2001-02-08

Sierra Club offers hikes to meet all abilities LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Sierra Club offers hikes to meet all abilities LISA ADAMS/The Acorn EXPLORING THE GREAT OUTDOORS––Hike leader Tom Siebert, front, leads a moderately paced six-mile round trip hike with the Conejo Group Sierra Club through the trails of Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura. The group offers easy, moderate or strenuous evening and educational hikes. Participants should bring water and food, and […]

Boy learns the power of giving

Acorn Staff Writer

Not every kid goes to school excited about a new pair of shoes to show to friends. But Garrett Smith, 13, has invented a program to give kids shoes, backpacks and sweatshirts for those who need them but can’t afford them. "Kids Who Care" is the name of the program and it’s been around for six months. But he’s asking […]

Premature infants at risk for virus



Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common cause of lower respiratory infection in premature infants. For most otherwise healthy children, RSV usually amounts to little more than a cold. However, for at-risk infants, such as infants born prematurely and children under the age of 2 and suffering from chronic lung conditions, the health consequences can be much more serious. "RSV […]

Medea Creek Middle School wins stock market contest



Three students from Medea Creek Middle School and their teacher/advisor were the winners of SMG’s recent Southern California junior division stock market competition. Sixth graders Eric Johnson and Ryan Schwartz and seventh grader Peter Markos along with advisor Tracy McKeown won the Fall 2000 competition. The SMG Worldwide competition started each group with $100,000 in imaginary money in early October […]

Agoura boy celebrates Bar Mitzvah



Dustan Glantz, son of April and Ron Glantz of Agoura Hills, was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah of the Center for Early Jewish Education in a service held at the Renaissance Hotel, Agoura Hills on Jan. 27. Dustan was presented with a tallit (the traditional Jewish prayer shawl) by his father. His younger brother Taylor also participated […]

This 6 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath Home Offers Pecan Hardwood Floors and a Large Pool-Sized Yard



This 6 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath Home Offers Pecan Hardwood Floors and a Large Pool-Sized Yard Like better than new, this absolutely gorgeous and fantastic home offers 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, including a marble-floored powder room. Light pecan hardwood floors, plantation shutters, 3 fireplaces, granite counters and light maple cabinetry lend to the beauty. You’ll love the pool-sized yard. For […]

Located at the End of a Quiet Cul-de-sac



Located at the End of a Quiet Cul-de-sac At the end of a cul-de-sac in a desirable Agoura Hills neighborhood is this 5 bedroom, 3 bath Village of Oakcreek home that has been listed for sale by Andrea McCabe and Shae Andrae of Young Realtors for $479,900. The 2-story residence spans about 2,750 sq.ft. and is highlighted by a family […]

Blackouts a distinct possibility Likelihood increases if conservation efforts don’t work

Acorn Staff Writer

Blackouts a distinct possibility Likelihood increases if conservation efforts don’t work With California’s current energy crunch, how likely are we to have rolling blackouts in this area? Very likely, according to Southern California Edison (SCE) regional manager Rudy Gonzales. "It’s very likely we’ll have rolling blackouts, particularly this summer," he said, noting that the state has recently had 17 consecutive […]

Contestants sought for upcoming pageant



Contestants are being sought for the fifth annual Mrs. California United Nation Pageant 2001. Married women from across California will compete March 24-25 in Westlake Village for the title. Contestants in the state pageant will compete in interview, evening gown and tennis wear. Ten percent of their score is based on their community involvement. No experience is necessary. Each woman […]

Red Cross courses available in T.O.



Red Cross courses available in T.O. The Ventura County Chapter of the American Red Cross will present the following courses on Sat., Feb. 24 at the Conejo Community Center, 1300 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks: Adult CPR: a 4-hour course that teaches rescuers how to treat cardiac emergencies, breathing emergencies and choking. Runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost […]


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