2002-02-07

Amgen club didn’t organize the bike route



Amgen club didn’t organize the bike route Please allow me to take this opportunity to clarify one piece of information regarding a photo caption in the Jan. 31 issue of The Acorn about a problem we’ve experienced at our school. Amgen was not involved at all in organizing the Simi Ride. Officers of the Amgen Cycling Club instead offered to […]

Getting to the heart of Valentine’s Day

Special to The Acorn

I’ve never seen Cupid with clothes on. Not once. Not even sandals. He’s always nude. I don’t know if he has a brother or a sister. It’s possible that Lady Godiva was a distant relative. She liked to ride around nude. Family tradition, perhaps. Cupid, wings and all, was the son of Venus. Yes, the Goddess of Love. We know […]

Ventura County’s Habitat for Humanity seeks new volunteers



Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is a nonprofit Christian housing ministry that works in partnership with families in need to build simple, decent housing. There are many volunteer opportunities available. Teams handle everything from site selection, family selection, and construction to volunteer management. Orientations are held twice a month. Habitat for Humanity has built 22 homes and made more […]

Warrior boys tied by Thousand Oaks, 3-3

Acorn Sports Writer

The Thousand Oaks boys’ soccer team was behind 3-0 vs. rival Westlake in the final of "Super Soccer Saturday," last Saturday night in Westlake, but the Lancers made a riveting comeback, scoring three times in the final 7:20 of the game to tie the score at 3. The tie helped T.O. stay alive in the chase for a Marmonte League […]

Amgen bicyclists not at fault



In a recent edition of The Acorn, you identified a problem that had occurred with cyclists at Westlake Elementary School, and then incorrectly ascribed an association with the Amgen Cycling Club. ("Bicycle club has a PR problem") As employees of Amgen, Inc. and members of the local community, we were shocked and saddened to hear of the events taking place […]

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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 […]


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