2001-01-04

Holiday weekend busy for CHP

Acorn Staff Writer

For the New Year holiday weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) put as many officers as possible on the state’s highways, freeways and interstates. Up to 80 percent of CHP officers were on patrol at any given time. Every major holiday such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, and of course New Year’s Eve, gets this maximum workforce treatment. "We’re looking […]

New Year attracts crowds to get fit

Acorn Staff Writer

In January when the big ball drops and the New Year is celebrated, people all over the world find things they want to accomplish for the next 365 days. New Year’s resolutions often include getting fit or losing weight. Some people start getting in shape after the first of January and continue throughout the year as they planned, although most […]

Conejo-Las Virgenes sports briefs



Conejo-Las Virgenes sports briefs •The Marmonte League is shaping up to be a very competitive race in girls’ basketball––just like the boys. Newbury Park, the preseason bet to repeat after going undefeated (12-0) in girls’ hoops, has struggled with illness, injuries and lack of chemistry on a team that lost only two seniors after making to the CIF semifinals last […]

‘Leader of the Pack’ coming to T.O.



‘Leader of the Pack’ coming to T.O. "Leader of the Pack," starring the leading rock group Sha Na Na, will arrive in Southern California on Sun., Jan. 7, for a week’s performances at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Kavli Theatre. The final performances will be at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 14. Sha Na Na, in the […]

A Simi Valley Home Near a Park



A Simi Valley Home Near a Park This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Simi Valley has a "cook’s dream" kitchen with maple cabinets and pull-out drawers, new appliances and sink, tile floors and counters, a breakfast bar and nook, recessed lighting, new air conditioning, heater and ducts, new baths and much more. Priced at $237,900, for more information about […]

Still time to recycle those Christmas trees



L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is reminding residents throughout Los Angeles County that they can conveniently recycle their Christmas trees this year. Most areas provide curbside recycling during regular pickup days while others offer drop-off sites where the trees can be recycled over the weekend of Jan. 6 and 7. Yaroslavsky said that under the program, trees will be chipped […]

Healing process taught in Westlake



Roni Keller, certified practitioner and teacher of the Jyoti Atman ("light of the soul") healing process will offer a group treatment and information event at 6 p.m., Sun., Jan. 7 at the Center for Natural Healing in Westlake Village. Jyoti Atman is an Ayurvedic healing modality that "utilizes the vibratory frequencies of herbs and other natural substances and phenomenon to […]

Coyotes get second hoops’ win

Special to The Acorn

The Calabasas High School girls’ basketball team won one, but lost two games during a winter break tournament at Marymount High School. Teams came from throughout Southern California to play in the inaugural event Dec. 26 throught 30. Before the tournament, the Lady Coyotes, led by second year Head Coach Ellen Blackmun, had a record of 1-10. The team went […]

Happy New Year, motorists

Acorn Automotive Editor

The New Year will ring in a number of changes in state traffic regulations affecting motorists, according to a summary issued by the Automobile Club of Southern California. January 1st. is the usual date for new laws affecting how we drive and use our vehicles to come into effect. "Many of the new laws target safety, traffic speed, congestion, gasoline […]

Sue Ruttenberg, an estates previews director with Fred Sands-Coldwell Banker’s Agoura office, has been congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, vice president and regional manager, for receiving her office’s November top producer award for the greatest number o



Sue Ruttenberg, an estates previews director with Fred Sands-Coldwell Banker’s Agoura office, has been congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, vice president and regional manager, for receiving her office’s November top producer award for the greatest number of sales transactions. A member of her firm’s Executive Circle, which represents the top 15 percent of agents companywide, Ruttenberg is a senior advisor for […]


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