2000-09-28

Calabasas notches first win of the year

Acorn Sports Writer

Any win is sweet and any first win is even sweeter. Getting your first victory by a score of 30-0 is just icing on the cake. "It’s great," said Calabasas coach Larry Edwards after Calabasas shut out visiting Verdugo Hills to go 1-2 on the season. "Winning this game is huge, for confidence and momentum." Calabasas wasted no time getting […]

Moms In Touch host a rally

Acorn Staff Writer

Moms In Touch, International (MITI), a nonprofit organization with headquarters in San Diego County, will host a Women’s Prayer Rally — "Equipped for Battle: Prayer, the Ultimate Weapon," on Sat., Oct. 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in Rm. 1108 at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village. Founder and president of MITI Fern Nichols will address MITI members […]

Top Producer



Joe Sergus of Fred Sands Realtors is again being recognized for his consistent top producing efforts as a leading broker-associate. He has earned recognition in the company’s prestigious Executives Circle for the sixth consecutive year by providing his clients with quality service, guaranteed marketing and top negotiating skills. If you are considering moving or have any real estate-related questions, please […]

Day laborer law in Agoura Hills may be unconstitutional

Acorn Staff Writer

An Agoura Hills ordinance prohibiting day laborers from soliciting work could face new legal challenges following a recent federal ruling that found a similar L.A. County law unconstitutional. The Agoura Hills ordinance, upheld in state appellate court six years ago, makes it unlawful for any person standing on a street or sidewalk to solicit work from passing motorists. Los Angeles […]

Outstanding teen contestants sought



The Ventura County Scholarship Organization is sponsoring the Ventura County’s Outstanding Teen competition open to young women ages 13-17 who live, work or attend school in Ventura County. Applications are available at local chambers of commerce and the scholarship office at students’ schools. The deadline for submitting applications is Tues., Oct. 10. Areas of competition include: personal interview, talent, visual […]

Guild meets



Siam Caglayan will demonstrate plein air painting when the Westlake Village Art Guild meets at 6:45 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 4, at Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. Caglayan, a landscape painter who demonstrates in oils, teaches plein air painting at Irvine Valley College and is president of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. Dinner […]

Agoura takes offensive show on the road



The Agoura Chargers grabbed a 28-0 first-quarter lead and beat host Rio Mesa, 45-7, in a non-conference high school football game last weekend. The victory gave Agoura a 2-1 record heading into tomorrow’s Marmonte League opener at Royal, a much better start than last year when the Chargers began 1-1-1 and lost six of the their next seven games. "Last […]

Youth Jewish services planned



Pacific Coast Region of B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) will conduct youth-led High Holiday services geared towards teens at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 for Rosh Hashanah and at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 for Yom Kippur at the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills. Services are offered free of charge to BBYO members. To RSVP, please call the regional […]

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 […]


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