2002-08-22

Sheriff’s blotter

Agoura Hills

Four English riding saddles valued at $3,000 each were stolen from a locked storage room at a riding stable on Triunfo Canyon Road Aug. 7. The lock was cut, deputies say. A $4,500 laptop computer and $350 in personal items were stolen from a vehicle at the 30000 block of Agoura Road Aug. 9. The broken windshield that was used […]

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Aug. 9 marked my one-year anniversary with The Acorn.. It’s my pleasure to write my articles for The Acorn, and I hope it’s yours as well. A former St. Louis Cardinal recently passed away. Enos Slaughter was a top-notch player, but also a top-notch bigot and racist, a man to be totally disrespected. In 1947, Jackie Robinson’s rookie year, it […]

Conejo Angels in PCBL championship showdown

Special to The Acorn

The Conejo Angels of the Pacific Coast Baseball League will play the Road Kill of Lake Arrowhead in the Federal Division championship game Sunday at 2 p.m. at JetHawk Stadium in Lancaster. Coming in as the second seed to the Road Kill’s first seed, the Angels return to the championship game after winning it all in 2000 and not advancing […]

Agoura team members revel in aftermath of World Series victory

Batters erupt for 50 runs in 22 innings to spark spectacular finish in final four games

The Agoura Pony Baseball team that won the Bronco 11- and 12-year-old division World Series championship in Monterey recently was excited that its four-year wait to get to "The Show" had been achieved. "I’ve been trying to win the World Series since my first year of Mustang (the 9-10 year-old division of Pony Baseball)," said Robert Stock, whose team had […]

Agoura Pony 11, 12 year olds win Bronco Division World Series

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura 11- and 12-year-old Pony Baseball all-stars did something they will remember for the rest of their lives. They won a World Series in the Bronco Division—the 11- and 12-year-old division—of Pony Baseball. The Agoura team consisted of Robert Stock, Blair Walters, Chad Standrowicz, Steven Keller, Shane Kroker, Jordan Mannisto, John Marciniak, Trent Hoerman, Harrison Bedell, Mitchell Halpert, Spencer […]

J.D. Power named chairman of CSUN Foundation board



James David Power III, founder and president of J.D. Power and Associates, a Westlake Village-based firm that conducts consumer opinion surveys, has been elected chairman of California State University Northridge (CSUN’s) Foundation Board of Directors. "We’re thrilled that David Power agreed to take on the volunteer leadership of the board," said Judy C. Knudson, CSUN’s vice president for university advancement. […]

Oak Park classes available



Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District has openings in a variety of Oak Park recreation classes for youth and adults. Most classes begin the week of Sept. 16. A sampling of classes offered include: tennis and youth sports instruction, yoga, guitar/keyboard, financial planning, dance, babysitting, photography, preschool and dog obedience. For brochure and registration information, please call (818) 865-9304.

Calabasas dance students make a splash in Maui



Students of A Step in Time School of Dance, Calabasas, performed as special entertainment on the Norwegian Star which sailed from Maui on June 21. The students performed two different shows on the ship during their days at sea as well as a performance at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center prior to boarding the ship. This performance opportunity came […]