2006-08-24

Holiday forces early deadlines



Mon., Sept. 4 is Labor Day, which creates early deadlines for the Acorn issues of Sept. 7 and 8. Letters to the editor and press releases for the Sept. 7 and 8 editions must be received by 11 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 31. Real estate advertising must also be reserved no later than 11 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 31. The deadline for […]

Develop good homework skills



With so many distractions tugging at youth these days, it’s no wonder it’s hard for some students to develop good homework and study routines. Some simple tips, however, can help parents help their children establish better habits and work environments for homework success. The experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics offer the following homework advice for parents and children […]

Local swim club putting up solid results in its first season



After having successful careers in swimming, four-time United States Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krazelberg joined up with Monaco swimmer Val Bagri to form the Royal Swim Team. Even though the club started less than a year ago, the youth squad featuring swimmers from all over Los Angeles has already posted great results. Already friends from their swimming days, Krazelberg and […]

Brandeis club to host lunch



Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, San Fernando Valley Chapter, welcomes the public to its annual luncheon, “Polka Dots and Moonbeams,” on Mon., Sept. 11 at the Marriott Hotel, 21850 Oxnard St. in Woodland Hills. The event will feature a shopping place boutique at 10 a.m. and a designer fashion show. All proceeds from the luncheon will benefit Brandeis University’s Science […]

He’s Not with Me



Sometimes, my 3-year-old son comes out with embarrassing comments, things that make me want to say to others nearby, “He’s not with me.” Last week, my wife, son and I went to a restaurant to eat. A young kid with a Mohawk haircut sat down next to us. My son spotted the kid’s tall, pointy hair immediately. “Hey, you have […]

In The Center Of A Small Westlake Village Cul-De-Sac



Poised in the center of a small Westlake Village culde-sac in Foxmoor, this twostory house has a one bedroom suite downstairs and an updated granite and stainless steel kitchen. The private backyard has a rockand-brick lined pool and spa plus a barbecue center and patio. There are wood floors, French doors, 3-car garage, soaring ceilings, family room with wall unit, […]

Women’s club new officers chart course



The newly installed executive officers of the Westlake Women’s Club have started planning for the upcoming year. The club will officially open for 2006-07 with its first meeting, Community Recipients Day, at 10 a.m. Tues., Sept. 12 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. “Club volunteers annually raise money for charity via community fundraisers . . . […]

Oak Park grad earns scholarship



The California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation hosted its inaugural scholarship ceremony on Aug. 10 at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. Oak Park High School graduate Renee Heyman received the second place prize of $2,000 in the contest. The Westlake Village resident was selected by a panel of judges out of more than 140 applications from students […]

Agoura woman to play for amateur golf title



Lisa Carman of Agourais one of 3,800 golfers expected to participate in the 2006 PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. The 3,800 golfers come from all 50 states and 24 countries to compete for the title of “World’s Amateur Golf Champion.” The PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship, the […]

Library exhibit to highlight handmade artists’ prints



Long before there was digital animation or Photoshop, many artists illustrated stories by hand- with engravings, etchings, lithographs and hand tinting of photographs and drawings. An exhibition of prints by wellknown artists will go on display in the C.K. and Teresa Tseng Galley of Cal State Northridge’s Oviatt Library from Sept. 12 to Dec. 22. Among work drawn from the […]


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