2000-08-31

Schools open in Conejo, Las Virgenes, Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

From Thousand Oaks to Calabasas, students in the Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes areas returned to school this week a year older and grade wiser – smarter about construction, too, as they see one new school built and many older ones remodeled. The back to school march began Monday as classes opened at the new Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village. […]

Revealing exhibit coming to Skirball What insights can a portrait offer beyond personal features? Can a portrait reveal personality? Can it reflect inbred cultural stereotypes?



Revealing exhibit coming to Skirball What insights can a portrait offer beyond personal features? Can a portrait reveal personality? Can it reflect inbred cultural stereotypes? The public is invited to seek answers to these questions and more by visiting "Revealing & Concealing: Portraits & Identity," a multicultural exhibition that explores the potential for portraits to examine, conceal or exploit personal […]

Mothers group enjoys family luau

Acorn Staff Writer

Gentle strains of Hawaiian music filled the air around the picnic area where eight families enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon as the Calabasas Chapter of the MOMS Club hosted an end-of-summer luau at Gates Canyon Park last Sunday. The luau is one of two annual events that the club puts on for the entire family—mostly so the dads can participate in […]

Soccer team wins in Hawaii



The Agoura/Westlake under-10 soccer team finished undefeated at the recent Big Island Cup Soccer Tournament in Hawaii. The Red Devils, who went 2-0-2 in the competition, represented AYSO’s region 4 in the tournament. In the championship game, the Red Devils beat the North Hawaii Battle Toads, 2-0, on second-half goals by Chase Niesner and Brendan Keane. Andrew Reagan assisted on […]

‘Tough Questions’ series continues



Pastors Jim Henkell and Mark Schaefer will continue their sermon series titled "Tough Questions" in September at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Worship is 8:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday. Children’s church is also at 10 a.m. The themes for September are: "Don’t My Good Works Count for Anything?" (Sept. 3); "Are There Some Sins That […]

You’d Be Near A Pool, Spa, Clubhouse And Playground If You Lived In This Moorpark Home



Situated in a quiet tract of homes with greenbelts and parks nearby, it is just a walk to Peach Hill Park from this lovely 1-story Moorpark home. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has a spacious living room with a wood-burning fireplace, huge country kitchen that features tile counters, custom limed oak cabinets, a dishwasher, garbage disposal, gas range and […]

On A Prime Cul-De-Sac



Nestled on a prime cul-de-sac in the prestigious North Ranch area of Westlake Village is this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath custom tennis court/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Marilyn Brightwell of Young Realtors for $898,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room with wet bar, a gourmet kitchen and an elegant formal dining room. Other […]

Police encourage walking or bicycling to school to reduce traffic problems

Acorn Staff Writer

Now that school has started, parents will face rushed mornings, lost homework and congested routes to schools. Some of those problems may never be solved, but traffic congestion might, if parents follow certain rules, according to local deputies and city officials. The first rule about driving your children to school is don’t, said Kevin Mauch, a traffic officer at Lost […]

Young soapbox racer receives a bicycle



Detective Mark Borges of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Sation rewarded Kanan Wolf, 9, with a bicycle for competing as the station’s entry in the recent Soap Box Derby. Kanan is a resident of Westlake Village and lives with his grandparents, Eugene and Cathy Wolf. "He put in a lot of time and effort into this project and he really deserves […]

Interface invites those who care to become volunteers Orientations will start next Tuesday



Interface invites those who care to become volunteers Orientations will start next Tuesday Interface Children, Family Services is having orientations from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 5, 12 and 26 to introduce prospective volunteers to the opportunities available at Interface. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing: Information and Referral; Outreach Crisis Counseling Intervention to runaway and troubled youth […]


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