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Lecture explores local ‘haunts’



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering the lecture, "Poltergeists, Haunted Houses and Spirits: Are They Real?" from 7 to 10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 27. Led by investigator Richard Senate, this exploration of the true nature of ghosts, poltergeists and haunted mansions will feature a slide show that looks at such locations as Alcatraz, the Queen Mary, and the home […]

Eagles lose to powerful St. Bonaventure



Eagles lose to powerful St. Bonaventure By Thomas Wayne Pichotta Acorn Sports Writer The faces change but the result is the same, over and over. St. Bonaventure running back Lorenzo Booker blows past the host Eagles; the Seraph’s defense mauls the Oak Park offense. The result? A 50-0 shellacking last week at the hands of a Seraph football team with […]

Sheriff’s Blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s Blotter Agoura Hills Damages to school lockers and windows were $1,400 after vandalism at a public school on Larboard Lane on Oct. 13 or 14. About 25 juveniles got loud and disturbed other customers at McDonald’s at 10:40 p.m. Oct. 14. When told to leave, a male, 16 or 17, removed indoor plants and threw them on the floor […]

City Council was premature in opposing L.A. County’s plan



City Council was premature in opposing L.A. County’s plan I want to discuss with your readers the action of the City Council recently in recommending the city take a position against the density change in two projects that border Agoura Hills. The North Area Plan has been in the planning stage for several years and in that time the cities […]

Get out of the U.N.



Get out of the U.N. The world seems to be waking up to the U.N.’s increasing grab for power over all nations. In August of this year, the Australian government responded sharply to U.N. criticism of its treatment of its own Aborigine minority. Foreign minister Alexander Downer told the world body’s leaders that Australia will no longer allow U.N. committees […]

A Secluded Westlake Village Property



A Secluded Westlake Village Property This secluded private property in Westlake Village has been listed for sale through Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate for $999,000. Featuring more than 3 acres of lush landscaping, this 4 bedroom home with 2 full and 2 half baths is your dream come true. Additional features include a formal living room, a family room, a […]

Oak Park candidates share ideas, opinions

Acorn Staff Writer

Candidates for Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) discussed a wide range of issues at a candidates’ forum last week, including traffic in the community and the need for a better zero-tolerance policy at the high school. Four candidates are running for two open seats on each board. The general election is Nov. […]

Don’t take a vacation bogged down by work



If you feel like you can’t get a break from work, you’re not alone. Ninety-six percent of Americans check in with their offices several times during their vacations, according to a national consumer survey. "Electronic leashes" such as beepers and cell phones have made it next to impossible to sever ties with the office. Returning to piles of work and […]

Annual Mystic Day coming soon to Hyatt Westlake Plaza



The Conejo Valley Guild of Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation/UCLA is hosting a "Mystic Day" beginning at 10 a.m. on Sat., Nov. 11 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza. In addition to the mystics and luncheon, fabulous boutiques are planned as well as a fashion show and a trunk show. The charge of $55 per person doesn’t include fees from the mystic readers. […]

Oaks Christian beats varsity foe



The Oaks Christian football team won its seventh game in school history without a loss, when it beat Fairmont, 28-14 last Friday night in Westlake Village. For the Lions, it was the most important test of the season, as Bill Redell’s players faced a varsity team for the only time in its ten-game schedule this year. Oaks Christian had played […]