2000-07-27

By John Phane Acorn Staff Writer



By John Phane Acorn Staff Writer Environmental investigator Erin Brockovich and local attorney Ed Masry last week responded to a Fri. July 14 "Give Me a Break" segment on ABC’s 20/20 in which commentator John Stossel cast doubt on the validity of claims that one pollutant in a small California town’s drinking water did as much damage as was claimed […]

Half of cancers preventable, experts say

Acorn Staff Writer
Second in a series of three


Acorn Staff Writer Second in a series of three It seems as though everybody knows somebody who’s had or is fighting cancer. According to some doctors, more people are being diagnosed with cancer and are seeking medical attention earlier because of greater awareness. According to Paul J. Miller, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Thousand Oaks who’s also on the clinical […]

Lion-hearted coaches ready to tackle Oaks Christian football

Acorn Sports Writer

Westlake’s Oaks Christian High School, which opens August 28, announced that the Lion would be the school mascot and team nickname. Only ninth and tenth-graders will grace the hallways, classrooms and athletic fields this year, so it is hard to predict how good the Lion football team will be in five years as juniors and seniors join the program. One […]

Theatricum Botanicum to present ‘Our Town’



The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum will present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning celebration of ordinary American life, "Our Town," from July 29 through Oct. 21. A reception will follow the opening night performance at 8 p.m. this Sat., July 29. Audiences are invited to join the cast and directors for an informal pre-show prologue discussion at 7 p.m. on Sat., Aug. […]

Honest shoplifter gets praised



I own the Da Da Da Boutique in Agoura Hills. As a storeowner, dealing with shoplifters, while rare, is one of the most difficult and frustrating part of doing business. Whenever an item leaves my store without payment, a little bit of my trust in my customers goes with it. I keep a very warm, open atmosphere in my store […]

Kids Can Walk To School From Here



You can walk to Lang Ranch School from this highly upgraded 4 bedroom, 3 bath Brock home with loft. Built in 1987, it is priced to sell at $504,900. Features include 1 bedroom and bath downstairs, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, 2 fireplaces, a breakfast nook and a 3-car garage. For more information, please call Sharon Phelps of Coldwell Banker Town […]

County helps preserve habitat Purchase to maintain vital wildlife corridor



County helps preserve habitat Purchase to maintain vital wildlife corridor Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky recently announced a $90,000 county grant to the nonprofit Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) toward the purchase of a 3.14 acre parcel near Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Road for wildlife and oak woodland habitat conservation. The purchase would help retain a vital link in […]

A RELAXING WAY TO SPEND THE DAY – Suzanne Strachan, right, a certified yoga instructor since 1985, teaches a class how to reduce mental stress and physical tension through connecting body, mind and breath in the flowing movements of yoga. The class is off



A RELAXING WAY TO SPEND THE DAY – Suzanne Strachan, right, a certified yoga instructor since 1985, teaches a class how to reduce mental stress and physical tension through connecting body, mind and breath in the flowing movements of yoga. The class is offered at Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park and is designed for all ages and levels of […]

Kramer’s Pharmacy finds remedy for softball success



Kramer’s Pharmacy placed first and was crowned champion of this spring’s City of Agoura Hills Men’s Softball League. Kramer’s record of 7-3 was best among the six teams that participated. Team members include Andy Kramer (sponsor), Todd Bachmeirer, Ken Elman, Dave Haldane, Bill Hutton, Jim Martinson, Alan Peerless, Michael Peranoski and Paul Pollara. The team is coached by James Iwanoff, […]

Mystery coming to Stage Door



Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills will present the classic mystery thriller, "Night Must Fall," from Aug. 3 through Sept. 16. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. A 2 p.m. matinee is offered Sundays, Aug. 13 and 27 and Sept. 10. Tickets are $10 Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays; $12 on Saturdays. On Thursday and Sunday, an optional dinner/show […]


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