2001-10-18

Anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn STICKING—Kristi Eide, 10, of Malibu jumps onto a Velcro wall at the Tennis and Swim Center in Calabasas on Sunday during a celebration of the 10th anniversary of cityhood for Calabasas. An estimated 800 adults and kids enjoyed a variety of activities.

Condo catches on fire



Authorities say cigarette smoking is the likely cause of a blaze last week that resulted in $175,000 damage to an Oak Park condominium. The two-alarm fire at 937 Quarter Horse Lane started just before midnight on Oct. 8. According the Ventura County Fire Department, a couple and their 12-month-old son were in the condo when the fire began, but nobody […]

Open house is Saturday



Open house is Saturday Curves for Women, a fitness and weight loss facility at 30831 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in the North Ranch Gateway Shopping Center, will host from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. an open house this Sat., Oct. 20. Everyone is welcome to stop by and try the exercise machines. For more information, please call (818) 879-8500.

A taste of Italy comes to Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

Close your eyes and say it three times: There’s no place like Italy. Local residents needn’t dream; Giovanni Bolla, the successful restaurateur and former food and beverage director at the Beverly Hills Hotel, has brought a touch of the old country right here to Oak Park. Nestled in the corner of the Oak Park Place shopping center on Lindero Canyon […]

Reelect Jordan



Reelect Jordan For many years the Las Virgenes Unified School District has enjoyed a wonderful reputation. Much of the kudos for this go to long-time school board members such as the late Barbara Bowman Fagelson, Amy Berns, Charlotte Meyers and Judy Jordan. The newer board members have benefited greatly under the tutelage of these ladies, who cumulatively have decades of […]

DON’T GO BACKPACKING WITHOUT IT—Mike Davis of Agoura Hills takes his Acorn on vacation as he goes hiking the Na Pali coast of Kauai, Hawaii. If you enjoy trekking the local trails, don’t miss Gloria Glasser’s Acorn column, “On the Trail.” She kn



DON’T GO BACKPACKING WITHOUT IT—Mike Davis of Agoura Hills takes his Acorn on vacation as he goes hiking the Na Pali coast of Kauai, Hawaii. If you enjoy trekking the local trails, don’t miss Gloria Glasser’s Acorn column, "On the Trail." She knows the local mountains and foothills like the back of her hand (except when she gets lost). But […]

Business is important, candidate says

Acorn Staff Writer

Despite serving on a city council with an anti-development reputation, Denis Weber has long stood as a voice for the business community. Weber, a 57-year-old bank vice president, is running for his third term on the Agoura Hills City Council in the upcoming election. Because of self-imposed term limits, Weber said this would be his final four-year stint on the […]

Leads clubs name new officers



Local chapters of Ali Lassen’s Leads Club, the original lead generating organization, have announced the selection of new officers. The new teams head groups of local business owners and salespeople who meet weekly to exchange business leads. Leads Club members are offered the opportunity to market their products and services by building strategic alliances and networking with other business people […]

Willow Elementary School Brownies clean the beach



Willow Elementary School Brownies clean the beach PAPER OR PLASTIC?––These girls from Brownie Troop No. 251 have some fun while cleaning up a Zuma Beach site they love. The girls invested two hours of their time picking up trash and receiving a patch for their good deed in community service. From left to right are Michelle Selko, Delaney West, Mallory […]

Groucho impersonator to perform



Award-winning actor Frank Ferrante will recreate his portrayal of comedian Groucho Marx in "An Evening with Groucho," at 7:30 p.m., Fri. to Sat., Oct. 19 to 20, at Pierce College’s Theater on the Hill, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. He has performed his one-man show on PBS and on the New York and London stage. His performance is a benefit […]


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