2002-01-17

Padgett resigns as LVMWD president

Acorn Staff Writer

In a move that caught the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District by surprise on Monday, Vernon Padgett resigned as president of the LVMWD Board of Directors. The 72-year-old Calabasas resident was elected to the board in 1998 and became president last year. Padgett will remain on the board and a new president will be elected at the director’s meeting next […]

Temple Etz Chaim presents ‘A Day in Israel’



Temple Etz Chaim presents ‘A Day in Israel’ EXPERIENCING NEW THINGS–Jessica Kane, front, and Zachary Friedman, both 10, place their prayers in a mock Western Wall during "A Day in Israel" sponsored by Temple Etz Chaim’s Kadima United Synagogue Youth. Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders from Ventura and L.A. counties had an opportunity to experience what it’s like to live in […]

Participants invited for Agoura Hills SpringFest



Vendor booths are still available for "SpringFest—Happy Birthday Agoura Hills" scheduled from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Sun., April 28 at Chumash Park, Agoura Hills. All booths are comprised of a covered 10’ x 10’ area, one eight-foot table and two chairs, and a sign indicating the name of the business/organization. The registration fee for the booths is $75 for […]

Warrior girls beaten by Newbury Park as Panthers set league mark for wins

Special to The Acorn

Warrior girls beaten by Newbury Park as Panthers set league mark for wins While the Newbury Park High girls’ basketball team has a record 30 consecutive Marmonte League victories, the team’s main goal is to continue the streak. And win the Panthers did last Friday at home, as they beat the Westlake Warriors, 67-30, to erase a record set by […]

Volvo S60 All-Wheel-Drive A Volvo for all seasons

Acorn Automotive Editor

Volvo S60 All-Wheel-Drive A Volvo for all seasons From the very beginning I liked Volvo’s S60 sedan. Apart from being the best looking Volvo ever, it brought together everything that Volvo is famous for. From its Scandinavian/European roots to its Camarillo design center elements, the S60 has just completed a year of international recognition and sales success. Now, the S60 […]

New management team named for Westlake business firm

Acorn Staff Writer

Homestore.com, the Westlake Village online real estate company at 30700 Russell Ranch Road, installed a new management team last week after it allegedly overstated revenue up to as much as $95 million for the first three quarters of last year. And while its stock has dropped from January 2000’s high of $138 per share to yesterday’s $2.57 price, Homestore is […]

Local realtors pledge to help Alliance



Bob Pearson and Erin Pohl have made a $60,000 pledge to the Alliance for the Arts, the official fundraising arm of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. "This wonderful donation starts us off on the right direction to accomplishing our $2 million fundraising goal for 2002," said Patricia Jones, president and executive director of the Alliance. With their gift, Pearson […]

Learn to swing dance



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering swing and salsa mini-courses for beginners who are ages 17 and up. Classes are at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The fee is $27 for a three-hour session. No partner or previous experience is necessary for either class. The Swing Mini-Course is offered from 6:45 […]

Late score



The Oak Park (9-10, 3-0) girls’ basketball team survived a scare from Carpinteria Tuesday night in Oak Park, defeating the Warriors, 48-45, behind 13 points from sophomore Shir Raanan and 12 points and 10 rebounds from senior Holly Stewart.

Love column was full of hatred



Jason Love’s column offers a young, somewhat irreverent point of view. In a newspaper crammed with advertising and political issues, his page may be the one thing that young people read. Some may even consider him a role model. But the privilege of airing his musings in public should be guided, if not by editorial policy, then by basic social […]


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.