2000-12-07

New Agoura Hills mayor says Kanan interchange help is on the way

Acorn Staff Writer

Although funds will be tight, the long-awaited $20 million overhaul of the Kanan Road freeway interchange in Agoura Hills could begin as soon as 2002, Ed Corridori said during his installment Monday as the city’s new mayor. Agoura Hills’ share of the massive ramp and cloverleaf construction is $10 million, but half that amount is expected to be owed by […]

Public bedazzled by Holiday Homes Tour

Acorn Staff Writer

The Wellness Community of Thousand Oaks imbued the holiday spirit with its annual Holiday Homes Tour last weekend, the charity fundraiser that invites visitors to see some of the community’s most beautifully decorated homes. Homeowners offer to decorate and show their homes each year to raise money for the Wellness Community’s fight against cancer. Throughout the weekend, visitors circulated through […]

‘Toys for Tots’ CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



‘Toys for Tots’ CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn TOY DRIVE UNDERWAY––Kathy Merringer, president of the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, (CVAR) presents a ceremonial toy to U.S. Marine Corps representatives to officially begin the CVAR "Toys for Tots" campaign. The drive annually collects hundreds of new, unused and unwrapped toys which are distributed to needy children of Conejo Valley, Moorpark, Wood Ranch […]

Give the gift of life



With the holiday season just around the corner, thousands of Americans are fine-tuning their "wish lists" so family members won’t have to guess at the perfect gift. While you’re letting your family in on your heart’s desires, don’t forget to let them know your wishes about becoming an organ donor. As part of its annual Holiday Resolution Campaign, the National […]

Datebook



THURS., DEC. 7 Holiday Mixer Calabasas Chamber Commerce: Co-hosted by Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, Bacio Trattoria and Cosmos Grill at 5:30 p.m. at 23627 Calabasas Road, Calabasas (818) 222-5300 Darker Dinosaurs? City of Calabasas Library, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas: Tots in 1st-3rd grade in Magic Treehouse Club program "Dinosaurs Before Dark" at 4 p.m. Free. (818) 878-9585 Let’s […]

Agoura soccer to host alumni fundraising game Chargers past and present to take the field for a good cause



Agoura soccer to host alumni fundraising game Chargers past and present to take the field for a good cause The Agoura High School soccer program will stage its second annual Agoura High School Boys’/Girls’ Alumni Soccer Game on Dec. 16 at the school’s Frank Greminger Stadium. The event, which starts at 2 p.m., will feature boys and girls alumni games […]

Local dancer to perform in ‘The Nutcracker’



Sarah Braverman, a freshman at Agoura High School, loves to dance. She’s loved dancing for a long time. She performs ballet, jazz and tap, and has been doing it since she was 2 years old. Though she can only remember back to age 6, pictures and stories prove that she graced the stage from the time she was a toddler […]

Please don’t drink and drive As the holiday season approaches, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) would like to challenge Acorn readers, and every California motorist, to consider the following startling f



Please don’t drink and drive As the holiday season approaches, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) would like to challenge Acorn readers, and every California motorist, to consider the following startling facts: Last year in California, 1,170 people were killed and 29,833 people were injured due to impaired driving. More than 15 percent of […]

Live in Beautiful North Ranch



Live in Beautiful North Ranch In the gated community of North Ranch Country Club Estates in Westlake Village is this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath custom view/pool estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $2,795,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a family room with a fireplace, den/office, master suite with a fireplace, gourmet […]

Spineflower wilts on endangered list at Ahmanson

Acorn Staff Writer

The timetable to declare the San Fernando spineflower as a federally endangered species apparently has run out, leaving one less obstacle in the path of Ahmanson Ranch. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had one year from last December––when the spineflower was discovered––to put the rare plant on its list of endangered species. Officials said limitations on staff and budget […]


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