2002-06-06

Store offers Italian walnut collection



Hayward’s Home in The Calabasas Commons features an exclusive Italian walnut collection of fine wood and upholstered furniture including armoires, dining tables, cocktail tables, occasional tables, sofas and chairs, as well as Chinese antiquities. Hugh Hayward, Hayward’s Home controller and buyer, travels throughout the world searching for unique items. A shipment of exclusive furniture, accessories and gifts arrived recently from […]

Wildlife care organization seeks volunteer for computer work



Wildlife Care of Ventura County (WCVC) is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release local wildlife. WCVC is currently looking for a volunteer who can input computer data and who can assist with handling required forms for the California Department of Fish and Game that must be submitted annually regarding each animal under the group’s attention. […]

OCHS Lions defeated in CIF softball title game for second straight year

Acorn Sports Writer

OCHS Lions defeated in CIF softball title game for second straight year By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Oaks Christian Lions softball team for the second straight year was defeated in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division VI title game. Last year, Oaks Christian’s inaugural year, the Lions were beaten by Linfield, 4-3. This year, the second-year […]

Five local bands to play in rock show



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will host a rock show at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., June 7, at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Five local bands will perform: Dishevel, Conquista, The Patience Book, Plush and Special Agent Utah. The cost is $5 at the door. For more information, please call Brandon Ferguson, teen specialist, at (818) 880-2993.

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




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