2005-12-15

What a relief—one city finally delivers the goods



ALL BETTER NOW—Red Godfrey, president of the Spirit of Calabasas Foundation, meets a New Orleans student whose school was damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Calabasas officials made a 1,900-mile trip to bring supplies to the battered area. See page 14 for complete story.

Intelligent design called unsuitabl



The battle of evolution versus intelligent design might make interesting philosophical debate, but intelligent design has no place in the science classes of public schools, according to two Thousand Oaks college professors. One represents science, the other religion. The credibility of both disciplines—science and religion— would be compromised if intelligent design were to be introduced into science classrooms, according to […]

Effective treatment may have been found for irritable bowel syndrome



Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have found that a nonabsorbable antibiotic may be an effective long-term treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disease affecting more than an estimated 20 percent of Americans. IBS is an intestinal disorder that causes abdominal pain or discomfort, cramping or bloating and diarrhea and constipation. It is a long-term condition that usually begins in […]

Chasing Tiger and other misadventures at the Sherwood Country Club

The Acorn

I borrowed my buddy’s Ford F150 to drive to the Sherwood Country Club for last Friday’s second round of the Target World Challenge. Sure, I could have rolled up in my former automobile—a salmon colored ’83 Toyota Corolla that my grandpa gave me back when I was riding the bus to work—but I figured that might’ve been a little too […]

Kids’ Night Out to offer fun



Razzle Dazzle Kids in cooperation with the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will offer a Kids’ Night Out program from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 16 at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Parents may enjoy a few hours for themselves while children have supervised fun. A cooking class will be available to […]

Parents are proud of Ted Eggleston



Our family has been very privileged to know Ted Eggleston as an outstanding soccer coach. Our daughter, Amy, was very fortunate to be a member of the girls’ soccer team for four years at Oak Park High School. Amy was a freshman during Ted’s first year at Oak Park, 12 years ago. We are so proud of the soccer program […]

David Friedman



David Friedman is congratulated by Syd Leibovitch, president/broker of Paramount Rodeo Realty and branch manager Lu Duffy of the company’s Calabasas office for his recent production of $12.3 million. Support and continuous repeat business has enabled David to achieve his great success. You can reach David at the Calabasas office at (818) 222-7707 or e-mail him at davidfriedman @paramountproperties.com.

For the Record



•In the Dec. 8 Acorn, the caption for the ribbon cutting photo at Cornerstone Preschool is incorrect. The ambassadors are from the Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce, not Agoura’s. •In the Every 15 Minutes article that ran last week, the student who portrayed a drunk driving victim in the photo was misidentified. The student in the photo was […]

Artist sought to design ‘Art Stars’ award



The Ventura County Arts Council is seeking to commission an artist to design an award as the centerpiece of an annual awards event. The final design will be used to recognize and honor members of the community for outstanding contributions in support and advancement of the arts in Ventura County. This opportunity is open to interested artists residing in Ventura […]

Finding the perfect fit for ski boots



Skier should think of their feet as their steering wheels. “External forces of gravity all act on a skier in motion,” said Dr. Ben Pearl, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. “A skier needs a good sense of balance . . . You must be able to feel the contact between the bottom of your whole foot and […]


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