Two local court cases postponed

Two local court cases of interest have been postponed until August. The case of the two Agoura High School males arrested on campus Fri., June 16 and charged with attempted second degree burglary with intent to make an explosive device, has been continued to Fri., Aug. 18, after a court appearance on July 12. The 15-year-old boys were stopped early […]

Extraordinary citizens sought

The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation is seeking nominees for its Doris La Violette Citizenship Award, presented in recognition of an act of outstanding heroism, service, achievement or citizenship. Qualified candidates will have performed an exemplary act of citizenship. They should have gone to extraordinary effort and perhaps risk to give uncommon service. The individual must live or work in the […]

Corn maze course opens in Van Nuys

Lost Adventures Corn Maze Park in Van Nuys is open from 10 a.m. to dusk daily through October. Located on eight acres next to Woodley Park on the east side of Woodley, between Victory and Burbank boulevards, the maze is cut in the bear and the star from the California state flag. The pathways inside the maze are about 5.5 […]

Student music auditions extended

The California Federation of Music Clubs has announced its biennial student auditions have been extended to students age 16 through 25 to compete in one of 13 classifications. The competitions will be by audio cassette recordings, with first-place awards of $1,000 and second place winners receiving $500. For competition application and the required repertoire list, please call Stillman Kelly at […]

Choices involve good vs. evil

Choices involve good vs. evil LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS – Volunteer youth teacher Beth Barrus, left, gathers with Newbury Park residents Clark Cahoon, 16, left, Grace LaBass, 14, Kathryn Gholdston, 15, Clint Haglund, 14, and other teens involved with the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for a three-day youth conference. […]

Kia Rio – the cheapest new car in America

Acorn Automotive Editor

Kia Rio – the cheapest new car in America Kia Motors America believes it’s about time everybody had a well-made car, and today it made that much easier for American buyers by announcing pricing that makes its upcoming 2001 Rio subcompact sedan the lowest-priced car in America. The Rio, which will go on sale Aug. 1 at 580 Kia dealers […]

This Home Is Too Pretty To Believe

Cathy Jacoby of Coldwell Banker Town & Country in Newbury Park, has acquired "Know the Neighborhood" software, a new technology providing her clients with comprehensive, timely information about every neighborhood in the United States. According to Jacoby, relocating buyers can obtain up-to-date information about a particular area of the country and homeowners can use the technology to monitor the value […]

Committee to review park proposal

Acorn Editor

A group of residents in Westlake Village, feeling pressure from the city, are deciding how they’ll react to a park that’s proposed for their neighborhood. Homeowners from Canyon Oaks in Westlake Village met last week in city hall and formed a committee to officially respond to a park proposal for Lot 79. They fear that if they don’t provide feedback […]

Calabasas networking group meets

The Calabasas Chapter of Leads Club, the largest and oldest networking organization in the world, recently selected Marie White of direct mail advertising as "Leader of the Year." Each year, one individual in each of 300 chapters nationwide and in Australia is honored by fellow members for outstanding chapter support and business lead contributions. The Calabasas chapter meets 7:15 a.m. […]

Local radiologist describes different cancers

Acorn Staff Writer
First in a series of three

Acorn Staff Writer First in a series of three Paul J. Miller, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Thousand Oaks who is also on the clinical faculty of UCLA, believes that cancers come in all different sizes and levels of aggressiveness. Miller said that cancer is actually your own tissue growing in an uncontrolled manner, but the growth is different from […]