2002-05-16

J.D. Thornbury remembered



The Coffee House that Stands Out: Rise & Shine



The Coffee House that Stands Out: Rise & Shine Rise & Shine Coffee House in Calabasas offers customers a variety of gourmet coffees and fresh-baked bagels and pastries in a warm and friendly atmosphere, according to owner Trevis Rucci, who opened the shop in November 2000. Also featured on the menu are lattes, cappuccinos, ice blends, teas, fresh fruit smoothies […]

Assisted Living Facility Will Host an Open House on June 8 and 9



Assisted Living Facility Will Host an Open House on June 8 and 9 Sunrise Assisted Living of West Hills, an assisted living community for seniors who can no longer live on their own but do not need complex medical care, will celebrate its grand opening with a community Open House from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. on Sat. and Sun., June […]

After successful season, Lions lose in first round of playoffs



After successful season, Lions lose in first round of playoffs The Oaks Christian High School baseball team coached by Frank Mutz advanced to the CIF playoffs as a freelance team in the school’s first year as a varsity team. On Tuesday, the Lions lost on the road, 6-3, to St. Monica of Santa Monica to finish the season with an […]

Camerata Pacifica to salute legend



Camerata Pacifica to salute legend Camerata Pacifica will salute ragtime legend Scott Joplin as part of a mixed program at 8 p.m. on Sun., May 19 in the Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. They’ll perform Joplin’s "Maple Leaf Rag," which was his first published work in 1899 and proved an instantaneous success. […]

Spaceships, giant shark caught on film

Acorn Staff Writer

A local mother and son were paying a recent visit to the Steven Spielberg Pediatric Center in Calabasas when spaceships and menacing figures with flashlights chased them all the way to the ocean where a giant shark showed the couple its tonsils, up close and personal. The chase led to a nearby cave complete with a giant, rolling boulder ala […]

Water tanks can’t be replaced by a pump, says LVMWD official

Acorn Staff Writer


At the Calabasas Park Estate (CPE) Homeowners’ Association meeting with the New Millennium Homedevelopers regarding The Oaks develpoment last Thursday night in Calabasas, a guest suggested an alternative to the water towers proposed for the project. Some CPE residents didn’t want water towers because of their appearance, even though the tanks would be recessed into the mountain, according to the […]

Positive parenting classes available



Positive parenting classes available Interface Children Family Services offers a low-cost 10-week series of active parenting classes emphasizing effective discipline techniques, understanding children’s behavior, and strategies to encourage responsibility and problem-solving skills. Classes are offered at various locations throughout the Ventura County area. For further information or to sign up for a class, please call Interface Children Family Services at […]

Pet of the Week



SWEET DISPOSITION—This is Roxy. She’s a 2-year-old gold mastiff/boxer ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. Roxy is housebroken, loves attention, kids, dogs and cats. Her identification No. is A1008811. Pets occasionally are already adopted so call first or check the shelter’s Website at http://animalcontrol.co.la.us. The shelter currently needs canned dog food. […]

Romance to fill the air in chamber concert



Romance to fill the air in chamber concert Love is one of the great themes explored by poets and composers throughout time. Experience the joys and sorrows of love through poetry and song from classic Renaissance madrigals to 20th Century jazz as the Los Robles Chamber Singers, directed by James Stemen, present "Romantic Fancies & All That Jazz" at 3 […]