2003-06-12

Westlake teacher takes top honor



Teen fire camp offered



The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) will presents its second annual "Fire Camp" program for youth ages 13 to 16 from July 7 to 11 at the Ventura County Fire Services’ Regional Training Center at Camarillo Airport. Camp hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is […]

Women’s role in family businesses is topic



The multiple roles women play in the management and ownership of family business will be explored during a panel discussion hosted by Cal State Northridge’s Family Business Center from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thurs., June 19 at the University Club, on the southeast corner of the campus near Dearborn St. and Zelzah Ave., Northridge. "Women wear so many hats in […]

Coach Pete Ackermann says championship is a gift from the seniors

Acorn Sports Writer


Shannon Van Vorst, Ashlee Freeman and Sara Radabaugh hugged their head coach Pete Ackermann and then their athletic director, Jan Hethcock, during post-game ceremonies honoring the Lions championship over Bishop Alemany in Irvine on Saturday. "I think the joy they demonstrated was a selfless joy," Ackermann said of his three seniors, Van Vorst, Freeman and Radabaugh, who had graduated the […]

The Bentley boys are back



The Bentley boys are back On June 14 and 15 at Le Mans in France, Bentley will attempt to win this most prodigious of sports car races on the 80th anniversary of its first race in the 24-hour classic. After eight hours of testing the Le Mans GT Prototype topped the time sheets with Tom Kristensen lapping in 3min 34.8sec, […]

On the Trail

Amok in Agoura
(or, My Kingdom for a Parakeet)


Amok in Agoura (or, My Kingdom for a Parakeet) My favorite line (among several thousand) from the "I Love Lucy" series is Ethel Mertz’s frantic utterance when hapless Lucy passes by riding an out of control tractor: "She’s running amok backwards!" Somehow I managed to adopt a dog that succeeds in getting into pickles one would only associate with a […]

Chamber of Commerce honors teachers



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer An eighth-grade science teacher who "likes to make them laugh" and a fourth-grade teacher who’s been known to put on a policeman’s hat and blow the whistle when her students get out of line were among those honored as Educators of the Year last week in Agoura Hills. In all, 20 teachers from the […]

Bristol Farms is new Chamber member



Hollywood Economic Summit will be next week



L.A. City Councilmember Eric Garcetti, chair of the city’s Economic Development and Employment Committee and vice chair of the Housing Committee, will address more than 300 business and civic leaders on the economic prospects for Hollywood’s mixed-use developments and expansions at the Hollywood Economic Summit 2003. The event will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wed., June 18 at the […]

WAGS team, ‘da Bomb,’goes unbeaten