2002-01-24

Free concert of choral music to be presented at CLU



The California Lutheran University (CLU) Choir will present a free concert of choral music with the theme "Made in America" at 3 p.m. this Sun., Jan. 27 in the Samuelson Chapel on the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, T.O. The CLU choir, directed by Wyant Morton, recently returned from a tour of England where they performed concerts of American […]

Let’s buy the hot springs in Las Virgenes



Let’s buy the hot springs in Las Virgenes Since "9-11" it’s been tough trying to relax. Heightened awareness, financial uncertainty, fear of the future all weigh heavy on the mind. I’ve found some solace in the hot alkaline mineral waters of our Southern California deserts 100 miles from here. Hot, odor-free mineral water "cooled" to 100-105 degrees; and at some […]

Student says police response was tardy in OPHS gun threat

Acorn Staff Writer

Student says police response was tardy in OPHS gun threat Last week, Oak Park High School student and associated student body vice president Evan Cohen discussed with the board of education his concerns with the 45-minute response time between a phone call made to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department and a squad car’s arrival regarding a student threat to bring […]

How did Bush win? Oak Park author looks at America’s most controversial presidential election



How did Bush win? Oak Park author looks at America’s most controversial presidential election By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Oak Park resident Howard Gillman recently finished writing his book, "The Votes That Counted: How the Court Decided the 2000 Presidential Election" and will speak to the public at a book signing planned for the Westlake Village Promenade Barnes and […]

Local scientist makes a breakthrough



UCLA scientist Dr. Jorge R. Barrio of Agoura Hills has created the first technique to image the earliest evidence of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain. Reported in the January issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the technique will allow doctors to monitor the disease as it unfolds—speeding diagnosis, intervention and new therapies for the disorder that afflicts 10 […]

WHS boys’ soccer coach worries about complacency

Special to The Acorn

While the Westlake High boys’ soccer team is winning, head coach Bill Propster is concerned that the Warriors may lack the effort to win a Marmonte League championship. Westlake (16-1-3, 5-0-1), on Wednesday of last week beat Royal, 2-1, and on last Friday defeated the visiting Agoura Chargers, 1-0, to take first place in the conference. The Warriors scored their […]

Young prodigy to perform soon This 18-year-old USC freshman won first place and the grand prize in a Los Angeles solo competition



Young prodigy to perform soon This 18-year-old USC freshman won first place and the grand prize in a Los Angeles solo competition Cellist prodigy Paul Wiancko is the featured performer at 11 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 5 in the University of Judaism’s Young Artist Concert Series in the university’s Gindi Auditorium, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. An 18-year-old freshman at […]

California should re-regulate the electricity industry



California should re-regulate the electricity industry Electrical power is too basic to gamble with in the market. Like water, electrical power has a much greater function in sustaining business—this is vastly more significant than as a commodity to be thrown into market play. The outrageous prices for electricity suffered by California show that existing arrangements created primarily by power companies […]

Primo park system begins to cost money in Oak Park community



Primo park system begins to cost money in Oak Park community For families with kids or people who just plain love to visit a park, Oak Park has long been considered the perfect place to live and enjoy the outdoors. But the community’s pristine parks, trails and ball fields don’t come cheaply. According to Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, […]

Festival seeks exhibitors All artists, designers, crafts people eligible



Festival seeks exhibitors All artists, designers, crafts people eligible The Calabasas Arts Council extends the opportunity for all artists, designers and crafts people to display their original artwork in the fifth annual Arts & Crafts Festival on Sat. and Sun., May 4 and 5 in Calabasas. The event features live music, a beer garden, international food selections, free parking, easy […]