2001-01-04

What’s up with that? CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



What’s up with that? CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn ON THE MOVE––The landscape and views between Agoura Road and the 101 Freeway in Westlake Village are taking on a new look as old structures are cleared in preparation for new buildings. The construction of two two-story office buildings will occupy the 8.7-acre site that sits immediately across from the construction of Westlake […]

The last baby born in 2000 Photos by LISA ADAMS



The last baby born in 2000 Photos by LISA ADAMS NEW YEAR’S EVE BABY GIRL –– Agoura Hills residents and proud parents Ruth and Jon Doherty hold their new daughter Alexis Nicole Doherty. Alexis, nine pounds three ounces and 21 inches long, was born at 4:48 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 31 at Los Robles Regional Medical Center; the last birth […]

CSUN’s ACT program recognized for excellence



Cal State University Northridge’s (CSUN) Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program has received national recognition for its pursuit of excellence in teaching, scholarship and collaboration with the community. The Council of the Great City Colleges of Education, a national organization of the nation’s largest urban public school systems, gave ACT its Urban Impact Award in the fall. The award honors […]

Out on the Town



‘The Lion King’ roars into L.A. with excitement and color By Sharon Makokian Acorn Staff Writer When the award-winning Broadway musical "The Lion King" arrived in Los Angeles in the fall, it brought a multi-sensory extravaganza that shouldn’t be missed. The show, currently playing at the newly renovated Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, is worth the money, the drive and the […]

‘Elegance’ is the Word to Describe this Beautiful 5-Bedroom Home that Features an Oversized, Completely Landscaped Backyard



‘Elegance’ is the Word to Describe this Beautiful 5-Bedroom Home that Features an Oversized, Completely Landscaped Backyard "Elegance" is the word for this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home offering the quality of Oak Park and the new elegance of Chambord. This home with more than 4,000 sq.ft. of living space has a large bonus room and tech center upstairs. The […]

An Exclusive Equestrian Manor



An Exclusive Equestrian Manor An exclusive equestrian manor, this executive horse property in a gated community has 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and more than 5,500 sq.ft. at the end of a private road. Refurbished in 2000, this beautiful home includes 2 great rooms and many wonderful features. There is a 6-stall barn and full dressage arena. This property close to […]

T.O. presents customer service awards



Thousand Oaks City Manager MaryJane Lazz recently presented the quarterly Customer Service Award to the Community Development Department’s Permit Processing Group: Tony Alvarado, Shelly Austin, Rigo Barrera, Marjan Behzadi, Wilfredo Chua, Susan Kane, Steve Kearns, Maria Prescott, Byron Sells, Ian Share, Diane Shipton, Spyros Sipsas, Joana Smith, Irene Tomlin and Alicea Ware. Lazz recognized the group for their diligence in […]

The first baby born in 2001



NEW YEAR’S BABY—Simi Valley resident and proud mother Nancy Aguirre, center, holds her new son Anthony Michael Aguirre, while her 3-year-old daughter, Sarah, sits by her mom’s side. Anthony, six pounds, 11 ounces and 20 inches long, was born at 4:18 a.m. on Mon., Jan 1 at Los Robles Regional Medical Center, the first baby born in the year 2001 […]

Local resident named college homecoming queen



Westlake Village resident Lauren Chandler was recently named Homecoming Queen at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The king and queen were selected at the end of two weeks of homecoming festivities based upon their involvement and enthusiasm at community service events as well as their performance at various formal and homecoming events they participated in. Lauren is a senior […]

Rose Parade brings out happy campers



On Dec. 31, a popular destination for campers is the Rose Parade in Pasadena. Starting at noon on the day before New Year’s, the public is allowed to camp on the sidewalks of the Rose Parade route which begins on Ellis and Orange Grove streets, continues down Colorado Boulevard and finishes on Sierra Madre Boulevard, totaling about five miles. The […]


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