2000-09-07

Water district to consider closing its compost plant

Acorn Staff Writer

Water district to consider closing its compost plant Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) officials say it’s time to grind out a plan of action for the controversial composting plant. They’ll consider numerous options, one of which is discontinuing compost operations altogether. Touted as an environmentally friendly way to make good use of sewer waste, the six-year-old, $50 million Rancho […]

Gardening help now on line



University of California Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County Master Gardeners can answer gardening questions by e-mail. Send the details of your query to Bea Gold at bnj50@earthlink.net. Gold will respond or contact other master gardeners to give the best assistance. Other master gardeners will continue to respond to gardeners’ questions on the phone helpline at (323) 838-4541.

Bunion can cause painful feet Podiatrist gives advice



Bunion can cause painful feet Podiatrist gives advice By Michael Zapf, DPM A bunion is the enlarged bone just behind the big toe. With a bunion the big toe usually leans over and crowds the lesser toes. For many people bunions hurt so much that bigger shoes and decreasing activities aren’t an option and surgery is the only choice. Because […]

Cupboard not bare for Westlake Warriors want to repeat as champs

Acorn Sportswriter

Cupboard not bare for Westlake Warriors want to repeat as champs Westlake High School’s Jim Benkert begins his 12th season as the Warriors head varsity football coach with a considerably lighter load on his shoulders this year. Benkert’s team won a CIF Southern Section Division IV championship last year, the first ever for the Warriors. As the Warriors prepared for […]

St. Maximilian Kolbe to host a barbecue



St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church will host an annual parish barbecue in conjunction with the celebration of the feast day of its patron, St. Maximilian Kolbe, at 4 p.m., Sun., Sept. 10 in Oak Canyon Park, Oak Park. Family activities include games, raffles, moon bounce and more. In addition to traditional barbecue fare, there will be Polish delicacies in honor […]

On The Trail by Gloria Glasser A Moving Story



On The Trail by Gloria Glasser A Moving Story Having finally escaped the Reign of Oppression — i.e., living at home where friends deemed unsavory and contemporary music were banned; where mandatory unpaid labor included vacuuming, lawnmowing and dishwashing; and where the pink and blue baby motif wallpaper in my bedroom was not replaced until I was well past puberty […]

Mary Beth Eisenhard, realtor at Coldwell Banker Town & Country in Thousand Oaks, recently attended the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation Elite Retreat, a three-day conference at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Wash.



Mary Beth Eisenhard, realtor at Coldwell Banker Town & Country in Thousand Oaks, recently attended the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation Elite Retreat, a three-day conference at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Wash. Only Coldwell Banker associates in the top 13 percent internationally qualify to attend the Elite Retreat as members of the company’s prestigious President Elite and President’s Circle. […]

Calabasas Municipal Court to close

Acorn Staff Writer

After this month, Calabasas residents and other locals who need to fight a traffic ticket will have to drive to Van Nuys or Malibu as the Los Angeles County Municipal Court in Calabasas closes its doors Sept. 29. Primarily a traffic court, the Calabasas courthouse also handled civil and small claims cases. With the closure of the Calabasas courthouse, traffic […]

Nancy Reagan to sign books



Former First Lady Nancy Reagan will host a book signing from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 21 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library’s museum store. She’ll be signing her new book, "I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan," as well as her autobiography "My Turn" and the former president’s "An American Life: […]

Family fare on tap at Pepperdine



The 2000 edition of "It’s Magic!" an all-star magic revue, returns to Pepperdine University at 8 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 13, at the Malibu campus’ Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway. Each year the world’s best magicians gather on one stage for a show of comedy, sleight-of-hand, and full stage illusions. This is a rare opportunity for the public to […]


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