Acorn to be closed on

Mon., July 5

Mon., July 5 In observance of Independence Day, our offices will be closed next Mon., July 5. This requires early deadlines for next week’s issues. The deadline for all editorial material—including letters to the editor—is noon today, Thurs., July 1. The real estate advertising deadline will also be noon today. The deadline for reserving display advertising space will be noon […]

Musicians, dancers, storytellers gather at Soka

By Vanessa Anik Special to The Acorn On its closing day, the California Traditional Music Society’s 22nd annual Summer Solstice Folk Music, Dance and Storytelling Festival was still bustling with artists, musicians and folk fans from throughout the country. The Folk Festival was presented last weekend at Soka University, which has been the location of the festival for the past […]

Seminar set on native plants, planters

Thousand Oaks landscape architect Thomas Kaye will lead a workshop on "Landscaping with Native Plants" from 4 to 5 p.m. Sat., July 10 on the campus of Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Admission is free. Reservations are required by calling (818) 878-3763. Discussion topics will center on soil, climate and other considerations for landscaping one’s garden with native […]

Attends leadership conference

Todd Glass, a junior at Oak Park High School, has been selected to attend LeadAmerica’s 2004 Congressional Student Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. Through briefings and discussions with national and international leaders and through hands-on simulations, students have the opportunity to experience "leadership in action" and to learn firsthand about the complexities of decision-making in a chosen field or profession. […]

Johnny P’s gets makeover

By Michelle Knight knight@theacorn.com Phil Kreis likes to stick to tradition. Sure, he changed a few things when he bought Johnny P’s restaurant in Westlake Village last August, such as replacing the pink tablecloths and curtains with more tasteful décor and installing new outdoor patio seating. But he didn’t change the restaurant’s tradition of serving some of the tastiest barbecue […]

Going Scandinavian

Environmental group ‘TreePeople’ to meet in

Beverly Hills
First of three meetings coming on July 18

Beverly Hills First of three meetings coming on July 18 TreePeople, a local environmental and community action group, will host a panel discussion, "Our Ecological Footprint: The International Forest," from 7 to 9 p.m. Sun., July 18 at TreePeople’s S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre in Coldwater Canyon Park, 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills. Speakers include Lynne Twist of Pachamama Alliance, […]

Day spa offers new therapy

Unity, friendship drive Agoura/Oak Park Legion team to win

By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer Coming off a perfect 24-0 regular season just one summer ago, the Agoura/Oak Park 19-and-under American Legion baseball team and head coach Dennis Reitz are back again with a contingent of players whose roots lie deep in the community’s baseball program. Made up of 16 graduating seniors and two college sophomores, the team is […]

State parks offers kids’ programs

California State Parks will present a full schedule of ongoing activities throughout July and August to introduce children to nature and help them learn more about the outdoors world of the local mountains and beaches. The following programs will be offered at Leo Carrillo State Park, on the Pacific Coast Highway at its junction with Mulholland Highway in West Malibu, […]