2002-09-26

TOHS swimming coach arrested on pornography



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Thousand Oaks resident and part-time T.O. High School swimming coach William Glinton Douglas III, 45, was arrested last week on felony and misdemeanor charges for possessing child pornography with intent to distribute. Douglas, also a part-time diving coach at several local high schools including Westlake, was allegedly part of the Candyman E-Group, a chat […]

Notre Dame dominates Westlake, 35-21

Special to The Acorn

Playing Notre Dame High of Sherman Oaks last Friday was a difficult enough task, especially during the second half, and the young football season doesn’t get any easier for Westlake (1-1) when the Warriors host the Hart Indians tonight at 7 p.m. In Westlake’s game against the Knights (2-0), the Mission League visitor was the victor, 35-21, after the teams […]

‘The Hobbit’ is at Topanga Community House

Performances to continue through Nov. 30

Performances to continue through Nov. 30 The recent success of the Academy Award-winning film "The Fellowship fo the Ring" has introduced a mainstream audience to the classic "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, written by J.R.R. Tolkien. But few outside a group of hardcore fans realize that characters depicted in the movie had their origin in an earlier Tolkien novel, "The […]

Likes Panec



Likes Panec I have seen many changes in over 20 years here in Oak Park. Lots of growth and progress and lots of new people! The growth has been good for all of us and our lives have been enriched by the diversity, interests, and personalities of all of our new neighbors. One place where all of the challenges of […]

Supervisor in Ventura County responds to Ahmanson media blitz

T.O. Acorn Editor

Local residents have protested that Second District Ventura County Supervisor Frank Schillo had a message on his office’s telephone answering system over the past week that inferred he didn’t want to hear anything more about the 3,050-dwelling Ahmanson Ranch project. The message was recorded in the wake of Schillo having been targeted in a recent media blitz asking citizens to […]

Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise recognizes ‘Living Treasures’



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise announced its first annual list of "Living Treasures" for the local community. Originated by the Rotary Clubs of Ojai and Ojai West, Living Treasures is a simple process that recognizes individuals in the community and supports them in their commitment to be of service to others. They’re members of the community and they […]

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Lecture will examine how disasters influence geology, flora, fauna



Bill Selby, an author and professor of earth sciences at Santa Monica College, will discuss "Drought, Fire, Flood and Earthquake: The Four Seasons of Southern California" from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 at the National Park Service (NPS) Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, in T.O. It’s free. Attendees will learn how natural forces affect landscapes and plantlife […]

Eagle girls still powerful in cross country

Special to The Acorn

It’s early season for girls’ cross country and the Oak Park Eagles, the defending California Interscholastic Federation Division IV champions, are already beginning to fly. Lauren Morales, a junior and the individual winner with a 19:03 time in the Oak Park/Agoura Invitational at Oak Canyon Park last week, is expected to again lead the Eagles this season. "When I was […]

Bridal premiere caters to future spouses




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