2001-10-11

Calabasas hires new community services director



Jeff Rubin of Calabasas has been named the new Calabasas Community Services Director. He was recently promoted from his former position as Recreation Services Manager to fill the vacant director’s post. Rubin was hired as the city’s recreation specialist in Dec. 1995. He managed the Calabasas Community Services Department’s central office at Juan de Anza Park, as well as overseeing […]

Medical office adds acupuncturist



West Valley Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced that Shu Ping Li, licensed acupuncturist, has joined the practice. Li, a Thousand Oaks resident, has specialized training in the area of orthopaedic acupuncture and has achieved successful results in alleviating such conditions as arthritis, lower back pain, tennis elbow, post operative pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, myofascial pain, sciatica and trigeminal neuralgia. […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

College coaches have a distinct disadvantage that pro coaches don’t have. When they get their hands on a great player or team, the clock ticks quickly. They know they can get, at best, four years of service from an athlete. Thus, history’s most remarkable college basketball dynasty was quite unique in that the clock kept ticking, but the team kept […]

Another challenger agrees with first



Another challenger agrees with first On July 4 of this year, our country, the United States of America, celebrated its 225th birthday. Now, more than ever, we must not forget the sacrifices that were made in the creation and maintenance of this nation of freedom. In the years that followed the signing of the Declaration of Independence, our nation has […]

Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’



Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’ Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During This Year’s Vacation.

‘Cops ‘N Jocks’ gets the message out In the wake of the terrorist attack tragedies, local high school athletes and law enforcement officers show that teamwork counts

Acorn Staff Writer

‘Cops ‘N Jocks’ gets the message out In the wake of the terrorist attack tragedies, local high school athletes and law enforcement officers show that teamwork counts The National Cops ’N Jocks Program filmed its second public service announcement last Sunday at Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard to be completed next week and with a chance to air on […]

Westlake Elementary School hosts blood drive MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Westlake Elementary School hosts blood drive MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn GETTING READY—Debbie Hays, RN, prepares a volunteer who’s making a blood donation outside of Westlake Elementary School, 1571 E. Potrero Road. The blood drive was last Friday.

Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat

Chargers end skid with big win

Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat Agoura’s football team (2-3 overall) scored 55 points, looked fearsome offensively, and shrugged off several injuries to end a three-game losing streak and even their Marmonte League last Friday night record at 1-1. Especially pleasing for head coach Charlie Wegher and his troops are that numerous players have stepped up and taken over for […]

Consider the overall picture before you vote



Consider the overall picture before you vote I attended the candidates’ forum last week. Most candidates sounded alike to me, as politicians often do. I decided to dig a little deeper and see who is supporting these candidates. I thought that the best way to do this is to look at whose money is behind them and examine their past […]

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