2002-09-05

Prevention of fires a hot topic around here



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Actor Edward Albert knows what it’s like to get burned, but not just because he works in Hollywood. Albert, star of the 1972 hit film "Butterflies Are Free," has been forced to defend his home in Malibu against fire six times in the past several decades. His second- and third-degree burns are an ugly […]

Guitar Center enjoys sweet sound of success



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The following business profile is part of a continuing series on local firms that are highlighted in The Acorn’s Eye on Local Area Stocks. Guitar Center, Inc. of Westlake Village has scored a hit with its Musician’s Friend web site. The recent third annual I.MERCHANT Awards in Chicago named Musician’s Friend (www.musiciansfriend.com.) as one […]

Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001



Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 The following events are planned to recall the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 a year ago. For a rundown of religion-based programs, please see the pages in the Faith section. Agoura Hills youth present community tribute Sept. 8 at Canyon Club Oak Woods Vocal Academy students, led by artistic director […]

LVUSD lists events for back-to-school



Here is the Las Virgenes Unified School District Back-to-School Night Schedule: Agoura High School, Oct. 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Calabasas High School, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. Lindero Canyon Middle School, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. A.E. Wright Middle School, Oct. 2, 6:45 to 9 p.m. Bay Laurel, grades 1-3, Sept. 12, 7 to 8 p.m.; Grades 4-5, Sept. 19, 7 […]

Up the volume



Jewish High Holidays set to start



Troop Real Estate opens new office in Westlake Village



Guest speaker at Women’s Club meeting to discuss rescue efforts of

Sept. 11

At 10 a.m. Tues., Sept. 10, Westlake Women’s Club will host its monthly meeting and luncheon at the Westlake Village Inn, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. The luncheon is at noon and the cost is $18. Guest speaker Debra Tosch of the National Disaster Search dog Foundation, with a rescue dog, will discuss her experience in the rescue efforts of […]

OPHS Performing Arts

Club to host fundraiser

Oak Park High School’s Performing Arts Club will host a car wash/yard sale/bake sale fundraising event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 21 on the school campus at 899 N. Kanan Road in Oak Park. Students who are involved with the drama, chorus and band programs as well as their parents and faculty representatives will volunteer their services. […]

Young actors, actresses can hone their skills



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is accepting registration from youth ages 11 through 17 for their "Jr. Repertory" acting program. The 16-week course will run from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 14 through Jan. 18 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Participants will "learn to build their self-confidence, self-esteem and sense […]


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