We’ve moved into a bigger office

We’ve moved into a bigger office The Acorn Newspapers moved last weekend to larger offices in the same building in Agoura Hills. Mail can still be addressed to 30423 Canwood St., but please note that Ste. 108 is the new correct location, not Ste. 223. Thanks to our readers and advertisers, we outgrew our previous office. Telephone numbers remain the […]

Tips for keeping bouquets looking bright

Summer gardens are bursting with blooms right about now. Thinking of cutting a bunch for a beautiful indoor display? Here are some tips for making flower arrangements: Cut garden flowers in the morning or early evening, when the stalks are filled with water. Midday heat is stressful to plants, causing them to wither more readily when cut. Always use a […]

CLU offers nature study

California Lutheran University will host a four-day Elderstudies Program on discovering, preserving and conserving nature in Ventura County from Aug. 13 to 16 on the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The combined field, classroom and lab course will focus on man’s place in nature using the ecosystems of Ventura County as examples. Through a series of lectures […]

Chevalier ready to take over at Oak Park

Acorn Sports Writer

After his Oak Park boys’ varsity summer league basketball team lost a close game vs. Royal last week, Ed Chevalier, the new coach of the Eagles, talked about the progress his players are making and his hopes for the 2001-2002 season. "It’s a chance for me to see the players, what they can do, where we are, what we’re doing […]

Businesses that already exist here are generous, civic minded

Businesses that already exist here are generous, civic minded Unfortunately, we have a group of envious crybabies that are jealous of many of the local businesses in Agoura Hills. A recent blight remark (in a letter to the editor) is way out of line. Our local merchants worked 18-hour days to build the American dream, and they’ve been in business […]

E.R. needed?

E.R. needed? Councilman calls for new hospital/E.R., accused of politicking -Page 10

Gardening is for all ages

Gardening is one of the best legacies parents can give their children. It helps create a love of the earth and joy in seeing things grow; and it provides an outlet away from an increasingly complicated and technological world. According to Children’s World Learning Centers, a provider of early care and education programs, gardening also is a great way to […]

Leads club hosts visitor month

July is Visitor Month in the Calabasas Chapter of Ali Lassen’s Leads Club, a pioneer networking organization founded in 1978 for the purpose of generating leads and providing valuable business connections. Weekly meetings give members the ongoing opportunity to describe themselves and their business, building trust and credibility. Networking and referral marketing is the key to market visibility for small […]

Westlake High School’s Nickeas a national hero

Westlake High School’s Nickeas a national hero The United States Junior National baseball team placed five of its athletes on the 11-member 2001 Pan American All-Tournament team according to a statement released July 10 by the tournament’s organizing body. Recent Westlake High School graduate Mike Nickeas, a catcher, was named a tournament all-star, and heading into the semifinal round (the […]

Novices should run for city councils

Regarding your editorial of July 12, it was a little negative, don’t you think? "Cities are best served when only highly qualified and dedicated people seek council seats." I strongly disagree. Cities are best served when average citizens of those communities get involved, including running for office. If by highly qualified, you mean professional politicians, lawyers or real estate developers, […]

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