2009-02-19

Lecture on uterine fibroids



A free lecture about uterine fibroid embolization, a nonsurgical relief for fibroids, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 25 at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, 215 W. Janss Road,, Thousand Oaks. Three out of every four American women have uterine fibroids (benign tumors) and about a third of them suffer from severe and debilitating symptoms. Many women […]

Agoura Hills loves its volunteers



‘Biggest Loser’ trainer visits Bay Laurel



Blood donors sought



United Blood Services will be holding blood drives on Mondays and Wednesdays in Camarillo at 2105 Pickwick, across from the post office, and Tuesdays and Thursdays in Thousand Oaks in the North Star Plaza, 1321 Thousand Oaks Blvd., near Roxy’s Deli. Each volunteer blood donor through March 22 will receive a certificate for a free pie from Marie Callender’s. Appointments […]

Learn fitness



The city of Calabasas recreation department will offer a onehour Body Evolution class at noon Wed., March 4 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. The class includes cardio and resistance exercises to increase energy and help tone muscles. There will also be nutrition advice and menu planning. For more information, call (818) 880-6461.

Motion Picture Fund hospital closing doors



The Motion Picture & Television Fund board says it plans to stick to its motto, “Taking care of our own,” despite last month’s announcement that the hospital and its long-term living facilities in Woodland Hills near Calabasas will be closing. The Motion Picture & Television Fund is a charitable organization that offers assistance and care to employees of the entertainment […]

Remember to take your Acorn on vacation



Don’t forget to share your vacation with other Acorn readers. It’s easy. Take a front page of any edition of the Acorn the next time you go on vacation. Have someone hold the front page so it’s visible in the photograph with the background depicting scenery of wherever you are. Whether you’re going to Dubuque, Disneyland or Dubai, you can […]

Surf City, here they come



Community Foundation names new board trustee



The board of trustees of the Community Foundation for Oak Park appointed Jay Kapitz as a new trustee on Feb. 10. Kapitz has been active in the Oak Park community and also serves on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council, which he chaired in 2008. “He has contributed significantly to our community, and we are confident that he will be […]

Agoura teen advisory group now open to ages 10 to 17

Applications are still accepted

A new youth council for students ages 10 to 17 has been formed in Agoura Hills, recreation supervisor Meredith Petit announced. “The Agoura Hills Youth Council is a reestablished version of the old teen advisory committee, which was dissolved about five years ago,” Petit said. The new council will serve as a means for the city to “connect with the […]