2001-05-17

Calabasas limps into post-season play

Acorn Staff Writer

They were having their best year since 1997 when they won 26 games, but the Calabasas baseball team lost three games in a row last week and ended the regular season with a surprising crash and burn. Despite losses to Nordhoff, Chaminade and Santa Paula, Calabasas still won the Frontier League and advances to the playoffs for a ninth consecutive […]

Disaster Response Teams are ready to help



Disaster Response Teams are ready to help In response to "Assemblywoman Advises to Prepare for Earthquake" by Fran Pavley: It would be well to let the public know that there are Disaster Response Teams (DRTs) in Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Agoura, Calabasas and other localities. Membership is free. They meet monthly to prepare for emergencies; not only earthquakes, but also fire, […]

Playoffs Chargers take wild card into the postseason -Page 36



Playoffs Chargers take wild card into the postseason -Page 36

Woman’s club celebrates 30



The Agoura Valley Woman’s Club, a nonprofit philanthropic club, recently celebrated 30 years of community service. The club, which is affiliated with the General Women’s Club, was founded in 1970. Over the years their membership has varied from a dozen to up to 30 area women. The club provides the opportunity for women—who share a common vision to give something […]

Winner to be named in anniversary logo contest



Westlake Village is planning its 20th anniversary. Much has been organized, including parades, concerts in the park and burying a time capsule, among other activities. A logo is being created to symbolize the celebration, which will take place through the summer into winter. Elementary students from kindergarten to fifth grade are involved in the logo design. Westlake Village city staff […]

CD Rom teaches teens about road vision



CIBA Vision Corporation has created a visually interactive CD-Rom for high school driving education classes called "Driving Teens to Focus." The national program includes an interactive CD-Rom designed to help students become more aware of their vision skills before going on the road. The CD-Rom is available to schools at no cost nationwide through May 31 or until supplies are […]

Free pet event provides training tips from the pros



Three expert animal trainers will discuss everything from basic dog obedience training to object guarding, behavior modification, separation anxiety and puppy basics at Pet Orphans Fund’s first "May Day for Mutts and their Feline Friends" pet adoption fair. This event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., May 20 at the Westwood Recreation Complex, 1350 Sepulveda Blvd., West […]

Thanks for the U.S. flag story



Thanks for the U.S. flag story Kudos to The Acorn for putting Old Glory on the cover of the May 3 edition. Beau’s service to this country at Pearl Harbor gives him more than poetic license to be the messenger of misuse regarding the dishonorable, tattered flag at the Reyes Adobe Plaza. We hope the owners of this real estate […]

Another shooting range suicide spurs a protest

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura Hills Target Range should take extra steps before renting firearms to its customers, said the mother of a 31-year-old man who committed suicide at the range last summer. Robert Prince, a Thousand Oaks man with a history of mental illness, rented a shotgun and killed himself on July 15, 2000. The owner of the range said Prince was […]

All American girls



All American girls THE WESTLAKE VILLAGE JUNIOR WOMEN’S CLUB GIVES A HELPING HAND––Co-chairwomen for the club’s annual "An American Girl" event, Cheri Steinfeld, left, and Jenny Wolpert admire the dresses worn by 9-year-old Mariah Johnson, left center, and Tonianne Scott, 10, both students at Westlake Hills Elementary School. The two-day event attracted about 650 young ladies interested in American Girl […]