2004-06-17

Water main breaks, floods The Canyon



Warm weather weight-loss tips



To make the most of bikini season, you may want to trim the waistline, and there’s no time to waste, said www.eDiets.com chief nutritionist Susan Burke. She offered the following tips: •Think thin: Look in the mirror and say, "I can do this, one pound at a time, one day at a time." •Be realistic: You can’t lose 20 pounds […]

OPHS class of 2004



OPHS class of 2004 Brett Affrunti, Michael Alex-ander, Ashley Ancell, Keala Asher, Nadav Ashkenazi,Amber Bach-man, Brandon Ballew, Allison Banks, Dominique Banos, Ray Bao, Brett Bellon, Allison Bender, Lyndon Berry, Todd Bettisworth, Jeremy Beuzieron, Christina Bianchi, Rexford Bloxsom-Carter, Whitney Blundell, Ali Boecker, Amanda Bolkin, Jeffrey Botwin, Ashley Bracken, Caitlin Brod-erick, Tarryn Brodkin, Ashley Brown, Ryan Burns, Daniel Bushore, Lynn Calvert II, […]

A child’s interpretation of church services



A child’s interpretation of church services One Sunday morning, the pastor noticed little Alex was staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the church. It was covered with names, and small American flags were mounted on either side of it. The 7-year-old had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the pastor walked […]

Memorial Day event should have been publicized



Memorial Day event should have been publicized Why is Memorial Day a national holiday and a long weekend? Whatever happened to remembering our veterans’ honor? Are they forgotten? On May 27 The Acorn did not have front-page coverage of our armed servicemen carrying our country’s flag, nor did they mention the Memorial Day celebration. In former years, they did. I […]

Calabasas City Council looks at condo project



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Calabasas City Council recently discussed a proposed 116-unit condominium project in unincorporated Los Angeles County, north of the 101 Freeway near Parkway Calabasas. The project will certainly affect Calabasas streets, said Calabasas Mayor Michael Harrison. He said he was concerned about the condominium project because of the traffic it would put on the bridge. It […]

Hospital to host free programs at shopping mall



West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will host a free community program titled "Be Fit, Be Safe" from noon to 2 p.m. Thurs., June 24 at the Westfield Shoppingtown Topanga, 660 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. Attendees will learn about fitness the safe way, body mechanics and pain management. The event will also include free blood pressure testing, body composition […]

Oak View graduates thrived in chaos



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Students from Oak View High School’s Class of 2004 were recognized, accepted and presented as graduates during a touching commencement ceremony on June 10 that took place inside the Oak Park High School Pavilion. The class chose a thought-provoking theme for their yearbook, "Thriving in Chaos," which they’ve all learned to do. Oak View is a […]

Reagan’s favorite hymn heard worldwide



By Claire Vereczky Malis Special to The Acorn When John Newton composed "Amazing Grace" more than three centuries ago, he couldn’t have surmised that this devotional would become what is probably the favorite hymn of Christians everywhere. "Amazing Grace" was also a favorite of the late President Ronald Reagan, who requested that the hymn be sung as his testimony when […]

Lake Lindero critic invited to move elsewhere



Lake Lindero critic invited to move elsewhere (I’m writing regarding) the editorial of Mr. Ignacio "John" Serra Jr. in the June 3 Acorn regarding Lake Lindero and what should be done about the cost to maintain the lake. The money that is spent for lake maintenance by the Lake Lindero Homeowners Association is not unreasonable and is actually quite modest. […]


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