2002-02-07

Art appreciation



Sands of time



OCHS girls stay undefeated in soccer

Acorn Sports Writer

When Alysha Hoven took a short pass from Mollie Taylor with 10 minutes remaining in the Oaks Christian girls’ soccer game vs. Calabasas in Westlake Village last Thursday, there was reason to have faith that the Lions sophomore sensation would come through. Hoven, who now has 23 goals after knocking home 37 as a freshman last year, has done it […]

Keep control of development–– no on ‘H’



Keep control of development–– no on ‘H’ The residents of Agoura Hills have been asked to vote ourselves out of control of our city’s development. We have been lied to get signatures to make this a ballot issue. We were told that, if a development came along we would like to have for our city, we could approve it. This […]

Group brings families to the spotlight

Acorn Staff Writer

A new organization, Life Skills for American Families, says families need to spend more quality time together and will offer a series of events called 40 Days for the Family that began Feb. 2 and continues until March 13 . Some of what’s planned includes a Western dinner dance, a performing arts night and a family fun day, which will […]

How to get a job



"How Can I Get a Great Federal Job Like Yours?" is the topic of a free lecture from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 9 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. A panel of National Park Service employees from personnel, natural resources and interpretation will share helpful tips and techniques for finding […]

Charger girls bow to Panthers in hoops

Special to The Acorn

The end is in sight. And so far it’s been a good ride through the basketball season for the Newbury Park Panthers and the Agoura Chargers girls’ basketball teams. The Panthers clinched their third consecutive Marmonte League championship last Friday, topping the Chargers 52-45, a feat that pleased head coach Nori Parvin and her team. Agoura’s first year head coach […]

Council challenger says thank you, recommends no on ‘H’



Council challenger says thank you, recommends no on ‘H’ A big thank you to all of the citizens of Agoura Hills who supported me during the just-passed election. We came close, but fell 140 votes short. What an amazing experience. The people that I met proved to me that the entire effort was worth every minute of it. That election […]

Student to attend leadership conference



Kelly Smith, a junior at Oak Park High School, has been selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) from Feb. 12 to 17 in Washington, D.C. The NYLC is a leadership development program for high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit. The theme of the NYLC is "The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leaders […]

Funds grow because of ‘Daffodil Days’

Acorn Staff Writer

The American Cancer Society’s 2002 Daffodil Days kicked off last week at the Westlake Hyatt, where about 40 business supporters of the annual anti-cancer fundraiser were addressed by a young cancer survivor. Kim Thorne, a soccer player at Westlake High School, overcame a 16-inch tumor in her chest. "I just want to say thank you," she told the volunteers. "I’m […]


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