2002-06-20

Professor named state’s Poet Laureate



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) and California First Lady Sharon Davis jointly announced Gov. Gray Davis’ appointment of Quincy T. Troupe as California’s first official Poet Laureate. Troupe, 59, of La Jolla, is professor of creative writing and American and Caribbean Literature at the University of California, San Diego. He’s the recipient of two American Book Awards (1980, 1990) […]

Assisted Living Facility Welcomes Pets



Assisted Living Facility Welcomes Pets Entering a long-term care environment in the past often meant giving up familiar surroundings. Sunrise Assisted Living strives to provide quality care that does not alter its residents’ lifestyles. To that end, Sunrise Assisted Living of West Hills, an assisted living community for seniors who can no longer live on their own but do not […]

Indian Hills Class of 2002



Alaynne Alday, Chad Ashby, Heather Beilman, Paige Bergan, Pauline Bonamigo, Rosa Bustos, Christiana Cardellio, Derek Creevy, Anthony Dorfman, Jennifer Fichera, Sara Forman, Thomas Gil, James Healey, Jesse Hickman, Deirdre Hogan, Matthew Kaye, Jason Kouhi, Justin Miller, Howard Moralas, Victoria Patrick, Christopher "C.J." Phillips, Brian Pierson, Reina Ramos, Matthew Rimler, Audrey Roberts, Francisco Shigu, Cari Spalinger, Samantha Wong and Kasey Wood

The champions



Before graduating last Thursday, the Colina Middle School Cougar eighth-grade volleyball team coached by Shane Frank celebrated the 2002 Teen Center League championship. Colina beat Redwood Middle School in the finals and finished with a 7-1 record, avenging an earlier loss during the season. In the first game of the championship match, the Cougars beat Redwood. But the Vikings came […]

Rock concert is tomorrow



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will host another concert featuring local bands at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., June 21 at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. A recent concert was so well received that the bands and fans requested this follow up concert, according to Center staff. The bands scheduled to perform—Dillusion, Underwood, Plush and Clear Statis—have played at many venues […]

State gives assistance to senior, blind, disabled citizens



The Homeowner and Renter Assistance program provides a once-a-year payment from the state to qualified homeowners and renters based on property taxes directly paid by homeowners and indirectly paid by renters. For the 2001 claim year, eligible homeowners can receive a payment of up to $472.60, while renters can receive up to $347.50. In addition to having paid property taxes […]

Try Yoga to Enhance, Enliven, Invigorate



Try Yoga to Enhance, Enliven, Invigorate True Yoga is a school dedicated to the art of yoga, offering a wide variety of yoga classes for students of all levels, plus specialty classes including pre-natal, "Mommy and Me," meditation, kids’ classes and others. Among other things, True Yoga will help dispel the myth that yoga involves impossible contortionist poses to achieve […]

Dreams come true for Oak Park seniors

Acorn Staff Writer

Following the more than two hour graduation ceremony last Thursday, Oak Park Unified School District graduated another class at OPHS. "Tonight we have the pleasure of celebrating the achievements of the class of 2002," said class president Summer Harrison-Williams. "This day represents the culmination of one phase of our lives and the beginning of another." The class of 2002, according […]

AYSO champions



AMERICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION CHAMPS––The Agoura-Westlake girls’ under 10 all-star team coached by Louie Goryoka finished first at the Santa Clarita Showdown Tournament in May. They beat two tough Santa Barbara teams to win the championship. The all stars include (back row, left to right): Coach Dan Fasani, Hannah Ruben, Whitney Rosenheim, Gina Goryoka, Coach Louie Goryoka and Amanda Burch. […]

Master flute class offered



Ransom Wilson, professor of flute at Yale University and principal flute of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York will conduct a residential master class from Aug, 5 through 11 at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Wilson, who studied at Juillard and with Jean-Pierre Rampal, has appeared with major orchestras around the world. He’s also an […]