2002-10-31

Roadway improvement project gets rough reception in Seminole Springs



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The hairpin turns leading up to the famous Rock Store on Mulholland Highway are either a blessing or a curse, depending on how you look at them. The hundreds of motorcyclists who visit the area each weekend appreciate the road’s sharp challenge, but others worry about the safety of blind curves that approach the […]

Rotary Club inducts new members



The Rotary Club of Calabasas/Agoura Hills recently inducted into its membership Capt. James Glazar, commander of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Agoura, and James L. Doran, the Emergency Services Director for the city of Hidden Hills. The induction ceremony was at the Calabasas Golf and Country Club, where the club meets 7:30 a.m. Thursdays. For […]

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Esperanza offers

Esperanza offers ‘Care for the Caregivers’ seminar Villa Esperanza Services will offer a "Care for the Caregiver" educational seminar for caregivers of the elderly. There is no cost to participants. The seminar will be presented as follows: From 2 to 4 p.m., Wed., Nov. 6 and Mon., Dec. 2, at Villa Esperanza Services, 2410 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. […]

Space science skyrockets with teachers  



Space science skyrockets with teachers   Teachers across the U.S. have found a fun way to motivate interest in science; space education. A number of educators use tools such as NASA’s Space Science educational Web sites as interesting ways to explain fundamental science concepts and technology to children, and to teach subjects such as mathematics, biology, geology and astronomy-subjects which […]

First American woman in space to speak



Former astronaut Sally Ride, who was America’s first woman in space, will present "Reach for the Stars" as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series at 8 p.m. Tues, Nov. 5 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. In her presentation, Ride will share "spectacular" film footage that she took on her two […]

Yes on Prop. 47



Yes on Prop. 47 On Nov. 5 voters have a chance to vote for better schools and more classrooms, without a dime in new taxes—by voting yes on Proposition 47. Proposition 47 is a bond measure that would help finance construction of the 46,000 new classrooms our state needs, make safety improvements, upgrade labs and libraries, fix bathrooms and leaky […]

Assembly, congressional races winding down



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Education, healthcare, Ahman-son Ranch and the state’s record budget deficit topped some of the issues discussed last week at the 41st Assembly District candidates’ forum in Calabasas. It attracted a standing-room-only crowd of about 90 residents who were missing the fifth game of the World Series on TV. Sponsored by The Acorn, the event […]

Horse lovers can kick up their heels at this event



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host a Fall Horse Playday beginning with registration at 8 a.m. on Sun., Nov. 3 (rain date is Sun., Nov. 10) at the Old Agoura Equestrian Center, 5301 Chesebro Road, Agoura. Activities will get underway at 9 a.m. The event is open to ages eight and up and gives riders […]

Disco Dash struts to Oak Park Nov. 10

5K run, 1-mile fun run, fitness expo and more planned for event

Disco Dash struts to Oak Park Nov. 10 5K run, 1-mile fun run, fitness expo and more planned for event The Disco Dash on Sun., Nov. 10 at The Canyon Club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, consisting of a morning 5K run, 1-mile fun run, fitness expo, costume contest and concert at 8 p.m. featuring the Boogie Knights retro disco […]

Local students are standouts



Megan Hjelle, 16, a senior at Agoura High School who scored a perfect 800 on the SAT II in writing, has been named a semifinalist for a National Merit Scholarship award. These scholarships are awarded to those students scoring the highest in the nation on the PSAT exam. Hjelle hopes to attend one of the top UC schools next year. […]


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