2001-10-04

Super Eagle sophomore



WINNING FORM––Oak Park’s Lauren Morales, right, took first place in running at a recent cross county meet at Oak Canyon Park. Now a sophomore, Morales established herself as one of the region’s top runners last year as a freshman.

Wine evaluation class now offered at Pierce



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class for adults to learn how to taste fine wine and appreciate what they are tasting. Each session will provide the opportunity to sample 5-6 wines and learn to evaluate the wine’s component parts, its flavor, smells and palate impression. Additional topics include help on buying, serving and starting a wine cellar. […]

Agoura Hills City Council candidates face off in their first forum

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura Hills City Council candidates face off in their first forum Agoura Hills City Council candidates squared off Tuesday in an election forum that touched on a wide range of issues, not the least of which was Home Depot and whether or not the large retailer should be allowed to build here. Audience members posed most of the questions, including […]

Bio-terrorism drill set in V.C.



Bio-terrorism drill set in V.C. The Ventura County EMS Agency and the Ventura County Fire Protection District will be coordinating a countywide bio-terrorism drill from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mon., Nov. 5 in Oxnard. They’re seeking the participation of 100 volunteers to serve as patients. Simulated patients may be assessed, decontaminated and transported to various hospitals throughout Ventura County. […]

Soccer parents urged to improve sports



Youth sports coaches across America have a similar problem brewing: Many parents can be harder to manage than the young athletes who play the sport. Across the country, there has been an increase of incidents and inappropriate behavior among parents at youth sporting events. Although the extreme cases—parents, athletes, coaches or officials seriously injured by enraged parents—are rare, other incidents […]

Family karate class offered



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering a karate class for parents and children ages 4 to 7 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 6 through Dec. 1, at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The class fee is $61 for one parent and one child, and an additional $30 […]

Agoura loses Marmonte League opener



SENIOR LEADER––Agoura quarterback Joel Arias has shown ability to run and pass this year. But hampered by injuries, the Chargers were defeated last week vs. Royal, 49-21.

Take armchair trip to Easter Island at CLU



Take armchair trip to Easter Island at CLU "Viewing Easter Island," a photo exhibit by Cal Lutheran University (CLU) alumnus Tom Hoskinson, will be on display Oct. 7 to 28 in the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture on the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. An opening reception is planned for 4 p.m. this Sun., Oct. […]

Calabasas City Council at odds over future city hall

Special to The Acorn

The Calabasas City Council has found another reason to disagree. The city’s proposed civic center, which Councilman Dennis Washburn called a "monument to division," was one of the items on the council’s Sept. 19 agenda. Having commissioned Gonzalez Goodale Architects of Pasadena to prepare conceptual design work for the planned structure, the council decided not to consider the plans in […]

Children show generosity



Six children from five Calabasas families made their parents proud following a patriotic effort to help their country. Adam and Sam Levin, Jaimie Martin, Sam Foumberg, Ben Shani and Michael Ainbinder made signs and decorated T-shirts announcing their cause and then solicited donations while selling lemonade and cookies for the American Red Cross. The families expressed gratitude to the Von’s […]


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