December 14, 2000 RSS feed / Community

Westlake Council reorganizes

The Westlake Village City Council reorganization occurred last week. More...

Lindero Canyon Middle School to celebrate Blue Ribbon Friday

Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills will celebrate its recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., Fri., Dec. 15 with a gala assembly for 1,460 students and its staff, parents and the community-at-large. More...

24 acres to protect viewshed

Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) officials have announced acquisition of 24 acres adjacent the organization More...

For the record

Tim Fitchett, who was 9 years old in 1988, was the youngest member to ever serve on the Agoura Hills Disaster Response Team (DRT). More...

Santa makes a stop in Agoura Hills

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‘The Canyon’ hosts Chamber event

SALUTING A JOB WELL DONE More...

Westlake’s Mickey Rooney still looms large

Acorn Staff Writer

Tireless Mickey Rooney returned to his Westlake Village home after a recent tour abroad with his wife, Jan, his batteries recharged and ready to restart. More...

Donor wheels out bicycles as gifts

CARGO LOADING More...

A.E. Wright students learn about the lives of their grandparents

Acorn Staff Writer

The things we never knew about our grandparents. More...

Kris Kringle Regatta LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

ANCHORS AWEIGH More...

New skate park in the making

JANUARY COMPLETION ESTIMATED More...

Bookmobile to stop in Agoura

The Las Virgenes Bookmobile has added Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park, 30473 Mulholland Highway, Agoura, to its route. The bookmobile will be parked at this location from 10 a.m. to noon every Friday, beginning Jan. 12. More...

Santa visits more than the malls

A FRONT YARD SANTA More...

Brownies do the right thing

TROOP DONATES FOOD More...

Greeting cards still available

Interface Children/Family Services is having a 16th holiday/greeting card sale. Proceeds from this annual event will support the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Division of Interface Children Family Services. More...

Useful hints for fundraisers

Almost everyone has been involved in fundraising in one way or another More...

Gifts can help others

That CD or T-shirt you purchase for a friend this season may also benefit breast cancer or AIDS research, as catalogers support worthwhile causes through the sale of designated products. More...

Business gift-giving draws customer appreciation

The cost of attracting new customers is going up every day from increasing competition. As a result, many savvy business owners are focusing their attention on retaining current customers, reducing the urgency to find new ones. More...

For families and friends of alcoholics, holidays aren’t happy

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Holidays can bring out the best and the worst in people. The holiday season means family gatherings, special dinners, gifts and lots of celebrating. More...

Sports gifts recommended for kids

When shopping for gifts for children this holiday season, you may be glad to know you needn More...

Abused, neglected kids get a party from county’s top cop

Earlier this month, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and Anita Bock, director of Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, hosted a "*999 for Kids" Christmas party. More...

The Middlecrest miracle in Agoura Hills–– Daisy the dog survives coyote attack

"It looks like they sewed her head back on her neck," said Cinco Paul, owner of Daisy, the Bichon Frisee dog that suffered a near-death coyote attack on Sat., Dec. 2 in the Paul More...

Westlake Village considers historical bell

Years ago, in towns between Baja in Mexico and San Francisco, bells were installed by the missions of California called El Camino Real Bells. Through time, the bells deteriorated from poor upkeep or were destroyed from vandalism. There isn More...

Driving range again in line of fire

Acorn Staff Writer

Homeowners in Westlake Village who are teed off about the lights and errant golf balls from the Lake Lindero driving range might see the matter come to a head at next month More...

Woman takes seat on Oak Park MAC

Deena Parry is the mother of three children and has a full-time job as a sales representative. More...

Calabasas auto dealership officially approved

After many months of wheeling and dealing with the planning commission, city council, city staff and local homeowners, Tim Smith finally got a green light to build his BMW dealership in Calabasas. More...

Kalember takes the gavel on Oak Park’s Board of Education

Last week at the Oak Park Unified School District board meeting, a new president was appointed. Jim Kalember, former vice president, took Jan Iceland More...

Chamber salutes outstanding teachers

Acorn Staff Writer

Lynn Coleman, a teacher at Indian Hills in Calabasas, keeps a "bad day" folder at the school that she likes to peruse whenever she thinks things are going bad. More...

Westlake site of Santa Lucia Pageant

The annual Santa Lucia Pageant will be celebrated at 5 p.m., Sun., Dec. 17 at the First Neighborhood Center in Bennett Park, 31830 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. More...

Elks share and care the entire year

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Donate toys for tots

Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park and Mortuary in Westlake Village is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" annual campaign. Their facility at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road will be used as a collection point. More...

Mock collision shows harsh realities of drunk driving

Acorn Staff Writer

Along Memorial Parkway within the California Lutheran University (CLU) campus a re-enactment of a traffic collision that involved a drunk driver took place Wednesday of last week. More...

Bank officials warn that ATM dangers lurk during holiday shopping season

While holiday shoppers are busily searching store after store for the perfect gifts for loved ones, Bank of America offers the following tips to guard against fraud and crime during this busy season. More...

Post office dreads Dec. 18

The U.S. Postal Service expects Mon., Dec. 18 to be the busiest mailing day of the season. More...

A boutique just for kicks at St. Julies

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Donations sought

The Marines & Friends group of Simi Valley, led by founder Sgt. John Miranda, have begun their fundraising drive for the 12th annual MetroKids Christmas Extravaganza at Metropolitan State Hospital, Norwalk. More...

Cub Scouts are helping, too

CUB SCOUTS HELP OTHERS More...

Here are suggestions on what to do following a traffic accident

Although responsible drivers try to avoid getting into auto accidents More...

Tips for last minute shoppers

Are you a last-minute shopper? You More...

Booklet available on government giveaway programs

The Free Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. has published a new booklet, "The 100 Most Popular Government Giveaway Programs," with information on a how and where to take advantage of the most popular government giveaway programs. More...

Westlake building sold for $2.2 million

Westlake Office Plaza, a fully-occupied, 10,000 sq. ft., two-story office building located in Westlake Village at 2835 Townsgate Road, has been acquired by local investors for $2.2 million. More...

National Wildlife Federation works to protect, create habitats

To some people, especially those living in urban areas, enjoying nature and wildlife means packing up and heading off to the park or the forest. More...

Classic ideas are best for family fun

As you prepare for winter, consider low-cost, creative ways to entertain your kids at home More...

Children discover philanthropy

The Los Angeles Make-A-Wish Foundation wants to alert parents, teachers and PTA members of the opportunity to help children discover the importance of philanthropy and community service through the Foundation More...