2001-05-17

Bad student behavior irks parents at Sumac school

Acorn Staff Writer

Having an occasional problem child in class is nothing new, but at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills, the actions of one alleged bully are causing more than just the usual concern. A fifth-grade boy described as violent and physically imposing has used foul language and made threats to students and teachers numerous times, said parent Sue Siegel. The boy […]

Cruisin’ the Conejo LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Cruisin’ the Conejo LISA ADAMS/The Acorn RIDING MANY MILES WITH SMILES––Bicycle enthusiasts get ready to roll after a short break on the corner of Westlake Boulevard and Potrero Road during the 17th annual "Cruisin’ the Conejo" fun and fitness ride. Sponsored by the Conejo Valley Cyclists (CVC) and the Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 753, the two-wheel excursions included […]

NAWBO seeks scholarship nominations for awards event



The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) will host their Bravo Awards’ luncheon at noon on Fri., June 1 at the Renaissance Hotel, Agoura Hills. Proceeds from this event will support the advancement of women business owners within the community and the NAWBO Ventura County scholarship. For a nomination form for a $2,000 or $4,000 scholarship, please call Vicki […]

Dance lessons are coming soon



Evening workshops in swing and salsa dancing are open for registration at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The next four-week session begins Tues., May 22. One day workshops are $16 each and classes are $50 per four-week session. For more detailed information, please call (818) 880-2159; to register, call (818) 880-2993.

Agoura advances after winning wildcard

Special to The Acorn

While it’s been 11 years since Agoura High School has been in the California Interscholastic Feder-ation (CIF) Southern Section baseball playoffs, the Chargers of 2001 know that staying in the hunt is all about winning. So, after beating the visiting Atascadero High Greyhounds 9-7 on Tuesday, first-year head coach Zach Miller and his Lighting Bolts aren’t about to take the […]

Take a trip back in time to ‘Palm Springs Follies’



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a one-day tour to explore the playground of the rich and famous and to see the 10th anniversary show of the "Palm Springs Follies." The Follies, a song and dance extravaganza, features "long-legged lovelies––professional showgirls all 54 to 83 years young." Prior to the show, participants will have time to browse shops on […]

City council approves Homestore.com sign



City council approves Homestore.com sign By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Westlake Village councilmem-bers don’t want the city to look like the San Fernando Valley. An example of city priorities goes back to April when Homestore.com tried to get a monument sign approved for its corporate office. Councilmembers found the proposed sign too big and too glossy. Homestore later introduced […]

Serving in Uniform



Serving in Uniform Army Pvt. Andres Ramirez Alonso has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The training included completion of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). Ramirez Alonso is the son of Maria F. Alonso and Andres Ramirez Vera of Agoura Hills. Navy Petty Officer 2nd class Thomas A. Hagen, son of […]

Ribbon cut at Cleopatra Day Spa LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Ribbon cut at Cleopatra Day Spa LISA ADAMS/The Acorn A PLACE TO FEEL GOOD AND REFRESHED––Owner Amir Amirian (holding scissors), spa director Misha Zeinali to his right, along with staff and ambassadors from the Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming the Cleopatra Day Spa into the chamber. The spa services both men and […]

Datebook THURS., MAY 17



Datebook THURS., MAY 17 Women During Wartime Ventura County Museum of History & Art, 100 E. Main St., Ventura: Actress and storyteller Judith Black will bring to life the years of World War II as seen through eyes of women on American homefront at 7 p.m. $5-$7.50. Reservations: (805) 653-0323, ext. 10 Meeting of Mayors Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation Mayor’s […]


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