2001-11-08

Nourish the holiday spirit with ‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ food drive

Acorn Staff Writer

Decades ago, Oak Park’s George Annino watched strangers come into his childhood home in Brooklyn, sit down and eat meals his mother made. When it was raining or cold outside, Annino’s father would invite homeless people to join in the comforts of the Annino home. How did these strangers know such hospitality existed? They knew his parents, Annino said. And […]

Vendors, artisans invited to hawk their wares at Conejo Valley Days



Vendors, artisans invited to hawk their wares at Conejo Valley Days Conejo Valley Days 2002 will be May 1 through 6 next spring at Conejo Creek Park South in T.O. The event features a commercial tent for vendors, promoters, arts and crafts artisans, service and product companies, and "how to" booths. The commercial tent offers businesses a secure, protected environment […]

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THURS., NOV. 8 Measure R Update Las Virgenes Unified School District hosts public meeting to provide overview of $93.1 millon bond Measure R projects completed to date at 7:30 p.m. in multipurpose room of White Oak Elementary School. Reservations: call school. Information: (818) 878-5203 Positively Explosive Conejo Gem & Mineral Club’s program at 7:45 p.m. in Arts Council Center, 484 […]

Warriors defeat rival Panthers, 42-21

Special to The Acorn

When Westlake’s football team is closing out its regular season with a game against host Agoura tomorrow evening at 7 p.m., it will provide an opportunity for the Warriors to prepare for the playoffs. That second season is the California Interscholastic Federation – Southern Section playoffs for four Marmonte League teams. Thousand Oaks, Westlake and Moorpark have qualified for the […]

Pierce goes patriotic on Sunday



As a gesture of patriotism, tribute and community good will, the Pierce College Philharmonic Choir and the Premiere Chorale will participate in a free concert, "Sing Along with America," at 7 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 11 at Pierce College’s "Theater on the Hill," 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. The sing-along will include war songs from previous conflicts and American favorites […]

PHYSICALLY FIT—Jon Yahalom and Mike David of Oak Park, pictured on the top of Table Mountain overlooking Capetown, South Africa said, “That cross country training at Oak Park High sure helped us get to the top!” And you’ll always be on top of lo



PHYSICALLY FIT—Jon Yahalom and Mike David of Oak Park, pictured on the top of Table Mountain overlooking Capetown, South Africa said, "That cross country training at Oak Park High sure helped us get to the top!" And you’ll always be on top of local news and information when you read The Acorn.

Theater building committee takes hiatus

Acorn Staff Writer

The Oak Park Theater Building Committee again last week suspended activities to raise money for an estimated $5 million state-of-the-art visual and performing arts center at Oak Park High School, but this time a 10-month hiatus was necessary, proponents said, because of the economy. The next meeting is slated for Sept. 17, 2002. The goal of the Oak Park Theater […]

Holiday traditions can help families bond



Gathering on Christmas Eve to make tamales. Children lighting the candles on the menorah during Hanukkah. Bundling up to serve the homeless a Thanksgiving meal at the local rescue mission. Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) professors say family traditions like these may be even more important this year as Americans deal with the recent terrorist attacks and military action. "I […]

CLU freshmen recognized for academic standing



The following students were among the freshmen recognized for entering California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, with honors status during a recent academic convocation in CLU’s Samuelson Chapel. The students qualified for honors designation by maintaining at least a 3.75 grade point average in high school. Among them were Presidential Scholars who have received scholarships ranging from $1,000 to full tuition. […]

Ferrell wins league CC meet



BOYS WIN––Chase Ferrell, a senior, ran a 16:09 and was followed by fellow senior Taylor Hermes (16:13, second-place) to spark the Oak Park boys’ cross country team to a Tri-Valley League championship in the league finals at Oak Canyon Park.


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