2004-05-20

Volunteer program helps senior renters, homeowners with rebates



Volunteer program helps senior renters, homeowners with rebates The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Goebel Senior Adult Center will assist qualified seniors with rebates for homeowners and renters who have met the following criteria: •Seniors 62 years of age or older, blind or disabled •Seniors living in their own home or qualified rented residence in California •Seniors […]

Methodists to hear message on ‘How to

Grow Rich

Methodists to hear message on ‘How to Dr. Frank Witman, guest minister, will give a Consecration Sunday message, "How to Grow Rich," during the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., May 23 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Music is part of each service, and those who provide it will be recognized and thanked. […]

Mountain lion warning signs posted again



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Just days after a bear was spotted and captured in an Agoura Hills neighborhood, a mountain lion was allegedly seen roaming the park grounds of Oak Park’s Oak Canyon Community Park. Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District (RSRPD) received a phone call from a woman at the park who said she had just spotted a cougar. […]

Athletic coach mourned in Oak Park



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Oak Park is mourning the death of one of its leaders, John Knight, 61, a coach at Oak Park High School. According to many who knew him, Knight was a man with an uncanny ability to make others feel loved. He died on Mother’s Day, May 9, after suffering a heart attack. The Knight family came […]

Countrywide to consolidate several offices at former State Farm site



By Saria Kraft kraft@theacorn.com Westlake Village will feel a surge while other communities feel a pinch as a major local company consolidates its operations. The fourth largest employer in Moorpark will pull out of town this fall. Countrywide Home Loans is expected to move about a third of its employees from the Moorpark center as early as August, said vice […]

Local dance school produces winners



The senior and junior dance company of the Academy of Dance and School of Performing Arts of Westlake Village, under the direction of Lilly Alexander, has competed in three successful dance contests during the past two months. The young dancers, 5 to 18 years of age, brought home five silver and high silver awards from the Headliners National Talent Competition […]

Oaks Christian heads into baseball playoffs



By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Payback came quickly for the Oaks Christian High School baseball team last week, and as the season finished, the Lions (17-6, 11-1) were the Frontier League champions. The Lions open the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV playoffs at 3:15 p.m. tomorrow, May 21 at home by playing the winner of a […]

Calabasas student is prima ballerina in ‘Giselle’



TO DANCE ON SATURDAY—Christine Peixoto, a senior honor student at Calabasas High School, will perform the role of Giselle from Act II of the ballet "Giselle" at 5 p.m. Sat., May 22 in the Performing Arts Center on the Cal State University Northridge campus at 18111 Nordhoff St. in Northridge. Also on the bill will be the premiere of Patrick […]

Oak Park teen arrested for felony drunk driving



Adam Frank, 17, of Oak Park, was arrested for felony drunk driving last Saturday at 10:55 p.m. after crashing his 2003 silver Hyundai Tiburon onto the sidewalk at the intersection of Sunnycrest Avenue and Sprucewood Drive, where he hit Mark Schulman, 57, also of Oak Park. According to officer Randy Pickens of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Frank was driving […]

Oaks Christian seeks approval for activity center



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Oaks Christian School in the city of Westlake Village is seeking approval to build a two-story, 26,000-square-foot activity center on the campus. The new addition is intended for music, sports and performing arts activities and events. In its application, Oaks Christian is requesting a variance that would authorize the building’s height to exceed 35 feet, the […]