2003-01-30

Does anybody remember the ‘50s?



Does anybody remember the ‘50s?

School to host a silent auction



School to host a silent auction The Montessori School of Agoura is hosting a silent auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 1 at Casa Rea Restaurant, 5017 Lewis Road, Agoura Hills. Monies raised will be used for a playground development project. Among the wide variety of auction items available for bidding are entertainment packages, Las Vegas hotel packages, […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Sports Junkie By Irv Lippel Story of the Week The Stanley Cup is the most valued prize in hockey. It’s had a host of amazing adventures since it was donated in 1893 by Lord Stanley of Preston, then governor general of Canada, to symbolize hockey supremacy in Canada. The original Stanley Cup saw lots of action during its 75-year tenure. […]

Conejo Players perform ‘See How They Run’



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Conejo Players premiered "See How They Run" last Friday night, a comic farce that provided plenty of high jinks action and generated lots of laughter from an enchanted audience. Written by Philip King and directed by Jerry Henderson, "See How They Run" pursues all the mischief of a traditional "British farce," resembling shows such […]

Stop wasting money on the Ahmanson fight



Some people say a boat is a hole in the water that you pour money into; I say a lawsuit against Ahmanson Ranch is the same thing. Over 10 years’ time, money has been poured into 14 failing lawsuits; Calabasas alone has dumped about $1.5 million into failing attempts. Having witnessed their efforts before the Ventura supervisors, I don’t think […]

Agoura Hills law targets dirty tricks in election campaigns



Agoura Hills law targets dirty tricks in election campaigns By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Still feeling the effects of the bitter Home Depot referendum last year, Agoura Hills is cracking down on mailers and other campaign literature that violate city election laws. Officials said "at least one" campaign mailer opposing the big box retail store carried a false return […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella

Do you think it

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella e-mail spam will become illegal?

Calabasas rebuilding in girls’ baskeball

Special to The Acorn

Calabasas rebuilding in girls’ baskeball "Everyone was expecting us to be the Malibu of the Marmonte League," said junior shooting guard Ellery Kassel. But rather than let that unflattering prediction get them down, the Calabasas girls’ basketball team has taken its lumps and still shows plenty of gumption. "It’s a motivation for us," Kassel said. And so is new coach […]

Psychological mystery coming to Stage Door



The Stage Door Theatre will present a psychological mystery, "Dead Guilty," from Fri., Feb. 7-Sat., March 22 at 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Written by Richard Harris and directed by Mike Monteleone, the play revolves around two women. Julia is injured in an automobile accident when her business associate suffers a fatal heart attack while driving. His widow, Margaret, comes […]

NIMBYist and proud of it



NIMBYist and proud of it I was quite surprised by the editor’s condescending tone towards the NIMBYist (Not In My Back Yard), as he calls them. You suggested we move to the desert if we don’t like to live in congestion. I would like to turn this argument around and suggest to those who feel a need to be within […]


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