2002-01-31

Resident helps Special Olympics

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake resident Steve Savage, actor and radio personality, will host the annual Tri-Valley Special Olympics April 13 in Glendale. Savage is asking for help with raffle prizes and volunteer services. "I’m asking that the community help us out with raffle prizes or in-kind services to make the program really work," Savage said. Savage displayed numerous prizes already donated by the […]

Datebook



THURS., JAN. 31 Galileo’s Metronome Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks hosts L.A. Philharmonic violinist Paul Stein and Chamber Music Express in performance of "Galileo’s Metronome" at 7 p.m. Classical music program for families with children age five and older. Free (805) 449-2660 For a Cleaner Coast Surfrider Foundation-Malibu General Chapter meets 7 p.m. at Hostelling International, […]

Laughter explored by panel



The University of Judaism will host a contingent of writers responsible for television’s most cutting-edge humor in a panel discussion at 2 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 17 at 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. The event, "The Serious Side of Laughter," will be moderated by Howard Rosenberg, television critic for the Los Angeles Times. Writers include Phil Rosenthal, creator/executive producer/writer of […]

Citizens have been misled on Measure H



Our community has been deceived. A group presenting itself as "concerned citizens" used outside mercenaries to get an initiative qualified for the March ballot that would ban retail developments over 60,000 square feet. They told us the measure was intended to preserve our community’s character. Recent campaign disclosures show that the people behind Measure H are not "concerned citizens" but […]

MEETING ALL THOSE WILD AND CRAZY ANIMALS IN SAN DIEGO— An Oak Park family, the Bermans, are full of smiles with an enormous and furry Acorn Pet of the Week who’s reading



MEETING ALL THOSE WILD AND CRAZY ANIMALS IN SAN DIEGO— An Oak Park family, the Bermans, are full of smiles with an enormous and furry Acorn Pet of the Week who’s reading The Acorn. Actually, Susan and Howard Berman and their kids (Alison, Julia and Rachel) are enjoying a bit of shade at the world famous San Diego Zoo.

Student attends leadership event



Jason Lindgren of Oak Park is attending the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) through Feb. 3 in Washington, D.C. This is a leadership develop-ment program for high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit. He will have the opportunity to interact with key leaders and newsmakers from the three branches of government, the media and the diplomatic […]

OPHS student parking still a problem

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park High School (OPHS) students have criticized the campus parking situation and a student representative to the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education wants to help. OPHS senior Alex Connor serves the OPUSD board as a spokesman for students. His top priority, he said, is solving problems. Student and vehicle safety were brought up more than once […]

Local youth called to the Torah



Scott Phillip Beth, son of Patty and Joel Beth of Agoura Hills, became a Bar Mitzvah on Jan. 5 at Temple Adat Elohim, the Reform Congregation of the Conejo Valley at 2420 E. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks. Rabbi Alan Greenbaum officiated. Scott is a seventh grade honor roll student at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills Patrick Vandenberg, son […]

Vote no on H



I moved to Agoura in 1979 and fell in love with the small-town atmosphere. I became active in my homeowners’ association, and after a few years Agoura became a city. Along with a group of neighbors and friends I became active with the city. Twenty-three years later, I’m mad as hell. Why? Measure H. Recent election filing reports show that […]

YOU CAN’T LOSE ON M&Ms—Oak Park residents Jason Selby, 6½, and Parker Selby, 4, are enjoying the M&M Museum in Las Vegas. Their mom also had an excuse to visit Nevada and see a Ricky Martin concert. You can’t lose on that, either. Just stay away f



YOU CAN’T LOSE ON M&Ms—Oak Park residents Jason Selby, 6½, and Parker Selby, 4, are enjoying the M&M Museum in Las Vegas. Their mom also had an excuse to visit Nevada and see a Ricky Martin concert. You can’t lose on that, either. Just stay away from the casinos. And don’t be caught wagering on a Super Bowl pool like […]


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