2001-02-01

Congressman says state’s energy crisis won’t go away soon



Congressman says state’s energy crisis won’t go away soon Washington, D.C. probably won’t solve California’s problems, congressman says By Steven Holt Acorn Editor U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) predicted last week that California’s electricity shortage will be around until next fall. Sherman addressed the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce last Thursday after swearing in the Chamber’s new board of directors. […]

Conejo Rec and Park to mail spring brochures



Conejo Recreation and Park District will be mailing its spring 2001 brochure of classes and activities for all ages on Feb. 17. Residents may also pick up copies at community centers, the Thousand Oaks Library and various other locations within the district. Classes begin the week of March 26. Mail-in registration will be conducted Feb. 20 through March 10. Register […]

Applications available for Student Academy Awards



Applications for the 28th annual Student Academy Awards competition, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, are now available. Entries must be submitted by April 2 to be considered for this year’s prizes. Entries may be submitted in one of four categories: alternative, animation, documentary or narrative. To be eligible, entries must be produced within the curriculum […]

School board looks at Yerba Buena relocation

Acorn Staff Writer

It was a year ago when Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) was first brought design concepts for the relocation of Yerba Buena Elementary School. The project was brought before the LVUSD Board of Education again last week to show how the school would be situated at its new site at the northern tip of Reyes Adobe Road. Yerba Buena […]

‘America Sings’ concert coming

Acorn Staff Writer

The Men’s Club of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Oak Park will host "America Sings," an evening of musical entertainment for the entire family on Sat., Feb. 24. John Friel, a member of the St. Max Men’s Club, said that the group is especially excited to have Shelly Cohen, also a member of the Men’s Club, as producer and […]

A Remodeled Westlake Village 3-Bedroom Dollhouse



A Remodeled Westlake Village 3-Bedroom Dollhouse This remodeled dollhouse in Westlake Village has been listed for sale through Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate for $415,000. The model-perfect 3 bedroom, 2 bath home features gorgeous new kitchen cabinets, appliances, flooring and granite. This home will steal your heart. This beauty also has dual pane windows throughout, smooth ceilings, newer carpet and […]

Calabasas Chamber Board takes oath of office



Sworn in by U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) last week as the new Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors were chairman of the board Larry Negrin; first vice chair Lilianne Chaumont; vice chair of business development Brenda Johnson; Don Lucove, vice chair of finance; Rudy Gonzales, vice chair of government affairs; vice chair of membership Jeff Blum and […]

Ribbon cut at ‘The Canyon’ LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Ribbon cut at ‘The Canyon’ LISA ADAMS/The Acorn WELCOME TO THE CHAMBER––Lance Sterling, owner of The Canyon, center, cuts the ribbon while being flanked by employees Dave Carroll (on Sterling’s left) and Peggy Armstrong for an official ribbon cutting ceremony presented by the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event occurred at The Canyon, a night spot at […]

Brownie Troop No. 482 adopts a family



Brownie Troop No. 482 adopts a family HELPING HANDS––Brownie Troop 482 in Oak Park decided to adopt a family after reading about two children who were left homeless after their mother was killed in a car crash. From September to December, the Brownies bought gifts that they felt were just right for the two orphaned girls. They worked a day […]

Old computers may not be worth an auction



Late last year, officials with Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) announced that district schools were out of storage space for many out-of-date computers. The OPUSD Board of Education decided to auction the surplus computers, which may happen soon. Marilyn Lippiatt, OPUSD superintendent, said the auction may occur next month. But according to assistant superintendent of business and administrative services […]


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