Challenger for Oak Park MAC wants to preserve quality of life

Challenger for Oak Park MAC wants to preserve quality of life By Sylvie Belmond Acorn Staff Writer Similar to the other six candidates vying for two seats on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council in November, Jennifer Pichotta wants to preserve the quality of life in Oak Park. The 27-year-old attorney grew up in Oak Park, and she said she’s […]

Ladies Workout Express to celebrate its grand opening

Ladies Workout Express 30-Minute Circuit Training Center will be celebrating its grand opening the week of Mon., Sept. 27. The new facility is at 5871 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, in the Agoura Hills City Mall. Cognizant of the different fitness needs and goals that women have, Ladies Workout Express provides the ideal environment for women to achieve their fitness goals. […]

Bicycle Expo, Volvo help Children’s Hospital

Inside scoop

Hometown: Calabasas Height: 5’8" GPA: 3.8 Parents: Mary and Jeff Siblings: Two sisters—Jenna, 18; Dana, 14 Club Team: Santa Monica Beach Club Can’t get enough of: the snow Favorite TV Show: TheWB’s new show, "One Tree Hill" Favorite Vacation Spot: Switzerland (snowboarding) Best subject in school: Math Interesting facts: Sherman can play several musical instruments including piano, guitar and flute. […]

Couple credits Moorpark Country Club, developer for completing its facilities just in time

Couple credits Moorpark Country Club, developer for completing its facilities just in time Thanks to months of hard work and preparation by Moorpark Country Club and its developer, Toll Brothers, the club’s banquet facilities, wedding garden and landscaped surroundings were finished just in time for Kevin and Diana Aschenbach’s wedding day. As a result, that day culminated with what Diana […]

Model of new shop was misleading

Canwood Street, east of Reyes Adobe, has been one narrow lane in each direction. Passing drivers can practically reach out and shake hands. So I was fascinated to see the photo in your Sept. 9 issue of the model of the auto detailing center proposed for that corner. Apparently Canwood will be broadened so that it’s almost as wide as […]

Local areas hit by rolling blackouts

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A major equipment failure at the Southern California Edison power substation in Moorpark triggered an emergency plan that forced rolling blackouts in local communities from Calabasas to Simi Valley, according to SCE officials. SCE, which services Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Calabasas and Malibu, is asking residents and businesses to […]

Teen competes at national gaming event

By Sylvie Belmond Acorn Staff Writer Kevin Potter takes five Advanced Placement classes at Oak Park High School, aspires to attend law school and is a member of the award-winning cross county team. But he still finds time to play games. Potter, however, isn’t just an ordinary "gamer." His dexterity led him to win second place at the recent Penny […]

Brookside back to school

Agoura water polo team makes most of its trip to Hawaii

By Jessica Vrazilek Special to The Acorn   After a weeklong hiatus on Hawaii’s main island, the Agoura High School girls’ water polo team returned home with a splash. The girls brought back third- and fifth-place victories as souvenirs from Oahu’s 36th annual Hawaii Invitational Tournament. Among the 20 teams competing in each bracket, both of the Agoura teams placed […]

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