December 14, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Folk remedies work on common colds

Increasingly, doctors and researchers are finding that, when it comes to treating a cold, many of the homespun or "folk" remedies that have been used for generations actually have a strong basis in science. For example: More...

Emergency fast track area will open

RESPONDING TO PATIENTS More...

You can make life more satisfying

Each year we all get a bit older and our lives get busier; sometimes we forget to slow down and smell the roses. Work, our families, and our own personal issues consume our lives. More...

Sports

Softball umpires scorekeepers needed in Oak Park

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is accepting applications from individuals interested in officiating at Oak Park adult softball league in the Oak Park/Agoura area. Previous experience is desirable. Games are played Mon.-Fri. nights. More...

Sports gear donations needed

Donating your winter sports gear to a worthy cause could make you part of a winning team. More...

WAGS softball signups underway CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

WAGS SIGN UP More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., DEC. 14 More...

City of Agoura Hills opens logo contest for Springfest 2001

The city of Agoura Hills has announced a logo design contest for its SpringFest 2001 event. Children in the community in grades K-12 are invited to participate. More...

Winter camp coming to Oak Park

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is offering a winter day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 18 through 29, at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Geared for ages 6 to 12, the camp will offer sports, arts, crafts, music and more. More...

Letters

Everybody wins thanks to George Annino Can one man make a difference?

As a child, my parents would prepare a special box during the holidays for those less fortunate in the community where we lived. I looked forward each year to the times we would drop these holiday boxes full of food and gifts on doorsteps. More...

Shedding a little light on the illumination issue

Many Cold Creek residents have expressed concern that we More...

Chivalry is dead on arrival in Westlake Village

I noticed that Charleston, S.C. was voted the most courteous city in the United States. I wonder where Westlake Village would rank? More...

Columns

On the Trail

A Four-Legged Kind of Faith

It was always hard to shop for humans at the holidays More...

There Goes the Neighborhood!

Merengue!

For Thanksgiving, I sat down with my family and, same as always, wondered how much inbreeding it took to create such madness. We ate our turkey and sides of carbs while football droned on in the background. More...

Calabasas may have a New Year extravaganza

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Calabasas may try to re-create last year More...

Oak Park parents protest possible open enrollment

Acorn Staff Writer

Some parents in Oak Park are exercising their First Amendment rights by protesting via Internet the concept of outside students enrolling in Oak Park elementary schools. But the school district hasn More...

Appeals underway in local murder case

Acorn Staff Writer

Lawyers and anguished parents waited patiently to hear the court More...

Community

Westlake Council reorganizes

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

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...

Schools

C-SPAN comes to Calabasas

VISITING CALABASAS HIGH SCHOOL More...

Girls jazz it up at Westlake High

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Westlake Village-based firm raises money for LVUSD

Westlake Village-based RadGad, known as "the place for useful gifts and gadgets," recently announced implementation of a program to help schools in Las Virgenes Unified School District raise money. More...

Motoring

Bye bye Oldsmobile! GM pulls the plug on a 104-year-old icon

Acorn Automotive Editor

In a stunning announcement, General Motors President Rick Wagoner announced that the Oldsmobile Division will be phased out, despite major investments over the past few years that resulted in critically acclaimed new Oldsmobile products. More...

Suzuki’s 2001 Grand Vitara XL-7 The future of SUV’s?

Acorn Automotive Editor

A few months ago some of my colleagues in the automotive press were forecasting the end of our love affair with the SUV. My feeling has always been that although the passion might be waning, the vehicles are just evolving. More...

The Acorn Readers’ Cars

Letty Elias sent us this photo of an original 1956 Oval Window Volkswagen Beetle that she purchased in 1990 for less than $1,000. Her husband, Carlos restored the "Bug" to original condition for only $2,000. More...

Editorials

Life is unfair

The loss of a child represents the greatest suffering any parent could possibly endure. More...

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