2002-06-06

Lovely concert planned by Herman’s Hermits

Acorn Staff Writer

I’ve got my Father’s Day all planned. I want to spend it with Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, the innocent survivor of the British music invasion and the chief promoter of all that’s good about pop stars from the past. Mick Jagger? Not on your life. Ozzy Osbourne? Might make a fun a cellmate. No, Peter Noone is the foppish, […]

Serving In Uniform



Air Force Airman 1st Class Tineke Agner has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Tex. Her grandmother, Delores Agner, lives in Westlake Village. Marine Corps Pfc. Joshua Sweeney, a 2001 graduate of Conejo Valley High School in Newbury Park, recently was deployed to a combined arms exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat […]

Triunfo YMCA offers two resident camps this summer



Registrations are still being accepted, though spaces are limited, for the Triunfo YMCA’s two resident (sleep-away) camps. Camp White’s Landing on Catalina Island is geared for campers going into the sixth through ninth grades and will run from July 22 to 29. Activities include snorkeling, tubing, swimming, archery and kayaking. Camp Edwards in Big Bear is for campers going into […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Sports Junkie By Irv Lippel Quick Take It was certainly as exciting an NBA playoff series as I’ve ever seen. I just got home from the Las Vegas Hilton’s sports book, loaded with Lakers fans (just like me I might add), where I watched my home team defeat Sacramento in game seven. I’ll consider this a mini-dynasty if they can […]

Tests not a good measurement of public schools either–just like home school



I read your commentary on home schooling (The Acorn, May 22) and I had to laugh. In response to the article in that edition of your paper—that stated how well home schoolers do on tests—you used their testing success as a weapon to question their practices. You said, "If nothing else many children who learn at home do it effectively. […]

Winds meet sails at Westlake Lake



Bellinghiere makes the grade



Anthony Bellinghiere of Boy Scout Troop 775 in Westlake Village was honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout on June 2 in a ceremony at Rockwell Scientific Center, Thousand Oaks. He is a junior at Oak Park High School where he has been active in football and track for three years. For his Eagle Scout project, Bellinghiere built a […]

Datebook THURS., JUNE 6



Datebook THURS., JUNE 6 Just Clogging Away Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all levels at 6:45 p.m. tonight and June 13 and 27 at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. New beginners’ class starts June 27. $3.50-$5. (805) 527-6185 Wonders of Wood Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assn discusses tools and tips for all skill levels, hobbyist to professional, at 7 […]

Eagles lose first-ever CIF championship game in softball

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park softball team made it to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship game for the first time in school history, but the Eagles will have to be content with a runners-up finish after being defeated by Orange Lutheran, 2-0, in a game played at Barber Memorial Park in Irvine last Saturday afternoon. Orange Lutheran rallied for one run […]

Agoura Hills praised for hosting roundtable with the business community



I want to take this opportunity to congratulate Agoura Hills Mayor Denis Weber for the recent Mayor’s Roundtable. I was impressed with the number and caliber of attendees, as well as the candid discussions that took place. I was very proud of the city for doing this and including some of the local businesses and landowners in a casual yet […]