2007-09-20

Westminster hosts blood drive



Westminster Presbyterian Church will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 23 at the church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Every three seconds someone needs blood, according to United Blood Services, based in Ventura. The need may be due to an accident, surgery or cancer treatment. “There’s a huge demand for blood and even one […]

New Boys & Girls Club opens in area



FUN AND GAMES- Boys & Girls Club Board of Governors Chairman Cal Johnston, third from right, celebrates with members of the community during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Boys & Girls Club of Conejo & Las Virgenes at Colina Middle School in Thousand Oaks on Monday.

Lupus group to give massage demonstration



Vie Caswell of Mind, Body and Spirit in Thousand Oaks is the featured speaker at the Conjeo Valley Lupus Support Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 2 at One Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Caswell will demonstrate light massage for those with chronic illness. Those who have lupus, family members and friends are invited to attend the meeting at no […]

Set, spike!



HISTORIC WIN– For the first time in its history, Viewpoint School in Calabasas won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Commissioner’s Cup for its boys’ athletic program in 2006-07. The school earned the honor through two Divisional Championships in volleyball and tennis, and second place finishes in soccer and baseball. The Commissioner’s Cup recognizes excellence in interscholastic competition.

Celebrating the holidays together



SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE- Children gather around Cantor Doug Cotler at a recent service at Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas. The synagogue is hosting complimentary High Holy Days family services at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. Yom Kippur services begin at 2:15 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 22. For information, call Rabbi Paul Kipnes at (818) 880-4880 or e-mail rabbipaul@orami.org.

Supervisor does a lot for you



As former office manager for Supervisor Linda Parks I am compelled to respond to Dina Adler’s complaint in Sept. 6 letters regarding an unreturned phone call. Ms. Adler needs to understand just how hard the supervisor and her staff work. The supervisor, in addition to serving as chair for the board, serves on more than a dozen boards and commissions. […]

Area Housing Authority earns award



The Area Housing Authority of Ventura County received the 2007 National Award of Merit in Administrative Innovation for its collaborative emergency response plan. The award was given by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. The Area Housing Authority is responsible for administering federal housing programs in six cities and the unincorporated areas of the county. The agency’s plan […]

Adult basketball league begins fall season

Games at A.C. Stelle school

The city of Calabasas community services department offers a recreational adult basketball league. Games will be played in the gym at A.C. Stelle Middle School, 22450 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The league begins in late September and runs for eight to 10 weeks. For more information, call (818) 880-6461 or e-mail kcolp@cityofcalabasas.com.

The domestication of desire



I’ve heard it said that we Americans are extremely prudish about sexuality as compared to the rest of the world, perhaps a legacy from our Puritan ancestors. Therefore I was greatly encouraged by the recent study on sexuality in the later years. It found that Grandma and Grandpa indeed do have an intimate relationship that compares in frequency to much […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Oaks Christian Lions (2-0) vs. St. Bonaventure Seraphs (3-0) Friday, 7:30 p.m.

With a 48-game winning streak on the line, Oaks Christian will get its first true test of the season when it plays St. Bonaventure tomorrow night at Larrabee Stadium in Ventura. Although OCHS is ranked No. 13 in the state by CalHiSports.com, St. Bonaventure is ranked No. 2 by the same website, and many believe they are the team that […]


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