Yacht Club to host Independence Day events

"A Salute to the Stars and Stripes" is the theme for the 32nd annual decorated boat parade to be held by the Westlake Yacht Club on Independence Day, Wed., July 4 on Westlake Lake. The yacht club is at 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The full day of events will include all water events open to Westlake residents. A […]

Breast cancer patients sought

UCLA researchers are seeking more than 3,000 women with early-stage breast cancer to participate in new studies of Herceptin, the first successful targeted gene-based therapy for breast cancer. The study will be the largest international clinical trial to investigate Herceptin’s potential in women whose breast cancer has been diagnosed early. Herceptin attacks a specific genetic alteration that occurs in 25-30 […]

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 […]

Field of Dreams

LOCAL RIDER IS A WINNER––Agoura Hills resident Katie Goeller and her Arabian mare "Tessa" are off and running in the recent 25-mile endurance race at Malibu Creek State Park. Katie, only 11 years old but already an accomlished rider, won the difficult event. See story and additional photo on page 9.

Oscar-winning music composer says tenacity pays off in song writing

Acorn Editor

Agoura Hills resident Joel Hirschhorn, who’s won two Academy Awards, says tenacity is the key to success for songwriters. Hirschhorn, 58, has written a book, "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Songwriting." It summarizes his knowledge and advice from several decades of music composition success in both motion pictures and Broadway plays. Hirschhorn won two Oscars in 1973 and 1975 respectively […]

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 […]

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