2004-06-24

Calabasas to host traffic workshop



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Calabasas will host a 10 a.m. public forum on Sat., June 26 at Calabasas City Hall to discuss the city’s Comprehensive Vehicle Management Program. It will address traffic congestion and vehicle safety on municipal streets. Officials hope that plenty of citizens will show up and help with the plan, according to Robert Yalda, Calabasas director of […]

OPHS brothers make film as part of T.O. anniversary

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OPHS brothers make film as part of T.O. anniversary By Michelle Knight knight@theacorn.com Brothers Tyler and Chase Holtman always enjoy a little friendly competition, much like the one between Bobby and Peter Farrelly, the filmmakers made famous by their blockbuster hit, "There’s Something About Mary," and Ethan and Joel Coen of "Fargo" fame. The local brothers have entered individual projects […]

Hyatt Westlake to sponsor blood drive

Event set for next Tuesday, blood always needed

Hyatt Westlake Plaza will host the sixth annual Hyatt Drive for Life blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tues., June 29 in the hotel’s parking lot, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The hotel will team with United Blood Services (UBS) to conduct a blood drive for employees and guests in the UBS bloodmobile. Community participation is welcome, […]

‘Not Far’ topic of Sunday sermon at United Methodist Church in Westlake Village



‘Not Far’ topic of Sunday sermon at United Methodist Church in Westlake Village "Not Far" is the title of Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., June 27 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Music will be provided and communion will be served during each service. Christian Education […]

Visitors to

Reagan Library were exceptional

It was heartwarming to see your thoughtful editorial in The Acorn on June 10. As two of the more than 200 volunteers at the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, my wife, Lynn, and I were privileged to be asked to help with guiding the over 100,000 visitors to view the U. S. flag-draped casket of our beloved 40th president, Ronald […]

Summer kicks off in song



Giant grill adds to picnic



By Jeremy Zeller Special to The Acorn Father’s Day wouldn’t be traditional without a barbecue. When the L.A. County Firefighters gathered at Calamigos Ranch in rural Malibu, the people at The Discovery Channel had an idea. Frank Payne, the host of The Discovery Channel’s hit series "BIG" and his crew of "four elite fabricators" designed and built the world’s largest […]

Red Cross to offer Super CPR class



Red Cross to offer Super CPR class Each year, hundreds die needlessly in preventable swimming-related accidents. According to the American Red Cross, performing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) can increase a victim’s chance of survival by as much as 75 percent, and it is essential that families learn how to respond in emergency situations with the ability to perform CPR. The ABCs […]

Motorcycle Run fundraiser will benefit faith-based teen rehab programs



Motorcycle Run fundraiser will benefit faith-based teen rehab programs Teen Challenge offers faith-based, live-in and outreach drug recovery and prevention programs. The inaugural Tri-County Teen Challenge Motorcycle Run Fundraiser event hosted by "Bikers for Christ" Ventura County will be staged on Sat., Aug. 28. The Poker Run begins and ends at Teen Challenge, "Miracle Mountain," 6790 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. […]

He wouldn’t like Pony Baseball in his backyard



He wouldn’t like Pony Baseball in his backyard This is in response to Dr. Spaulding’s letter of June 17 in The Acorn (about Agoura Pony Baseball). I think the good doctor has missed the point. His logic is somewhat the same as the Ventura County residents who were in favor of the Ahmanson Ranch project: "The road doesn’t come through […]


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