2002-05-23

More trees cut down, reward up in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

More trees were illegally cut down adjacent Oak Park Condominiums in Calabasas near McCoy Creek and the Calabasas Park Homeowners’ Association (CPHA) has raised its $2,500 reward to $5,000. Early morning May 4, CPHA officials reported another incident. This time, one oak tree was cut down and a second was cut halfway through its trunk, according to CPHA board president […]

Local Girl Scout among top sellers



Annie Chang of Calabasas was among seven San Fernando Valley Girl Scouts who each sold more than 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in this year’s sale. Chang is also the Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley’s top selling Scout, as she sold a record-breaking 2,284 boxes in 2000. "Cookie selling goes way beyond just a fun activity, it […]

Datebook THURS., MAY 23



Datebook THURS., MAY 23 PC Power Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club meets 6 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Learn about hardware, software. (805) 496-8053 Eli Spater Hire-a-Vet Job Fair Hire-A-Veteran Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Airtel Plaza Hotel, 7277 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys. Vets should bring a resume, dress for success and […]

Thomas sets new record at AHS



Chuck Thomas, an Agoura High School senior, broke the school 300-meter hurdle record last Saturday at the CIF finals held at Cerritos College. Thomas ran a 38.81 and finished second in Division II. He advanced to the CIF Masters Meet held this Friday (tomorrow), May 24, at Cerritos City College. The top five athletes will go on to the state […]

Young Artists Ensemble to host June 1, 2 auditions



The Young Artists Ensemble will host auditions for their production of the hit Broadway musical, "Jekyll & Hyde," at 9:45 a.m., 12:15 and 2:45 p.m. on June 1 and 2 at Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The play contains some mature subject matter. Auditions will consist of singing, dancing, cold reading and possible improvisations, and are […]

For the record



A photo caption was mislabeled last week. Debbie Priel, Caryl Kaplan and Pat Spears are Anne Banning Auxiliary members of the Assistance League of Southern California. (All three are residents of Calabasas). We apologize for the error. There were several mistakes in last week’s story about New Millennium Homes (due to faulty information from a source) and Lou Malone is […]

Homestore.com reports first quarter loss  By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer



Homestore.com reports first quarter loss  By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Westlake Village Internet real estate company Homestore.com reported higher first quarter revenues last week, but at the same time, a net loss of $34.8 million as the company continued to struggle in the aftermath of an accounting scandal. Homestore.com revenues grew from $63.8 million to $74.1 million, a possible […]

Teacher and former students remember the good times, challenging times at Oak View’s 20th reunion celebration



Teacher and former students remember the good times, challenging times at Oak View’s 20th reunion celebration REMEMBRANCES OF THINGS PAST––Oak View High School Principal Millie Andress, wearing glasses at left, hugs retiring teacher Christine Brown during a poignant ceremony last week at the school in Oak Park. In addition to Brown’s retirement, the school hosted a 20th reunion celebration for […]

Athlete of the Week



Athlete of the Week Oak Park High School junior Genie Cheng broke the CIF Division IV record in the 100-yard backstroke previously held by Brett Shiflett from Oaks Christian High School (59.44). Cheng finished in first place with a time of 58.13 and took second place in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.68, just behind Shannon Bloom from […]

Toyota’s Spyder grows on you

Acorn Automotive Editor

It must be a man thing. Look in the glove box of most cars and you will find an owners manual, but my guess is that it’s still sealed in the plastic bag it came in when the car was bought. Why is it that we don’t like reading about how to use the car before getting in and driving? […]