2000-10-12

Oak Park tries to jump-start a new RV ordinance



More than a year after tackling the issue of large recreational vehicles parked on neighborhood streets, Oak Park is still trying to pass an ordinance that will satisfy both RV owners and legal tests. The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) called for the new ordinance after hearing complaints about motorhomes that remained parked in front of houses for long […]

Parents learn tips for teenage drivers



Learning to safely operate a car is a very complex task and may require years of practice. Fortunately, there are many ways parents can help their teens master this skill. Many states have enacted a Graduated Driver Licensing System (GDL) to slowly introduce teens to driving. Here are some ways parents can help: § First, get a copy of the […]

‘Olympics’ come to Sumac CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



‘Olympics’ come to Sumac CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn SERIOUS COMPETITION–Shane Stern, a Sumac fifth grader, gets set to throw a javelin during his best effort at last week’s Olympics-styled games at the Agoura Hills’ Elementary School. Sumac’s fifth grade students studied the history of the Olympics in the classroom before participating in nine Olympic events.

Prager to kick off Jewish Academy courses



Radio talk show host Dennis Prager will be guest speaker at 8 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 26 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel when Conejo Jewish Academy inaugurates its fall semester of adult education classes offered to the community on a variety of Judaic subjects. Prager’s lecture theme is "Relationships" and tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the Academy at […]

Community Jazz band schedules free concert



A tribute to Louis Armstrong, J.S. Bach Award-winning Lindero Canyon Middle School music teacher Matt McKagan will direct the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes/Westlake Village Community Concert and Jazz Bands in a "Tribute to Louis Armstrong and J.S. Bach" at 3 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 22 at Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. The concert is free and families are […]

Live In Beautiful Agoura Hills



This 4 bedroom, 3 bath Village of Oakcreek home in desirable Agoura Hills has been listed for sale by Andrea McCabe and Shae Andrae of Young Realtors for $479,000. The 2-story residence spans about 2,500 sq.ft. and is highlighted by a family room, a master suite with a fireplace, and a formal dining room. Other amenities include a 3-car garage, […]

Enjoy A Leisurely Breakfast In A Window Enclosed Nook While You Enjoy The View This Prime Lot Offers



Enjoy A Leisurely Breakfast In A Window Enclosed Nook While You Enjoy The View This Prime Lot Offers As the morning dawns, a bay windowed breakfast nook brightens the beginning of your day. This ideal, single-level home is designed for comfort and efficiency. It is in a distinctive neighborhood of Thousand Oaks, at the end of a cul-de-sac on a […]

Crossing guard feels the warmth of Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

Morris Rousso, a 72-year-old crossing guard at Red Oak Elementary School in Oak Park, went back to work Tuesday after suffering a mild stroke that could have cost him his life. Rousso said he lost control of his legs and felt one of his arms go numb while he was on the job directing foot traffic in front of the […]

Jafra announces management makeover

Acorn Staff Writer

Jafra Cosmetics International in Westlake Village recently promoted two employees to general manager positions. Dyan Lucero is general manager of the U.S. Division and Beatriz Aguirre-Gutai is general manager of the Hispanic Division. Founded in 1956 by Jan and Frank Day of Malibu, the privately held company has 887 employees and 325,000 consultants worldwide. There are 225 at Jafra’s Westlake […]

Improv Night coming to Calabasas High School



Performance will be Fri., Oct. 20 The Calabasas High School Theatre Arts Club will present the fourth annual Fall Improv Night at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 20 in the school’s theatre. The event is an improvisational comedy show showcasing 10 of the best comedic actors at CHS. Cast members include seniors Elon Rutberg, Jon Mann-Krieger, Blake Schiffman, Matt Soroky, Jessica […]


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