2003-01-30

Fascination for trucks leads to new invention



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer After three and a half years of pre-med school in the 1970s, longtime Calabasas resident and local contractor James Casey, 48, dropped out, built a yacht for his father and sailed half way around the world; he tried acting in film, TV and commercials, is a member of the Calabasas Players, sky dives and […]

AHS invites students to Europe



Agoura High School teacher Nan Cano invites local high school students to participate in a trip to England and France this summer. Leaving July 28 for a 10-day tour, the group will be focusing on historic and literary landmarks including the British Museum, Stonehenge, Mt. St. Michel, Chartres Cathedral, chateaux of the Loire Valley and Paris. Cano teaches advanced placement […]

‘Love’ is Sunday’s sermon topic



"Love" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Feb. 2 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from I John 4:7. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Childcare is provided both […]

Keep Calabasas

on solid ground;
no on Measure A


on solid ground; no on Measure A I am writing to urge the residents of Calabasas to vote no on Measure A. Revenue received through the Utility User Tax (UUT) represents about 18 percent of the general fund budget. Unlike other money in the budget, the UUT is 100 percent discretionary, allowing the city the flexibility to use this resource […]

M.D. discusses liver transplants

Special to The Acorn

Dr. Sammy Saab, a transplant hepatologist (liver specialist) at the UCLA liver transplantation program, provided information and support to transplant recipients, their families and those awaiting transplantation during a recent question and answer program in Westlake Village. The event was sponsored by Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO), Ventura County/West Valley chapter. Saab, a gastroenterology Fellow of the Year and recipient […]

Calabasas girls defeat La Reina in non-league basketball contest

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas girls’ basketball team defeated La Reina, 51-32, in a non-league game played at Calabasas High School last Saturday afternoon. The win improved the Coyotes to 8-11 overall while the Regents fell to 4-10. "It’s a nice win to get at this point in the season," said Calabasas’ first-year head coach Howard Entin. "The girls played really well today. […]

Foundation says make most of early years



By Rob Reiner Reading, singing, playing and just talking are more than fun activities you can share with your children. Because a child’s brain develops so quickly during the early years, interactions such as these can dramatically improve a child’s ability to reach his greatest potential in school, and in life. Whether you’re a new parent, a grandparent, a friend […]

Challengers look good



Challengers look good Who needs reality TV when you have the Calabasas City Council direct on CTV (local access station)? The fighting, disrespect and just plain rudeness have reached the ridiculous. The meeting on Jan. 22 turned into farcical comedy as the meeting went almost to midnight and the councilmembers got more belligerent as the night wore on. While it […]

Citizenship class is offered



Area residents who need to learn about American history and government in order to pass their Immigration and Naturalization Service test for citizenship are welcome to take a free course offered by Conejo Valley Adult School (CVAS), 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. The class began Jan. 18 but will continue through April 12. It is taught from 9 a.m. […]

Heat wins championship




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