2001-07-12

Oak Park kids read to win

Acorn Staff Writer

A voracious appetite for reading by Oak Hills Elementary School students in Oak Park has made the school $5,000 richer. The school participated in the 2000-2001 Governor’s Reading Award Program in which students were challenged to read as much as possible. The 488 students of Oak Hills read 2.6 million pages from Oct. 1, 2000, to April 1, 2001; the […]

Local author to hold book signing in the Calabasas Commons



Topanga resident Robert Wheeler, a retired Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer, has published his first novel, "Love Forever Lost," in the romance fiction genre. Wheeler’s second literary effort, "Beyond Yesterday," is expected to reach bookstores later this summer. A Southern California native who grew up during Hollywood’s heyday in the 1940s and 1950s, Wheeler retired from the LAPD in […]

Summer Concert in the Park with Terry Gibbs



NOTED PERFORMER–Percussionist Hall of Fame vibraphonist and Big Band leader Terry Gibbs demon-strates his talents with the Agoura Hills-Las Virgenes-Westlake Village Community Band in Chumash Park.

Roller hockey camp available for ages 7-14



The Agoura Hills Recreation Center is offering Roller Hockey Camp for children ages 7 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 23 to 27. The cost is $101. Instruction will be provided on proper hand, stick and skating techniques for beginner and intermediate campers. Participants must bring their own stick, helmet, elbow/knee pads, skates and athletic shoes to […]

Editorial was absurdly wrong



The Fourth of July and the freedom it symbolizes makes me realize how important it is for us to use that freedom wisely. That’s why I wonder why the editor of The Acorn would so foolishly abuse the freedom of the press by representing a point of view that is so absurdly incorrect. The fact that the school district offers […]


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