2001-08-02

Local roadway becomes a scenic highway

Acorn Staff Writer

Local roadway becomes a scenic highway Motorists who take the scenic drive from Calabasas to the Pacific Ocean on Malibu Canyon Road have known for years how special the trip can be. Now, under a bill currently working its way through the California legislature, the portion of the Los Angeles County road from the Calabasas city limit to the Malibu […]

Free personal finance workshops offered



Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles is presenting the following free workshops at 31364 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks: "Piggybank to Portfolios." From 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Tues., Aug. 7. This workshop is designed for those who are considering investing but don’t know where to start. Develop your savings and enter the world of personal investments by understanding the […]

Group’s goal is to help the needy



Recent radio broadcast illustrates gender equity problem

Acorn Sports Writer

Last Friday, on prime drive time sports’ radio, two hosts of Fox Sports Radio (1150 on the AM dial) had the opportunity to discuss the status of women in sports, the progress that has been made. Donna Lopiano, executive director of The Women Sports Foundation, which was founded in 1974 by tennis great Billie Jean King, spoke with Kevin Kiley, […]

‘Yesterday’ coming Sunday to Chumash Park



‘Yesterday’ coming Sunday to Chumash Park The musical group "Yesterday" will present a tribute to the Beatles at 6 p.m., Sun., Aug. 5 in Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. This performance is the next in the series of Summer Concerts in the Park presented by the city of Agoura Hills and The Acorn Newspapers. The band presents […]

Volunteering A Passion for Sharing



Volunteering A Passion for Sharing By Kathy Gilbert No citations or warnings are being given here! It’s Simi Valley plainclothes police officer Don Douglas testing a cadet on the proper procedures she has learned while attending the three-week volunteer Explorer Academy. The cadet along with 16 other teens have spent five days per week, eight to 10 hours per day […]

Villa Esperanza moving to Thousand Oaks

Acorn Staff Writer

Officials with Villa Esperanza, a rural Agoura home for developmentally disabled adults, recently announced that they’re relocating to Thousand Oaks. The organization opened its 20-acre residential ranch at 3380 Triunfo Canyon Road more than 20 years ago. The 17 adult clients who live there will move into a pair of homes in Thousand Oaks by the end of the year, […]

Couple stays true to their vows



Learn about boating safety in class set for Sat., Aug. 11



Learn about boating safety in class set for Sat., Aug. 11 A "Boating Safety" class will be presented from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 11 at the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Recruiting Center, 4202 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard. It will be taught by the USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 73. The course will teach participants how to avoid problems […]

Agoura stampedes through American Legion baseball playoffs at UCLA

Special to The Acorn

Next stop for Agoura’s "A" Division 18 years and under American Legion baseball team: Yountville, an eight-hour, 450-mile trek to the rolling coastal hills and vineyards of Napa Valley and Northern California wine country. If Agoura is the winner in Yountville, the team can anticipate a berth in the national American Legion Baseball Tournament in Fargo, North Dakota. After taking […]


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