2003-09-11

Auto dealer helps Children’s Hospital



Hawk rescue serves as a warning about rat poison

T.O. Acorn Editor


Wildlife experts say the pesticides used to keep mice and rats under control are hurting the very predators that are supposed to eat the rodents, such as hawks. Gerald Halweg of Thousand Oaks was a witness recently to just how harmful the rat poison can be. Halweg was returning to his home on Valley High Ave. when he noticed an […]

For the record



Keith Barrett, a Calabasas High School senior, returns as the Coyotes starting quarterback this season under first-year head coach Ken Papotta. Barrett’s name was reported incorrectly here in last week’s paper.

Moorpark College to host family event



The Moorpark College Child Development Center (CDC) will host "Discovery Day," their semi-annual fundraiser, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 on the rooms, patios and grounds of the Center at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. The event is presented to increase public awareness of developmentally appropriate programs. The day will be filled with many fun and […]

Unhappy that farmers’ market had to move



I was very disappointed to learn of the plan that Calabasas will be moving the location of its weekly farmers’ market to the dirt property across from the library and next to The Commons. In an age of suburban development when we mostly see new office buildings and strip shopping malls, it was charming to visit the Calabasas Farmers’ Market […]

Viewpoint modernization approved



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Viewpoint School at 23620 Mulholland Highway in Calabasas will finally move forward with its modernization project. The Calabasas City Council unanimously approved the project last week. Many residents expressed concerns for more than three years since Viewpoint initially submitted an application for its remodeling project. That led to almost endless mitigation and alterations, according […]

Wild critters are our neighbors



Wild critters are our neighbors The organization On The Edge will host a free program to teach residents about their "wild neighbors" at 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 20 in the amphitheater at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will be a special guest at the event, which will feature wild animals […]

Squirrel of the Month



New West Symphony to host family picnic, fundraiser



New West Symphony League will host a family picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 13 at Conejo Creek Park, North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature a variety of games for all ages, a "sumptuous picnic feast created by the Whale’s Tail restaurant" and hands-on opportunities to experience musical instruments during a visit from […]

Questions raised about Oak Park antenna story



Your fact filled Sept. 4 article regarding the Oak Park MAC (Municipal Advisory Council) and the Brown Act failed to answer a couple of questions for me. First, why would the MAC need to violate the Brown Act to appeal the building of a cellular antenna site? Could it be Oak Park residents are finally tired of having marginal cell […]


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