2008-09-11

Two Bedroom Home In Gated Senior Community Near Golf Course



This manufactured home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms in a gated senior community on a golf course. The house features a bright enclosed sunroom, air conditioning, lots of closets and built in cabinets in dining room. The kitchen features large pantry, laundry area with freezer and ample storage, and an island. The master suite includes mirrored closet, sliding closet, […]

At The Library



The Westlake Village Library has announced its upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the library, 31220 E. Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. For more information, call (818) 865-9230. •Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to read aloud to a Paws 4 Healing therapy dog at 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 13. Sign-up is required. •Kids’ Book […]

Woman lauded for success



Naomi Finkel, a Westlake Village entrepreneur, will be inducted into the Temple University Gallery of Success for her contribution to education and business during ceremonies on Sept. 25 at the school’s College of Education. While teaching for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Finkel became an award-winning educational writer creating films and textbooks for the classroom. Her clients included Prentice […]

Humane Society to hold annual fundraising picnic

Dogs, cats available for adoption at event

The second annual Cats in the Canyon, Hounds in the Hollow picnic fundraiser for the Humane Society of Ventura County will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21 at Boccali’s Restaurant, 3277 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai. The event will include music by the Iron Mountain Boys, cats and dogs available for adoption and a silent auction. Advance […]

Kids’ choir auditioning



The Los Robles Children’s Choir is holding auditions for all three of its choirs. The choir is open to children ages 8 to 17. Each choir meets weekly from September through May at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village. For more information, visit www.singingchildren.com or call (805) 480-9416.

Mickey’s Magical Party coming to T.O.



PRESCHOOL FUN- “Playhouse Disney Live,” a live touring stage production, will bring favorite Disney characters to the Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, for shows at 3 and 6 p.m. Fri., Sept. 19. The production includes interactive moments for children and families. Tickets range from $20 to $65. To order tickets, call (213) 480-3232 or go […]

District needs outside students



Recently a few writers to The Acorn have questioned whether the Oak Park Unified School District has been wise to accept students who transfer from other school districts. Based on the wacky funding formula for school districts in California, there is a tremendous financial incentive to accept students from other districts during periods of declining enrollment. In fact, in the […]

Time Is Running Out On Home Buy Programs



Time is running out to take advantage of some home buying programs from Shea Homes. For a limited time, Shea Homes is offering these opportunities to save money on your dream home: * Lower your monthly payments with belowmarket financing. * Move in for $0 down with Shea’s Down Payment Assistance Program* and prepaid closing costs**. * Lock in a […]

Emancipation Proclamation on display



The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, will display the original Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln as part of the Forever Free exhibit from Fri., Sept. 19 to Tues., Sept. 23. The document is on loan from the National Archives and Records Administration. For preservation purposes, it is allowed to be on display […]

Student builds schools in Africa



Jared Lowy, a senior at Agoura High School, decided to do something different during his recent summer vacation. He went to Malawi, Africa, with a group of 27 teens and adults to help build two schools as part of the Malawi School Project 2008. Jared traveled with the teen group from his church, the Center for Spiritual Living in Westlake […]


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