2005-04-06

Putting the brakes on highway racing



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Reckless driving on Mulholland Highway from Malibu through Calabasas and into the San Fernando Valley has some Calabasas residents upset and is spurring city officials to take action. Fueling matters is a website, www.mulhollandraceway.org, which encourages speeding on that stretch of road, according to the city. The Mulholland Raceway website is a guide to canyon driving, […]

Could local ghosts be alive and well?

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Could local ghosts be alive and well? By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The debate whether ghosts are fact or fiction has raged for centuries. In fact, people say there are many local areas filled with spirits, especially some of the old historical haunts that go back to the 19th century. Beware—the following events are true—at least based on the testimony of […]

Bike safety fair coming to Willow Elementary



Bike safety fair coming to Willow Elementary The Liberty Mutual Group of Westlake Village will sponsor a Bike Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., April 16 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Safety experts from Liberty Mutual, Agoura Cycles and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department will teach directional hand signals, review safe driving techniques and […]

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Cloggers Dance Conejo Valley Cloggers meet 6:45 p.m. at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. All ages, all levels taught. $3 to $5 per session. (805) 527-6185 Fashion Show Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley presents a Spring Fashion Show and Boutique at Marriott Warner Center, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. Boutique and silent auction at 10 a.m. […]

Oaks Christian senior hears it from the booth



By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com When coping with the nerves of stepping into the batter’s box, hitters often appreciate hearing the supportive voice of a parent or loved one as they prepare to face down an opposing pitcher. For senior Oaks Christian outfielder/pitcher Joey Navarro, that voice comes directly from the announcer’s booth, where his father Joe, Sr., volunteers as the […]

Not everyone likes

Acorn list

I just finished reading the Top 25 Local People of 2005. Your blurb on Vance Moran seemed like more of a slam than accolade. Vance and Pat Moran have been very generous with the people of the Conejo Valley. We really should show a bit more respect for our elders. Steve Bonifede Oak Park

Chamber business expo is Saturday



By Michelle Knight knight@theacorn.com The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and The Acorn newspapers are making final preparations for the 2005 Spring Fest and Business Expo Sat., April 9 at Oak Park Community Center. The event will feature live entertainment, activities for children, food and drink samples from area restaurants, and vendor booths hosted by dozens of local businesses. […]

Senior rec program offers book club in Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program will offer a book club from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tues., April 19 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Leslie Moritz will facilitate discussion of "Angels and Demons" by Dan Brown. Participants will have to provide their own book. The club […]

Property tax lecture slated for Agoura seniors



Property tax lecture slated for Agoura seniors The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program will host a free lecture titled "How to Get More of Your $ Back" at 11 a.m. Tues., April 19 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. During this lecture, representatives from the State Board of […]

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Spring Fest The Acorn Newspapers and the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host 2005 Spring Fest and Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park, featuring kids’ activities, food sampling from top local restaurants, live music and other entertainment, merchant booths, raffle. Free admission. (818) 889-3150


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