2006-08-03

Scrubbing for dollars



SCORING A GOAL-The Oak Park High School girls’ soccer team kicks into action at a recent car wash on campus, one of several fundraisers to benefit both the girls’ and boys’ programs. Monies raised during the two-year, $20,000 campaign will help purchase new goals and training equipment for the school soccer teams.

Reverse mortgages gain popularity among seniors



Due to the high cost of living, many seniors are finding themselves financially squeezed in their retirement. Some are forced to sell their homes and move to more affordable communities; others take out second mortgages with payments that just make matters worse. Reverse mortgages can offer a way out. The reverse mortgage is a home loan that enables seniors to […]

BEE-UTIFUL-



Acorn photographer Jann Hendry got up close and personal with this worker bee as it tended to its daily tasks at the Mountain Restoration Trust Headwaters at Mulholland Drive and Old Topanga Road in Calabasas.

Enjoy music and sea breezes at this concert series



The sounds of rock, rhythm and blues, pop, swing, jazz and more will be heard during the fifth annual Concerts by the Sea Summer Concert Series at Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. The series continues throughout August, with concerts from 4 to 6 p.m. every Saturday. Entertainment and parking are free. The concerts are presented in Peninsula Park, located adjacent to […]

Support Israel



For over two weeks, Israel and the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah have been engaged in what can now be called nothing less than a war. The hundreds of missiles fired each day are not about Palestinian rights; instead, this war is about the actual existence of the state of Israel. Yes, Hezbollah and Hamas are determined to accomplish nothing less […]

Charming 2-Bedroom Condo Nestled In The Heart Of Westlake Village



This one-story upper unit condo in the heart of Westlake Village is in a great location within the charming Village Green Complex. It has 2-bed rooms, 1-bath, detached garage plus and assigned carport, new interior paint and new carpet. It’s close to shops and within the boundaries of the prestigious Conejo Valley Unified School District. For more information on this […]

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Calabasas The Leonis Adobe Museum in Old Town Calabasas is recruiting docents to lead school tours for the upcoming school year. Persons who like working with children and are friendly, enthusiastic, and outgoing can become a paid docent. Adobe docents help school children discover what it was like to live on a ranch in the 1880s and also share the […]

Handcrafted furniture a Milligan specialty



Connie Milligan-Milano has opened her PJ Milligan Mercantile store in Camarillo because she says she’s “addicted” to her business. The Milligan family business is well established in Santa Barbara and is known for its handcrafted heirloom quality furniture and one-of-a-kind kitchens. After 29 years in Santa Barbara, Milano and her family moved to Camarillo planning for retirement, but opened a […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. Not to exceed 300 words, your story can be about an interesting occurrence, or an inspirational moment involving your pet. Maybe there was a close call with danger, and perhaps your pet became a hero. Or may be you just want to tell […]

Houston Jones band featured at house concert



Houston Jones is a high energy rock style featuring Travis Jones and Glenn Houston. They and fellow bandmates Chris Kee and Peter Tucker will perform at 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 5 as part of the Russ and Julie Paris house concert series at the Paris home in Oak Park. Admission is $15 per person and the address will be provided […]


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