2002-09-26

Lions improve to 2-0 with football victory at home

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian football team was without running backs Aaron Ware and Johnny Giangregorio in game two vs. Village Christian last Saturday night, but the Lions still rolled to victory relatively easily, 36-3, as junior quarterback Joey Halzle had a big night offensively. Mark Cordell, a junior middle linebacker, had a big night defensively for OCHS, intercepting three passes and […]

Musical duo makes house call concert



Original acoustic music by Sisters Morales will be featured at the next House Concert presented by Russ and Julie Paris at 8 p.m. this Sat., Sept. 28 in their Oak Park home. The sisters, Roberta and Lisa Morales, perform a blend of country, folk, rock, blues and mariachi. The musician-songwriting pair are based in Houston, Tex., where they were named […]

Local gymnast ready to leap onto the national stage



By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer It’s a long, difficult road to the Olympic Games, but it’s one upon which 10-year-old Kate Henry of Thousand Oaks is ready to take her first steps—or more accurately, her first leaps, somersaults and splits. During the summer, Henry competed regionally against 2,500 young gymnasts, ages 9 to 11, to be among 250 from […]

Special Calabasas basketball league seeks helping hands



The city of Calabasas is seeking volunteers to help with their "All Starz" Basketball League for developmentally challenged children and youth. The young athletes will be taught basketball handling skills, basic game rules and how to compete on a team. Volunteers do not need any previous basketball experience or special training to assist in the league play. According to the […]

Class helps kids cope with parent’s cancer



When a parent or close relative has been diagnosed with cancer, tremendous stress is created for a child. The Wellness Community has developed a support program to meet this need called Kids Circle. This group is provided in association with the American Cancer Society and partially funded by the Westlake Junior Women’s Club and is offered free to participants. Kids […]

Shiny bright idea: A car wash fundraiser



Local softball tryouts coming



A local 12 and under girls fast-pitch traveling softball team, 3D, recently participated in a Triple Crown softball tournament in Steamboat Springs, Colo. where they advanced to the semifinals. Although they lost, 7-6, in a heartbreaking defeat to a team from Colorado, the girls played well and made a strong comeback late in the game. Players on 3D included Kimberly […]

Unique history of California quilts on display



Unique history of California quilts on display An exhibition celebrating the uniqueness of quilts crafted by California pioneers will run from Tues., Oct. 1 through Fri., Dec. 6 in the FIDM Museum-Galleries at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM, 919 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. The exhibit will feature 38 quilts that illustrate the diverse origins of California’s quilted […]

Hopper will direct

New West Symphony

The New West Symphony has announced the appointment of Kenneth Hopper as executive director. Hopper comes to the Symphony from his previous position as executive director of the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C., described as one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious community music schools. Hopper, 58, served as executive director at the Levine School from 1999-2002, […]

American Heart Walk strolls to Westlake Inn



Ventura County businesses will be among those participating in the American Heart Walk at 9 a.m. Sat., Sept. 28 at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Area corporations and businesses including Silver Star Automotive and the Westlake Village Inn are promoting employee health and wellness by organizing company-walking teams. Participants of all ages will join in the 3.1-mile […]


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