2001-08-23

Sun sets on Concerts in the Park



TWILIGHT––David Ellis dances with his son, Jared, during the Rat Pack concert at Chumash Park on Sunday. It was the final Concert of the Park for this summer. See related photo on page 25.

Camarillo Air Show takes off



The 21st annual Camarillo Air Show blasts off into local skies the weekend of Aug. 25 and 26 at Camarillo Airport. Gates will open 8 a.m. and close 5 p.m. The family-oriented event will feature the Confederate Air Force, aerobatics, aerial demonstrations, fly-bys, military, vintage, sport, war birds, experimental, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft. The Paragon FX Skydiving team featuring husband […]

Magic show set for Pepperdine



Magician Bradley Fields will brings his Magic Theatre and Illusion Show, billed as "full of fun and thrills for the entire family" to Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 6. The show is the first in Pepperdine’s 2001-02 Family Fun Series. With his style, artistry, comedy, mime and characterizations, Fields is said to […]

Sports Junkie



Sports Junkie by Irv Lippel by Irv Lippel What is misrepresentation? In my opinion, it’s the remote suggestion that Bill Russell could guard Wilt Chamberlain, or that pro athletes of today (in general) have the same respect for the game and their fans that they had in yesteryear or that the writer of this column would use a picture of […]

Beth Haverim looks at 2002 for new preschool and temple in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

Beth Haverim looks at 2002 for new preschool and temple in Agoura Hills By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Officials from Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills say construction on a new 53,000 square-foot school and temple could begin by the end of September. Grading at 29900 Ladyface Circle already is underway. The building will include a 27,000 square-foot synagogue […]

There Goes the Neighborhood!

Out of the Closet

There Goes the Neighborhood! I’m having trouble writing this column. It’s the same problem I have with every column: I can’t stop twitching long enough to get the words down. I have Tourette’s syndrome (TS). It’s not the entertaining type of Tourette’s where I get to curse out loud; it’s a simple, unyielding, life-numbing compulsion to make foolish movements. Instead […]

Five to run for Westlake City Council

Acorn Staff Writer

The field is set for the Nov. 6 city council election in Westlake Village. Five candidates will compete for three open seats on the council. The list includes two incumbents, Mayor Mark Rutherford and City Councilman Iraj Broomand. Incumbent Kris Carraway-Bowman announced she wouldn’t to seek reelection. Parks, open space, property taxes and a new hospital for the city are […]

Writer’s ‘inner child’ comes out

Acorn Staff Writer

You might say that Jeff Lappin is indulging his "inner child" by pouring his personal passions onto the pages of his new children’s books, "Marcel Moves Mountains" and "Simon Makes Waves." Lappin, 35, an Oak Park resident, shares his joy of cycling and surfing in two books whose stories revolve around toddlers taking the plunge into the outdoor sports. Colorfully […]

Save your knees by exercising in the water



By Dr. Stan James, M.D. Painful knees narrow our opportunities to enjoy life. Our knees are what keep us mobile, whether we’re walking, running, squatting or going up and down stairs. Arthritis, injuries, obesity and poor fitness can make these movements painful while seriously reducing our fitness options. As people age, it’s very important to maintain overall body conditioning. This […]

Westlake’s Adamcyzk signs to pitch for the Cardinals



Westlake’s Adamcyzk signs to pitch for the Cardinals Tyler Adamcyzk, who was drafted in the seventh round of the Major League baseball draft by the St. Louis Cardinals last June and who was choosing between beginning a pro career or accepting a scholarship to play college baseball at Cal Berkeley, has signed with the Cardinals. Adamcyzk, a star at Westlake […]


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