2001-08-02

Home Depot developer remains committed to his cause

Acorn Staff Writer

Home Depot developer remains committed to his cause Developer Dan Selleck says plans for a new Home Depot in Agoura Hills continue to move ahead, despite threats of a referendum that could keep all "big box" retailers from moving into town. Selleck, who’s been trying more than a year to make the project come to life, said Home Depot still […]

Trilogy brings acclaim to local author

Acorn Staff Writer

If it’s the writer’s task to pay close attention to beginnings and endings, how does one go about telling the story of Seamus Boyne, the rollicking central figure in Dick Wimmer’s acclaimed new novel, "Irish Wine Trilogy"? Wimmer’s opening salvo shows one good way to start. CRAZY! Good God, this is CRAZY—absolutely CRAZY—finally having my life come down to me […]

Help charity



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and Prudential California Realty-Calabasas are sponsors of Golf Classic 2001 at 11 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Calabasas Golf & Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada, Calabasas. The event is a benefit for The Discovery Center of Science & Technology that will serve the greater Conejo and Las Virgenes Valleys. The cost of $195 per person […]

Science week brings out the best



Temple hosts pajama party open house



Stop catering to special interests



I am unable to understand the furor over the traffic "noise" on Mulholland Highway from Gelson’s to Old Topanga Road. The lanes have already been reduced from two lanes to one lane to cut down on speeding; the two dozen or so homes along that stretch apparently lobbied successfully for that. (Who else cares?) After all, they bought their homes […]

Definitely not Tom Sawyer



Free seminar helps new homebuyers



The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura, a housing provider for low to moderate income families living in Ventura County, along with Pacific Partners Mortgage Corp., an approved lender for the "Fresh Rate" downpayment grant program as well as the city of Thousand Oaks Ownership Assistance Program (OAP), will jointly sponsor a "School of Homebuying" course from 10 […]

Running a sale



Soka to host campus Recreation Day



The Calabasas campus of Soka University will host a Campus Recreation Day on Sat., Aug. 11 featuring a variety of events. Admission is free, but reservations are required by calling (818) 878-3741. The campus is at 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy. Birders of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to join the summer bird walk from 8 to 9:15 […]


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