2002-06-06

Deadline tomorrow for T.O. Council on Aging applicants



Deadline tomorrow for T.O. Council on Aging applicants The closing date to apply for one of five positions open on the city of Thousand Oaks’ Council on Aging is tomorrow, Fri., June 7. Prospective applicants must be age 60 or older and must be residents of the city of Thousand Oaks. The term lasts until June 2004. For more information, […]

Community pays tribute to resident battling Lou Gehrig’s disease

Acorn Sports Writer

Ernie Walingren was honored at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas recently, a tribute given to the local resident because Walingren, who’s battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, has been a pillar in the community throughout his life. Walingren formerly coached the Calabasas High School junior varsity basketball team and currently is one of the coaches for […]

Basketball fundraiser to help AHS



Agoura High School will host a basketball marathon fundraiser this Sat., June 8 on the school campus at 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Player sign-up is at 9 a.m. and the game begins at 10 a.m. Each player will be guaranteed five quarters of play. Prospective players should pick up a sponsor sheet at the school. Participation is open […]

Bullying among girls on the increase



By recognizing there’s a problem, steps can be taken to solve it. That’s the premise behind a recent survey which found that half of the more than 3,000 teen boys and girls, ages 13 to 19 who responded, experienced physical threats or were pushed in a mean way in the past year. Even more alarming is that bullying, once thought […]

Cantor brings touch of swing to service



Broadway actor and Grammy-nominated composer, Hazzan Mike Stein, cantor at Temple Aliyah, has composed a Shabbat service, "Shabbat in Swing Time—A Jazz Service," to be premiered at 8:15 p.m. on Fri., June 14 at the temple, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. "Shabbat in Swing Time" features samba, bossanova and swing. A five piece jazz combo will accompany Stein, who […]

City of Westlake Village awards $50,000 in grants



The city of Westlake Village recently awarded community service grants totaling $50,000 to the following organizations "that provide specialized social services and cultural programs to local residents," according to city officials. A citizen’s advisory committee appointed by the city council reviewed and screened all of the submitted proposals then forwarded a series of recommendations to the council. Organizations receiving funding […]

Friends of primary-immunodeficiency victim follow through on last wishes

Acorn Staff Writer

Now in its fourth year, Oak Park residents Mark and Monica Spiro continue to fulfill the last wishes of a dear friend by raising money in an annual triathlon to improve patient facilities at different hospitals. The Spiros’ friend, Dina LaVigna, passed away five years ago at age 33 after a lifetime of suffering from primary immunodeficiency (PI). During LaVigna’s […]

Economic outlook luncheon planned for June 20



Economic outlook luncheon planned for June 20 The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will host an Economic Outlook luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thurs., June 20 at the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. This program focuses on the mid-year outlook for the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village areas and will feature […]

Soccer camp



The sixth annual Westlake Soccer Camp will be from June 17 to 21 at Westlake High School. Camp directors Bill Propster (2000 and 2002 Marmonte League Coach of the Year) and Frankie Marino focus on "teaching fundamental skills and tactics by using fun small-sided games." Camp is open to ages 5 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon; high school-age […]

‘Hotbed Hotel’ auditions set June 23, 24, 25 for Conejo Players’



Conejo Players Theatre will host auditions for a farce, "Hotbed Hotel," by Michael Parker. The auditions start at 7 p.m. on Sun., June 23 and at 7:30 p.m. on Mon. and Tues., June 24 and 25 at the theatre, l351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Rehearsals will run from June 26 through Aug. 22 and performed Aug. 23 through Sept. […]


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