2001-12-06

MAKING THE HOLIDAYS MERRY—Barbara Marsh, Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, is flanked by Marine Corps Mjr. Todd Zink, and Staff Sgt. James Guzman of Port Hueneme Weapons Company Battalion 23. Marsh hands over a teddy bear representing the first toy g



MAKING THE HOLIDAYS MERRY—Barbara Marsh, Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, is flanked by Marine Corps Mjr. Todd Zink, and Staff Sgt. James Guzman of Port Hueneme Weapons Company Battalion 23. Marsh hands over a teddy bear representing the first toy given in the annual "Toys for Tots" toy drive sponsored by realtors. From now until Dec. 19, new unwrapped toys […]

Can’t help Santa with his brother’s wish list MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Can’t help Santa with his brother’s wish list MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn NOT SURE—John Haukoos, 7, shrugs his shoulders when asked what his brother, Ross, would like for Christmas from Santa Claus. Santa visited with a dozen special needs and handicapped children at a home in Agoura Hills on Sunday. Remember, there’s only 18 more days until Christmas.

Old sport is new to the area GETTING THE SCOOP—Michael Potter, 10, of Oak Park, prepares to catch the ball during lacrosse league signups at Triunfo Community Park in Westlake Village



Old sport is new to the area GETTING THE SCOOP—Michael Potter, 10, of Oak Park, prepares to catch the ball during lacrosse league signups at Triunfo Community Park in Westlake Village last Saturday. Played by American Indians and popular with clubs and colleges on the East Coast, lacrosse is billed as "the fastest game on two feet." Call (818) 773-3353 […]

Words of Hope



Words of Hope By Dr. Jon Wilson Perhaps you’ve visited the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. where the Gutenberg Bible is on display. An extremely valuable Bible, it was sold some years ago for $2.5 million. You may own a family Bible not unlike ones displayed on the communion tables at churches. We have the Wilson Family Bible; a […]

Unimpressed by hole-in-one



I noted the irony of the poorly chosen metaphor from the golfer who made a hole in one at the charity golf tournament benefiting the Multiple Sclerosis Society. No question this fellow had every reason to be excited about winning a car and a set of clubs for the achievement, but he apparently doesn’t have a friend or family member […]

Ribbon cut at Joseph Wahl Arts LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Ribbon cut at Joseph Wahl Arts LISA ADAMS/The Acorn WELCOME—Owners Julio and Esther Wahl, in the center holding scissors of Joseph Wahl Arts, cut a ceremonial ribbon with the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce to officially welcome the store to the community and chamber. Joseph Wahl Arts specializes in custom children’s furniture, antiques and unique accessories. The store […]

City of Agoura Hills wants to put the Reyes Adobe back on the map

Acorn Staff Writer

Walking through Reyes Adobe Park and observing the quiet neighborhood that surrounds it, you hardly notice the one piece of evidence that makes this part of Agoura Hills more special than most. It’s the building after which the park itself is named, the Reyes Adobe; but for years the historical house and barn have been left unattended while the city […]

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Story of the Week

Sports Junkie by Irv Lippel Story of the Week In 1967, the NHL expanded from the traditional six teams to 12 teams. The St. Louis Blues was one of those teams, as was the L.A. Kings. I was living in St. Louis at the time. I had never been to a hockey game, nor was I a hockey fan. I […]

‘Lamb Chop’ is coming to Temple Etz Chaim



Mallory "Mally" Lewis, daughter of Shari Lewis, an Emmy Award winning writer/producer, will be performing a fundraising event beginning at 1 p.m, Dec. 9 at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Mallory began working closely with her mother when she was 12 years old, ghostwriting her mother’s newspaper column. Mallory began writing for "Lamb Chop’s Play-Along" in […]

Oak Park resident is selected to take part in Washington leadership conferernce



Oak Park resident is selected to take part in Washington leadership conferernce Laura Mendenhall of Oak Park has been selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) this month in Washington, D.C. The leadership development program is open to high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit. Mendenhall will interact with key leaders and newsmakers from […]


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