2002-10-10

Riding high



Hats off to ambitious Cub Scouts



Webelos Scouts from Pack No.l 3785 serving Westlake Village and Agoura Hills recently created festive hats for local youth who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Working with "Hearts to Hats," an organization founded by Ann Hohimer, the Scouts decorated baseball caps around various themes using patches, glitter and other ornaments. Hohimer founded the organization to […]

Educators on school boards always a plus, says OPUSD candidate



By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer Marie Panec thinks educators have a place on school boards. That’s why Panec, 48, a professor of microbiology at Moorpark College, is running for one of the three open seats on the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education. "Having people who have some knowledge in the area of education on the board […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

I’m back on my favorite soapbox. During an MLB playoff game last night, Tim McCarver stated that it will cost the Yankees $55 million in baseball luxury tax next season if they maintain the same payroll as they have right now. I suspect that Steinbrenner has no intention of lowering his payroll for 2003; it will, no doubt, continue to […]

Dancing at Lughnasa’ Comes to the Stage at Cal Lutheran University



Dancing at Lughnasa’ Comes to the Stage at Cal Lutheran University California Lutheran University’s Mainstage Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning play, "Dancing at Lughnasa," at 8 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 17 through Sat., Oct. 19 and Thurs., Oct. 24 through Sat., Oct. 26, with a 2 p.m. show on Sun., Oct. 27, in the Preus-Brandt Forum on the campus at […]

Target date set for Oak Park Library



Oak Park could have its new library by early April, according to Cindy Vinson, a member of the Oak Park Unified School District School Board. Bids for completing the unfinished structure have been solicited from four contractors with experience in "pick up" construction projects, and the bidding period is scheduled to close at the end of October. Officials from the […]

Senior vocalist sought by local group



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Program is seeking a vocalist, male or female age 50 and up, to join the Music Makers. The Music Makers is a four-piece music combo band that performs at Senior Program functions, travels to senior retirement homes and participates in other activities. Rehearsals will be at noon Fridays at the […]

Water board candidate will rely on his experience



Water board candidate will rely on his experience By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Experience counts, which is why 16-year incumbent Glen Peterson, a candidate in next month’s water board election, says he’s the best person for the job. Peterson, an Agoura resident, is running for Division 2 in the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) Board of Directors election. […]

Warriors defeat Agoura Chargers in football

Acorn Sports Writer

Warriors defeat Agoura Chargers in football The Westlake football team battled back from a three-point halftime deficit to overtake Agoura, 28-23, in a game played at Agoura High School and televised to a regional audience last Thursday night. Down 17-14 at halftime, Westlake came out in the second half and scored touchdowns on its first two possessions to take a […]

Shakespeare takes a trip west in outdoor presentation of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’



Shakespeare takes a trip west in outdoor presentation of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Oak Park High School will present Shakespeare with a spin—"The Taming of the Shrew," set in the wild, wild West. The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., Oct. 17, 18 and 19, under the stars on the great lawn in front of […]


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