2003-03-06

Free wheelchairs available for qualified seniors



The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to seniors (age 65 and up) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit is required. If the patient’s […]

Oak Park boys advance to quarterfinals in soccer

Eagles then fall, 2-0, to the Thacher Toads of the
Condor LeagueSpecial to The Acorn


Eagles then fall, 2-0, to the Thacher Toads of the Condor League Special to The Acorn The boys’ soccer team at Oak Park has reached its goal of making this year’s California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV playoffs. The Eagles also hoped they could fly higher than the quarterfinals. However, in that game last Friday, they absorbed a 2-0 […]

Free concert coming to Canoga Park



Free concert coming to Canoga Park The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will perform a free neighborhood concert at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 14 at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. The concert is sponsored by the Valley Cultural Center, which was organized in 1975 "to enlighten, educate and enrich the lives of San Fernando Valley residents by providing […]

Search begins in earnest for new OPUSD superintendent



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Leadership Associates of Mission Viejo, the firm that’s assisting Oak Park Unified School District’s School Board in recruiting the next superintendent, sent two of its partners last week to meet parents. Dr. Harry Weinberg and Bob Sanchez were here on Wed., Feb. 26. The goal was to question parents on important qualifications for the […]

Funds needed to support Leonis Adobe

Two fundraiser events are planned

The Leonis Adobe Association has launched a pair of membership drives for April. The Adobe, which is a Los Angeles Historical Cultural Monument, is located at 23537 Calabasas Road in Old Town Calabasas. An authentic Monterey-style ranch that features 19th Century artifacts and farm animals, the museum is the legendary home of Miguel Leonis, the so-called "King of Calabasas," who […]

Get into exercise without killing yourself

Pierce College offers a course for those who haven

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a course designed to ease the less-active into the world of exercise. The course is specially geared towards those individuals who are just embarking on an exercise program for the first time or have a limited range of motion or just need a slower pace for a healthy workout. Using routines set to […]

Westlake Warriors head to title game in soccer

Special to The Acorn

For the Westlake girls’ soccer team, the season is coming down to the championship game of the California Interscholastic Federation’s Southern Section Division II playoffs. Westlake advanced to the final game after beating the Canyon High Cowboys of the Foothill League, 2-1, Tuesday on goals by Megan Page—with an assist by Carrie Murphy—early in the first half and by Ashley […]

Bob Hope exhibit on display at Reagan Library



An exhibit honoring comedian Bob Hope on the occasion of his upcoming centennial birthday on May 29 will be on display until June 7 at the Ronald Reagan President Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. "Bob Hope: American Patriot" will showcase his work during World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf and the Gulf War. […]


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