2001-10-25

School board candidates tackle the issues

Acorn Staff Writer

Whether building news schools or making the old ones work better, candidates for the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education say the district will face big challenges in the coming four years. Five candidates are competing for three open seats in the Nov. 6 school board election. Last week at a community forum sponsored by the League of […]

Women’s 30-Minute Fitness Facility Opens in Westlake Village



Curves for Women, a 30-minute fitness and weight loss center, opened Oct. 8 in Westlake Village. The Quickfit circuit uses hydraulic resistance machines with aerobic recovery stations. As guests move around the circuit they perform both a cardiovascular and strength training workout simultaneously. The session ends with a stretching routine. As many as 500 calories are burned in the 30-minute […]

Playgroup offered for diabetics



Children and teens with diabetes and their families are invited to participate in a monthly playgroup, sponsored by Kids with Diabetes, Inc. The program will offer participants fun, games, activities, support, encouragement and information. They will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 3 at Triunfo Canyon Park (Triunfo Canyon Road and Aranmoor Ave.) in the Thousand Oaks section […]

Help pets deal with ‘separation anxiety’



It’s the nightmare of any pet owner: Coming home to find the dog has taken a huge bite out of the couch, soiled the living room carpet and tipped over the giant fern. Unfortunately, for many owners, this type of destructive behavior may be caused by separation anxiety, which affects an estimated 10 to 15 percent of the canine population. […]

Reinhardt will get her vote



Reinhardt will get her vote I’m voting to reelect Jeff Reinhardt to the Agoura Hills City Council. For over 10 years, Jeff has been there for us, as a founding member of the disaster response team, as a member of the planning commission, and now as a member of the city council. His integrity is beyond question. He has worked […]

Whitehead’s first priority will be children



Whitehead’s first priority will be children Whitehead’s first priority will be children In these trying times when open communication and practical decision making is priceless, there comes into the arena of candidates for Las Virgenes School Board a man who places communication and children at the top of his priority list. That man is Gordon Whitehead. The father of seven […]

STYLING OUT IN HAWAII—During spring break earlier this year, the Blonsky family of Calabasas takes The Acorn to Kauai, Hawaii. Clockwise from upper left: Katie (an Agoura High School student); Cheryl (mom); David (dad) and Michael of A.E. Wright Middle Sc



STYLING OUT IN HAWAII—During spring break earlier this year, the Blonsky family of Calabasas takes The Acorn to Kauai, Hawaii. Clockwise from upper left: Katie (an Agoura High School student); Cheryl (mom); David (dad) and Michael of A.E. Wright Middle School. They’ve lived in Calabasas for 12 years and they love The Acorn. And we love the Blonskys. Watch for […]

OPUSD students score high again in API

Acorn Staff Writer

The California Department of Education announced the 2000-01 Academic Performance Index (API) growth reports and once again the students of Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) have improved their scores. Every school in Oak Park this year raised scores by at least 10 points. The purpose of the API is to measure the academic performance and progress of California schools. […]

Krispy Kreme Available



AVAILABLE HERE—David Lewin, general manager of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza is being offered some Krispy Kreme doughnuts from Rosemary Chackieth in the hotel lobby. The doughnuts are now being sold at the Hyatt from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in pre-boxed packages of two, four, six and a dozen quantities. Special orders can be made in advance by calling (805) […]

Agoura Valley Woman’s Club offers arts and crafts



The Agoura Valley Woman’s Club will sponsor a swap meet and craft boutique from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun., Nov. 11 at the Twin Oaks Plaza, corner of Thousand Oaks Blvd. and Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, in the Ralphs and Carls Jr. parking lot. Applications are available for crafters and individuals who want to "clean out closets and garages." […]


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