2008-04-24

Catholic women host prayer brunch



Magnificat, a ministry to Catholic women, will host a prayer brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., May 17 at Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. Guest speaker, Fr. Bill Adams, will describe his “the spiritual experience that kept him from leaving the priesthood.” For information, call (805) 527-3745 or register online at www.magnificatsfv.com.

Make your garden grow, wisely



As the days are getting warmer and we have to use more water to keep our landscape green, it’s time to think about ways to save water. One way is to use a ground cover to keep water from evaporating out of the ground. If you live within the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District or the Triunfo Sanitation District, we […]

Ruth Rose



Ruth Rose of White House Properties has been awarded the Top Producer for March by owner/broker Marty Williams. Rose has been awarded Top Sales and Listing Agent honors since 1979. She is a member of the “Ambassador Club” which represents the top five percent of agents companywide. Rose is knowledgeable about the market, neighborhoods and schools and she handles all […]

Residents pay homage to Earth Day



Disney donates to Boys & Girls Club



The Walt Disney Company recently announced that it is giving a $5,000 donation, as well as 50 tickets to the Disneyland Resort, to the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley at at 7245 Remmet Ave., Canoga Park. For more information about the club, call (818) 610-1054 or visit wvbgc.org.

Special ed group meets



The Special Education Advisory Committee of the Oak Park Unified School District will meet on Tues., May 13 in the community room of the Oak Park Library, 899 N. Kanan Road. The general meeting will be from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the presentation and questionsand-answers from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cecilia Laufenberg will lead a workshop on methods […]

Free football camp this weekend at Calabasas



The Ventura County Nike SPARQ football combine will take place Saturday at Calabasas High. Free registration will take place between noon and 2 p.m. Incoming freshmen and high school players are eligible to participate. Athletes will be tested in the 40-yard dash, shuttle drill, powerball toss and vertical jump and will receive an official SPARQ rating. For more information on […]

Concert to support African water crisis



Gateway Church will present a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Sat., April 26 at “The Cage,” 29646 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The bands will include Lithonia Lightning, Hede, Backline and An E for Effort. The show will raise funds to help alleviate the water crisis in Africa. In Central African Republic, 90 percent of the 4.4million residents do not have […]

Environmentalist takes the high ground



This is a response to William O. Felsman’s letter to The Acorn of April 10. He called Arielle Gilman and myself “politically innocent and scientifically uneducated” as well as accused us of “serving the augers of the apocalypse.” This unjustified attack on my political involvement has no validity, and is in fact quite untrue. Just this weekend I returned from […]

Julie Nolan



Veteran agent Julie Nolan of Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks office received congratulations from broker/ owner Bob Majorino and the management of Prudential California Realty for achieving Quality Service Certified Platinum. In a letter from Larry D. Romito, President and CEO of QSC, Nolan received the recognition by achieving 100 percent client satisfaction based on survey results for the year […]


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