2001-01-04

Land management plan released by NPS



The National Park Service (NPS) has released the draft General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement. The plan describes and analyzes five possible alternatives that might serve as an outline for the protection and enjoyment of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA). It was produced by NPS, California State Parks and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, with public involvement, consultations […]

Scooter injuries create concern



Injuries associated with unpowered scooters have increased dramatically since May, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). These scooters are a new version of the foot-propelled scooters first popular during the 1950s. From January through October of 2000, an estimated 27,600 persons sought emergency room care for scooter-related injuries. About 85 percent of persons treated in emergency rooms were […]

Local All Stars fight to a tie



SHOWDOWN––All Stars from Lindero Canyon Middle School (above) played a soccer game against other All Stars from A.E. Wright Middle School. The game ended in a 1-1 deadlock. From left to right, top row: Jason Novak, Bryan Kodish, Ryan Biederman, Ilan Friedman, Joel Kodish, Mark Lawrence, Danny Donadio, Cory Nadel and Josh Wohl. Bottom row: Mike Barnett, Jared Birenbaum, Tony […]

The Acorn Readers’ Cars



The Acorn Readers’ Cars HOT VEGA––Nic Rolden of Thousand Oaks sent The Acorn this photo of his step-dad’s 1971 Chevy Vega at the L.A. County Raceway in Palmdale. Ernie Nunes drag races the car almost every week, even though the car is on the steets almost every day and is complete with a stereo system. Nunes is the owner of […]

An Immaculate 4-Bedroom Home with Wonderful Pool and Spa



An Immaculate 4-Bedroom Home with Wonderful Pool and Spa This immaculate 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is just what the doctor ordered. With a beautiful pool and spa for relaxing and a gazebo to enjoy this great backyard, who needs more? Of course, a stunning view, a gourmet kitchen, 2 cozy fireplaces, a security system and an extra-large master suite […]

Neighbors BRAVO to local award nominees

Acorn Staff Writer

Neighbors BRAVO to local award nominees Oak Park teacher Amy Friedlander is among those nominated for a BRAVO Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious arts education award honoring exemplary arts educators in Southern California. Friedlander teaches seventh and eighth-grade Spanish at Medea Creek Middle School. There were a total of 73 nominees from Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, Orange and […]

Chamber mixer scheduled for restaurant



The next Agoura-Las Virgenes Chamber Mixer will be at 5:30 p.m., Tues., Jan. 16 at Padri Restaurant, 29008 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. The event will feature refreshments, door prizes and more. The cost will be $3 for nonmembers, $2 for members. For more information, please call the Agoura Chamber of Commerce at (818) 889-3150.

Adult leagues set to begin



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services has announced that packets are now available for the Winter Mini-Season Adult Coed Softball and men’s Softball leagues. The adult coed softball league plays Sundays at Chumash and Forest Cove Parks in Agoura Hills. League play is scheduled to begin Feb. 25. The men’s softball league plays Saturdays at the same […]

Board president will keep busy



Board president will keep busy I was happy to see that Jim Kalember was named president of the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education. I’ve known Jim for many years, and he’s a good man. Educated, motivated and dedicated. Your article was very informative regarding all the new responsibilities Jim’s going to undertake in this new position. Wow! […]

This One is Priced for a Quick Sale



This One is Priced for a Quick Sale This Thousand Oaks residence is priced at $249,900 for quick sale. This home has 3 bedrooms, with permitted 400 sq.ft. office, a new 40-year roof, all new dual pane windows and doors, knock-down ceilings, ceiling fans, a brick ribboned drive with RV access, new air conditioning and heat, a covered patio with […]


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