2000-09-28

Oak Park needs a performing arts facility



Oak Park needs a performing arts facility The joy of being part of the Oak Park Unified School District has become evident again. Oak Hills Elementary School has given first-class performances for the last several years — the theme being Shakespeare — and performing at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. This school has had the theater on reserve over […]

A Custom Sherman Oaks Home



This Sherman Oaks custom home features 4 bedrooms and 5 baths, with about 4,500 sq.ft. of wonderful custom amenities plus a guest house. Enter through the automatic gate entry to the beautiful marble floor foyer with alarm/intercom. As you venture further inside, you will find custom inlay hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, a grand office, a custom media room, 2 steam […]

Powering up the pumpkin

Acorn Staff Writer

Fall officially arrived last Friday and pumpkins are on the ground. So why does Calabasas celebrate a pumpkin festival each year? Maybe it has something to do with the city’s somewhat odd name. Historians say Calabasas comes from the Spanish "calabaza," meaning pumpkin, squash or gourd. Every October, a festival is held to celebrate the city and the pumpkin for […]

Jason Foundation addresses teen suicide



Preventing teen suicide is a responsibility that falls not just to parents, but to friends, schools and communities. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher has termed teen suicide "a national health emergency" and has issued a call to action for individuals, organizations and businesses to help battle this tragedy. A not-for-profit organization called The Jason Foundation, Inc. is not only […]

Oak Park gets busy with back to school

Acorn Staff Writer

The fall semester at Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) got into full swing with back to school nights at various campuses this week. Parents got to meet teachers for the first time and vice versa. OPUSD introduced 28 new teachers to the public, but at least one additional teacher is still needed, according to administrators. The district is looking […]

Pet of the Week



‘MAXMILLIAN AND CLEOPATRA’ – These two terriers are a cute mix of airedale and German shepherd and are available for adoption this week at the Agoura Animal Shelter. "Max" and ‘‘Cleo’’ are brother and sister and are only 6 months old. Inquire about No.’s A793375 and A793376 when you call (818) 991-0071. The shelter is at 29525 Agoura Road in […]

A salute to



Gold Star Mothers One of the most important dates of recognition isn’t even listed on formal holiday schedules, the last Sunday in September. That’s a shame and here is why. It was first celebrated in 1940, declared by President Franklin Roosevelt to honor a select group of American patriots, heroes one and all, who have given so much of themselves […]

Stunning 3 Bedroom Home With Gourmet Kitchen



This stunning Three Springs home has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths, with the fifth bedroom opened to create a sitting room adjoining the master bedroom. The home, about 2,830 sq.ft. per tax assessor, is highly upgraded with hardwood floors and French doors. There is an elegant living room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace, a formal dining room with French doors […]

Couple celebrates with music



A REUNION AT LOS ROBLES EAST CAMPUS – Westlake Village resident Gerald Leavitt, left, has undergone a dissecting aneurysm of the aorta. He’s celebrating life with his wife Roberta by his side with Holly Panzer, a registered music therapist, during National Rehabilitation Week at Los Robles Regional Medical Center’s East Campus.

Lectures offered at Cedars-Sinai hospital



Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s ongoing community lecture program will present the following free lectures during October. All programs are 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Harvey Morse Conference Center, South Tower, Plaza Level, 8700 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. Wed., Oct. 4: "You Can See Clearly Now." Wed., Oct. 18: "Hepatitis C — The Silent Epidemic." Wed., Oct. 25: "Living Comfortably with […]


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