2002-05-23

Women exhibit their love of children at Sherwood fashion show

Acorn Staff Writer

The affluent lifestyles of Sherwood Country Club’s guests seemed far removed from the lives of those severely abused children who will benefit from Nordstrom of Topanga Plaza’s fundraiser for Childhelp USA. The recently held event at the Sherwood Country Club featuring St. John Fashions brought spontaneous applause and impromptu "ohs and ahs" from members whose families and friends overflowed the […]

Cancer Survivors Day to be observed



Cancer Survivors Day to be observed Close to 400 people are expected to attend a family picnic celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 1 at The Wellness Community, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Free food and soft drinks will be provided to cancer survivors, their spouses, significant others and family members and to […]

City offers ‘Aftercamp’ to those who want more Open to students in grades 1 to 5



City offers ‘Aftercamp’ to those who want more Open to students in grades 1 to 5 The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services has openings for summer "Aftercamp" at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Open to students in grades 1 to 5, "Aftercamp" will run from 2 to 5 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, June 17 […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Golf clubs valued at $680 were stolen from a golf rack in the 5700 block of Lake Lindero Drive between 11:45 and 11:50 a.m. May 13. Clothing and luggage totaling a loss of $530 were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Rainbow Crest Drive the night of May 10. The loss was $10 after a credit […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy



The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]

T.O. facility provides educational link

Acorn Staff Writer

Thanks to the Greater Thousand Oaks Telecommunity Center, Westlake High School students in Nancy Bowman’s honors advanced anatomy class recently enjoyed a live, face-to-face conversation with experts in the bioethics field who were in an office a long way from the Conejo Valley. The students were in Thousand Oaks and the experts were at Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston, Texas. […]

Los Robles cooks for National Hospital Week



Summer camp a wild West experience



Autry Museum of Western Heritage invites children ages 3 to 12 to explore the diverse stories and people of the West during Autry Adventurers Summer Camp. Kids can travel across the plains and frozen mountains in "Pioneers West," uncover family stories in "Mystery of Me," and relive the Old West through stories, legends, games and toys in "Life in the […]

Temple Adat Elohim children shop for Manna food bank



On the Trail

A Mountain Miscellany
Impossibly Impeccable


A Mountain Miscellany Impossibly Impeccable Slobhood and I are no strangers. Even when I had a fine and fancy uptown job once—requiring top-drawer attire—spills, ink stains, gum, newsprint, etc. got affixed to my apparel. Commuting on subways, attending college classes at night, squeezing in some pre-work gardening and post-work power walking contributed to my wardrobe’s chronic need for laundering. Life’s […]


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