2007-05-03

Keep Oak Park beautiful



The fourth annual Beautification Day in Oak Park will be from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 5 at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. Recycling bins for electronic waste, yard waste, and metal and wood products will be in the Oak Park High School parking lot. Household batteries can also be dropped off at the event. […]

Group brainstorms on nursing shortage

Summit held at CSUCI

Ventura County needs nurses. So says a group of experts who met at the Nursing Summit held at California State University at Channel Islands on April 20. The county has one of the worst nurse-to-population ratios in the country, and the situation only promises to worsen in time if something isn’t done, experts said Nursing educators, state politicians and members […]

National Merit Scholars named



The names of some of the high school seniors who’ve won National Merit $2,500 Scholarships were announced by officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation. These Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of approximately 15,000 finalists in the 2007 National Merit Scholarship Program. The scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination […]

Americans honored for WWII heroism at Holocaust ceremony



In Jerusalem, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority has honored thousands of non-Jews as “Righteous Among the Nations” for their rescue work helping Jews and others escape Nazi persecution before and during WWII. Three are Americans. The names of two, the Rev. Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha Sharp, were added posthumously to the memorial in a […]

Singles mingle



Singles can meet and share experiences every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. There is no charge to attend. The group is not church affiliated. For information, call Jay at (805) 277-1431.

There’s more to the Triangle story



Recently The Acorn published an article regarding Triangle Ranch, a proposed development at the base of Ladyface Mountain in the Cornell area near Agoura. The Triangle Ranch development proposal came before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at a recent board meeting at which the Cornell Preservation Organization proposed a project alternative. The article listed a number of citizen […]

Cathie Post



Cathie Post is known in the Conejo Valley, especially the Lake Sherwood area, for her charisma and vivacious personality. She is also known and respected for her long and successful career as one of the area’s top Realtors. She has been representing clients throughout Sherwood Country Club, Lake Sherwood, Westlake Village and the Conejo Valley for more than 20 years. […]

Sheriff’s task force keeps watch over sex offenders



The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Departments, has announced the creation of a tricounty task force focusing on registered sex offenders. The task force will consist of Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies, working with deputies from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, in a combined effort to increase the […]

A nap a day might keep heart attacks away



It should come as no surprise to learn that midday naps might be good for one’s health- just ask anyone who has ever taken a siesta when he or she should have been working. For centuries we’ve known that a midday nap might be just the thing to refresh and make one more alert to take on challenges during the […]

Conejo students shine at county science fair



Students from Conejo Valley schools dominated the 53rd annual Ventura County Science Fair, held April 17 to 19 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura. La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks tied with Ventura High for most first-place projects in the Senior Division with four, and area intermediate school students winning 10 of 12 Junior Division categories. More than […]


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