2002-03-21

Lindero Canyon Middle School wins second Bravo award

Acorn Staff Writer

Once again, the judges are singing the praises of Lindero Canyon Middle School and its visual and performing arts program. For the second time in four years, the Agoura Hills middle school has won a prestigious Bravo Award, an honor given each year to the schools and teachers in Southern California who excel in music, art or drama education. Lindero […]

AHS baseball team in great shape

Special to The Acorn

As the Agoura baseball players walk to the outfield following a game, they know the game may be over, but not the wind sprints. After Zach Miller, in his second year as the Charger head coach, has discussed the points of the just completed game, the players will wind down with at least five minutes of hard running from the […]

Sermon set



"Matter" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., March 24 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Zechariah 2:13. Sunday School for youth up to the age of 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Childcare […]

If residents don’t stop developers who will?



If residents don’t stop developers who will? Glen Wilcox might want to reconsider the pedestal he placed the Pilgrims, pioneers and colonists on. He might ask the Native Americans what they think of the pioneers and colonists. Oh, by the way, don’t look for them in New England or on much of the East Coast. Do we know where they […]

Hotel proposal in Westlake Village well-received––so far––by city council

Acorn Staff Writer

Hotel proposal in Westlake Village well-received––so far––by city council Castle and Cooke, the architectural firm and affiliate of Westlake Village’s Dole Food Company, proposed more detailed plans for a first-class hotel and health spa to the Westlake Village City Council last week. Councilmembers looked at Dole’s preferred concept plan and four alternatives. In October 1996, the council approved development of […]

Survival of the fittest



The Trail Runners Club is sponsoring a race, the "Malibu Creek Trail Challenge," at 8 a.m. on Sat., April 13 at Malibu Creek State Park. Members of the club are mounting this race as a benefit for the children who lost a parent in the Sept. 11 terrorism attacks. All proceeds from the race will go to the Kiwanis International […]

Church hosts ‘Time ‘N’ Talent’ market



MANY, MANY BOOKS—Renee Olson, 10, center bottom, and Katy Menges, 12, look at used books for sale on Sunday at United Methodist Church in Westlake Village during the Time ‘N’ Talent Market. Proceeds raised from Sunday’s event will go to mission outreach projects like Meals on Wheels and Hospice of the Conejo. The church is at 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. […]

Fast times at Westlake Elementary



RUN FOR FUN—Third-graders at Westlake Elementary School in Westlake Village get a quick start for last Friday’s Jog-A-Thon, a fundraising event to help the school’s Parent Teacher Association. The students ran for 15 minutes while spectators, including Mary Rose Bleier, below left, and Bev Dallas cheered them on. Jog-A-Thons are a sure sign of spring and the first day of […]

Lion AD pleased with school’s progress

Acorn Sports Writer

Oaks Christian High School Athletic Director Jan Hethcock is more than satisfied with where the Lions’ athletic programs are as the school enters its second spring season in its second year of existence. "Are we where I expected us to be?" Hethcock said in response to a question. "The answer is, I did not expect us to do this well […]

Music from movies OVERHEAD—A tuba sticks out from the orchestra during a spring concert by the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes/Westlake Village Community Concert and Jazz Band on Saturday night at White Oak Elementary School in



Music from movies OVERHEAD—A tuba sticks out from the orchestra during a spring concert by the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes/Westlake Village Community Concert and Jazz Band on Saturday night at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village. The event featured music from movies like "West Side Story," "The Sound of Music" and "Fiddler on the Roof."