2015-01-08

2015-01-08 E-Edition

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The Art of Being

‘Things’ may not change in 2015, but you can

I have been going to the same bank for over 20 years and have become known as a good listener by many of the longtime employees there. Recently I had an interesting conversation with one of the tellers that I would like to share with you. I had no sooner extended my normal “howzitgoin?” when the teller began a diatribe […]

Oak Park hike leads to New Year’s resolution




The dog and I were taking a rest on an Oak Park trail high above Lindero Canyon Road when a jogger came upon us unexpectedly. “Come on through, my dog’s leashed,” I called to her, not wishing to present any impediment. “No, that’s okay. I always turn back here. I never go past this point,” she said, and split. Those […]

Student honored for involvement



Fun during winter break



Event to collect coats for Casa Pacifica kids



Lydia Gable of Keller Williams Realty and Rick Winters of Winters Financial Group will hold the fifth annual Casa Pacifica Coat Drive and Winter Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 10 at Three Springs Park, 3000 Three Springs Drive, Westlake Village. This year, the event is a week early in order to help kids bundle up for […]

‘My kids are fighting again!’




One of the most common complaints from parents is the fighting that goes on between siblings. There are four main reasons for fighting. Personality: Their personalities may differ so much that they simply annoy each other. For example, a quiet child may find another loud and overactive. Jealousy: One child may be resentful of the attention another gets from parents […]

Photographic mosaic exhibit focuses on the faces of courage




Images of Mother Teresa and Rosa Parks will highlight “Faces of Courage,” an exhibit featuring photographic mosaics by Terese Pencak Schwartz at the Westlake Village Library from Jan. 17 through March 14. Schwartz hopes her exhibit will convey the power of the impact that individuals can have on the world. The technique Schwartz uses is almost always computer generated. “It […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’



The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; email your tale to newstip@theacorn.com.

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