2003-12-04

Oaks Christian wins big, will face Nordhoff tomorrow night in football

Special to The Acorn

The Oaks Christian Lions will have revenge on their minds when they host the Nordhoff Rangers tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the semifinal round game of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division XI football championships. In the teams’ last meeting Nov. 7 at Ojai Valley Community Stadium, the Lions lost to the Rangers 35-28 as Nordhoff scored three fourth-quarter […]

Restaurant serves food, entertainment



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer For those who remember the entertaining Farrell’s ice cream parlor and restaurant in the San Fernando Valley, expect to see something with a similar atmosphere in Agoura Hills later this month. Families who enjoy sports can soon eat and party at Halftime Sports Grill and Creamery with generous servings of food, big- screen TVs […]

Parents praised for caring about teenage drivers



A big thank you to parents in Las Virgenes and Conejo Valley. For the past three years, parents have been taking their teenage drivers to a program sponsored by local businesses and parents called "Is Your Teen Road Ready?" Last year alone over 350 parents and their teens watched teen-created public service announcements and listened to speakers address issues such […]

For the record



The eating disorders group that meets at Cal Lutheran University isn’t for overeaters (contrary to our headline). It’s for anorexics and those with other eating problems. It meets 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the "F" Building at CLU. Information is available from Camille Collette at (805) 493-3390.

Future Foundation’s CLvFFie Awards a success again this year



More than 160 attendees gathered at the Sherwood Country Club last month as the Conejo/Las Virgenes Futures Foundation (CLVFF) hosted its third annual CLvFFie Awards to recognize exceptional acts of citizenship. More than 60 nominations were received for this year’s CLvFFie Awards. Presented with the CLvFFie Award for the arts was Ronald Kaiser, principal of Lindero Canyon Middle School, for […]

Embryo donation is one way to start a family



By Dianne Clapp Infertility treatments have helped thousands of women and men achieve their dream of parenthood. Some couples, who for a number of reasons cannot achieve pregnancy using their own eggs and sperm, decide to use donated embryos from another infertile couple to try and build their families. There can be excess embryos after in vitro fertilization (IVF), an […]

Oak Park defeats St. Monica, 56-0, will travel to Carpinteria

Acorn Sports Writer

Oak Park defeats St. Monica, 56-0, will travel to Carpinteria By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Oak Park Eagles defeated St. Monica, 56-0, in a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division XI quarterfinal playoff football game at Oak Park High School last Friday night. The win improved the Eagles to 11-1 and sets up a semifinal matchup against […]

“The Missing”



"The Missing" Directed by: Ron Howard Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Val Kilmer Rated: R (for violence) Running Time: 132 minutes Best Suited For: Diehard cowboy and Tommy Lee fans; the thrill-of-the-hunt fans Least Suited For: Savvy Western connoisseurs and just about everyone else There are certain "genre" films that one cannot help but […]

Thank you,

Oak Park

On Sept. 5 my husband, Rick, underwent surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor. Thankfully, the operation was a success. Not only are there no visible traces of the tumor remaining, his recovery was quick and he was not impaired in any way, physically. I would like to thank every one of you for the generous outpouring of love and […]

Movie Nut suggests DVD gifts

The Movie Nut

Christmas and Hanukkah are coming. (What, summer’s over?) Videos and DVDs can be a perfect gift this year. (My weekend’s wait in Best Buy’s checkout line? Nineteen minutes—not bad. But the editor said he spent 45 minutes in line and he arrived at 6:15 a.m. the Friday after Thanksgiving.) I can’t cut the wait, but if you want some ideas […]


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