2005-03-09

Adelphia comes under fire at

Agoura Hills council meeting
Discrepancy in rate hike alleged


Agoura Hills council meeting Discrepancy in rate hike alleged By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com What might have been a routine vote at the Feb. 23 Agoura Hills city council meeting turned into a heated discussion about whether the council should offer Adelphia Cable services until December. The city council last April extended Adelphia’s contract to allow the company to reorganize after […]

Art contest celebrates

Asian-American
influences


Art contest celebrates Asian-American influences Elementary school students in Los Angeles and Ventura counties are invited to enter the inaugural McDonald’s Asian Art Contest. The contest is sponsored by McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southern California in conjunction with the Japanese American National Museum, Koreatown Youth and Community Center as well as the Search to Involve Filipino Americans. The contest encourages […]

Waxing Goddess features fine French waxes



Niki Mamakos is the Waxing Goddess, a licensed esthetician who specializes in body waxing at 3609 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 119, Westlake Village. She uses only the finest French waxes which are gentle to the skin and produce minimal discomfort. "I have created a unique atmosphere of exotic luxury and calm for my clients," said Mamakos. "They leave feeling […]

Past stars of the NBA come out for charity golf event



By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com NBA greats Moses Malone, Rick Barry and Maurice Lucas headlined a group of almost 20 former professional basketball players that came out to the North Ranch Country Club in Thousand Oaks for the inaugural SuperStars for Special Olympics Golf Classic this past Monday. The event, which benefited both the Tri-Valley Special Olympics and the Agoura Hills/Calabasas […]

“Be Cool”



"Be Cool" Directed by: F. Gary Gray Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, The Rock, Cedric the Entertainer and Harvey Keitel Rated: PG-13 (for brief violence, adult language) Running time: 111 minutes Best suited for: Chili Palmer die-hards Least suited for: those who understand that déjà vu is not a French term for "brilliant" Acorn’s Rating Guide: 2 acorns […]

Behringer worked behind the scenes for Oak Park



Behringer worked behind the scenes for Oak Park Kent Behringer passed away recently and Oak Park lost a cherished community member and civic leader. Since moving to Oak Park in 1981, Kent devoted countless hours to serving the needs of all residents, first with the original Oak Park Civic Association and as a six-term Municipal Advisory Council member. He was […]

Land purchased



The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted to approve spending $500,000 toward the $1.5 million purchase of the 120-acre Sisson property on Calabasas Peak. The site is a visual landmark known for its striking sandstone outcroppings, abundance of rare species, scenic vistas and ideal recreational opportunities, in the western Santa Monica Mountains. The property is located off Stunt Road near […]

Camp Kinneret celebrates 51st season, open house is March 20



Celebrating its 51st camping season, Camp Kinneret has a reputation of having second- and third-generation families return year after year. Camp Kinneret provides a dynamic, exciting and safe camp program for children ages 4 to 14. A Counselor-in-Training program is available for campers entering eighth and ninth grades. At its 40-plus-acre campsite in Agoura, the caring, well-trained staff provide traditional […]

450 attend College Knowledge Night



By Sophia Fischer sfischeracorn@yahoo.com To help high school students and their parents with the complex college application process, Oak Park High School hosted College Knowledge Night last week. Nearly 450 people attended. "It was very informational and helped me know what I need to work toward to get into a good school," said David Saunders, 15, an OPHS sophomore. Professionals […]

Westlake



Warriors Head coach: Josh Eby (3rd season) Last season’s results: 11-16, 5-9 in league (7th in Marmonte) Biggest loss: Michael Notaro, P; David Adler, SS Notable returnees: Andrew Dupe, RF; Jeff Rapoport, CF; Jordan Ott, IF; Bryan Sollima, C Impact newcomer: Travis Turk, senior, P Pitching Ace: Joe Raleigh Biggest bat: Andrew Doupe Overview: Junior CF Rapoport rushed for 1,586 […]