap opera star reveals her struggle with chronic condition



It’s a condition with no known cause and one that is commonly misdiagnosed. Its symptoms are often mistaken for other urologic and gynecologic disorders, such as endometriosis, urinary tract infections and overactive bladder. Interstitial cystitis, or IC, is a painful bladder condition characterized by pain in the pelvis, back, bladder or thighs, coupled with the need to urinate frequently or […]


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