2001-05-10

Flapjack flippers sport smiles GENE DOWD/The Acorn



Flapjack flippers sport smiles GENE DOWD/The Acorn PUSHING PANCAKES––Volunteers and sponsors cook and serve pancakes and sausage Saturday morning at Triunfo YMCA’s fourth annual Pancake Breakfast and Carnival. Left to right are the YMCA’s Tim Davila; Trader Joe’s John Thorson and Kevin Trutner; along with YMCA’S Gene Spies, all of whom helped. Two thousand patrons and supporters attended and proceeds […]

LVMWD, Triunfo seek agreement



acting general manager. Las Virgenes officials say that TSD owes $1.6 million for withholding payment on projects such as the controversial Micor land purchase in 1997. "I’d like to get it past us because this has been a big bone of contention for all of us," said Ron Stark, a Triunfo boardmember. A litmus test got underway at last week’s […]

Do something special with mom on Mother’s Day



Mother-daughter relationships are among the most complicated we experience. They often comprise many conflicting feelings such as love, anger, worry, resentment, envy and need. According to "Mayo Clinic Women’s Health Source," this critical relationship changes as both mother and daughter age, and there are several ways to improve it along the way. Here are some suggestions for enhancing your relationship […]

Corporate sponsored scholarships given



Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation have named the first group of winners in this year’s Merit Scholarship competition. These 1,200 distinguished high school seniors will receive corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards, financed by companies, foundations and other business organizations. Most corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards are renewable for up to four years of college undergraduate study and range from $500 to […]

Westlake Lutheran Church announces services, family nights, pancake breakfast Westlake Lutheran Church holds the following services and programs each week:



Westlake Lutheran Church announces services, family nights, pancake breakfast Westlake Lutheran Church holds the following services and programs each week: Sunday worship services are at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m.; Sunday School is at 9:40 a.m. for ages 3 through adult. Nursery provided. Each Wednesday is Family Night. Dinner is served from 6 to 7 p.m., programs for all ages are […]

Dog owners should clean up after their pets



Dog owners should clean up after their pets I’m writing to commend your recent column about some Agoura dog owners who leave unwelcome "deposits" on private property. Unfortunately, beautiful Oak Park has more than its share of folks who allow their dogs to "drop" in the middle of the sidewalk, on other people’s lawns and in our splendid parks where […]

Opponents in a pickle over parking problems

Acorn Staff Writer

Opponents in a pickle over parking problems A proposed restaurant and entertainment corridor along Agoura Road in Agoura Hills has yet to make headway and already complaints are being heard about inadequate parking. Padri, a popular restaurant and night spot at 29003 Agoura Road, is sending spillover parking into the adjacent Agoura Village Center parking lot, causing alleged property damage […]

Local man overcomes the odds

Acorn Staff Writer

Sourena Vasseghi, 23, of Agoura Hills will graduate from USC with a bachelor of science degree in business administration tomorrow, Fri., May 11. Vasseghi was born in Iran and lost his air supply for 10 minutes. Twelve months later, doctors said he had cerebral palsy, a condition that impaired his speech and left him with limited control over his muscles. […]

Lung Association to help fight air pollution



During its Clean Air Month campaign this month, the American Lung Association reminds individuals, companies and organizations they can make a difference in the fight against air pollution. For example, Californians can encourage their local transit agencies and school districts to make their next bus purchases natural gas or some alternative to diesel. Reducing diesel exhaust is just one way […]

Village Voices offers scholarship



Serious students of vocal music who wish to pursue a career in that field are invited to apply for a scholarship offered by the Village Voices Chorale, a community chorale now in its 33rd year. To be considered, a candidate should have a strong academic record as well as outstanding success in his or her music-related courses. A letter of […]


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