August 3, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake Sherwood expansion plan gets approval

Acorn Staff Writer

The Ventura County Planning Commission voted 4-0 last week to approve construction of a new 18-hole golf course, 24,000 square-foot clubhouse and 100 homes at Lake Sherwood Country Club. More...

Health & Wellness

Local residents, experts question if cancer and environment are related

Acorn Staff Writer
Third in a series of three

Sue Benvenuto from Newbury Park is a breast cancer survivor. More...

Program to address bereavement

The first of four weekly meetings dealing with life changes of the recently bereaved will be 9 a.m. Sat., Sept. 9 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Mortuary, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. More...

Doctor discusses living liver transplant

Peter Tasker, 23, attended Transplant Recipients International Organization More...

Faith

A house of pancakes and much more

LISA ADAMS/The Acorn BREAKFAST SERVICE - Pastors Laurie and Brian Campbell of Agoura Hills Gateway Foursquare Church dish up a hearty breakfast and a strong moral message to Agoura resident Marella Kallinen during the church's once-a-month breakfas More...

Are you disconnected from God?

Special to The Acorn
My telephone had been disconnected!

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Schwartz called to Torah

Matthew Scott Schwartz has been called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah of the Center For Early Jewish Education (CEJE) at the Radisson Hotel in Agoura Hills. More...

Motoring

Unlicensed motorists a growing problem in California

California has the fourth highest percentage of improperly licensed drivers involved in fatal crashes, according to a new study titled "Unlicensed to Kill," released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More...

Motorcyclists will help Agoura Animal Shelter

The Agoura Animal Shelter will be beneficiary of all proceeds from the 13th annual Critter Run this Sun., Aug. 6. More...

The new Volvo V70 Cross Country: The car that is a concept in itself

Acorn Automotive Editor

When Volvo Car Corporation launched the Volvo V70 Cross Country, in 1997, a new concept was born. A robust vehicle that combined versatility and all-wheel drive with all the benefits of a car or a wagon. More...

Columns

For Klari: Long may you run

Acorn Staff Writer

Those calendar pages seem to flip past like a feather caught in a cyclone. More...

'Klari' Claire Malis

Full Story

Spokes Blokes

While bicycling in Point Mugu State Park recently I felt a yen to ditch the bike for a time and hike somewhere remote and quiet so I chained my bike at the Blue Canyon trailhead and took off. More...

Calabasas planning commissioners approve new supermarket

Acorn Staff Writer

The west side of Calabasas will finally get its own grocery store and other amenities as the planning commission conditionally approved the new Albertson More...

Bringing voices back where they belong

LISA ADAMS/The Acorn GETTING READY TO SING - After six years of rehearsing in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park, the Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus is back in Agoura Hills. The 77-member chorus rehearses at 7:15 p.m. More...

Photo

Artist's drawing of Creekside Village in Calabasas Hills More...

Community

Chairman steps down, commission recognizes

Calabasas Planning Commission Chairman James Leewong resigned as chairman after his fellow commissioners asked him to step down at last Thursday More...

Agoura Hills moves ahead on Agoura Road widening

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Agoura Hills has been down this road before. More...

CLVFF to look at regional housing needs

Citing a need to engage and educate area residents, businesses and developers about housing needs and the potential for critical housing shortages in the region, the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) is undertaking a major study on resid More...

Schools

Pierce offers classes on gardening

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class designed to help participants learn about the types of plants, trees and ground covers (other than grass) that are available at local nurseries, and discover how to use them for gardens, patio More...

Musical Arts program has openings

Students entering grades 1-8 in the fall are eligible to apply for Pizazz 2000, a summer musical arts program that stresses the joy of music through a variety of musical experiences in a nonreligious arts curriculum sponsored by the music program of More...

MADD seeks high school volunteers

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is looking for a bright, energetic high school student to represent the Conejo Valley at the MADD National Youth Summit convening Sept. 29 to Oct. 4 in Washington, D.C. More...

Pets

Pet Adoption Fund seeks pet-loving volunteers

Pet Adoption Fund, a non-profit dog and cat rescue and adoption group, needs volunteers to assist at its Canoga Park shelter with walking, grooming and playing with the animals, and driving them to and from the vet. More...

Pet of the Week

CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn A SPECIAL PET-Want a pet that's really different? Check out this iguana that's available for adoption this week at the Agoura Animal Shelter in Agoura Hills. He's a male, age unknown and primarily green in color. More...

On the Town

Senior planner quits in Westlake

Scott Wolfe, a senior planner for the city of Westlake Village, is leaving his job. More...

Learn about investments

Make reservations today or tomorrow for the Agoura Chamber of Commerce More...

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Have the boys finally tuckered out after all these years?

Hardly. More...

Letters

Drinking football players weren’t punished enough

So much for zero tolerance. More...

A new definition of zero tolerance

Congratulations to Principal Cliff Moore of Oak Park High School. More...

District supervision was inadequate

Your opinion piece "Bad News for Eagle Football" in the July 20 issue of your paper neglects a major problem why the incident happened in Santa Ynez. More...