2002-02-07

Community Foundation for Oak Park will host a candidate forum



Community Foundation for Oak Park will host a candidate forum The Community Foundation for Oak Park will host an Election Forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 20 in Room G-9 at Oak Park High School, 899 Kanan Road, Oak Park. The forum will provide residents an opportunity to see and hear Randy Hoffman and Linda Parks, the candidates for […]

Local display covers history of quilts



The story of quilts and their makers will unfold as the Stagecoach Inn mounts a new exhibition, "Women’s Symbols of Endurance:Quilts," from Feb. 16 through Sept. 15 at the museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. More than 50 historic quilts from 1840-1870 will be on display in the main building of the 1876 Inn during museum hours. About […]

Lions stay unbeaten, Eagles in first place



Lions stay unbeaten, Eagles in first place The Oaks Christian boys’ basketball team stayed unbeaten on the season, at 21-0, when it defeated Nordhoff, 55-50, Tuesday, in a game played in Westlake Village. Michael Hornbuckle, who leads the Lions with a per-game average of 13.0 points, led OCHS with 20 points and Aron Cline, who averages 9.2 per game contributed […]

Mercedes-Benz 20 years of roadside assistance

Acorn Automotive Editor

Mercedes-Benz 20 years of roadside assistance Mercedes-Benz USA, the company that led the industry when it pioneered a comprehensive on-the-road emergency assistance program in 1982, has marked the 20th anniversary of its Roadside Assistance Program. Mercedes-Benz initiated the program in 1982 to provide its customers with an extra measure of security and convenience by way of immediate technical assistance, including […]

Supporters say Prop. 42 would reduce traffic congestion



Supporters say Prop. 42 would reduce traffic congestion help highways, streets By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Proposition 42, which will appear on the upcoming March 5 statewide primary ballot, proposes to create safer roads, traffic relief, stimulate the economy and will do it without new or raised taxes. Gasoline sales taxes, which currently go into the state’s general fund […]

Roses have symbolized love, friendship and beauty—across cultures and throughout time. It was not until the 1940s, however, that roses became so closely associated with Valentine’s Day.



Roses have symbolized love, friendship and beauty—across cultures and throughout time. It was not until the 1940s, however, that roses became so closely associated with Valentine’s Day. Today, roses are the most requested flowers to send for this special holiday. More than 100 million roses in more than a thousand different varieties are sold each year on Feb. 14. Whether […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Earvin Johnson spoiled me forever. He’s my favorite basketball player of all time. He did everything right on the basketball court. It truly was a "Magic" time for Laker fans. He was "Showtime at the Forum." Career highlights as a player: 78-79: Won NCAA championship at Michigan State. Drafted by the Lakers. 79-80: Led Lakers to NBA finals. In game […]

If Calabasas can’t win the war to stop Ahmanson, maybe we should negotiate the best possible deal



Ahmanson Ranch: Where do we go from here? The Ahmanson Land Company is seeking supplemental approvals to build 3,050 homes on Ahmanson Ranch, located in the southeast corner of Ventura County. The project’s adverse impacts affect Calabasas and its neighbors in Los Angeles County, which is why the city of Calabasas continues its opposition. My commitment to environmental protection is […]

Oak Hills Elementary captures grants to construct a greenhouse on its Oak Park campus

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Hills Elementary captures grants to construct a greenhouse on its Oak Park campus Oak Hills Elementary School just received two grants from the California State Consumer Agency linked for a total of $6,000 and will build a 10 x 20-foot greenhouse for future students. The school also received previously a University of California Hansen Trust grant for $750 to […]

Women’s club has lots of heart



At their next gathering on Tues., Feb. 12 at Westlake Inn, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, Westlake Women’s Club members will show they have lots of heart. Working with a variety of new and recycled materials, members will create Valentines for veterans featuring expressions of care, concern and gratitude. A number of club members will deliver the greetings to the […]


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