Six-month anniversary of Sept. 11 marked in ecumenical church service

Acorn Staff Writer

Six-month anniversary of Sept. 11 marked in ecumenical church service After six months following the tragedies of Sept. 11, St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village on Sunday evening hosted a special ceremony of remembrance and a look into the future. It welcomed anyone and everyone of all faiths. Guest speakers represented many religions as well, including a priest, […]

Company help needed

Valley Trauma Center, a rape crisis center serving the San Fernando Valley, is urging businesses and organizations to help develop additional resources and join them in prevention education efforts to make the community safer from sexual assault and rape. "Valley Trauma Center is asking businesses, organizations, community leaders, parents, teachers and students to help us make our homes and our […]

Red Oak Elementary students sing

Warriors want baseball ‘three-peat’

Acorn Sports Writer

Despite losing several key players off the team that lost in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship game at Dodger Stadium last season, Westlake baseball coach Chuck Berrington is confident his Warrior team can be in the running for a third-straight Marmonte League title. "I knew we were going to have some guys to fill in really well," Berrington said, […]

Westlake Village Inn to offer annual Easter Brunch

Westlake Village Inn to offer annual Easter Brunch Westlake Village Inn will host its annual Easter Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., March 31. On Easter Sunday, executive chef Ray Swanson will create "an array of mouthwatering delicacies." Some of the annual favorites are the "scrumptious" waffle station accompanied by Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee and the […]

Green with envy over St. Pat’s Day

Green with envy over St. Pat’s Day By Bill E. Brock Special to The Acorn Ireland prides itself on its pubs. This uncorked vanity means that people spend a lot of time indoors. They squeeze into these quaint bars for the simple reason that it rains a lot outdoors. It’s always raining somewhere in Ireland. When it’s not a torrential […]

Foundation to help local schools

Acorn Staff Writer

Additional funding to help the financially strapped Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) won’t come from the state—California’s budget already has enough red ink—and it won’t come from the beleaguered federal government, either. The answer to the district’s financial shortcomings could arrive from a different source altogether. Parent volunteers Stuart Selter and Debbi Molnar are working on a plan to […]

NAWBO to host auction

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Ventura County will host their fifth annual silent auction and fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. on Thurs., March 21 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, Westlake Village. Proceeds from this event support the growth of women business owners from the East San Fernando Valley to Ventura County and the NAWBO Ventura County […]

Department of Education handbook now available online

The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced the availability of the "Fact Book 2002, Handbook of Education Information," on the Internet at CDE’s Internet Website: http://www.cde.ca.gov. The annual "Fact Book" is a collection of statistics and information on a variety of subjects and issues concerning education in California. It’s designed to serve as a reference for educators, legislators, and […]

Pet of the Week LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Pet of the Week LISA ADAMS/The Acorn THE PURRR-FECT PET––This is Misty, a 13-year-old grey and white American shorthair mix. Misty is ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. She’s spayed, gentle and has her own carrier. Ask about animal identification No. A0962425. Pets occasionally are already adopted by the time they’re pictured here, […]