2001-10-18

Whitehead would help school district



Whitehead would help school district Residents of Las Virgenes Unified School District have an opportunity to consider a uniquely qualified candidate for the board of education at the upcoming election. Gordon Whitehead is a CPA who has audited school district financial statements and rendered opinions on them. He knows what to look for and has the experience to look a […]

Gas line breaks, closes down traffic MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Gas line breaks, closes down traffic MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CAREFUL––Gas company employees work on closing a 2-inch natural gas supply line that was cracked by an auger while workers were digging a trench on Agoura Road near Kanan on Tuesday afternoon. L.A. and Ventura county fire departments responded to the gas leak that shut down a portion of Agoura Road […]

Sclerosing therapy brings relief



By Michael Zapf, D.P.M. My patient, Karen, has a nerve trapped in her foot between her third and fourth toes. As she walk,s this trapped nerve gets irritated by being pressured by neighboring bones. This irritation is felt as pain when she wears any closed shoes. The shoe pressure caused the nerve to swell, which is called a neuroma in […]

Lions defeat Santa Clara to stay unbeaten

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian High School (OCHS) football team improved to 6-0-1 in its first season playing varsity football when the Lions easily defeated a depleted Santa Clara squad, 56-0, last Saturday afternoon in Oxnard. The Lions had three running backs gain more than 100 yards apiece for the second straight game, and with 367 yards on the ground in 27 […]

Local dealer wins prestigious award

Acorn Automotive Editor

Saturn of Thousand Oaks, in the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall has received the esteemed J.D. Power and Associates Certified Retailer award after successfully completing a rigorous certification process that measures commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience during the new-vehicle sales process. Receiving certification for the third year in a row, Saturn of Thousand Oaks and its associated dealership Saturn […]

Likes McSweeney in Westlake Village council race



Likes McSweeney in Westlake Village council race I support Susan McSweeney as a candidate for the Westlake Village council. I have known Susan for more than 10 years. She has made many wonderful contributions to our community in various capacities. As the owner of Kinder Club at White Oak Elementary School, she has provided childcare for many families who otherwise […]

School board candidate says she’s most qualified

Acorn Staff Writer

Of the four challengers in the Nov. 6 Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education election, Bicky Rippe thinks she’s the most qualified. Since she began her association with the district 10 years ago, Rippe has worn a variety of hats. Whether serving on parent-faculty clubs or helping schools gain outside awards and recognition, Rippe (pronounced Rippy), has been […]

Rotary Club fights cancer with bear hugs



BEAR HUGS––Rotary member Cheri Honig, left, President Bing S. Han, and member Naomi Finkel, embrace a bundle of bears that will be given away as a way of saying "Thank You" to those who donate to "Bear Hugs for Mammograms." Rotary clubs have joined with the Conejo Free Clinic to help fight breast cancer. For details call Finkel at (818) […]

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Jacques Plante was one of the NHL’s all-time great goalies. Winner of the Vezina Trophy an incredible seven times during his career, this colorful goaltender was a fixture for the Montreal Canadiens for years, and then for other NHL teams as well. His record of 434 wins is second in NHL history. By the midpoint of his career, however, one […]

Rusnak Westlake supports fundraiser

Acorn Automotive Editor

If you have any interest in classic cars, then an event this Saturday at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks should make your year. Mary Health of the Sick convalescent hospital in Newbury Park is a non-profit, non-sectarian hospital owned and operated by The Sisters, Servants of Mary. It is their love and dedication, which is reflected in the quality […]


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