2001-05-10

Riding in style LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Riding in style LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CONEJO FUN IN 2001, THE PARADE––Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford rides with his daughter, Brooke, as they wave to the crowd during the Conejo Valley Days parade. Thousands of spectators lined up along Thousand Oaks Boulevard in T.O. last Saturday to witness the traditional Conejo Valley Days parade.

Local event to help troubled families



The organization "Join Families Mending Lives" (JFML) will host their first Fun Run and Walk on Sun., May 20 at Juan de Anza Park in Calabasas. The event includes a 5K Walk starting at 9 a.m.; a 10K Run at 10 a.m. and a 1K Kid’s Walk at 10:30 a.m. Registration begins 7:45 a.m. The registration fee for the 5K […]

Book sale coming to Agoura Hills



Friends of the Las Virgenes Library will sponsor a Used Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., May 19 in the library parking lot at 29130 Roadside Dr., Agoura Hills. The sale will feature new and nearly-new hardcover and paperback books, videotapes, audiotapes and CDs. Prices range from 50 cents to a few dollars. A wide selection […]

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. Watch out for false black squares! The solution is on page 62.

Words of Hope



Words of Hope A few years ago, Eldon McCorkhill and Linda Cummings were sitting in a bar in Redlands, Calif. They were having a few drinks and talking. The subject eventually turned to "life after death," and Linda told Eldon that she was "firmly" convinced of the reality of reincarnation. Eldon scoffed and a spirited debate followed. In fact, they […]

Write letters to support stem cell research



Write letters to support stem cell research Juvenile diabetes is a very serious disease. It requires 24-hour attention just to stay alive and causes a host of other devastating medical complications. Families here in our community live with this disease on a daily basis. Scientists are developing a cure for this disease using stem cells. Research shows that these cells […]

Vacancy on planning commission filled by Calabasas City Council

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas community activist Lee Vanhouten was appointed to the city’s planning commission by the city council at its meeting last week. He’ll fill the vacancy left by Michael Harrison who was elected to the city council in March. Vanhouten, 42, has lived in the Saratoga Hills area of Calabasas since he moved there from the San Fernando Valley in 1994. […]

Revlon Run/Walk generates local support

Acorn Staff Writer

Buses will leave Calabasas bright and early Saturday morning with a group of 100 dedicated people heading to the Los Angeles Coliseum to participate in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women. The eighth annual five-kilometer event raises money in support of women who are battling breast or ovarian cancer. The local contingent includes employees, families and friends of Las Virgenes Unified […]

Park workshop scheduled for Westlake Village



The city of Westlake Village will conduct a second community workshop for the Foxfield Park project at 7 p.m. next Wed., May 16 at Westlake Village City Hall in council chambers, 4373 Park Terrace Drive. The workshop has been designed to include a review of the proposed conceptual master plan for the site and to receive input on the proposed […]

Fourth graders visit Sacramento



FUN WITH A CAPITAL ‘C’–Mrs. Fleishman’s fourth grade class from Yerba Buena Elementary School smiles during a field trip at the state capital late last month. Students visited with state Assembly-woman Fran Pavley and learned about government.