2003-03-27

NPS plays role in protecting environment



As a part of its sustainability program, National Park Service (NPS) has added electrical vehicles to its fleet. Five low-speed vehicles and two pickup trucks will become part of the scientific research, education and maintenance programs at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA). The five "Think" vehicles were donated to NPS by the Ford Motor Corporation in partnership with […]

Girl Scouts support Middle East troops



Agoura cheersquad wins again



The team competed against 45 regional winners all over the U.S. The Agoura High School Co-Ed and Partner Stunt Teams returned with high rankings posted at the ESPN/UCA Cheerleading High School Championships last month at Disneyworld in Orlando, Fla. Competing against 45 regional winners from all over the U.S., the Co-Ed Team placed eighth. Team members include Carl Phillips, Neta […]

Kids’ Adventure Garden opening March 30

Ceremony to celebrate 33-acre botanic garden

The grand opening of the Kids’ Adventure Garden will be celebrated from noon to 4 p.m. Sun., March 30 on the grounds of the 33-acre Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 350 Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Volunteers of the botanic garden have donated their spare time, money and talent during the past three years to build a garden dedicated to helping children […]

Removal of campaign signs says a lot



As Barry Groveman so aptly and profoundly stated on the eve of his landslide victory: "It’s better to win with integrity than without it." Hence, a message to the person(s) who removed three "Vote for Barry Groveman" signs from our lawn two days prior to the election. A brave performance, to say the least, as the signs were removed in […]

Due to high costs, seniors seek lower prescription prices

Special to The Acorn

The high price of prescribed medicines is motivating senior citizens to look for cheaper drugs. Seniors on Medicare not covered for prescription drugs do have alternatives. Under provisions of a California Senate bill, California Medicare beneficiaries can use any Medi-Cal participating pharmacy to purchase drugs at the state discounted Medi-Cal rate, plus a 15 cent processing fee for each prescription. […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella Would you consider adjusting your driving habits due to the jump in gas prices?

Calabasas defeats Moorpark

Special to The Acorn

Calabasas and Moorpark commenced their Marmonte League seasons last week when both teams entered the league opener with a combined record of 7-1 during non-league play, indicating that both teams had started hot to open the season. For Calabasas (3-1 in the Daily News Invitational Baseball Tournament), the trend continued as the Coyotes played solid defense and tallied seven hits […]

Mummy movie trivia unwrapped



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Thousand Oaks resident and author Thomas M. Feramisco will attend a unique book signing hosted by his wife, Celia Feramisco, at the Westlake Twin Theater at 7 p.m., Wed. April 2 to celebrate his newly released book, "The Mummy Unwrapped." The event will begin with a wine and cheese reception followed by a s […]

Neighborhood Watch could help stop vandalism



Neighborhood Watch could help stop vandalism I am writing this letter to promote public awareness and to request the support of local law enforcement in an effort to preserve the hard work and dedication that went into the creation of the Garden of Readin’. The park currently consists of five reading benches and two tables as well as an array […]


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