2003-05-01

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Isiah Thomas was born in Chicago in 1961. He grew up in an area plagued by drugs, violence and crime, but his mother kept him aimed in the right direction. He played on Indiana University’s NCAA championship team in 1981, and when Thomas left Indiana after his sophomore year to enter the NBA, his mother made him promise to return […]

Music medley just for moms



The University of Judaism’s Performing Arts Department will present "Mama, a Rainbow," a Mother’s Day cabaret featuring the music of Berlin, Bernstein, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein and other great Jewish composers at 2 p.m. Sun., May 11 at the university, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. Performed by singers Merideth Kaye Clark and Kevin Earley, the program is described as "a […]

Council to consider bus stop improvements in Calabasas



Council to consider bus stop improvements in Calabasas By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council will consider a proposal to improve 10 bus stop locations in the city with bus shelters, benches and trash receptacles. The planning commission last week forwarded the proposal and some comments to the council for a future meeting—possibly Wed., May 14. The […]

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Former Westlake Village residents Sherrie Eisleben and Barry Goodwin, currently of Williamsburg, Virginia have announced the engagement of their daughter, Annaliese Eisleben of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to Will Gresham, also of Chapel Hill. The bride-to-be is also the daughter of the late William Eisleben. The groom-to-be is the son of Jan Yamnitz of Owensville, Missouri and Bill Gresham of […]

THURS., MAY 1



New Friends One Again, Inc., Thousand Oaks chapter, meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at United Methodist Church, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Support and social organization invites divorced, widowed, separated or those alone to make new friends, share experiences. (805) 449-9197 Charlotte Cloggers Rule! Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all levels, all ages at 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Old Meadows Park, […]

Lions beat Nordhoff, 14-10

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian baseball team improved to 14-9 overall and 5-2 in Frontier League play, good for second place currently, when it defeated league foe Nordhoff, 14-10, in a game played at the OCHS campus in Westlake Village last Friday afternoon. Ben Adams, a senior centerfielder, hit a fourth-inning two-run home run and also drove in two runs with a […]

Oak Park couple to host acoustic music



At 8 p.m. Sat., May 3 in Oak Park, Russ and Julie’s House Concerts will present original acoustic music by Irish singer-songwriter Kieran Halpin. Described as a "passionate, powerful, intimate and intense" performer who "manages to marry his intelligent and sometimes thought-provoking lyrics with great melodies and his now trademark acoustic guitar sound," Halpin is a successful songwriter with many […]

Agoura Hills Council discusses how to allocate affordable housing funds



Agoura Hills Council discusses how to allocate affordable housing funds By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills will begin shelling out more than $2 million toward affordable housing in the city, but the money won’t be used to build actual low-income units. More than likely, the money will help rehabilitate older homes and assist first-time buyers and other low-income […]

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Hayley Janelle Montgomery and Stephen Matthew Immel have announced their engagement. They plan to wed in Calabasas on Aug. 24. The bride-to-be was a Westlake Village resident until high school. Her father Craig Montgomery and his wife Cindy are Westlake Village residents. Her mother Saundra Montgomery is a Woodland Hills resident. The groom-to-be, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Immel […]

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