2004-10-07

Marionette show to bring ‘Circus!’ to T.O.



Marionette show to bring ‘Circus!’ to T.O. Jim Gamble’s Marionettes will perform in a production titled "Circus!" at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 8 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The event is part of the Conejo Valley Children’s Concert Series. Calliope and circus music will […]

It’s time for

Agoura Hills to
reverse the city


Agoura Hills to reverse the city’s anti-business reputation I guess we have our very own "Swift Boat" or "National Guard" (depending on your political persuasion) controversy, rife with innuendo and pseudo facts. I couldn’t agree more with fellow citizen Frank Langhlin’s assessment in the Sept. 30 edition of The Acorn. My family has also been in Agoura Hills for many […]

Candidate says he can help Triunfo Sanitation District



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Wayne Blasman, an Oak Park resident since 1986, charges that the Triunfo Sanitation District "needs a new look." As a challenger to long-time board member and current Triunfo Chairman Ronald Stark in the Nov. 2 election, Blasman says Oak Park has the highest water rate in Ventura County and an almost equally high rate for sanitation […]

Tradition comes to Agoura High School



Local auto dealers assist Childrens Hospital



Calabasas Volvo and Neftin Westlake Volvo will participate in Volvo Drive for Life Days, a fundraising effort to benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Sat., Sun. and Mon., Oct. 9, 10 and 11. Funds raised will help the hospital’s Blood Donor Center, which collects blood from family and community donors to support the transfusion needs of the hospital’s patients. Both Volvo […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Royal Highlanders (2-2) at
Agoura Chargers (3-1)


Royal Highlanders (2-2) at Agoura Chargers (3-1) Friday, 7 p.m. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Coming off an impressive 28-14 win over Moorpark in the first week of league play, the emphasis around the Agoura Charger football camp this week is clear—defense. Defense, defense, defense. That’s because Agoura is preparing for a head-to-head battle with the Royal Highlanders, a team that’s […]

Local teen earns Eagle Scout award



Agoura Hills mistreated local entrepreneur



The city of Agoura hills finally succeeded in forcing Mel Adams and his business, Agoura Equipment Rentals and Supplies, off the land they owned for 38 years. We relocated to the old Agoura Building Materials land, which is considerably smaller. The equipment that used to fit at the old property does not fit into the new property. We were forced […]

Quick start possible for project to widen Lindero Canyon Road



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com The widening of Lindero Canyon Road might take place sooner rather than later if the Westlake Village City Council approves a proposal from Castle & Cooke Properties, the developer of the Dole Hotel and Spa project. Castle & Cooke Properties proposes to move forward with the street-widening project to avoid road construction after the hotel is […]

Something is cookin’ in the garden this fall



Jill Vig, the curator of the Water Conservation Garden at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, and Steven Mary, chef from Pasadena’s Ritz Carlton Hotel, will team up for four weeks to educate participants about some of the Mediterranean produce available in California. Their class is titled "Gardening and Cooking in a California Climate" and will be presented […]


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