2001-05-17

NYU bound Agoura High School students tape their way into a major university -Page 11



NYU bound Agoura High School students tape their way into a major university -Page 11

Pierce plans trip to ‘Mule Days’



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a four-day trip to observe wild horses in their natural pinon forest habitat. Participants will learn about the social behavior of the horses and their current struggle to survive. The trip will also include a visit to "Bishop Mule Days" in the town of Bishop. Instructors Lynn and Ron Wechsler have been leading […]

Exhibit to explore the world of butterflies



Enjoy a rare and captivating walk among the butterflies in the natural beauty of Mission Canyon when the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History opens a special butterfly pavilion filled with 56 species of these winged wonders from May 26 through Sept. 9. The special butterfly pavilion will feature a lush garden with wooden bridges crossing a small creek. Butterflies […]

OPHS student accepted to Academy

Acorn Staff Writer

Many colleges are difficult to get into today. Grade point average and SAT scores play a big part. Some schools require plenty of extracurricular activities. Adam Bushore, 18, a senior at Oak Park High School (OPHS), had to have all of this and more because he’s attending the U.S. Air Force Academy. Bushore was always interested in the armed forces. […]

Stadium addition is right on track JOHN LOESING/The Acorn



Stadium addition is right on track JOHN LOESING/The Acorn NEW FACILITY––Work continues on the all-weather synthetic track being installed at Agoura High’s Frank Greminger Stadium. The $450,000 track is scheduled to be finished by the fall. Calabasas High School is getting a similar track. Both are expected to be safer in rainy conditions.

Intersection is an accident waiting to happen



Intersection is an accident waiting to happen Several times while at the light at Village Glen and Agoura Road I’ve almost had accidents. Heading away from Sav-On and Vons there is a left-hand turn lane. But going (what would be north) there is only one lane. My latest encounter as I waited to go straight was to be cut off […]

All smiles Local comedian takes a humorous look at retirement -Page 20



All smiles Local comedian takes a humorous look at retirement -Page 20

Stay young: Take two brisk naps a day

Acorn Staff Writer

Facing retirement can’t be all that serious. Actually, you can laugh about it. The title of Gene Perret’s new book is "Retirement: Twice the Time Half the Money" and it talks about how the golden years are rewarding, but not always golden. "I’m enjoying retirement because I have a nice little nest egg. My wife would have preferred a house." […]

Calabasas Library launches ‘Magic Treehouse’ event



The city of Calabasas Library will present a "Magic TreeHouse" event at 4 p.m. on Thurs., May 24 at the library, 26135 Mureau Road, Ste. 100, Calabasas. The program, for children in the 1st to 3rd grades, is based on the series by Mary Pope Osborne. Stories, games and activities will be featured. For more information, please call the library […]

Willow participates in an art auction LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Willow participates in an art auction LISA ADAMS/The Acorn GREAT WORKS OF ART AUCTION––Willow Elementary kindergarten students Dustin Goodwin, left, and Zoe Powers, both 6, hold a box that stores checkers made by classmates. This over-sized wooden checker set features a hand-made storage case with game pieces personalized with self-portraits of all of teacher Mark Cantor’s "kinder-kings" and "kinder-queens." All […]


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