2000-11-30

Oak Hills may get blue again

Acorn Staff Writer

For the second time in history, Oak Hills Elementary School (OHES) in Oak Park has been nominated for school achievement. In 1992, OHES was chosen as a Blue Ribbon school. After waiting the minimum five years before reapplying, the school sought and was accepted this year as one of 49 schools to be picked from 92 elementary schools in California […]

Holiday Homes Tour is this weekend CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Holiday Homes Tour is this weekend CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn HOSTING HOLIDAY VISITORS IN THEIR NORTH RANCH HOME––Sandy and Leeann Smith will open their elegant home, beautifully decorated for Christmas, to hundreds of visitors during Wellness Community’s annual Holiday Homes Tour. The theme and title of the Smith home is "A Tick Tock Christmas." Four homes (three in North Ranch) will […]

Calabasas woman arraigned for kidnapping, child abuse

Acorn Staff Writer

A Calabasas mother remains jailed today, after being charged with the kidnapping of her own 5-year-old son in August to allegedly acquire money to pay off debts. Rajvinder Kaur, 41, was arraigned in Division One of Malibu Court Tuesday on one count of kidnapping for ransom and one count of felony child abuse. She pled "not guilty" to both counts, […]

Rishoff being considered for Pavley post

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura Hills Mayor Louise Rishoff has confirmed she’s in the running to join the legislative staff of former mayor Fran Pavley who was elected Nov. 7 to the California state Assembly. Pavley, a four-term mayor of Agoura Hills, will be sworn into office next Mon., Dec. 4 as assemblywoman of the 41st District. Rishoff and Pavley served together on the […]

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 […]

’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, […]

Holiday shopping spree officially starts

Acorn Staff Writer

With last Friday marking the official start of the holiday shopping season, area merchants report steady sales, with the biggest crowds at major mall stores, especially The Oaks, a regional shopping mall in Thousand Oaks. Both KB Toys and Toys International at The Oaks opened to waiting shoppers at 6 a.m. Friday. KB Toys had at least 150 people waiting […]

What’s The Best Way To Go For Complete Home Fire Protection? Q. Where is the best place to install smoke detectors? Wouldn’t fire sprinklers be a better alternative than detectors? Would it be smart to replace my hard wire smoke detectors with battery



What’s The Best Way To Go For Complete Home Fire Protection? Q. Where is the best place to install smoke detectors? Wouldn’t fire sprinklers be a better alternative than detectors? Would it be smart to replace my hard wire smoke detectors with battery type just in case there is a power failure? A. All very good questions. The current building […]

Santa’s food drive has a Website



If you’re in a giving mood this holiday season and want to share some canned goods, other nonperishable food, a frozen turkey or toiletry items with the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" event, you can get important information via the Internet at www.datalicious.com/santa. It will tell you where to make your donations. The site also will tell you who the […]

‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ and he needs turkeys



The ‘‘Santa Comes to Agoura’’ food drive needs 175 frozen turkeys, according to organizer George Annino. If you can help, bring a frozen turkey by 9 a.m. to the big event this Sat., Dec. 2 at the Do It Center, 28750 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. It’s east of Kanan Road, south of the 101 Freeway. The drive can also use […]