2000-11-30

Former Rose Queen shares her story




Do you remember what you were doing on New Year’s Day, 1967? If you’re like many Southern Californians, you probably got up early to watch the annual Tournament of Roses Parade on television. Maybe you were even lucky enough to be sitting along the parade route in Pasadena to see the majestic floral floats firsthand. Calabasas resident Barbara Hewitt Laughray […]

Turkey and trimmings for the giving CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Turkey and trimmings for the giving CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn TAKING TO THE STREETS––Students of Oak Park Unified School District’s Oak View High School help others. Assisted by parents and staff, prepared and served traditional Thanksgiving dinners to local homeless citizens. Turkey and trimmings were donated by the Von’s Market in Agoura Hills, Ralph’s in Oak Park and Agoura Hills, and […]

Employees say workplace flexibility keeps them loyal, productive, efficient Flexible arrangements a popular fringe benefit



Employees say workplace flexibility keeps them loyal, productive, efficient Flexible arrangements a popular fringe benefit The Boston College Center for Work & Family has announced the release of "Measuring the Impact of Workplace Flexibility," a two-year research project to assess the effect of workplace flexibility. The report, which collected information from more than 1,500 employees and managers, concluded that when […]

Lecture topic will discuss the history of movie ranches



The National Park Service will present a lecture and pictorial history of Paramount Ranch and other movie ranches in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) from 2 to 4 p.m., next Sun., Dec. 3 at the SMMNRA Visitor Center. Using historic photos, Ranger Alice Allen will lead participants back in time from the end of the silent movie […]

Oaks Christian girls win inaugural hoops’ game, gym dedicated

Acorn Sports Writer

The inaugural basketball game at Oaks Christian High School was played Monday night when the Lions’ girls defeated West Valley Christian, 75-16. With Don McMaster as the Lions’ first-year coach, the game proved memorable in that the OCHS girls team won big, and because the new school’s gym was dedicated shortly after the game. Cherhara Shields, a 5-foot-10 guard scored […]

LCMS students to present winter concerts



Lindero Canyon Middle School music department will present its 11th annual "Winter Concert" in two parts, at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Dec. 12 and Wed., Dec. 13 in the school’s Steven Capretta memorial Gymnasium. Part I features the 135-member Cougar Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Band "B," and Percussion Ensemble. Students will perform both seasonally appropriate selections and favorite concert pieces. Guest […]

An Exquisite Westlake Village Home In a Very Private Neighborhood



An Exquisite Westlake Village Home In a Very Private Neighborhood This exquisite Westlake Village home in the prestigious gated community of Bridgehaven Estates was built in 1999 and has 4 bedrooms, a large office downstairs, an upstairs study and 3.5 baths. It is about 4,226 sq.ft. per tax assessor. There is an elegant living room with fireplace and a formal […]

’Tis the season to spend your money CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



’Tis the season to spend your money CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn SHOP ’TIL YOU DROP––Thousands of shoppers crowded into area malls last weekend to officially kick-off the holiday gift shopping frenzy. The day following Thanksgiving is known as the busiest shopping day of the year and reports indicate that many merchants weren’t disappointed. At The Oaks regional mall in Thousand Oaks, […]

Kids fight diabetes at Medea Creek CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Kids fight diabetes at Medea Creek CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn DIABETES WALK––Medea Creek Middle School students Rachel Malin, left, and Melissa Feldman, center, with direction from student government teacher Alison Schepel spearhead an in-school project that raised $330 to help fight juvenile diabetes. The collected funds were presented to Ellen Di Paolo, right, an Oak Park resident and mother of 8-year-old […]

Chief of staff to Clinton coming to Valley



Leon Panetta, former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, will discuss current public policy issues and concerns at the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) meeting and luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., next Tues., Dec. 5 at the Hilton Universal City and Towers Hotel, 555 Universal Terrace Parkway, Universal City. Panetta is currently co-director of the Leon and […]


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