Final preparations underway for 2002 for Tournament of Roses Pa Precautions taken but good times will roll, officials say

Acorn Staff Writer

Final preparations underway for 2002 for Tournament of Roses Pa Precautions taken but good times will roll, officials say The Rose Parade will celebrate its 113th year on Jan. 1in Pasadena and representatives expect several hundred thousand attendees. The theme of the parade this year is "Good Times" and the grand marshal will be Regis Philbin. Starting at noon Mon., […]

Students explore social issues through art

VISUAL MEANS—In a recent program called youTHink, students at Agoura High School used their artistic creativity to demonstrate how they feel about problems in society. Sophomore Jordan Rippe, left, came up with a diagram that explains his thoughts on the death penalty. Sophomore Lisa Novik, below, is curious about the meaning of advertising. The program also included a discussion by […]

Sushi at The Canyon

SO GOOD AND EVERY THURSDAY—Chef Greg Tanihara, left, serves up sushi for "Boogie" Bob Lotto and Nancy Cranford at The Canyon. Every Thursday night from 6 to 9:30 p.m., you can sushi up before you boogie down during "Boogie Knights." The Canyon is at 28912 Roadside Drive in Agoura Hills in the Whizin’s Shopping Center. For further details, please call […]

Power to the little people

Advice given to ADHD parents

For the nearly 3 million school-age children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), going to school each day can be very difficult. Children with ADHD generally have difficulty coping with a traditional classroom setting-typically, they may be excessively restless, inattentive, easily distracted, impulsive and may even require special classroom accommodations. To help parents prepare their children with ADHD to adapt […]

How to handle the bubbly this year

Special to The Acorn

The wine industry is expecting banner sales for the coming New Year’s celebrations. This means champagne corks will be popping like firecrackers. Champagne has panache and is somewhat intimidating. Contact is usually made at some formal happening. New Year celebrations tend to be a bit less intimidating but even so, there’s a certain decorum that one must observe around champagne. […]

Red Cross to deliver Afghanistan messages

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is accepting Red Cross messages from family members in the U.S. for immediate family members living in Kabul, Mazar-I-Sharif and Herat. Immediate family members include fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, husbands or wives. ICRC is also accepting Red Cross messages for the provinces surrounding Kabul including Parwan, Kapisa, Logar, Wardak and […]

Free master instrumental classes offered for ages 16-25

The Music Center Education Division has announced the 21st annual tuition-free Corwin Master Classes for students ages 16 to 25 planning professional symphonic careers. Information and applications are available at www.musiccenter.org/corwin. Applications are due by Jan. 14. For information, please call (213) 202-2293. On Sun., Feb. 17 an entire day of classes conducted by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic […]

The best gift

Jordan Grossman, a sixth grader in Mrs. Carrie Jones’ class at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park, wrote the following in response to a journal prompt, "The best gift of all would be:" I think the best gift would be love. It is the best gift because everybody wants love from somebody and it’s really hard not to get […]

Teach Rover to come over

Teach Rover to come over The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is offering a dog obedience class from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturdays from Jan. 26 through March 16 at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas. The class stresses basic obedience commands and offers solutions to "pesky problems" dog owners may face with their pets. Dogs must be four […]