2001-08-23

A father helps



A LITTLE DRINK––Grant Fisher, 2, of Woodland Hills gets a helping hand from his dad, Robert, during "Lite Bite 91302" last week at The Commons in Calabasas. The event was hosted by Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. See story on page 9.

Program encourages seniors to do more exercise



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program is offering a PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) program. This program is geared toward adults 50 years old and older with various types of rheumatic disease, such as arthritis. This class is sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. The community service class includes accommodations for individual limitations and […]

Breast-saving cancer treatments may be suitable for more patients Women may be unaware of treatment options, including lumpectomy, radiation



Breast-saving cancer treatments may be suitable for more patients Women may be unaware of treatment options, including lumpectomy, radiation Breast-conserving treatment — lumpectomy and radiation therapy — is an option for more than 50 percent of women with breast cancer, according to the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO). Numerous studies have shown that removing the cancerous lump […]

Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat

Sanders says
Lancers are deep in talent


Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat by Wayne Harrison Sanders says Lancers are deep in talent Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat Sanders says Lancers are deep in talent Sure Ben Olson, the Thousand Oaks quarterback, and Dave Anderson, the wide receiver-defensive back, are getting most of the preseason ink for the Lancers’ football team, but head coach Mike Sanders […]

‘Dino’ croons again in Agoura Hills MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



‘Dino’ croons again in Agoura Hills MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn GIVING IT HIS BEST SHOT––Steve Apple, a Dean Martin impersonator, sings to the crowd during the Rat Pack concert at Chumash Park on Sunday. The free concerts will return next year.

Calabasas to consider a design review board

Acorn Staff Writer

After 10 years, the city of Calabasas Design Review Board may actually have members appointed to it by the city council. A motion introduced by City Councilman Michael Harrison to appoint three members to the board was met with opposition from Mayor Janice Lee and two members of the Calabasas Planning Commission at last week’s meeting of the city council. […]

Bridal premiere coming to Westlake



The fall edition of the Bridal Premiere will be Sun., Sept. 16, at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village. Exhibit hours will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fashion shows are planned for 12:30 and 3 p.m. Advance sale tickets are available at $5 each and will be sold at the door for $7. […]

Shyness can mask anxiety disorder



Diabetes has become an epidemic. As many as 2,186 new cases of the disease are diagnosed every day. Add that to the 16 million cases of diabetes in this country, and the concern multiplies. Diabetes knows no boundaries. Its complications occur in Americans of all ages, races, and ethnic groups. Those suffering from diabetes are at risk for complications that […]

Galaxy softball shines in tournament



The Southern California Galaxy, a girls’ traveling softball team with players from Agoura Hills, Oak Park and Westlake Village, returned home with honors from the recent national fast pitch championships in Kansas City, Mo. Team manager Irwin Shpiro said that after going undefeated in pre-tournament round robin play, the Galaxy lost to the host team from Blue Springs, Mo. in […]

Musical opens this weekend



Musical opens this weekend El Portal Center for the Arts’ Circle Theatre will present "Musical Chairs," with book, words and music by Agoura Hills resident Joel Hirschhorn, beginning with a gala opening at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Aug. 24. The musical will run at 8 p.m. Thurs. to Sat., 7 p.m. Sun., with 2 p.m. matinees Sat. to Sun., through […]


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