2001-12-20

It’s that time of year MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



It’s that time of year MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn WAITING—Long lines at post offices are the norm for the U.S. Postal Service throughout the nation. Last Monday was expected to be the busiest mailing day of the year.

The Acorn goes on a mission



DEFINITELY NOT ON VACATION–Larry Greene, left, is a cameraman for CBS on special assignment and a resident of Agoura Hills. He’s looking at a copy of The Acorn aboard the USS Carl Vincent, an aircraft carrier involved in the bombing of Afghanistan. On the right is Larry’s friend, Matt. Greene is now safely back home. Thanks for sending us the […]

Education Center in T.O. Offers Tutoring, Toys, Supplies



Education Center in T.O. Offers Tutoring, Toys, Supplies for Students of All Ages What do you do if your child needs help studying for a test or understanding his or her homework? A child may need a little boost with his or her reading skills or need to make sure whatever concept he or she is being taught in school […]

Coyote boys remain hot in hoops



After an 81-75 win over Hart last Wednesday, Calabasas boys’ basketball coach Russell White praised his players for the hard work and determination they’ve shown in helping turn things around after two trying seasons. "We’ve got a deep team with a lot of kids that have good attitudes," said White, "kids that are willing to sacrifice their own needs for […]

‘Get your groove on’ for New Year’s Eve



Join the fun at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza’s New Year’s Eve Bash. The Hyatt’s Grand Ballroom Party includes a four course dinner, bottle of wine, champagne toast and dancing to the big band sounds of the Harry Selvin Orchestra. Hyatt’s Bella Terraza restaurant party includes a three course dinner, bottle of wine, champagne toast and live Top Forty tunes of […]

Christmas causes early deadlines



Christmas will force the Acorn newspapers into early deadlines for the issues of Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Basically, all deadlines advance by 24 hours. Real estate deadlines for next week’s edition will be noon today Thurs., Dec. 20. Noon tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 21, is the deadline for display advertising. Thank you for your cooperation.

Community Center hosting special olympic programs Enrollment underway, volunteers needed



Community Center hosting special olympic programs Enrollment underway, volunteers needed A series of Special Olympics recreation programs are getting underway at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center. Last year, an event hosted by the center honoring Coach John Wooden raised funds for programs for special needs youth in this area. Wooden has been a major force behind Special Olympics for many years, […]

Local Art Studio to Host Grand Opening



Young at Art studio will host a grand opening celebration of their new Agoura Hills studio from 2-4 p.m. on Jan. 12 at 5859 Kanan Road, Ste. 29, in the Agoura Hills City Mall one block north of Thousand Oaks Blvd. Previously located in Westlake Village for nine years. Student work will be on display and there will be refreshments […]

Westlake girls’ soccer team strong again, young, talented

Acorn Sports Writer

After two seasons in which the Westlake girls’ soccer team thrived in the regular season but was upended in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs’ second round, coach Frank Marino, now in his second year as head coach, decided it was time for a change. The Warriors would face better competition during the non-league preseason under Marino’s plan, something aimed […]

Chamber orchestra to play on TV

Acorn Staff Writer

Classical music enthusiasts who haven’t yet had a chance to hear the Calabasas Chamber Orchestra will be able to do so without even leaving home, when nine members of the ensemble and its conductor, Tony Kissane, will perform on public television on Christmas Eve. The all-professional ensemble, featuring some local musicians, as well as many artists from the Los Angeles […]


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