2001-04-05

Carrying the torch LANNON HARLEY/ The Acorn



Carrying the torch LANNON HARLEY/ The Acorn BROWNIE OLYMPICS––Megan Trgovich from Troop 547 of Thousand Oaks waves to the crowd as she carries the Olympic Torch during the opening ceremony of the Brownie Olympics last week in Westlake Village. The event draws more than 700 Brownies from throughout Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes. Following Megan is Brownie Lauren Bushey and her dad, […]

Arbor/Earth Day celebration planned



Thousand Oaks will observe Arbor/Earth Day with a city-sponsored celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 7, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Park. Residents at the celebration will have an opportunity to vote for our namesake oak tree as the country’s National Tree. According to the National Arbor Day Foundation, the U.S. doesn’t have a National […]

Opening day set for yacht club



Westlake Yacht Club members will celebrate Opening Day ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. this Sat., April 7 at the Westlake Yacht Clubhouse, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event marks the 32nd anniversary opening day for the club. The Marine Corps Color Guard from Port Hueneme will assist in the flag raising ceremony. The Misty Isle Bagpipe Band from Ventura […]

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 58.

Palm Sunday celebration planned



The Community Church Service (CCS), part of Agoura Bible Fellowship’s ongoing outreach and support program for the community, will host a special music celebration from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Palm Sunday, April 8. CCS is hosted at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The theme of the service is "My King Is…" and will be woven […]

McVeigh deserves to die



McVeigh deserves to die Only the most ardent opponents of capital punishment would disagree with the scheduled execution of Timothy McVeigh. Justice will be served on May 16 when McVeigh, convicted mass murderer, will pay the ultimate price for having killed 168 innocent people in the Oklahoma City bombing. McVeigh deserves to die for his crime. He is unrepentant. He […]

100 years old Despite Alzheimer’s, her birthday is a special occasion in Calabasas -Page 22



100 years old Despite Alzheimer’s, her birthday is a special occasion in Calabasas -Page 22

Local business helps Optimists



The Westlake Village branch of Costco Wholesale, under the direction of manager Dick DeKalb, has donated a $100 merchandise certificate to the Optimist Business & Professional Club of Conejo Valley. The donation will be used to fund supply purchases for the Van Nuys Girls’ Home. Wholly owned, financed and operated by Optimist International (the club’s parent organization), the Van Nuys […]

Artists wanted



Artists and craftsmen are invited to submit an application to participate in the Spring Arts and Crafts Show planned for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., April 14 at Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park. More than 40 participants will be selling original, handmade arts and crafts items. A variety of food will be available, as well as activities for […]

Kindergarten registration set for Las Virgenes public schools



Registration for the September 2001 Las Virgenes Unified School District kindergarten class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., beginning Tues., April 17 at all eight elementary schools. Information sheets and parent checklists that describe in detail what documents are acceptable proofs for the registration process are available at all elementary schools. For additional […]


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