2007-09-20

Dine with former Middle East envoy



Whizin Center for Continuing Education will present a dinner and lecture by former Middle East envoy Dennis Ross at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 12 at the American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive in Bel Air. Ross, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is author of “Statecraft: And How to Restore America’s Standing in the World.” For […]

Mustang madness hits Calabasas



St. Max presents fall fest



St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church will present its Fall Festival the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30 at the church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The family dinner will be Saturday night from 6 to 10 p.m. with food, children’s crafts and entertainment. Advance tickets are available. The festival will be Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. with food, children’s […]

A. C. Stelle’s P.E. program is top-notch



The stellar physical education program at Alice C. Stelle Middle School will be shared with P.E. teachers throughout California at the annual Wellness Conference in Anaheim on Oct. 1 and 2. Derek Mena, chair of the physical education department at the school, and P.E. teachers Jean Flemion, Katie Flanagan, and Jennifer Mettler will present, “High Quality Middle School Physical Education: […]

Real people do life together at local church



The 200 families who belong to the Gateway Church in Agoura Hills live by the simple tenet, “Real people doing life together.” To this congregation, life together means a life centered on Christ, and Brian and Laurie Campbell, pastors of the church since 1995, help congregants to live their faith every day. Gateway Church is a member of the International […]

Misses the old Agoura High field



Regarding the article “Agoura High School kicks off football season on new synthetic sports field” in the Sept. 13 Acorn, I can only guess that the new football field at Agoura High School is great, because I can only see it from afar. The revolving and open gates that once allowed access to the track and field to all community […]

Deon Edwards



Deon Edwards came to the Dilbeck Realtors Westlake office after spending the beginning of his real estate career with the Dilbeck Sherman Oaks office. Edwards brought along with him a dedication to his clients, and he makes their best interest his own. As a personal trainer, martial arts instructor and fitness instructor in Sherman Oaks with the Billy Blanks World […]

New bill protects pets



A bill that allows criminal and family courts to include animals in domestic violence restraining orders was signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week. Senate Bill 353, which was written by state Sen. Sheila James Kuehl (D-Santa Monica), “will prevent abusers from harming or threatening to harm animals in order to exert power and control over their human victims,” said […]

Sounds of the shofar



CAST AWAY- Left, Michael Sacks, 12, and his sister Brittany, 8, of Calabasas watch Rabbi Moshe Bryski of Chabad of the Conejo blow the shofar, or ram’s horn, during the Tashlich ceremony held last Thursday at Westlake Lake. In the ceremony, held on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Jews symbolically cast away their sins by throwing bread into a […]

Bonsai exhibits, demos at Gardens of the World



The Conejo Valley Bonsai Society will hold its fourth annual Bonsai Exhibition and Demonstration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 6 and 7 at the Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The exhibition will be at the resource center in the gardens and will display society members’ work. Members will answer questions […]


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