2001-10-25

Petition signatures opposing Home Depot submitted to Agoura Hills City Clerk’s office

Acorn Staff Writer

Citizens for Responsible Growth (CRG) delivered 2,860 signatures to the Agoura Hills City Clerk’s office Monday, an ample number to force a Home Depot referendum by spring of next year, according to proponents. CRG opposes a developer’s plan to build a 140,000 square-foot Home Depot on Agoura Road, west of Kanan. Since July, the group has been trying to collect […]

Old Agoura artist’s poster sales to benefit N.Y.C. firefighters, families of victims



Old Agoura artist’s poster sales to benefit N.Y.C. firefighters, families of victims By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer "I call it my magic picture," said Old Agoura resident and world-renowned artist Fred Stone, 71. He referred to a painting he made three years ago after the Oklahoma City bombing. The artwork is titled "Partners." It captures "the heroes of the […]

Enroll Now for Specialized Kung Fu



Youth and adults who wish to learn the art of Shaolin combat training will be happy to know that Gus Gates is now taking new enrollees at his Kardio Kick Center in Westlake Village. Of all the martial arts, Shaolin Kung Fu is the most highly respected because it incorporates practical street defense with the beauty and power of the […]

Online education isn’t for everyone



Drawn by the allure of being able to complete coursework from virtually any place at any time, college students are flocking in record numbers to enroll in online classes. Recent studies show more than 50,000 adults sought degrees online from accredited institutions in 2000 alone. By 2004, 87 percent of all American colleges and universities are expected to offer online […]

Revelation series begins at Calvary



"Revelation: Pictures of The End," a new teaching series at Calvary Community Church, continues through Sun., Nov. 18, in what promises to be an intense look at the Bible’s apocryphal book of Revelation. Hosted by Calvary PM, a Sunday evening alternative church service that stresses experiential, participatory and artistic expressions, the program will begin at 6:07 p.m. and will examine […]

Wants Slavin in Westlake race



Wants Slavin in Westlake race We have had the distinct pleasure of working with city council candidate Robert Slavin on the Westlake Trails Homeowners’ Association over the past six years. We believe that his leadership and valuable skills would be a major benefit to the whole city should he be elected. Bob gives of himself in many ways—time, commitment, enthusiasm, […]

Doesn’t like new development



Doesn’t like new development I don’t like how they are putting up all these big buildings, taking up all the land. There will be no open fields to play in. It’s going to look like New York with nothing but gray and buildings! Pretty soon no one can enjoy the flowers or make tracks in the tall grass to roll […]

Practice makes perfect MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Practice makes perfect MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn ON HIS MARK—Chris Cummins practices his archery skills at Oak Hills Community Park off Kanan during an overcast Sunday.

Tapes help those unable to read



Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), a national nonprofit volunteer organization, has compiled a special list of recorded titles to help people unable to read deal with the events of Sept. 11. The special bibliography of nearly 150 taped resources includes topics for adults and juveniles ranging from grief, to coping and stress, to death and dying. Other topics […]

Cabrillo to Present ‘Will Rogers Follies’



Cabrillo to Present ‘Will Rogers Follies’ Cabrillo Music Theatre opens its new season with "The Will Rogers Follies," which will run from Oct. 26 to Nov. 4 in the Fred Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinees Saturdays and Sundays. […]


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