2000-10-19

Mountain funding passes House



U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) has announced that legislation designating $3.3 million for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Areas recently was approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate and the bill will now go before the president. The funding is earmarked as follows: $2 million for land acquisition to widen the Backbone Trail and $1.3 million […]

Drug abuse expert to speak



Community Action Network of the Conejo Valley has invited internationally known drug prevention speaker Milton Creagh to discuss alcohol and drug problems during sessions at three local high schools. Creagh will be featured at Newbury Park High School during two student assemblies on Tues., Oct. 24 and a parent/adult assembly at 7 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 25 in the school’s […]

Sheriff’s Blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s Blotter Agoura Hills A minivan window was smashed ($100 damage) in the vicinity of Cornell Street and Agoura Road and a backpack containing clothes and a Sony Walkman was stolen ($600 additional loss). The burglary occurred between 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6 and 1:15 a.m. Oct. 7. Telephone services amounting to $473 were fraudulently charged to a Lake Drive resident […]

It’s unfair that Westlake kids use facilities of other communities – while its residents fight playfields for their own city



The good citizens of Westlake Village better wake up to reality. They don’t want fields for soccer or softball at White Oak Elementary School, Bennett Park, or Lot 79. As one recent letter to The Acorn was headlined, "Send soccer somewhere else." But where should these activities be sent? Facilities in Agoura Hills, Oak Park and Thousand Oaks are already […]

Mona Flaum Top Listing Agent



Mona Flaum Top Listing Agent Mona Flaum, a sales associate with Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s Westlake Village office, is being congratulated by manager Scott Tobias for being top listing agent in the Westlake Village office for the month of August. Her listing volume exceeded $5 million. Flaum, honored with the Rookie of the Year award in her first year as a […]

These associates were recently commended by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month of September.



These associates were recently commended by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month of September. These associates were recently commended by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month of September. Katy Ho was the top listing associate and Mary Culp […]

Writer’s new book explores history, romance

Acorn Staff Writer

Victoria Giraud has gone from writing current events as editor of The Acorn to writing about the 16th Century English Renaissance and Sir Francis Drake. Giraud’s new book, "Melaynie’s Masquerade," is a history novel that’s available in paperback and will soon be available in hard cover. Giraud’s inspiration for writing the book was the Renaissance fairs that used to be […]

Datebook



THURS., OCT. 19 Over The Rainbow Westlake Village Women’s Club Evening Section: "Follow the rainbow of service to friendship" theme at 7:30 p.m. (805) 373-0241 Puttin’ On Parchment West Valley Christian Women’s Club: "Put It In Writing" topic of Parchment of Westlake Village at 11:30 a.m. at Calabaas Golf and Country Club, 4515 Park Estrada, Calabasas. $16.50. (818) 706-8046 He […]

Middle school students nabbed in



‘pot’ deal An eighth-grade girl at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas was caught earlier this semester selling marijuana on campus, according to officers with Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. Det. Matt Dunn, a member of the Lost Hills Juvenile Intervention Team, said five students gave the girl $48 to purchase some marijuana and bring it to school the next day. […]

Thanks Oak Park



Students, parents and teaches are our greatest asset in the world. Let me explain. My name is Morris Rousso. I have been a crossing guard for about 14 months at Red Oak Elementary School in Oak Park. On Oct. 5 at 8 a.m., I felt unusual; I had no feelings in my legs and arms. I was fortunate to have […]


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