2002-05-23

Oak Park man earns award



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Program recently honored Ted Weise of Oak Park during the 37th annual Older American Recognition Day ceremony in the Grand Hall of Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles. An active member of the city’s Senior Recreation Program, Weise organizes the "Music Makers" musical group which performs at retirement, convalescent […]

UCLA grad joins research group



Julie Pence, who received her MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, has joined Symbion Research International, Inc., a contract research organization based in Agoura Hills. Previously she served as senior business planner for Taco Bell in Irvine. Founded in 1995, Symbion provides contract research services to biotechnology, pharmaceutical and device companies. They offer a spectrum of strategic and product […]

Sumac students sing around the world



Westlake softball loses, 2-0;



Westlake softball loses, 2-0; four Warriors will graduate By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Westlake sophomore pitcher Michelle Rehm, a right-hander, pitched six perfect innings vs. California High Tuesday in a second-round California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoff game played at Westlake, but California rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh inning to gain a hard-fought win over […]

New Town Car debuts in Simi

Acorn Automotive Editor

As part of the introductory ride-and-drive for the 2003 Lincoln Town Car a stop for lunch was scheduled at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. At dealers now, the Town Car has long been Lincoln’s bedrock— it is the brand’s highest volume model and it boasts extremely high customer satisfaction and loyalty. Lincoln’s goals for the redesigned 2003 […]

New chamber directories available



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce has announced that its new community directory is now available. The directory provides comprehensive information about Agoura, Agoura Hills and Oak Park, schools, government, restaurants as well as organizations and chamber members. Pick up a new Chamber directory between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays at the Chamber, 30101 Agoura Court, Ste. 115, […]

Attorneys inclined to stay put



Attorneys aren’t inclined to become the boss, at least not of their own law firms. In a recent nationwide poll, 84 percent of lawyers said that even if they had the necessary funds, they would not start their own practice. These results represent an increase from a similar poll conducted in 1997, when 78 percent of lawyers said they wouldn’t […]

iD Tech Camps was established in 1999 “to inspire young minds to exercise their creativity while embracing interactive digital media as an invaluable tool to succeed in a technology-oriented world.” iD Tech Camps provide weeklong, hands-on tech



iD Tech Camps was established in 1999 "to inspire young minds to exercise their creativity while embracing interactive digital media as an invaluable tool to succeed in a technology-oriented world." iD Tech Camps provide weeklong, hands-on technology summer programs. In addition to its core co-ed programs, iD Tech Camps encourage girls to engage in technology through a Girls’-Specific Week held […]

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn



By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The will to win continues. After beating El Segundo of the Bay League, 5-3, in a softball game Tuesday at Valley View Park, Oak Park’s softball team (17-10) was eager to play a quarterfinal game in the playoffs. Today the Eagles, representing the Tri-Valley League, will have that chance as they host the […]

Resident praises many people who helped when her husband died



When my husband Charles recently rose up to the Glorious Kingdom on Eagles Wings (on April 10, 2002), I discovered that God keeps sweet angels all around me. It is important to share my gratitude for the beautiful and loving community we live in. The outpouring of love and support was overwhelming. When our loving caregiver, Oscar, knew Mr. Licata […]


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