2002-05-02

Public hearing set



A public meeting to discuss "Fire and Fuels Management Plan Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) Draft Environmental Impact Statement" is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., May 3 at the SMMNRA headquarters, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The National Park Service (NPS) is currently operating under a fire management plan and environmental assessment approved in […]

Having springtime fun



Breakfast for $4



The fifth annual Triunfo Canyon YMCA Pancake Breakfast and Carnival will be from 7 to 11 a.m. this Sat., May 4 at Oak Canyon Community Park, near Oak Park High School on Kanan Road. An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with sausage, juice, milk and coffee for only $4 is planned. Other scheduled activities include a clown and balloon artist, face painting […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Sports Junkie by Irv Lippel Story of the Week I’ve never written an article about a golfer. If you remember, I shared in an earlier column about my personal golf abilities. You might also remember that golf just hasn’t been my favorite subject. However, this article will deviate from the norm as I’ve elected to write about a person for […]

Pre-Mother’s Day celebration to be offered



Bethel Christian Fellowship invites women in the community to join them at 12:30 p.m. on Sat., May 4 for a special pre-Mother’s Day celebration at 5310 Derry Ave., Ste. P, Agoura Hills. Following dessert and fellowship, attendees will view a presentation of various "Mothers of the Bible" by performance artist Barbara Hudson. Afterward they can share favorite "Mom" stories in […]

Dancing kids at Pierce



Pierce College Children’s Dance Theatre will be in performance at 2 p.m. on Sat., May 11 in the Performing Arts Theater (main stage) on the college campus at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Choreography using music by Saint Saenz to "Carnival of Animals" will be performed, in addition to selections from the concert series to illustrate those classes that are […]

Calabasas traffic signal to get August installation

Acorn Staff Writer

A hot debate erupted after four-way stop signs were added on Topanga Canyon Road at Bluebird Street in Calabasas near Calabasas High School. A permanent solution—a traffic signal—was initially specified for the intersection after a fatal traffic accident, and city officials now expect the four-way light will be installed in August. As a temporary precaution, the Calabasas City Council approved […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella Do you think Robert Blake is guilty of



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella Do you think Robert Blake is guilty of murdering his wife or is involved in the homicide?

Children’s Bureau offers parent orientation class



With nearly 70,000 children removed from their parents’ home due to abuse or neglect, there is a great need for caring adults to provide a loving, nurturing home as either foster or adoptive parents. A parent orientation will be presented by the Children’s Bureau from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tues., May 7 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. […]

Oak Park girls’ CC made history A look back

Acorn Sports Writer

Oak Park girls’ CC made history A look back Kevin Smith has delegated responsibility of being head coach of the boys’ cross-country team at Oak Park High School. With J.J. Castner now in that role, and in only his second year since making that move, Smith and his runners made history last fall. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams won […]


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