2004-01-29

Westlake is rebuilding its wrestling team

Special to the Acorn

Farhad Ghaemi, Brent Martinez and Jeremy Chew have had tastes of winning this season. The Westlake High wrestlers only wish the roster could include every weight—from 105 pounds to the heavyweight class—so the Warriors could compete in every category at every meet. "Farhad Ghaemi (a 145-pound sophomore) has been working real hard," said head coach Erik Thureson. "I really appreciate […]

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"House of Sand and Fog" Directed by: Vadim Perelman Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Shohreh Aghdashloo Rated: R (some violent situations, adult language and mild sexual situations) Running time: 125 minutes Best suited for: psychological voyeurs, passion players, soap opera fans Least suited for: laugh seekers, the concession-oriented (because the characters will drive you nuts) "House of Sand […]

Oak Park painter’s work celebrates color



By Billie Owens Acorn Staff Writer Nadine Suber’s art is a celebration of color, a rainbow riot in the garden, a glorious collage of autumn hues in the woods. The Oak Park resident paints watercolors that are so fluid and lush and vibrant, they verge on the erotic. In her deft hands, nature’s richness is a sensuous wonder of tiger […]

Medical support groups offered



Stroke support groups for caregivers, families and survivors are conducted each Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Los Robles Outpatient Center, 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village. For more information, please call Richard Randall at (805) 498-2632. Men with prostate cancer meet for education and support as the "Us Too" group, sharing updated medical information. The […]

Warriors remain unbeaten in league

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake girls’ basketball team beat Moorpark, 67-29, last Friday night in a game played at Moorpark High School, improving the Warriors to 16-4 overall on the season and 5-0 in Marmonte League play. Moorpark fell to 7-13, 1-4. In the Westlake win over Moorpark, Christina Nelson scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Danielle Diaz had 16 points and […]

Traffic plan is working in Calabasas



Traffic plan is working in Calabasas Calabasas residents, already frustrated with traffic and congestion along Mulholland Highway, feared the worst as the new middle school opened Jan. 5. Thus it was critical that the city and school district work together to develop traffic control measures to prevent traffic from getting worse and implement real strategies to reduce congestion and reckless […]

School district considers options on Yerba Buena school



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer In light of recent news that spiraling construction costs and site issues threaten the long-awaited construction of the new Yerba Buena Elementary School, Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) officials and the board of education are exploring various funding sources and alternative approaches to building the school. In December, district officials alerted parents and […]

Future Foundation names new trustees



Six new trustees have been selected to serve on the board of the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF), a nonprofit apolitical "think tank" created 31 years ago to study education, youth, housing and social concerns specific to the Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes area. The trustees represent diverse backgrounds. Pamela Kelty, certified public accountant with Soares, Sandall, Borracchi and Petrovich, was formerly […]

Post-polio support group to meet Feb. 7



Post-polio support group to meet Feb. 7 Nutritionist Dee Larkin will be the guest speaker when the Post-Polio Support Group meets at 1:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 7 in the Fireside Room at United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. For more information, call (805) 581-1939.

Coyotes stay atop Marmonte League

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas boys’ basketball team defeated Agoura, 82-56, last Friday night before a capacity crowd at Agoura High School. Steve Saunders led Calabasas with 27 points, which included 12 in the first quarter (after which the Coyotes led, 26-12) and 11 more in the fourth quarter. Calabasas led 47-20 at halftime and 62-39 after three quarters. Matt Mejia, a senior […]


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