2001-01-11

Agoura beats Pioneers to end winning streak MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Agoura beats Pioneers to end winning streak MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn FLYING HIGH––Charger Johnny Gray goes up for a left-handed baby hook shot in Agoura’s win over Simi Valley on Monday. The victory ended the Pioneers’ 26-game league winning streak.

Free wine tasting offered in Ventura



Leeward Vinery of Ventura will host a free Winter Barrel Tasting event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat. and Sun., Jan. 20 and 21, at 2784 Johnson Drive, Ventura. Guests will be able to taste several 2000 vintage barrel samples alongside the current releases of the same wine. These wines include Central Coast Pinot Gris, "Bien Nacido" Pinot Noir, […]

Sitting well back from the street, this exquisite Tuscan villa within the gates of Sherwood Country Club has stunning views of the golf course, Inside the Gate of Sherwood Country Club is this Tuscan Villa



Sitting well back from the street, this exquisite Tuscan villa within the gates of Sherwood Country Club has stunning views of the golf course, Inside the Gate of Sherwood Country Club is this Tus valley and mountains. The beautifully landscaped yard features a pool, spa, waterfall, firepit and barbecue center. There are 4 or 5 bedrooms plus a library and […]

An Elegant Cape Cod-Style Home With 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, a 3-Car Garage, and There’s a Great Yard With Pool and Spa



An Elegant Cape Cod-Style Home With 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, a 3-Car Garage, and There’s a Great Yard With Pool and Spa This elegant Cape Cod-style home is on a quiet street in desirable Morrison South Meadows. There are 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a loft and a 3-car garage. The master suite offers a sitting room and fireplace. There is […]

For the record



An article last week about local high school students participating in the Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band didn’t mention David Breger and Evan Schreiber of Calabasas High school. They, too, marched and played in the parade. We didn’t know about them and regret the omission.

Schools, Government Offices and Others Will be Closed Next Mon., Jan. 15 for



Schools, Government Offices and Others Will be Closed Next Mon., Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Day

Indoor environment at home, work can trigger asthma



A new report by the National Institute of Medicine concludes that unhealthy indoor environments are a major contributor to asthma in the U.S. The report shows strong evidence that several indoor triggers may actually cause the development of asthma, especially dust mites and secondhand smoke in preschool-aged children. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends a number of steps asthmatics and their […]

Westlake defeats Lancers in girls’ soccer

Acorn Sports Writer

Westlake’s regionally top-ranked girls’ soccer team defeated Thousand Oaks in an important early season showdown between the two Marmonte League and Conejo Valley rivals Saturday. The Warriors were led by Lauren Baer, a forward/midfielder, who scored two goals and Jenna Ainsworth, a forward, who had a goal and an assist. Sara Silver-Hill, a forward also scored for Westlake, which improved […]

Auto Show highlights New production and concept cars on display downtown



Auto Show highlights New production and concept cars on display downtown By Michael Binstock Acorn Automotive Editor The Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, now running through this weekend, is one of the world’s largest auto shows with over 1,000 vehicles in five different exhibition halls at the LA Convention Center. The scope of the show is immense, with everything from […]

A Chef’s Kitchen Highlights this Wonderful 4 Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home Close to Schools



A Chef’s Kitchen Highlights this Wonderful 4 Bedroom, 2.5-Bath Home Close to Schools This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has more than 2,300 sq.ft. and a 3-car garage, and it was only built in 1999. The master retreat has a master bath, separate shower and jacuzzi tub, a mirrored closet and a walk-in closet. The chef’s kitchen has upgraded maple […]