2000-11-23

Racism rears its ugly head in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Until recently, Louis Mathis was just another of the 25,000 residents of the city of Calabasas. He paid his taxes and his homeowners’ association dues and enjoyed his idyllic lakeside home in the Calabasas Lake development. A retired federal economist and college educator, Mathis, 69, moved to Calabasas Lake more than three years ago, when he remarried an area resident. […]

Mayor Broomand has diverse background



Iraj Broomand was elected to serve a four-year term as a member of the Westlake Village City Council in November 1997.  He took his oath of office on Dec. 3, 1997. He was selected to serve as mayor last December. His resume includes a background as president and executive director of Stirling/Intergate, Inc. A licensed psychologist, Broomand was born in Iran […]

WHS to present a holiday concert



The holiday spirit — be it Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa — will be celebrated in song and dance in Westlake High School’s theater Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 as 240 young performers from local neighborhoods present "A Holiday to Remember." The program has been chosen to reflect cultural diversity and to connect with fond holiday memories through music. Among special […]

Oak Park boys win CIF cross country championship

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park boys’ cross country team won a California Interscholastic Federation championship – its first ever – when the team out-pointed Estancia and Big Bear to win the Division IV title last Saturday at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut. As usual, senior Mark Nevers led the Eagles, finishing third in the race with a time of 15:20. But […]

MAC member shares gratitude



I wish to extend my thanks and appreciation to the people of Oak Park for giving me the honor and privilege to continue serving the community on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council. I will continue to work hard to ensure that Oak Park remains a great place to live and raise children. I also extend my congratulations to Deena […]

This Former Model Has It All, With Its Cul-de-sac Location, Oak Trees, BBQ, Swimming Pool and Spa A former model, this gorgeous Mediterranean villa is a 10-plus!



This Former Model Has It All, With Its Cul-de-sac Location, Oak Trees, BBQ, Swimming Pool and Spa A former model, this gorgeous Mediterranean villa is a 10-plus! This Former Model Has It All, With Its Cul-de-sac Location, Oak Trees, BBQ, Swimming Pool and Spa A former model, this gorgeous Mediterranean villa is a 10-plus! Its extensive amenities include a state-of-the-art […]

Neighbors VIPs win very important award

Acorn Staff Writer

Neighbors VIPs win very important award Coaching soccer can be a challenge, but the obstacles are nothing for an innovator like Steve Gewirtz. The Westlake Village resident directed a program in the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) this fall that allowed young disabled athletes to compete in organized soccer games. Now in its second year, the AYSO "VIP" program catered […]

Parents should encourage reading Read any good books lately? What about your child?



Parents should encourage reading Read any good books lately? What about your child? If he or she hasn’t taken to books yet, don’t fret. There are a ways to develop a child’s literacy, and instill an appreciation and love for reading. One of the best ways for parents to spark their children’s interest in reading is to establish regular times […]

Calabasas Library to host a storytime



The city of Calabasas Library will present "Angelina Ballerina Magic Wand Storytime" at 4 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 30. Stories, crafts and dance will be featured in this special program for children in kindergarten through the second grade. The program is free and open to the public, but advance sign-up is suggested by calling (818) 878-9585. The library is at 26135 […]

Warrior seniors hope to make it two CIF titles in a row

Acorn Sports Writer

It’s tough to pick a handful of standouts on the Westlake football team this year. The Warriors are so full of talent that it seems unfair to single out four or five stars. Still, The Acorn asked four senior stalwarts their thoughts as the team pursues a second straight CIF championship. Leo Reed made people take notice when he sacked […]


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