2001-03-15

Oak Park committee won’t give up

Acorn Staff Writer

It’s the difference between using a Swiss Army knife to cut steak and cutting with a genuine steak knife. According to Larry Jordan of the Oak Park Theater Building Committee, the activity center Oak Park wants to build is the equivalent of a Swiss Army knife; versatile but not especially effective for fine dining. The activity center is designed as […]

Local restaurant hosts Grand Opening LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Local restaurant hosts Grand Opening LISA ADAMS/The Acorn WELCOME ‘MONEY PANCHO’ ––Owner of "Money Pancho" Mexican restaurant Julio Lopez, left, "Miss Budweiser," Tara Rose, and Lopez’s wife, Lilia, cut the ribbon as the restaurant’s first customers are served. Linda Fingleson and Lisa Richman, friends, family members and the community were recently joined in a ribbon cutting celebration welcoming the new […]

Mayor’s dinner scheduled



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host the Mayor’s Dinner, honoring outgoing Calabasas Mayor Dennis Washburn and welcoming the incoming mayor Thurs., March 29 at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento. Cocktails are 6 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Michelle Coltrane Group. Reservations are required. It’s $60 per person. Those interested in attending […]

Kids: Play the Math MazeTM Puzzle



By Ralph Colao Children or adults will enjoy playing the Math MazeTM Puzzle. A unique path connects the two black boxes. The route is solved by using math (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) by going up, down or sideways (but never diagonal). False paths lead to dead ends. The solution is on page 53.

Oak Park deserves a theater facility



As chairman of the Oak Park Theater Building Committee, I was concerned about your recent editorial (March 1, 2001) because I believe it misrepresented our committee’s position. The goal of the Theater Building Committee is to fund, design and build a state-of-the-art performing arts center to enrich the curriculum and the arts for Oak Park High School students and the […]

CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



WHAT THE COMMITTEE WANTS––The Oak Park Theater Committee would like a facility like the above Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center. Oak Park Unified School District is committed to a smaller, less expensive activity center.

Camp Kinneret to host open houses



Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp is celebrating its 47th camping season, offering a dynamic, exciting and safe camp program for children ages 4-14. A special Counselor-in-Training program is available for campers entering eighth and ninth grades. At its 40-plus acre campsite in Agoura, children can partake in horseback riding, swimming, archery, nature study, music, camp crafts, basketball, volleyball, soccer, challenge […]

Mothers of multiples starts a new group



Conejo Mothers of School-Aged Multiples is a new group for mothers of twins or triplets more than 2 years old. The group meets monthly to focus on parent education and to discuss issues related to school-age multiples. Topics to be discussed include nutrition and meal planning, school and homework and family life. Guest speakers at meetings include adult twins or […]

Yerba Buena kids share their concerns



The following unedited letters were provided to The Acorn courtesy of second grade teachers Vicki Ross and Laurie Milgrim of Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Hi, my is Beth Maiman and I think that people should pick up trash and not throw it on the ground. This thing is called pollution. There is a beautiful environment out there […]

Young people in Oak Park perform in third rate accommodations



In response to the "Opinion" in The Acorn’s March 1, 2001 issue: Parents and community members who say they support the Performing Arts should be shocked that the only classroom their high school drama students have is a bungalow that predates the school district! …ashamed that the prop room’s floor is so full of holes that rats routinely nest there […]


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