2001-11-22

Acorn closed until Monday



The Acorn will be closed over the four-day holiday weekend until Mon., Nov. 26. We hope you enjoy Thanksiving. Please drive defensively and don’t drink and drive.

Serving in Uniform



Navy Ensign John E. Thoe, son of Linda D. Patton of Westlake Village and Robert E. Thoe of Long Beach, recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Thoe is a 1989 graduate of Agoura High School. Army Pfc. Austin M. Storms has graduated […]

Music students to perform



Members of the Westlake High School music department under the direction of Alan Rose will present "A Class Act" at the Westlake Women’s Club meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tues., Dec. 11 at Westlake Inn, 32000 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. The meeting gets underway at 10 a.m. and a luncheon will follow the students’ performance. The cost […]

Blue Eagles undefeated as playoffs begin



The Agoura-Oak Park Blue Eagles stopped a squad from Newbury Park, 22-0, to complete an unblemished season, entering postseason play. The Blue Eagles dominated on both sides of the line of scrimmage. Quarterback Dominick Huerta threw for two touchdowns, both to Doug Deakin, who also grabbed two interceptions. Chad Costello threw a bone-crushing block for Greg Sharron on a TD […]

AYSO incident an embarrassment



The recent incident with AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) smells on so many levels. I’m going to address only three of them here. First, don’t try to tell me 20 percent of the coaches didn’t know about the referee rule. Every game, both coaches must sign three referee cards. Are you trying to tell me it never occurred to these […]

Westlake councilmembers to prioritize city beautification



Westlake councilmembers to prioritize city beautification Westlake Village’s streetscape committee has set priorities for beautification projects to be accomplished in the next five to six years, but the city council still must establish its priorities. As part of the streetscape master plan, about 12 items remain as areas to improve upon. Three of them are expected to top the list […]

Born Learners hosts 22nd annual picnic



BORN TO LEARN––Pre-schoolers and kindergarteners participate in the academic and enrichment activities offered during the recent 22nd annual Born Learners family picnic at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills. For more information about Born Learners, you’re invited to call (818) 991-7752.

Holiday crafts taught at Pierce



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class designed to teach children ages 7 to 9 years the fun of working with holiday paper. Instructor Lee Travis-Lakso is a sculptor, artist and crafter. "Holiday Paper Fun" is offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 1 at the college, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Registration fee is $24 […]

Local youth football team wins



The Agoura-Oak Park Gold Eagles youth football team (9-0) opened the playoffs recently with a 32-0 shutout victory over a visiting team from Simi Valley. The Eagles held their opponent scoreless for a seventh straight game. Coach Terry Shorten’s team, comprised of 12 year olds, stuck by their theme for the season, "Defense Rocks the House." Standout defensive players for […]

Calabasas resident wants help to save trees



The Calabasas city staff is proposing to the planning commission that about 40 of my trees be removed. including 22 trees with trunk diameters of 20 to 46 inches. They say this is necessary so Las Virgenes Road may be widened to four lanes from Agoura Road to La Paz in connection with the building of 48 condominiums on the […]


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