2000-11-23

Arts and craft on display in Oak Park CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Arts and craft on display in Oak Park CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn SHOPPING–The Breakey family of Agoura Hills; Gordon, Jeanne and 8-year-old daughter, Laura, check out the handmade holiday items created by Lisa Tutino of The Wooden Corner. This arts and crafts sale was Saturday in Oak Park at Mae Boyar Park and was sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park […]

Helping With ‘Toys For Tots’



Helping With ‘Toys For Tots’ Once again Dilbeck Realtors GMAC is kicking off their annual Share the Spirit toy drive which benefits the Toys For Tots campaign. The real estate firm is joining forces with the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and other corporate sponsors to collect new, non-battery operated, unwrapped toys that will be […]

Winter camp coming to Oak Park



Oak Park Recreation is offering a winter daycamp for ages 6-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Dec. 18 through 29, at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Campers can participate in sports, games, arts, crafts, music as well as an excursion to Skating Plus. The camp fee is $155 for the two-week session or $20 […]

Westlake wins opener



The Westlake football Warriors won their first-round California Interscholastic Federation Division IV playoff game by dismantling Santa Barbara, 63-7, last Friday night. Senior quarterback Cory Miles proved he’s back at full strength, completing 13-of-13 passes for 236 yards, and senior wide receiver Ryan Foltz again proved why he’s one of the most dangerous players in the Southland. Foltz had seven […]

Has no faith in ad placement



Has no faith in ad placement The Nov. 16 edition of The Acorn had an advertisement in the Faith section that was for psychic services. The other ads on that page were for various religions. This may lead your readers to believe that psychic readings are a religion. I would hope that your paper would place the psychic advertisements in […]

This Five Bedroom Allows You to Look Out Over Agoura While Staying at Home On a Half-Acre Lot



This Five Bedroom Allows You to Look Out Over Agoura While Staying at Home On a Half-Acre Lot The endless vistas enjoyed from this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home with about 4,935 sq.ft. of luxury include breathtaking views of Agoura Valley . On a premium half-acre lot on a quiet cul-de-sac, there is a new pool, spa and an enormous […]

Agoura High students are known as ‘Kids Helping Kids’

Acorn Staff Writer

Vita Ghiam is a very proud mother. Her 17-year-old daughter, Sophie, is a senior at Agoura High School with a busy schedule. Sophie isn’t just attending her senior year of high school; she also takes additional courses at Pierce College. If that’s not enough, she volunteers once a week at the local congressman’s office, as well as offering her services […]

Resculpting smiles through cosmetic dentistry



With the wide array of techniques that are now available, a skilled cosmetic dentist can "re-sculpt" a smile, brighten it and virtually assure a life without cavities. By consulting with an experienced cosmetic dentist, you’ll be advised on the most appropriate solutions to create your new smile. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) a re-sculpted smile has […]

Oak Park teachers continue to teach the new teachers

Acorn Staff Writer

In the year 2002, the state of California will require all public schools to induct a "new teachers" peer assistant program. This program replaces one known as a mentor program. The mentor program isn’t what it sounds like, where veteran teachers might mentor new teachers directly. It was designed to allow a veteran teacher to apply as a mentor and […]

By Mollie Hogan and Shirley Gordon What makes one pet seeker settle for a dog or a cat, while another seeks out a wolf or a lion?



By Mollie Hogan and Shirley Gordon What makes one pet seeker settle for a dog or a cat, while another seeks out a wolf or a lion? In the opinion of one California animal control officer, "Most people who keep wild animals have them as a vanity pet––for their own ego––not for the benefit of the animal." Officially, there are […]


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