2001-07-19

Authorities want help to capture teen party crashers

Special to The Acorn


Almost any party can attract uninvited guests. But some are more unwelcome than others, especially when the party scene becomes the scene of a crime. A group of malicious party crashers have been making the circuit this summer of teen parties in Calabasas and Westlake, intimidating hosts and guests alike, pilfering alcohol and turning to violence when the partygoers let […]

Volunteering pays off GENE DOWD/The Acorn



Volunteering pays off GENE DOWD/The Acorn HELPING OTHERS HAS ITS REWARD––Dr. Steven Henteleff, left, gives a $500 computer gift to Eric Fingleson, 18, for his volunteer service with the Special Olympics in tennis. Fingelson, a recent Calabasas High School graduate, was accepted to George Washington University. Henteleff is a Westlake Village optometrist.

Soft rock group to perform in concert Sunday



The musical group "Ambrosia 2001" will headline the next Agoura Hills "Summer Concert in the Park" at 6 p.m. on Sun., July 22 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The Acorn Newspapers help sponsor the concert series. Among the group’s hits are "Biggest Part of Me," "How Much I Feel," "You’re the Only One" and "Holdin’ on […]

Eagles confident but still see room for improvement during summer leagues

Acorn Sports Writer


Eagles confident but still see room for improvement during summer leagues By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer For Oak Park girls’ basketball coach Lindsay Strothers, winning championships is nothing new. He won three state titles coaching in Oregon and last year led the Eagles to their first-ever California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) crown. For the returning Oak Park girls’ basketball players,though, […]

Until the public votes, Agoura Hills City Council should establish a moratorium



Until the public votes, Agoura Hills City Council should establish a moratorium As a concerned citizen and executive board member of Citizens for Responsible Growth, I wish to make all citizens aware of the impact that irresponsible, uncontrolled growth can do to our city. Traffic in our city is already at critical levels. The Kanan Road and Reyes Adobe interchanges […]

It’s anchors aweigh on a perfect day MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



It’s anchors aweigh on a perfect day MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn READY TO SAIL––Young sailors in the Westlake Yacht Club summer sailing program maneuver their sailboats in preparation to land their craft at the lake in Westlake Village. The weather’s been perfect; comfortable temperatures with light breezes––ideal for a leisurely trip around the lake.

GOP women will play cards, enjoy lunch, donate books



GOP women will play cards, enjoy lunch, donate books The Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated invites all card-playing women to a summertime bridge luncheon and canasta party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mon., July 23 in the community room of the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Participants are asked to bring a new or gently […]

Westlake resident earns degree



Westlake resident earns degree Kelly J. Smith of Westlake Village has graduated from Claremont McKenna College, earning a bachelor of arts degree as an economics-literature major. He’s the son of Gail and James Smith of Westlake Village.

Local stars take part in American Legion baseball All-Star classic

Special to The Acorn

Local stars take part in American Legion baseball All-Star classic By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn All-Stars of the American Legion summer baseball program had their day in the sun on Sunday at Thousand Oaks as many of them prepared for this week’s 16th District Playoffs that begin today. The West beat the East 12-5 in the National League, […]

Home Depot would affect traffic throughout local communities



This letter is a response to Thom Bancroft’s letter to the editor on July 5 in which he states that other towns have their own "big box" stores and therefore the proposed Home Depot will not add congestion and traffic to Agoura. This is not the case. Calabasas does not have a "big box" nor do they want one. I […]


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