2005-11-17

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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. Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 18 ComedySportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Sat., No. 19 Cabaret Night/G Bldg./7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 23 ComedySportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 24 No school/Thanksgiving Calabasas […]

Winery to host free holiday open house wine tasting



Camarillo Custom MicroCrush presents “Christmas in Camarillo: 2005 Holiday Open House” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 4 for adults only at 270-D Aviador, Camarillo. Wines from custom crush clients will be featured, and there will be winecompatible snacks. Admission is free. For directions or more information, call John Daume at (800) 559-9922. The event will provide an […]

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“Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang” Directed by: Shane Black Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen MPAA rating: R (for adult language, violence and brief nudity) Running time: 102 minutes Best suited for: neo-noir/ mystery thriller fans who don’t mind being part of the joke Least suited for: gumshoe purists Acorn’s Rating Guide: Part cheeky whodunit, part Hollywood […]

Beautiful Ranch-Style Home On Large Lot



This lovely ranch style home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms on a large lot with spacious rear and side yards. The spacious kitchen features a center island, newer cabinets, tile counter tops, sink, faucets and a built-in desk. The family room has a fireplace with detailed molding on the mantle, ceramic tile and french doors leading to a beautiful, […]

Early deadlines



The Acorn will be delivered a day early next week due to Thanksgiving. The Nov. 24 edition will be delivered on Wed., Nov. 23. Deadlines for editorial items, including letters to the editor, for the Thanksgiving Day issue are noon today, Thurs., Nov. 17. Press releases and letters for the Dec. 1 issue must be received by noon Wed., Nov. […]

Rotary golf tourney benefits cystic fibrosis



The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise recently completed its annual golf tournament fundraiser with tremendous success, according to Carl Alaniz, event chairman. “I am pleased to say that we grossed over $80,000 and our net was approximately $10,000 more than last year,” said Alaniz. “The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise truly appreciates this year’s sponsors, donors, volunteers and […]

Woman’s rare disease baffles doctors



Imagine your car breaks down, you bring it to the mechanic, and you discover that the problem is unfixable. But what happens if a person has a health condition and the doctor can’t fix or even identify the problem? Calabasas resident Jeff Schimmel said his mother had gone to her doctor looking for answers to the chronic fatigue that she […]

Agoura water polo squad battles Santa Barbara to the end



In the sports world, everybody wants a shot at the end. No matter what transpires between the game’s opening whistle and the start of the final frame, the least any trailing team can hope for is one final opportunity to dictate the outcome of a contest—one more chance to grab destiny by the hand. Though dealt a heartbreaking 10-8 defeat […]

CSUN to present ‘A Christmas Carol’



ArtsNorthridge, in association with the Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network, will present the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 9 and 10 and at 2 p.m. Sun., Dec. 11 at the CSUN Performing Arts Center, Northridge. Audiences will join Mr. Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the entire Cratchit family along with the spirits that guide […]

Don’t be fooled, vote yes on no



Last week’s local elections left a bitter taste for the voters in the community—even more than in previous years. Reports of character assassination, use of illegal campaign tactics, and a willful disregard for the truth are just a few of the low points that marred the voting in Agoura Hills and Calabasas. On a brighter note, we’re a community that […]