2000-09-28

Great Views Abound



Atop a hill in Thousand Oaks is this recently built, large 1-story home. Views of Thousand Oaks and the hills are seen from several rooms. Filled with cherrywood cabinets, numerous built-ins, limestone and granite, the home also has a loft, library and 3 bedrooms. There is a spa surrounded by stone. Please call Shirley Richards of Fred Sands Brown Realtors […]

Healthy Kids Survey shows unhealthy results in Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) has serious concerns about alcohol and marijuana use among students following the release of a survey that shows 72 percent of high school juniors have tried alcohol or drugs at least once in their lives. The California Healthy Kids Survey, given to fifth, seventh, ninth and 11th grades last January, reports 51 percent of […]

Museum offers kids’ programs



From Oct. 7 through Dec. 31 at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, children and their families can participate in building a Native American musical instrument, hear stories about the history of California, learn the art of papel picado (traditional Mexican paper-cutting art) or create a self-portrait inspired by family history in a series of workshops, demonstrations and programs. Activities […]

Calabasas Culture Fest coming



The Calabasas Cultural Festival at Old Town will be celebrated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 7 on the grounds of historic Leonis Adobe, 23537 Calabasas Road. Among the many living history demonstrations for children and adults are pottery making, sculpturing, butter churning, yarn spinning and knitting, and tortilla making. For information about the free event, call […]

Oak Park goes 3–0 after defense stuffs Bonita

Acorn Sports Writer

On a night when Josh Walker, their starting quarterback, sat in the stands serving a suspension, and Brendan Anderson, the junior back-up, stood on the sideline with an injury, the Eagles knew they had to play great defense to survive their game at Bonita last week. Led by linebacker Dustin Baxley and defensive tackle Brian Custer, the Eagles smothered the […]

St. Max Church hosts off-Broadway Catholic spoof

Acorn Staff Writer

Last Saturday night the sanctuary of St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village roared with laughter at the performance of the off-broadway show "Late Nite Catechism" (LNC). According to Bill Kitchens, communications chairperson, the unusual church fundraiser drew a crowd of 850 to 900 and was a big hit with the whole community. The play, written by Maripat Donovan […]

Located in the Prestigious North Ranch Area of Westlake Village



Located in the Prestigious North Ranch Area of Westlake Village 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 a wet […]


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