2000-10-26

Ari and his magical pumpkins Survival of the Fittest: A Sequel to Last Year’s ‘A Homegrown Halloween Story’



Ari and his magical pumpkins Survival of the Fittest: A Sequel to Last Year’s ‘A Homegrown Halloween Story’ You may recall the story of 7-year-old Ari Galper of Westlake Village and the tragic fate of his homegrown pumpkin in last October’s Acorn. After aimlessly tossing a pumpkin seed from his previous year’s pumpkin onto his home’s front hill, Ari discovered […]

Leaders to discuss ‘Culture of Peace’ tonight at Soka



Rev. Zedar E. Broadous, (USN, Ret.), president of the San Fernando Valley branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will join Stephanie Graham, consultant to the Los Angeles County office of Education on Student Equity and Achievement, and Nancy Volpert, associate director for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for an evening of dialogue and discussion on […]

Conejo Adult School offers something for everyone

Acorn Staff Writer

Conejo Valley Adult School (CVAS) launched the 2000/2001 school year with an eclectic selection of classes and workshops that run the gamut between serious education like GED exams, Microsoft and Cisco systems certification programs, to fun workshops on learning how to make your own sushi or the benefits of aroma therapy. Twila Cook is the CVAS publicity coordinator and community […]

Clinic is Saturday



A Junior Waves water polo clinic will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. this Sat., Oct. 28 at Pepperdine University. The coed clinic is open to children from second through eighth grade. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. The cost is $25 which includes a T-shirt and free admission to the nationally-ranked Pepperdine water polo team’s home game against University of the Pacific […]

Dance company will perform



Performances to Grow On will present the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company of Utah in "Circle Cycle," a dance/theatre piece designed for families, at 7 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 10 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The beauty and mystery of the human world comes to life in the color, shapes and movement of Shirley Ririe […]

Declares war on Las Virgenes District



Since the elected school board members of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education never engage in public debate, here are a few questions that need to be asked in a public forum such as this newspaper. 1. Why does the LVUSD conduct its meetings differently from all other elected boards? Why do the elected LVUSD school board […]

5 Bedroom Estate Overlooking North Ranch Country Club



5 Bedroom Estate Overlooking North Ranch Country Club A long palm-lined driveway leads to this secluded 5 bedroom, 5 bath contemporary Mediterranean estate overlooking the third tee of the North Ranch Golf Course. Picture windows and glass doors throughout create a sense of "living with nature." This home offers a dramatic entry with step-down living room, fireplace and large formal […]

This Is A Wonderful 6 Bedroom, Gated, Santa Rosa View Estate



This Is A Wonderful 6 Bedroom, Gated, Santa Rosa View Estate On about 1 acre in the Santa Rosa Estates area of Camarillo is this 6 bedroom, 4 bath gated view estate that has been listed for sale by Barry and Sonia Howard of Young Realtors for $599,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room, a gourmet kitchen […]

Exterior lights not coming to Calabasas High School



Homeowners concerned about new lights on athletic fields at Calabasas High School shouldn’t worry, according to officials with Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). Contrary to popular belief, lights and loudspeakers will not be added to the fields, which are located on a hill above the school’s football stadium and used for baseball and softball games and varsity and junior […]

Some goodies no good for braces



Gleeful goblins, witches, super heroes and princesses soon will bring home candy and other treats that could be a real bust for braces. "If it’s sticky, chewy, hard or crunchy, it’s a food that anyone wearing braces or retainers should avoid," said Dr. Michael D. Rennert, president of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). October is National Orthodontic Health Month, […]


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