2005-10-20

‘Nuncrackers’ coming



Elite Theatre Company will present “Nuncrackers,” a sequel to “Nunsense,” from Nov. 11 through Dec. 18 at the Elite theatre, 730 S. “B” St., in Heritage Square, Oxnard. The audience is invited to join the Little Sisters of Hueneme in their very first televised holiday special, direct from their new basement studio WCON-TV. The cast and members of the convent […]

Senior Summit to tackle residents’ issues



Experts predict that the everrising number of senior citizens will undoubtedly change the way Americans–especially those in Ventura County–look at economics, healthcare and other social issues. Driven by the baby boom generation, a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control estimates that the number of people who are over 65 years old will double in the next 25 years. […]

Keep Halloween safe and fun



Booooooooo! It’s Halloween, a night of pint-sized ghosts, goblins and witches. The evening of costumes, dress-up and trick-ortreating from house to house is a favorite holiday for many youngsters, but along with the night’s fun is the potential of some very real dangers. Sheriff’sdeputies want to remind parents––especially those with younger children––of the following safety tips while their kids are […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com.

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Sat., Oct. 22 ACT ComedySportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 25 Charger Club meeting/A-1/ 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 26 Fall play/G Bldg./7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 27 […]

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Agoura Hills Vandals stole wheels valued at $1,500 from a vehicle that was parked on Oak Path Drive on Oct. 10. Someone stole the emblem from a Jaguar that was parked on Garden Oaks Court on Oct. 9. The item was valued at $350. Vandals caused $500 in damages when they spray painted a Ford Bronco parked on Mainmast Drive. […]

A very close call



I was one of the many in Oak Park who were evacuated during the Topanga Fire. Being at the end of a cul-de-sac with the hill almost in my back yard, I was a sitting target. Somehow, the fireman who ordered me to evacuate, had an enormous calming effect on me. He assured more than once that all would be […]

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The location: Roads or freeways near golf courses, driving ranges or baseball fields without proper ball shielding The problem: Vehicles traveling near golf courses, driving ranges or baseballs fields that don’t have proper shielding are open to errant balls that could kill or injure motorists or nearby pedestrians. Oak Park resident Marie Dowd was recently driving on the southbound 101 […]

Jordan Cohen



Jordan Cohen, estate director at Re/Max Olson & Associates, Inc., estate brokerage was honored for his sales production in September with a sales total of more than $8.4 million. Cohen was the no. 1 individual sales agent for all the Re/Max office in California for 2004 out of about 10,000 agents. In addition, he ranked no. 4 in the United […]

Parks reopen after fire



Bikers and hikers saw little but a charred landscape when they were allowed to return to the local parks following last month’s fire, but rangers say wildfire is part of a nature’s cycle and that the wildlife and plant life will return. In the aftermath of the Topanga Fire that burned over 24,000 acres of public parkland recently, national, state […]

Local students spread international friendship abroad



For many high school students, summer vacation means hanging at the beach or finding a part time job. But for the students who participated in People to People International’s summer program, the months away from school were some of the most important educational time of their high school experiences. People to People International, which was founded by President Dwight D. […]


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