2002-05-16

Arborist says transplanting trees usually kills them



By Rosi Dagit Over the past 15-20 years, many oaks in Los Angeles were moved from one place to another to accommodate development. Developers loved the idea of being able to "save" the trees and incorporate them into their new and improved landscapes. The tree moving companies became expert at the extremely difficult technique of moving a boxed tree weighing […]

Hilton Garden Inn Calabasas Now Open in Southern California



"We are proud to be opening a Hilton Garden Inn in Calabasas," said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president-brand management, Hilton Garden Inn for Hilton Hotels Corporation. "Hilton Garden Inn hotels are uniquely designed to meet the needs of travelers seeking quality accommodations at affordable prices," Kurre said. Mian Horizon, LLC, owns and manages the newly constructed Hilton Garden Inn Calabasas, […]

Lifeguard course



A lifeguard certification course will be offered at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento on the first two weekends in June. Participants must be at least 14. Early signups are recommended because the class size is limited. Those under 14 may enroll in the Guard Start program, designed for kids ages 8 to 13 who are interested […]

Athlete of the Week

Special to The Acorn

Athlete of the Week By Angie Kammer Special to The Acorn Athlete of the Week Usually when an elite high school athlete makes a decision to accept an athletic scholarship and decides where to continue his or her education and athletic career, a weight is lifted. Any coach, spectator or teammate can see the change; a great deal of pressure […]

Free concert Sunday at Griffith Park Masks, masquerades, Beethoven, Mozart to be explored



Free concert Sunday at Griffith Park Masks, masquerades, Beethoven, Mozart to be explored It’s a day for families, face painting, fun plus Beethoven and Mozart in Griffith Park, Los Angeles on Sun., May 19. At 1:30 p.m., children are invited to participate in "Masks and Masquerades," a free workshop designed to help kids learn about the characters and high style […]

Lindero orchestra leader takes a final bow

Acorn Staff Writer

The award-winning music program at Lindero Canyon Middle School is bidding fond farewell to longtime conductor Greg Fried. The 44-year bandleader and his wife, who’s been ill, are moving to St. Louis at the end of the school year to be closer to family. Fried came to Lindero in 1994, and along with fellow conductor Matt McKagan, helped build the […]

Fresh Seafood Available in T.O. at Sea Fresh



Fresh Seafood Available in T.O. at Sea Fresh With family-owned and operated establishments in Thousand Oaks, Channel Islands Harbor and Ojai, Sea Fresh offers people who love fish a fresh fish market, restaurant and Sushi & Oyster Bar. Sea Fresh features a full selection of entrees—steamed, charbroiled or fried, and topped with a choice of homemade sauces. Founder and owner […]

Recruits needed for young adult emergency corps



The American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles is seeking young adults ages 18 to 27 to become members of the AmeriCorps National Readiness Response Corps (NRRC). "The Readiness and Response Corps involves young adults in strengthening America’s communities through service," said Carmel C. Comendador, national program coordinator, American Red Cross National Readiness and Response Corps. "In exchange for service, […]

Oak Park baseball team is league champ for sixth time in nine years

Special to The Acorn

Oak Park baseball team is league champ for sixth time in nine years By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Oak Park’s baseball team, ranked ninth in the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV, will begin its pursuit of a CIF playoff championship tomorrow. The Eagles (10-2 in the Tri-Valley League and 19-4 overall), league championship winners for the […]

Annual Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest is this Sunday in Agoura Irish folk, bluegrass bands to perform at annual show



Annual Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest is this Sunday in Agoura Irish folk, bluegrass bands to perform at annual show The annual Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest is set for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sun., May 19 at Paramount Ranch on Cornell Road in Agoura. Irish folk band "Claddagh" along with bluegrass bands "Tom, Dick & Pete" and "The BladeRunners" […]


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