2001-06-07

Youngsters catch wind of Westlake Regatta LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Youngsters catch wind of Westlake Regatta LISA ADAMS/The Acorn ANCHORS AWEIGH-Sailing is a breeze for Alex Weisknar, 11, as he takes his Sabot sailboat to the finish line during the 29th Westlake Cup Regatta last Sunday on Westlake Lake. Various trophies were up for grabs as the young skippers participated in three races on the lake.

Ribbon Cutting at Bank of America



NEW BANK–Bank of America Private Bank Vice President Michael Dalton cuts the ceremonial ribbon with members of his staff and the Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. The new bank, which caters mostly to wealthy individuals, is located at 200 Westlake Boulevard, Suite 100 in Westlake Village. For information, call (805) 557-3707.

Summer school popular in Oak Park



Oak Park Unified School District officias say summer school enrollment has unexpectedly increased this year. Almost 1,000 students are currently enrolled for summer school in the district. According to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Bob Fraser, enrollment for the most part is now final. "The first day of summer school may have some in and outs," Fraser said, but the […]

Westlake Church of Religious Science offers many programs



Westlake Church of Religious Science, located at 2649 Townsgate Road, Ste. 500 in Westlake Village, offers the following events on an ongoing basis: The Ministry of Prayer offers a weekly Sunday Healing/Meditation Service from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. Rev. Sue Rubin leads the Sunday "Celebrations of Life" at 10 a.m. Pre-school through teen ministries also begin at 10 a.m. Rubin, […]

Stop Calabasas utility tax



My letter in the May 10 Acorn stated correctly that for 15 years, Calabasas cityhood advocates promised that no additional taxes would be needed and none would be imposed if Calabasas became a city. The moment it did, 10 years ago, the city council reneged and imposed a utility tax. Unfortunately, my accurate statement brought forth an inappropriate response from […]

Be prepared when lights go down



Now that rolling electrical blackouts are part of the Southern California lifestyle, it’s important to prepare for some problems they may cause. One thing you should be ready for is traffic signals not functioning during a blackout period. When you approach an intersection and the signal is not working, what are you supposed to do? Are you sure? What about […]

Woodland Hills Chamber offers opportunity for business promotion



About 7,000 people are expected at the Woodland Hills Chamber of Commerce’s Second Annual Festival in the Park Sun., June 24. This free family concert provides a unique opportunity for business promotion, according to festival chair Michael Miller. "By purchasing a booth in our festival’s Commercial Court, business owners can personally introduce or promote their products and services to thousands […]

OPHS student to visit nation’s capitol



Justin Yahr, 17, a junior at Oak Park High School, has been selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) held June 17 to 27 in Washington, D.C. The NYLC is a leadership development program for high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit. Yahr has been awarded an OPHS Letter for Academic Excellence and was […]

St. Max Golf Classic



PREPARING TO LINK UP-Parishioners and friends of St. Maximillian Kolbe Church in Oak Park sign up for their 7th Annual Golf Classic on May 21. A putting contest on the practice green at North Ranch Country Club helped the golfers warm up. On the course, the players got to use brand new seven-woods that were given to them. After the […]

Scouts honored



Every Mother’s Day for the past 38 years, Boy Scout Troop 127 has sponsored a Mother’s Day Breakfast. This year was no exception. On May 13 nearly 50 Scouts and their dads were working hard at Malibou Lake Mountain Club cooking and serving hundreds of guests from the community. Not only was teamwork and cooperation evident on the part of […]


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