2001-02-15

In memory Westlake students remember a classmate killed in a car wreck -community section



In memory Westlake students remember a classmate killed in a car wreck -community section

NPS names new assistant superintendent

Acorn Staff Writer

NPS names new assistant superintendent The National Park Service of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) recently named Ted Hillmer deputy superintendent of field operations. Hillmer joins Woody Smeck, deputy superintendent of resources, administration and external affairs, to assist in the day-to-day operations of SMMNRA. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Hillmer relocated to Thousand Oaks from […]

Breast cancer drug may protect heart



Breast cancer drug may protect heart The breast cancer drug tamoxifen was shown to reduce levels of key inflammatory markers that have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, researchers have reported in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology: Journal of the American Heart Association. Tamoxifen is in a class of drugs known as selective estrogen receptor modulators. The […]

Calabasas hoops’ teams show improvement

Special to The Acorn

The Calabasas boys’ basketball team ended the 2000-2001 season with twice as many wins as the four the team won a year ago. Second-year Head Coach Russel White, and assistant coach Satish Kayasta, oversaw the Coyotes improvement. Calabasas finished off the season with an overall record of 8-17 and a league record of 4-4. The last game was at home […]

New West Symphony announces schedule



The New West Symphony has announced its "Spring Quartet" package of subscription concerts. The events are scheduled for Friday evenings at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza with music director Boris Brott conducting all performances. In addition to providing substantial savings off single-ticket prices, Spring Quartet subscriptions also guarantee a reserved seat for all four concerts. Other benefits include ticket […]

Beautiful Waterfront Property Has Private Boat Dock and Views



This waterfront property with a sensational view of Lake Sherwood has about 90 feet of lake frontage and a private boat dock. The meticulously restored Richard Neutra home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus a play room. It will be open for inspection from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 11. For more information about this lovely residence listed […]

This Home Features Chef’s Kitchen



This nearly new single-story home built in 1997 has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths in more than 2,000 sq.ft. The chef’s kitchen has a breakfast nook, breakfast bar and beautiful ceramic tile flooring. The formal living room and dining room feature vaulted high-volume ceilings. The oversize family room has a wood-burning fireplace and opens to the kitchen. The master suite […]

Compassion Oak Park girl shows she really cares about people, animals -community section



Compassion Oak Park girl shows she really cares about people, animals -community section

Hillmer has a vision for the mountains



that all the employees here are aware of it and share this with visitors, so that we can work together to preserve our natural resources for future generations." Hillmer believes that great scientists and engineers in the U.S. are already working on alternative energy sources and he believes that the National Parks can become a consumer. "I believe our parks […]

Jonsson Center receives awards



Jonsson Center receives awards For the second consecutive year, scientists at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center have earned more CaP CURE prostate cancer research awards than any other single institution nationwide. In all, 10 scientists at UCLA will receive grants this year totaling more than $1 million to look for the causes of and find better treatments for prostate cancer. The […]


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