2001-06-14

In good times CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



In good times CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn FUNDRAISER AT FINN’S-From left: Christy Pafford, manager of Finn’s Restaurant; Moez Megji, owner of Finn’s; Cliff Riley, a representative from Whole Foods Market; Steve Brevidoro, event chairman; and Jeff Blum, Chamber member, sample the wines at the recent Calabasas Chamber of Commerce annual wine tasting party. Thirty differerent wine distributors and wineries presented their […]

Poison prevention tips listed



Keep all medicines and hazardous products locked up and out of reach when not in use. Never tell children that medicine is candy. Never take medicine in front of children. They often imitate adults. Store household products and food in separate areas. Keep products in original containers. Never put them into food or beverage containers. Select hazardous products with child […]

A Roman Holiday in Westlake Village



HAND-TO-HAND FUN-Fourteen-year-old Jake Netter, left, engages in little friendly combat with Harrison Hill, 12, during the second annual Roman Holiday at Carden Conejo School. As part of the school’s Latin studies, the student gladiators crafted their own armor using copious amounts of cardboard and duct tape. The students also tailored their own togas.

Retired chancellor to perform



Mark Matthews, retired chancellor of California Lutheran University, will be the featured soloist at 10 a.m. on Thurs., June 21, at the monthly meeting of the Primetimer’s group at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. There is no cost for the musical program, but there is an $8 fee for lunch. To reserve a place for lunch, please […]

Ahmanson Ranch open space transfer ruled okay

Acorn Staff Writer

Ahmanson Ranch open space transfer ruled okay A California Appeals Court has ruled that no further environmental review is needed to support the Ahmanson Ranch transfer of a 2,650 acres of open space in upper Las Virgenes Canyon. The Second District Court of Appeal upheld a 1999 Ventura County Superior Court ruling that said county officials acted properly when they […]

55-year-old mother rides like the wind

Special to The Acorn


From time to time people get the urge to do things that exceed everyone’s expectations, something that makes themselves and everyone else around them feel honored to know that there are human beings with amazing self-determination and will-power. Rosalind Sette, a 55-year old mother of four who lives in Westlake Village, is a good example of such a person. After […]

Kids can become Junior Rangers



Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to participate in the California State Parks "Junior Rangers" program offered at Leo Carrillo State Park and Point Mugu State Park this month. Participants will learn about each park in a one-hour program designed especially for them. The programs begin 10 a.m. at the campground entrance station on the following dates: At Leo […]

Poison control hotline can take the scare out of emergencies



The California Poison Control System’s Poisoning Emergency Hotline is a number that can save lives––especially young lives. Of nearly 221,000 cases reported in 2000, 51 percent of the poisoning victims were less than six years old. A call to the hotline connects the caller to a pharmacist, nurse, or poison information provider with extensive training in recognizing non-life threatening emergencies […]

Farm fun in store for campers at Pierce



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a new all-day summer camp experience for children ages 5 to 14. The camp is offered every two weeks and provides fun and excitement for kids all day long. Campers will learn about the environment and enjoy special activities on the Pierce College farm. In addition, campers will sing songs, perform skits, ply […]

ABF service times



Beginning this Sun., June 17, the Community Church Service (CCS) and the Contemporary Service at Agoura Bible Fellowship (ABF) will meet on the ABF campus, 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura. Service times will be 9:30 a.m. (contemporary style of worship with a full Praise Band) and 11 a.m. (classic service that is more traditional in style and has hymns). Sunday School […]