Table is always set at “Color Me Mine”

Table is always set at "Color Me Mine" SUMMER FUN IS UNDERWAY––Color Me Mine, the do-it-yourself ceramics and arts and crafts center in Oak Park, continues to celebrate its second year anniversary with a variety of fun programs and specials. The store offers painting classes, ceramic development and sales galore. Kids under 10 get to paint for free on Mondays. […]

Charter school seeks applicants

Applications are being accepted for the new CHIME Charter Elementary School, a laboratory school being developed collaboratively by Cal State Northridge’s College of Education and the CHIME Institute. The school, which will initially serve children – including disabled children – from kindergarten to third grade, is expected to open this August. Applications are available by calling (818) 677-4979. The charter […]

Hard Court tennis finals at Westlake

The 2001 National Men’s 45 Hard Court Championships will be held June 29-July 5 at the Westlake Tennis & Swim Club, 32250 W. Triunfo Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event is one of four national surface championships for men 45-years old and up. The public is invited to watch internationally and nationally ranked players compete for this national title. For […]

Foundation wants nominees

Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) will host the first ClvFFie (pronounced Cliffy) Awards on Sat., Nov. 17 at Sherwood Country Club. The ClvFFie Awards will honor individuals and groups in the Conejo-Las Virgenes region in various categories. Finalists in the categories of the arts, education, government and public service, public safety, community service, business and health will be invited to […]

Early deadlines for July 4

The July 4 holiday next Wednesday will force The Acorn into early deadlines for the upcoming issue. Real Estate advertising must be placed by noon today, June 28. Display advertising must be reserved by noon Friday, June 29. All other deadlines advance by 24 hours. Thank you for your cooperation.

He never gave up; you shouldn’t either

He never gave up; you shouldn’t either LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SHARING HIS TALENT––Agoura Hills resident and Oscar winning composer Joel Hirschhorn holds up his trophy and his new book, "Complete Idiot’s Guide to Songwriting."

Stars come out at Doo-Dah Depot

Stars come out at Doo-Dah Depot Doo-Dah Depot in Westlake Village recently welcomed a visit from Firesign Theatre member Phil Proctor and his actress-wife Melinda Peterson, who made a special surprise appearance last month at the premier new and used CD, record, video and DVD store. Proctor is known best as Phil and Lil’s dad "Howard" on the "Rugrats" cartoon […]

Dean’s List students honored

More than 400 students were named to the 2001 spring semester Dean’s Honor List at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Students qualify for the Dean’s List by maintaining a 3.5 grade point average in their academic subjects. Local students honored are as follows. Agoura: Jeremy Stewart, Jessica Newton Agoura Hills: Sarah Thebaud, Adam Martin, Kingsley Terry, Ingrid Davis, Ian […]

Squirrels of the Month

TWICE AS NICE––Juliana and Michael Moritz play with a pair of squirrels their dad rescued from the family’s backyard in Thousand Oaks. The squirrels had been abandoned, but the Moritz family nursed them back to life with milk from a dropper and nuts and seeds for food. After they became healthy, the squirrels were set free, but kept returning! They […]

Time to pull the plug on the Calabasas utility users tax

I consider myself a reasonably informed person. While I was strongly opposed to cityhood for Calabasas, and voted against it because I knew it would add another layer of unneeded government which would ultimately result in higher taxes, I was unaware that it would immediately result in a 5 percent utility tax, until after the fact. I wonder how many […]

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