2002-01-31

Seniors get stamp of approval



Adults ages 50 and up are invited to discover "the wonders of the world…at your fingertips" by joining the Goebel Senior Center Stamp Club, which will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 7 and 21 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center in Thousand Oaks. Experienced collectors as well as newcomers to the hobby are welcome to attend. […]

Artists invited to show



Artists and craftsmen and women are invited to participate in Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District’s Spring Arts and Craft Show and Easter Egg Hunt on Sat., March 30 at Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park. Food concessionaires may also apply. Applications are available at the district office, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. The fee for participants is $50 per […]

Survey says pets are part of the family



It’s considered the ultimate expression: saying "I love you." For many, it’s tough to drum up the courage to share this sentiment with a loved one. When it comes to pet owners, however, they certainly are not bashful about this term of endearment. According to a recent national survey, 63 percent of pet owners say "I love you" at least […]

City used deceit in preparing the wording for Measure H



City used deceit in preparing the wording for Measure H On Jan. 10, 2002, regarding Measure H, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David P. Yaffe took the highly unusual step of lambasting Agoura’s City Attorney Craig Steele, ruling: ". . . The opinion by the City Attorney is not impartial… [his] opinion is highly questionable and probably wrong." Our city […]

IN THE WILDERNESS—Stephanie Jones takes her Acorn on an A.E. Wright Middle School field trip to Yosemite National Park. By now, Stephanie is attending high school, maybe at Calabasas or Agoura high school. The picture was taken along the Merced River. We



IN THE WILDERNESS—Stephanie Jones takes her Acorn on an A.E. Wright Middle School field trip to Yosemite National Park. By now, Stephanie is attending high school, maybe at Calabasas or Agoura high school. The picture was taken along the Merced River. We always enjoy scenery from national parks.

Local resident honored for Beverly Hills police work



Agoura resident and retiring Beverly Hills Police Department Officer Bob Halder was recognized for his outstanding service to the department during a VIP (Volunteers in Policing) breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Halder was presented with a plaque in recognition of his 12 years (in a 28-year law enforcement career) of service to the city of Beverly Hills by Chief […]

Courses offered



Conejo Valley Adult School will offer the following programs open to the community. The school is at 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information or to register, please call (805) 497-2761. "Swing and Salsa Mini-Course for Beginners," is offered from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. (swing) and from 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. (salsa) on Fridays, Feb. 1 and 8. […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Between Nov. 28 and Dec. 28, a camcorder, camera bag and gold medallion with "Jesus" engraved on one side were stolen from a home on Rainbow View Drive. No signs of forced entry were noted in the $1,650 loss. Stolen from an unlocked car was an organizer valued at $50. The theft occurred the night of […]

Measure H paints Agoura Hills into a box



Measure H paints Agoura Hills into a box Concerning Measure H, in their zeal to drive out competition, the businesses backing Measure H will also drive out desirable retail stores such as Nordstrom, Sports Chalet, Circuit City, or other revenue producing stores that happen to exceed the "box" into which this initiative paints our city. Pat MacGregor Agoura Hills

IN MERRY OLD ENGLAND—Girl Scout Troop No. 717 visits London where they share The Acorn with one of the beefeaters. Our dictionary says a beefeater is a yeoman of the British monarch’s royal guard and they wear 15th Century uniforms. From left to right wit



IN MERRY OLD ENGLAND—Girl Scout Troop No. 717 visits London where they share The Acorn with one of the beefeaters. Our dictionary says a beefeater is a yeoman of the British monarch’s royal guard and they wear 15th Century uniforms. From left to right with the guard are: Tracey Nichols, Kelly Delaney, Nikki St. Clair, Jessie Ribbers, Genevieve Birchman, Krystle […]


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