February 1, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Conejo Valley Clinic gives chickenpox shots LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

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Red wine may not be divine in making your heart feel fine

Top medical authorities are cautioning the nation More...

Interface to attack addiction

The Family Guidance Clinic of Interface Children Family Services has inaugurated a program for individuals dealing with addiction issues. More...

Sports

Eagle cheerleaders advance to nationals

The Oak Park High School cheerleading team, the Eagles, captured first place and the regional title at the USA Southern California Regional Championships recently at Agoura High School. More...

Chargers defeated by Thousands Oaks in key rematch

Acorn Sports Writer

The Thousand Oaks boys More...

Agoura still the surprise of Marmonte League

Acorn Sports Writer

Under first-year Coach Joe Riccio, Agoura More...

On the Town

Conejo Players start the year with a bang

Acorn Staff Writer

The Conejo Players got their 2001 season off to a good start with a superb performance of "The Last Night of Ballyhoo." More...

‘America Sings’ concert coming

Acorn Staff Writer

The Men More...

Jazz vocalist to perform benefit concert

Marlena Shaw, the charismatic singer-entertainer who for four years was vocalist with the Count Basie band and later toured with Sammy Davis, Jr., will bring her personality-sparked show to the Scherr Forum Theatre of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Pl More...

Letters

City councilwoman in Calabasas should stop insulting Lupin Hill Elementary School

It recently came to my attention that at the Dec. 11 City Council/School District meeting, Lesley Devine, a city councilmember, again made a negative comment on the appearance of Lupin Hill Elementary School. More...

Oak Park High School delivers on its commitment to students

My son has been in this school district since kindergarten. He has struggled academically every year. The support he received in elementary and middle school was splintered; it had no consistency, no rhyme, no reason. More...

In Calabasas City Council race, vote for the incumbents and Harrison

On March 6, residents of Calabasas will vote to fill three seats on our city council. Two incumbents are in the race: Lesley Devine and James Bozajian. Both have exemplary records as responsive, hard-working representatives of our community. More...

Cop says drug abuse among teens would drop if parents were more involved

Acorn Staff Writer

Being nosey in your child More...

Ventura County won’t file criminal charges against teens blamed for 600-acre blaze

Acorn Staff Writer

Ventura County will attempt to recover $250,000 from the families of four teens who were charged with starting a 600-acre brush fire last Dec. More...

Community

Council challenger wants to unite Calabasas, but says city has violated personal property rights

Acorn Staff Writer

Marcus Allen Frishman, challenger for Calabasas city council, wants to bring unity to the city, which he claims has left 99 percent of its residents "disenfranchised." More...

Candidates’ forum set for tonight in Calabasas

All seven candidates for Calabasas City Council are scheduled to participate in a forum tonight. More...

Comment period extended for mountain land management plan

The National Park Service has extended the public comment period for the draft General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS). The new written public comment period will now close on March 31. More...

Schools

School board looks at Yerba Buena relocation

Acorn Staff Writer

It was a year ago when Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) was first brought design concepts for the relocation of Yerba Buena Elementary School. More...

Old computers may not be worth an auction

Late last year, officials with Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) announced that district schools were out of storage space for many out-of-date computers. More...

Rop classes offer many educational opportunities

High school students age 16 and older as well as adults can learn valuable entry-level job skills in classes sponsored by the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program (ROP), a part of Las Virgenes Unified School District More...

Faith

Caring Neighbors to assist seniors

Caring Neighbors, a program of Lutheran Social Services in association with Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) will be providing assistance to the senior residents of Area Housing Authority. More...

Bat and Bar Mitzvahs celebrated

Marc Levit, son of Kathy and Larry Levit of Agoura Hills, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Sat., Feb. 3 at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks. Rabbi Richard Spiegel, spiritual leader of the Temple and Cantor Jeff Cohen will officiate. More...

St. Paul Lutheran plans services

Pastors Jim Henkell and Mark Schaefer of St. Paul Lutheran will preach a series titled "The Lord More...

Calendar

‘Super Bowl of Travel Shows’ coming on Sunday

The ninth annual "Super Bowl of Travel Shows" will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 4 in the grand ballroom of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel. More...

Singers will host auditions

Valleyaires Barbershop Chorus will host an afternoon of free auditions from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 10 at Westfield Topanga Mall, Center Court, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. More...

Strum up some island dreams; learn ukulele at Pierce College

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a "Beginning Ukulele" class to teach participants the art of playing the ukulele by learning the basic "keys." More...

Columns

On the Trail

The Zen of Sweeping

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There Goes the Neighborhood!

Feng Shui

I have bad feng shui. I just found out yesterday, when a friend visited my home. He acted like he had never entered a house through the bathroom before. More...