2001-04-05

For the record



The name of Westlake softball player Shauna Barmasse was misspelled in The Acorn’s March 22 edition. We regret the error.

Archaeologist to speak at church



John Wilson, Ph.D., founding director of Pepperdine University’s Institute for the Study of Archaeology and Religion, will be guest speaker at 10 a.m., Thurs., April 19 in the Fellowship Hall of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3211 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. A scholar and storyteller, Wilson will bring ancient history to life as he shares his experiences excavating the Palace of Agrippa […]

New mayor meets first goal of streamlining meetings, looks forward to the future

Acorn Staff Writer

When Janice Lee became mayor of Calabasas two weeks ago, she expressed a desire to make the city council meetings shorter and more efficient, a goal she achieved the following night, when she presided over the council for the first time. The meeting, which included some complicated and controversial issues (see story on page 1), was completed before 10 p.m., […]

Weiser Litho honored at Addy Awards



Weiser Litho of Westlake Village was honored with 21 awards at the 2000/2001 Ventura County Advertising Federation’s Advertising Awards (the Addy Awards) recently in Oxnard. The Addy Awards, affiliated with the American Advertising Federation, is a competition designed to recognize the very best in creative advertising work in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Weiser Litho was recognized for excellence in […]

Datebook



THURS., APRIL 5 Let’s Play Bridge Coalition to Make Bridge Friendler: Duplicate bridge 7:15 to 10:15 p.m. each Thursday at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. $3. (818) 991-4568 Students In Recital Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra: Baroque to contemporary concert by student talents of all ages begins 7 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum […]

Chargers top Thousand Oaks in Marmonte League showdown

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura Chargers stayed alive in the Marmonte League baseball race by defeating Thousand Oaks, 14-10, in a varsity showdown last week at Agoura. The Chargers held off a pair of spirited Lancer comebacks to secure the win. Agoura’s Paul Farinacci went two-for-two and improved his record to 4-0 with the pitching victory. The Chargers are 8-4 and 2-2 in […]

‘The 1940’s Radio Hour’ is a nostalgic look at old-time radio

Acorn Staff Writer

Imagine it’s Christmastime, 1942: The world is at war, "our boys" are overseas, and you’re a member of a live studio audience for The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade, broadcast on radio station WOV ("V for Victory"). Whether you’ve lived through it, or just learned about it in history books, the era comes alive in the Conejo Players production of the […]

‘Great City Hall Tune-In’ continues this week



The city of Calabasas has announced that CTV-the Calabasas Channel has joined with government access channels across the country in a national marketing campaign, "The Great City Hall Tune-In," to be celebrated through April 6. Designed to promote awareness of televised local government meetings and increase viewing audiences, the Tune-In brings numerous jurisdictions together to promote a shared vision. Sponsored […]

Notary training made available



The National Notary Association offers Notary training seminars from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at their headquarters, 9350 De Soto Ave., Chatsworth. The new weekly program was launched to increase the service for the region’s Notaries and businesses. The "Prepare for and Pass the California Notary Exam" seminar is designed to educate individuals about notarial duties and responsibilities so […]

Teenagers learn about video production



CANDID CAMERA––Carlo Williams (wearing a cap) acts as director while Jay Kay, right, helps teach a free class on making a video. The students include Ryan Evans (seated), 13; and Jack Hauger (wearing the Alcatraz T-shirt), 13; (both of Los Cerritos Middle School) and Andre Landmann, 16; and his brother, Dennis, 18, (behind the camera), both of Thousand Oaks High […]


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