2004-07-22

“I, Robot”



"I, Robot" Directed by: Alex Proyas Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, James Cromwell and Bruce Greenwood Rating: PG-13 (for adult language, partial nudity, intense CGI action and fight scenes, minor bloodletting) Running time: 111 minutes Best suited for: Sci-fi and futuristic thriller addicts, Will Smith fans Least suited for: Isaac Asimov purists Acorn’s Rating Guide: I’ll admit to immediately liking […]

What’s up with that?



What’s up with that?

Leonis Adobe to host book signing



The Leonis Adobe Museum will host a book signing by gardener Eileen Logan, author of "How to Grow Organic Vegetables in Containers . . . Anywhere!" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., July 24 in the Plummer House on the museum grounds at 23537 Calabasas Road, in Old Town Calabasas. Logan is described as an expert at growing fresh, […]

Learning about the performing arts



A house concert in Oak Park will feature a “Special Evening of Guitar” at 8 p.m. Sat., July 24. The performers, Robby Longley and Michael Chapdelaine, are described as “two of the world’s foremost finger-style guitar players.”



A house concert in Oak Park will feature a "Special Evening of Guitar" at 8 p.m. Sat., July 24. The performers, Robby Longley and Michael Chapdelaine, are described as "two of the world’s foremost finger-style guitar players." Longley is noted for "weaving a very distinctive style with a beautifully orchestrated neo-classical/flamenco fusion of world music." Chapdelaine is the only guitarist […]

For the record



The initial budget plan for the Klubhouse Preschool program in Calabasas recovered 64 percent of its costs and progressively recovered more each following year, according to city officials. For fiscal year 2003-04, city staff expects a 91 percent recovery. With the 8 percent tuition increase set for next year, city staff expects to recover 90 to 100 percent of the […]

New initiative educates candidates on heart disease, public health



An estimated 64 million Americans suffer from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) like heart disease and stroke, and as baby boomers age, the number of people afflicted by these diseases will only increase. The American Heart Association believes too few political candidates are addressing these deadly diseases. Because of this, the association created Take Heart 2004, an initiative designed to inform candidates […]

Local students shine brightly



Lauren Morales of Oak Park High School was among the 150 Southern California students awarded $1,000 college scholarships at the 15th annual Ronald McDonald House Charities/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources awards luncheon in Los Angeles. The luncheon honored the scholarship recipients, their parents, principals and counselors "for their commitment to educational excellence." In addition to the scholarship, each of […]

Bernstein classic to close theatre’s season



Cabrillo Music Theatre will conclude its season with the Leonard Bernstein classic "West Side Story." This modern-day version of Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet," with a brilliant score by Bernstein, will play through Aug. 1 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. The Christine […]