2001-04-19

Los Angeles college campuses get E-Bikes to assist patrols



Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, E-Bike founder Lee Iacocca and community college officials joined together recently at Los Angeles City College to announce the implementation of electronic bicycles (E-Bikes) at the nine campuses of the Los Angeles Community College district. E-Bikes are powered by a 24-volt battery and are capable of producing speeds up to 15 miles per hour […]

MAE BOYER PARK––An egg in the hand is worth more than two in the basket for 2-year-old Sarah Curtis of Oak Park. Sarah was one of about 2,000 kids and adults that participated in Saturday’s Easter egg hunt in Mae Boyer Park. Adult-sized Easter bunnies, a



MAE BOYER PARK––An egg in the hand is worth more than two in the basket for 2-year-old Sarah Curtis of Oak Park. Sarah was one of about 2,000 kids and adults that participated in Saturday’s Easter egg hunt in Mae Boyer Park. Adult-sized Easter bunnies, a moon bounce and magic show added to Oak Park’s annual event that’s sponsored by […]

Learn to dance in Calabasas



The city of Calabasas is offering swing and salsa dance workshops. The beginners’ swing workshop is from 7 to 8:30 p.m., followed at 8:30 to 10 p.m. by the salsa workshop, on Fridays, April 27 and June 1. A swing/salsa sampler class will run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on May 6. Cost is $16 per person for each session. […]

Advice offered to parents with offspring applying for college



By Gen and Kelly Tanabe Things have certainly changed since you applied to college (and we’re not just referring to the fashion). Today, college admissions are highly competitive and many schools receive far more applicants than they can accommodate. If you have a son or daughter who will soon be embarking on this difficult and stressful journey, it is only […]

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn BIG PUPPY––This loveable canine just celebrated his first birthday with a wish for a new, warm and loving home. He’s black and brown and a shepherd-mix. This really nice dog is available now at the Agoura Animal Shelter in Agoura Hills. Ask for additional information on No. A862521 when you call or come […]

Emily gets home for birthday, Easter

Acorn Staff Writer

Emily Buelow, the young Calabasas resident who’s fighting leukemia, made it home for her eighth birthday and Easter after spending 80 days in the hospital. Emily had been in the hospital for a stem cell transplant, in which her diseased blood cells (bone marrow) were killed off by chemotherapy, and new healthy ones were transfused into her. It took a […]

Rabbit Medallion Hunt is done



The 2001 "Rabbit Medallion Hunt" is over. The medallion was located sometime during the afternoon of Mon., April 16. The Conejo Valley Days (CVD) committee is now in the process of certifying that the hunt is over, and once that process is accomplished, the Acorn Newspapers will feature the details of this year’s winner’s successful hunt for the hidden medallion. […]

To perform in De Anza event



ANNUAL PAGEANT COMING TO CALABASAS–Guitarist Ralph Lee Moss will be a featured entertainer on Sun., April, 29 at the 225th anniversary celebration of the Juan Bautista deAnza Expedition of 1775-76. The 1,600-mile de Anza Expedition was a turning point in California history. Calabasas is recognized because it was an overnight stop for the expedition’s 240 travelers. Festivities marking the anniversary […]

Calabasas High to play Vegas



Calabasas High School’s Parent Faculty Club will hold its spring fundraiser, "Scramble to Gamble," from 7 to 11 p.m., Sat., April 28 at the Calabasas Country Club. The theme of the casual evening is "Casino Night" with silent and live auctions. Among items to be auctioned off are a 2001 Mercedes SUV, vacation getaway weekends, prom packages, artwork, dinners, sports […]

High wire squirrel act



SQUIRREL OF THE MONTH DOES ANYTHING FOR FOOD–Cynthia and Robert Blacketor have been observing this squirrel or members of his "family tree" for 10 years outside the dining room window of their Westlake Village home. He goes up a bush and then stretches his full length to grab onto a bird feeder and commits petty larceny or grand theft, depending […]


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