2001-03-01

Lack of funds may delay projects in OPUSD

Acorn Staff Writer

Lack of funds may delay projects in OPUSD Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) is running out of money to fund all of the projects previously identified as priorities. Administrators discussed last week projects in progress. Martin Klauss, assistant superintendent of business and administrative services, first outlined projects already completed; the relocation of six portables from Medea Creek Middle School […]

Villa Esperanza’s special athletes to compete at Winter Games

Acorn Staff Writer

The Olympics are the last thing that come to mind when you meet Carl Norgaard and Nickole Shearer. Because the two have mental retardation, they talk with difficulty and seem to move awkwardly, yet each has proven to be a champion in their own right and will compete in next week’s Special Olympic Winter Games in Anchorage, Alaska. Norgaard, 39, […]

‘YOUTH FOR ORGAN DONATION’––Thousand Oaks resident Ron Dreher, right, talks to Westlake High seniors Ian McFadden, left, Anthony Wu and Tung Hoang about donating organs. Students recently set up a booth sponsored by the Southern California Organ Procureme



‘YOUTH FOR ORGAN DONATION’––Thousand Oaks resident Ron Dreher, right, talks to Westlake High seniors Ian McFadden, left, Anthony Wu and Tung Hoang about donating organs. Students recently set up a booth sponsored by the Southern California Organ Procurement Center to promote awareness about organ donations. For details, call Nancy Bowman at (805) 497-6711 ext. 4310. LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Free e-business open house set



Free e-business open house set An E-Business Open House will be presented free from 9 a.m.-noon on Sat., March 10 at UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 190. The open house is intended for people of any experience level who are interested in both the technical, business and design aspects of e-business. The event features a panel of UCLA Extension instructors and […]

It’s time for better city service in Agoura Hills



It’s time for better city service in Agoura Hills Perhaps the city of Agoura Hills could provide its citizens with the type of services its neighbors get. Consider the following: Calabasas: Open 8-5 M-F. Population 27,000. Square miles: 12.9 Westlake Village: Open 8-5 M-F. Population 8,500. Square miles: 5.4 Agoura Hills: Open 7-6 M-Thurs. Population 21,000. Square miles: 7.8. I […]

Harrison to receive their votes



Harrison to receive their votes As fellow residents of Mulwood and long-time activists in our community, we would like to encourage you to vote for Michael Harrison for Calabasas City Council. His demonstrated leadership and his commitment to preserving the rural character of our community are well known. But more importantly, Michael is very well aware of the specific concerns […]

You’ll Have to See This Magnificent Home Nestled On Close to an Acre in a Gated Community to Appreciate the Beauty



Appreciation of this magnificent home will be felt after one has viewed the fabulous custom features. Nestled on close to 1 acre in a serene country setting in a gated community in the Conejo, this home offers Travertine floors, mosaic borders, rich carpeting, 3 custom stone fireplaces and a gourmet kitchen. The floorplan of about 4,710 sq.ft. includes 4 (or […]

Home Depot embarks on P.R. campaign



Home Depot embarks on P.R. campaign By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, has mounted a public relations campaign introducing itself as "your neighbor" in Agoura Hills. The Atlanta-based chain recently sent residents a packet containing information about a proposed new store just south of the 101 Freeway between Kanan Road and Reyes […]

Triunfo YMCA helps local families again



Triunfo YMCA recently celebrated the success of its 2001 Family to Family Fundraising Campaign with a festive event at Lake Lindero Country Club. Led by campaign chair Rod Pease and using the theme "2001: A YMCA Odyssey," more than 100 volunteers worked through January and February to help raise $103,000 for needy children and families in the community. This exceeded […]

Conejo Free clinic to celebrate its 25th anniversary



The Conejo Free Clinic will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Sat., March 24, with a Murder Mystery Dinner/Auction at the Sherwood Country Club. The event is a fundraiser for the clinic which has been providing medical and legal services to those in the community who have no other access to care. Tickets are $125 per person. For reservations or more […]


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