2001-01-18

Calabasas City Council candidate wants to improve education, preserve Malibu Canyon

Acorn Staff Writer

Matthew Hooper, candidate for Calabasas City Council, seeks to improve education, especially in the area of computer technology. "The city council has not paid attention to education. I think the key as city council people, we’re responsible to every member of Calabasas, young and old," he said. As the CEO of an Internet company, he favors more computer education, especially […]

Coastal areas to be subject of Coastal Commission’s photography contest



Coastal areas to be subject of Coastal Commission’s photography contest The California Coastal Commission is seeking entries for its 2001 amateur photography competition. Entries are sought in the following three categories: the scenic coast; ways people use the coast; coastal wildlife. Photographs that document coastal resources protected by Coastal Commission action, including public beaches or public accessways to beaches, agricultural […]

American Heart Month approaches



February is American heart Month, and the American Heart Association is encouraging all Americans to help improve the national cardiac arrest survival rate by learning the symptoms of cardiac arrest and taking quick action when faced with a cardiac arrest emergency. Less than 5 percent of the people who experience cardiac arrest survive. An estimated 50,000 lives could be saved […]

Bonsai show coming to Arboretum



The Baiko-En Kenkyukai Bonsai Society will present "Winter Silhouettes," the only show of deciduous miniaturized trees in the U.S., from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., Jan. 20 and 21, in Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. This show will feature Japanese gray bark elms, ginkgo, zelkova and dormant maple trees. Japanese plum trees in plum […]

LVUSD bonds issued



The Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) Board of Education approved the issuance last week of $22 million in additional bond money to help pay for new school construction. The money comes from a pool of $93 million in bond money approved by voters under Measure R of 1997. The latest offering will pay for construction of the district’s new […]

Membership class planned for church



Christian Church of the Hills the public to participate in the next membership class from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 21. It will provide important information on the church, its principles and services. Membership classes are offered once per quarter. Enroll in the church foyer or call the church office at (818) 991-1929 for more information. The church […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy



The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]

A Westlake Bay Townhouse



A Westlake Bay Townhouse Take a look at this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath Westlake Bay townhouse end unit with lovely views and discover convenience, privacy and security – the perfect package. Amenities include new paint, new carpet, two separate enclosed garages and new appliances. "Just lock the door" and feel good about returning to this tranquil townhouse. For more information on this […]

Proceeds payed from golf tournament



Andy Fox, city councilman in Thousand Oaks, has announced the distribution of six grants totaling more than $10,000 from the Andy Fox Charitable Community Fund, a nonprofit foundation administered by the Ventura County Community Foundation. The grants are funded by Fox’s annual golf tournament which is entering its eighth year at Los Robles Golf Course. Recipients included the Conejo Open […]

Use this check list to cut your energy costs



Declaring that California homeowners can cut their energy costs while extending the life of their mechanical and electrical systems this winter, the Home Warranty Association of California (HWAC) has issued a "winter checklist" to guide consumers. Member firms of HWAC regularly service homes with warranty contracts in place. The following five-point checklist of recommendations is based on reports from field […]


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