2002-05-09

Agoura Hills cigar store robbed twice

Acorn Staff Writer

A car chase and a house-to-house search by sheriff’s deputies led to the arrest of a man said to be part of the gang that robbed the Smoke Zone cigar and cigarette store in Agoura Hills on April 18. A group of men broke into the small retail store twice, once on March 20 and again the following month. Deputies […]

Kids get a kick out of carnival



Art show, sale coming to T.O.



Art show, sale coming to T.O. Art show, sale coming to T.O. The Left Coast Artists’ Studio will present their third annual show and sale from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sun., May 19 at the California Art Institute, 2977 Willow Lane, Thousand Oaks. Fifteen artists will exhibit original works in oil on canvas, watercolor, pen and ink and mixed […]

Agoura, Westlake look to baseball playoffs

Special to The Acorn

Talk about parity. After last Friday’s baseball games, Moorpark’s record was 7-4 and four other teams in the seven-team Marmonte League had five losses. Westlake High finished its league season with a 7-5 record and Agoura, Newbury Park and Simi Valley had 6-5 records. Thousand Oaks was 5-6 and Royal was in the cellar at 2-9. All but Royal hoped […]

Buying or renting: An RV is a home away from home

Acorn Automotive Editor

Buying or renting: An RV is a home away from home As we are so painfully aware since 9-11, vacation travel can often be fraught with hassles, especially for the very young and elderly. But travelling in a recreational vehicle (RV) lets anyone feel at home, even as the view out the window constantly changes. There are no long lines […]

A new kind of P.E. begins to evolve in local middle schools



A new kind of P.E. begins to evolve in local middle schools By Bill E. Brock Special to the Acorn Part II of two parts Physical education isn’t necessarily viewed as education and P.E. teachers are rarely treated as colleagues by their peers. Educators concede that overcrowded P.E. classes can sometimes become free-for-alls with little guidance. However, to reduce class […]

Investment rep named to president’s club



Maria C. Pisa, investment representative with the Calabasas office of Edward Jones, has been named to the President’s Club of The American Funds Group, one of the nation’s leading mutual fund families. Pisa was honored for "superior service to investors in the Calabasas area and for continued financial expertise and dedication to principles of sound mutual fund and variable annuity […]

DATEBOOK THURS., MAY 9



DATEBOOK THURS., MAY 9 Astonishing Agates Conejo Gem & Mineral Club hosts Fred Elsnau on "Agates and Other Gems Up Close" at 7:45 p.m. at Arts Council Center, 484 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. (805) 498-4220 Young Art Greats Pierce College Juried Student Art Show opening reception is from 7-9 p.m. featuring free food, beverages, music at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland […]

Calabasas senior sets sights high in sports

Acorn Sports Writer

Calabasas senior sets sights high in sports By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Joshua Mischel, a senior at Calabasas High School this year, got a taste of what it would be like to be involved in pro sports when he was still a young boy. He tried out and won a contest in which the award was to work as […]

Reader wonders why police action goes unreported



Reader wonders why police action goes unreported I eagerly awaited the arrival of my copy of The Acorn yesterday to read the story about the police action in Old Agoura on Thurs., April 18. Since The Acorn did not carry a story, I feel compelled to write what I know about what happened and ask about the lack of coverage. […]


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