2003-06-26

Hurley speaks about the controversy

Acorn Sports Writer

George Hurley has had a distinguished career as the head football coach at Newbury Park High School.After the 1998 season, Hurley was named the NFL’s High School Coach of the Year, and with top assistants Doug Dagan and Gary Fabricius at his side, Hurley and his Panthers won five Marmonte League championships and one California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) title during […]

New West Symphony announces its schedule for the the upcoming concert season on Saturday nights



The New West Symphony’s 2003/2004 season will include six performances of the Amgen Masterpiece Series concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Soloists for the 2003/2004 Amgen Masterpiece Series will include violinist Cho-Liang Lin, Musical America’s 2000 Instrumentalist of the Year, making his New West Symphony debut in […]

New Dial-A-Ride service starts next week



Effective Tues., July 1, Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. will provide Dial-A-Ride service for the city of Agoura Hills. Hours of operation will continue to be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Fares will remain the same. Dial-A-Ride will cover the same service area. The only noticeable difference will be the new 2003 […]

Burning now to prevent it later



Thousand Oaks Bombers compete in summertime tournaments

Special to The Acorn

The summer season of tournament play has begun for the Thousand Oaks Bombers, a 16 years and under baseball team. After hosting their own tournament June 14 and 15, the Bombers headed to Tucson, Ariz. to play in the Junior Olympics last Friday through this Saturday. While the Thousand Oaks Pre-Junior Olympic Tournament was played among five teams (the ABD […]

Chrysler Crossfire: From concept to dealer in less than three years

Acorn Automotive Editor

A little over two years ago a lunch was held near Ojai at Lake Casitas. Chrysler had brought a few of their latest concept cars for a select few auto writers to look at and drive on the roads bordering the lake. Included was a very early version of the Crossfire concept. Now with the 2004 Chrysler Crossfire sports coupe […]

Calabasas cuts budget by $4 million



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Last June, when the Calabasas City Council approved the city’s budget for this fiscal year ending June 30, the balance of the general fund, the city’s primary account, was expected to be up $1.5 million. Instead, the city is short $3 million, according to Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem Michael Harrison and City Councilman Barry […]

Acorn Sound off Michael Picarella Do you think Californians should recall



Acorn Sound off Michael Picarella Do you think Californians should recall Gov. Gray Davis? Why or why not?

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take What do Mike Piazza and I have in common? We both vehemently dislike Roger Clemens—and I cleaned that up. But Clemens recently became only the 21st pitcher in history to win 300 games. The last pitcher to accomplish this feat was Nolan Ryan 13 years ago. In this age of pitching "specialists," shorter stints for starting pitchers and […]

Porsche Cayenne takes cross-country road trip

Acorn Automotive Editor

At the Chicago Auto Show, Porsche announced both a special fundraiser for cancer research and a cross-country drive to highlight its first SUV, the Cayenne. Called the 2003 Cayenne Crossing Drive for Hope the event benefits the Hope Foundation. This year’s event connects some of the projects associated with Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) "Cayenne Crossing Initiative," a multi-year program […]


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