2002-04-04

Supervisor says living wage law will hurt Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

Supervisor says living wage law will hurt Oak Park The higher cost to meet Ventura County’s new "living wage" law might result in a cutback in services for Oak Park, County Supervisor Frank Schillo told members of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) last week. The law approved last year by the board of supervisors requires the county to […]

Nominations sought for ‘Don’ and ‘Dona’ Triunfo



The Conejo Valley Historical Society is requesting nominations for the Don and Dona Triunfo. Every year since 1965, the Conejo Valley Historical Society has held La Fiesta Triunfo as a fundraiser in support of the Stagecoach Inn Museum. At this event they recognize and honor two people, the Don and Dona, who have volunteered significant support, time and energy to […]

Fitness for MS patients suggested



Regular moderate exercise is something that works out for everyone. Exercise is not only good for body, mind and spirit, it reduces the possibility of coronary disease, lowers blood pressure, raises the good HDL cholesterol, helps to control weight, and cuts the risk of diabetes. Many people regularly turn to exercise to reduce stress. But what does this mean for […]

Open air bazaar coming to OPHS soon



Open air bazaar coming to OPHS soon An open air bazaar designed to increase awareness and generate funds for an all weather track at Oak Park High School will operate from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wed., April 17 on the high school quad. The school is at 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Admission is free. The Eagle Marketplace […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills The convertible top of a BMW was slashed ($600 loss) and vehicle registration papers were stolen from the glove box. The car break-in occurred between 12:05 and 7:30 a.m. March 21 on Colodny Drive. The damage was $300 after a window at Agoura High School was vandalized sometime before 11:50 a.m. March 23. A chunk of […]

Ahmanson project a model for all master plans



I am writing this letter in enthusiastic support of one of, if not the absolute best, land use development projects in the continental United States, the Ahmanson Ranch development. This project is a model for all future developments in the state of California. This community, designed in accordance with smart-growth principles, concentrates the actual project area to 2,800 acres, optimizing […]

Picking up serving tips from volleyball pros



Picking up serving tips from volleyball pros

Young filmmakers plan to shoot on location in Oak Park

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park was once the playground for Marc Clebanoff, who was born and raised there, but soon the community will become a major location for a thriller-suspense movie the 21-year-old plans to shoot this summer called "Going the Distance." As a senior at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television, Clebanoff and his business partner, USC freshman and Westlake […]

Curves for Women hosts food drive



HELPING OTHERS—Curves for Women owner Jeannie Ace, left, and members Sharon Hickman and Peggy Cipolla and fitness Technician Patti Balke show some of the food collected in the Curves International Inc. "Food for Friends" food drive. Donations will go to Manna, a local food bank in Thousand Oaks. Ask about the toy drive continuing until April 13 to benefit Children’s […]

Students invited to learn more about chemistry



Students invited to learn more about chemistry Many teachers have found a formula for generating student interest in chemistry. The main ingredient in this formula is an educational kit, known as "You Be The Chemist," created by The Chemical Educational Foundation. The kits, which contain interactive courses for the classroom, teach kids about chemistry, the proper handling of chemicals and […]


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