2003-03-13

Girls at OCHS also win title

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian girls’ basketball team began its final quest for a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship about 11 hours after the boys’ team had won the night before. Playing in a game that began at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at The Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach State, the Lions defeated Bell-Jeff of Burbank, 53-44, to take home a […]

T.O. Civic Arts Plaza takes ‘Center Stage’



The Alliance for the Arts, the official nonprofit fundraising arm of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, is producing a one-hour television program called "Center Stage" in cooperation with Adelphia. The show is co-hosted by Patricia Jones, president and executive director of the Alliance for the Arts and Ed Lewis, vice president development of the Alliance. Center Stage features interviews […]

Oak Park theater committee will donate money for Activity Center



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The Oak Park Theater Building Committee (OPTBC) voted recently to use all the funds for providing amenities for the Oak Park High School Activity Center. The committee’s money was originally earmarked for a professional theater that would have built in Oak Park. The committee is still deciding exactly how the funds. There are multiple […]

Calabasas emphasizes tree maintenance

Free oak tree permits available

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas recently approved free oak tree permits for existing homeowners to maintain their trees on their own. It’s part of the "Healthy Tree Program," according to Calabasas Mayor Lesley Devine, which will give assistance to people so they can better care for their trees. The new tree program has been in […]

Eagles and Lions share title

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park and Oaks Christian soccer teams tied, 1-1, in a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division V championship game played at La Mirada High School last Saturday afternoon, and therefore the Eagles and Lions each won a share of a co-championship. Oak Park, which finishes the season 20-1-3, took a 1-0 lead early in the second half […]

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Art Walk

Art Walk ‘03 in Thousand Oaks ArtWalk ’03, the fine arts and designer crafts outdoor exhibition, presented by the Conejo Valley Art Museum with the assistance of the Conejo Recreation and Park District, is scheduled for Sat. and Sun., June 7 and 8 in the east parking area of The Oaks Mall, 222 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. It will […]

Pavley introduces several bills that deal with public safety



California State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) recently introduced four bills in the upcoming legislative session designed to increase public safety in several areas. AB-28 would establish a new Firefighting Hazardous Materials Response Team Equipment Program under the Office of Emergency Services for the purchase and deployment of HAZMAT response apparatus and equipment to state and local agencies dependent on […]

Support group helps those who’ve lost a baby

Special to The Acorn

Hospice of the Conejo continued its tradition of support to local families last week at Los Robles Regional Medical Center by donating "memory boxes" and support literature for families who’ve endured pregnancy or infant loss. Support and understanding during this painful time are the bywords of the Hospice Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group. That’s exactly what the group provides. […]

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Oak Park students to perform ‘Hair’



Fifty Oak Park High School students will participate in the musical "Hair" when it takes the stage of the Scherr Forum Theater from Thurs., April 3 through Sat., April 5 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. In 1968, "Hair" rocked the world, and Oak Park High School’s Performing Arts Department will turn back the […]


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