2000-09-14

Lawsuit against YMCA withdrawn in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

The Triunfo YMCA in Westlake Village may get its $5.5 million, 30,957 square-foot facility sooner than expected after the Westlake Canyon Homeowners Association (HOA) announced that it’s dropped a lawsuit that disputed ownership of Lot 80, the proposed facility site at Lindero Canyon Road and Hedgewall Drive. Leonard Siegel, the Beverly Hills attorney who represents the HOA, confirmed that the […]

Helsley ready for Planning Commission role

Acorn Staff Writer

Harold "Hal" Helsley designed and built a home 30 years ago in rural Calabasas using pure grit and determination. With his own hands he poured the foundation and pounded the nails. Only when it came to the carpeting did he finally ask for help. Helsley and his wife Nancy still live in the sturdy house at Cold Creek, their three […]

Registration begins for Oak Park preschool



Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District conducts a morning enrichment program for ages 3 and 4 at Mae Boyar Park at the corner of Kanan Road and Conifer Street in Oak Park. This parent participation program features exploration of colors, mathematics, reading and is designed to ease the transition from toddler into a full-time pre-school or kindergarten setting. Class hours […]

‘Mouse’ is a dog, an old dog

Acorn Staff Writer

When Oak Park resident Toni Hanson, 55, adopted a 2-year-old schipperke pup at the El Centro, Calif. dog shelter, she had no way of knowing that 19 years later, Mouse, as he’s affectionately called, would still be around. For those doing the math, 19 dog years equals 123 human years. But Mouse is very much around despite losing his left […]

Living history is coming to Reagan Library



The American Revolution will come alive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 16-17, at the Reagan Library when the Brigade of the American Revolution, an international historical association, presents a Revolutionary encampment and battle reenactments. With muskets and cannons booming, U.S Continental soldiers will confront British Redcoats on the battlefield, reenacting such famous battles as the […]

A Duffer’s Dream Home Located In The Prestigious North Ranch Area



A Duffer’s Dream Home Located In The Prestigious North Ranch Area Overlooking the 4th fairway of North Ranch Golf Course on nearly a half-acre flat lot in the prestigious North Ranch area of Westlake Village is this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath private view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $1,995,000. The 2-story […]

For the record



The final paragraph about Be Totally Free! (a nonprofit group that helps people with eating disorders and other problems) was accidentally cut by the editor last week. For more information, visit the Be Totally Free! Web site at www.betotallyfree.com or call (800) 780-4008. Eighteen, not 19 players were involved in the Oak Park High School football team drinking incident.

Library Friends receive $1,200



The Agoura Hills Car Wash donated $1,200 from a recent fundraiser to the Friends of the Agoura Hills Library. The fundraiser was the third in a series of charity benefits hosted by the Canwood Street business. To date, the car wash fundraisers have contributed $10,000 to the library and local schools, according to David Delrahim, the owner. The car wash […]

Local dancers to perform at Olympics



Students from A Step in Time School of Dance in Calabasas were to leave to perform at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. The students were invited to perform at the Olympics after their 1998 performance at Carnegie Hall for a Winter Dance Fest. They earned the honor based on performance and professionalism. During their visit to the Olympics the students will […]

Temple Adat Elohim schedules High Holy Days



Temple Adat Elohim has announced its schedule of services for the High Holy Days. S’lichot will begin the holiday season at 8 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 23. Admission is free to the service which will feature the movie, "The Quarrel." Erev Roshn Hashanah service on Fri., Sept. 29 will begin at 6 p.m., with a second service at 8 p.m. […]


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