2001-04-19

Gridlock to worsen in L.A. Basin, study says



Gridlock to worsen in L.A. Basin, study says By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Imagine what it will be like 25 years from now on Los Angeles County highways. With a population increase of almost 3.5 million people, the average speed on the freeways could be reduced to just 20 mph, predict planners for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Planning a […]

Chamber of Commerce directors available



The 2001 Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber Directories are now available. For chamber members who haven’t yet received a copy, they can pick one up between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the chamber office, 30101 Agoura Ct., Ste. 238 (next to city hall), Agoura Hills. For directions or more information, please call (818) 889-3150.

Students, parents will take a cruise



Students, parents will take a cruise Sixty-five students and parents from A Step in Time School of Dance in Calabasas will set sail in June on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship The Viking Serenade. The students will be featured entertainment during the four-day cruise to Mexico. Students of A Step in Time performed most recently at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, […]

Lindero golfers shoot for hole-in-one prizes



Lindero golfers shoot for hole-in-one prizes A promotion is underway at Lindero Country Club that could put a new Jaguar S- type automobile in the driveway of some lucky winner. Every golfer who buys a bucket of range balls or plays a round of golf at the Agoura Hills club will have a chance to compete in the Lindero Million […]

Variety of programs available at LCMS



The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for the "Junior Entrepreneur" class offered from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, April 24 through May 29. Students will learn how to prepare for the "real world." Weekly topics will include reading the stock market, learning banking procedures, creating a small business and more. The fee is $12. Also […]

Meeting tonight to address the environment, development



Meeting tonight to address the environment, development The Cornell Preservation Organization invites you to a community meeting tonight, Thurs., April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Malibou Lake Clubhouse. You will learn about the Los Angeles Planning Commission’s review of our Significant Ecological Areas and be able to tell them what you think. You will hear about the National Park Service’s […]

Paving the way to Eagle CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Paving the way to Eagle CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn A ‘STEVE BARRUS PRODUCTION’––Eagle Scout candidate Steve Barrus of Oak Park’s Explorer Post and Troop 2766, (standing on right) supervises the completion of two flagstone walkways being constructed on the campus of Agoura High School. Saturday morning’s early shift of helpers included left to right: Steve’s dad, Kim; fellow Scout Jack Sanofsky; […]

Local business shows colorful side for movie scenes

Acorn Staff Writer

When a couple decides to get married and they want a big wedding, finding a florist can be difficult and costly. Columbia Pictures is planning a wedding and they’re using a local florist The English Garden on Via Colinas in Westlake Village is more like a studio for flowers than a flower shop. They’ve done weddings, but the shop specializes […]

Entertainment lineup set for Mo’s Restaurant



Entertainment lineup set for Mo’s Restaurant The following events are scheduled this month for Mo’s Restaurant conveniently located at 20969 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. Call (818) 346-4050 for more information. Tuesdays "The Magic of Lou Serrano." A gifted sleight-of-hand artist. Wednesdays "The Clarks" Soft Rock. Matthew and Christy Clark, a talented brother and sister team, perform music from the […]

Oak Park foundation awards Girl Scout grant



The Community Foundation for Oak Park (CFFOP) has awarded a grant of $150 to Girl Scout Troop 218 to assist the troop in carrying out its activities in the area. Members of the troop annually participate in the September Coastal Cleanup, the Conejo Valley Days Parade, holiday caroling, as well as the Brookside Elementary School Girl Scout Toy Drive. This […]


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