2001-05-10

Soka debate puts death penalty on trial

Acorn Staff Writer

Timothy McVeigh, the remorseless Oklahoma City bomber who killed 168 people, including 19 children, is scheduled to die by lethal injection next Wed., May 16. Even those ardently against the death penalty agree that McVeigh’s execution is appropriate, although they say capital punishment, as a rule, can be highly unjust. Elisabeth Semel, director of the American Bar Association Death Penalty […]

Westlake Village woman receives senior citizen honor



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Program has announced that Diane Milan of Westlake Village is their "Older American" honoree. Milan is an active member of the city’s Senior Recreation Program, where she serves on the city’s Senior Advisory Committee, assists with special events and acts as a trip escort. She also volunteers her services through […]

Viewpoint students win L.A. County science fair awards



Viewpoint students win L.A. County science fair awards For the second consecutive year, Viewpoint School in Calabasas earned a majority (18 percent) of first place honors in all categories at the Los Angeles County Science and Engineering Fair held April 17 to 19. In the senior division, 9th graders Daniel Wasser (Westlake Village), Meijin Bruttomesso (Agoura) and 10th grader Michael […]

CHS softball team vies for a title

Acorn Sports Writer

After easily defeating Nordhoff at home Tuesday, 9-1, the Calabasas softball team heads into tomorrow’s matchup with Santa Paula at Calabasas with its destiny in its own hands. A win will give the Coyotes the Frontier League championship. Win or lose, however, Calabasas, coached by Barbara Hofer, has already clinched a spot in the playoffs. Santa Paula, which won both […]

New West Symphony closes season with Mahler



New West Symphony will close its sixth season with a performance of Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," at 8 p.m. on Sat., May 19 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Jessica Rivera will be the soprano soloist and Janice Taylor will sing the alto solos. The combined Los Robles Master […]

More open space dedicated locally

Acorn Staff Writer

Offering the promise of new parks, trails and other amenities, the city of Calabasas and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy dedicated 83 acres of new open space during recent ceremonies. The city, the Conservancy and the Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) each paid $335,000 for the Calmont-Mathews property, located at Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Canyon Road across from Calabasas High […]

IT’S NEW–The T.O.-Westlake Village Regional Chamber celebrates its new Website at the Newbury Park Clairon Palm Garden. Left to right are: Deborah Kniss, Catherine Kundrat, Randy Howard, Sharon Conti, Paul Deyman, Sandie Moore, Dr. Ron Goldstein, Chamber



IT’S NEW–The T.O.-Westlake Village Regional Chamber celebrates its new Website at the Newbury Park Clairon Palm Garden. Left to right are: Deborah Kniss, Catherine Kundrat, Randy Howard, Sharon Conti, Paul Deyman, Sandie Moore, Dr. Ron Goldstein, Chamber Chairman Lawrence Blowquist, president of Creative Edge Stephen Buchsbaum and Bob Lotto. Log on at www.towlvchamber.org. Chamber celebrates new Website

Music students strike up winning notes

Acorn Staff Writer

Award-winning music students from Lindero Canyon Middle School made it a clean sweep once again at the Heritage Music Festival in San Diego. For a second consecutive year, the school’s concert choir, concert band, jazz band and string orchestra received "gold" ratings and won first place awards across the board. Even more impressive, the students from Agoura Hills were the […]

Airborne MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Airborne MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn UP, UP AND AWAY––Newbury Park pole vaulter Russ Hall clears 12 feet 6 inches in Marmonte League championship competition.

Dinner and wine auction to benefit New West Symphony



Children’s program of the New West Symphony will benefit from "A Symphony of Wine" fundraiser at 4 p.m. on June 24. The dinner and wine auction will be held at the lakeside home of Alan and Patricia Cordover in Westlake Village. Guests will arrive by boat and enjoy a four-course dinner prepared by nationally-known chefs from Westlake Village, Malibu, Los […]


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