2006-03-09

Program explores wonders of outer space



Dennis Tito, the first space tourist to travel into outer space, was the keynote speaker at Oaks Christian School’s third annual “In Pursuit of Space” symposium. Although students didn’t crack a book or sit in a conventional classroom, they experienced a full day of learning, from delving into the history of space exploration to the future of space programs. To […]

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Character Counts It was during a presentation at a local library. I had just explained the Early Decision process, where a student applies to a college, usually in November, is notified in December, and promises to attend that school if accepted. A father in the audience asked how a college would know if a student who applied Early Decision also […]

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Objects to mayor’s stance on tobacco



Until I read Barry Groveman’s opinion piece in The Acorn, I didn’t realize that in addition to being mayor he is also the new self-appointed Surgeon General of Calabasas. I have no doubt the numerous letters sent to The Acorn, along with this newspaper’s editorial condemning the scope of the brutal smoking ban, prompted him to respond in this defense. […]

Tim Star



Congratulations to Tim Star, who was recognized for his achievement in the Re/Max OTB ESTATES Oak Park/Agoura office as a company-wide top producer for 2005. Tim holds membership in the highly exclusive Re/Max International Executive and 100 percent Club, designating his success as one of the best of the best Re/Max sales associates worldwide. . In addition to top-notch service, […]

Injured dog gets help

One little girl's big-hearted efforts pay off

As previously reported in The Acorn, third grade Lupin Hill Elementary School student Shyanne Roberts wanted to help a 1-yearold purebred Yorkie puppy named P-Nut that needed a $1,500 surgery to correct a birth defect. Even though Shyanne couldn’t keep PNut, she raised the money for the surgery so that the dog could be adopted. A very lovely family has […]

Come to Sunny Skies day camp open house



Since 1974 Sunny Skies has provided traditional outdoor summer day camp experiences for boys and girls ages 4 to 14. Located in Agoura on a 23-acre ranch that features a winding creek, the camp offers a safe program of swimming, canoeing, nature, crafts, animal care, fishing, archery, horseback riding, team sports, special theme days, sleepouts and more. Campers are placed […]

Critter Tails Dog’s incredible journey home



Michelle Petitfils of Calabasas told us about Cindy, a corgi mix she had adopted from a rescue organization. Cindy had been neglected and was very timid, but is now breaking out of her shell and improving daily. A few summers ago, the Petitfils went on vacation and had left Cindy at a friend’s house. The friend lived off the next […]

Disappointed by Dole wall



Development in the city of Westlake Village has been professionally and tastefully managed in the past, providing residents a beautiful place to call home. Businesses have beautifully landscaped setbacks and the buildings and other structures have met high aesthetic standards. The city’s decision to permit the Costco and the Albertson’s Plaza development has proven beneficial to the community and to […]

Move Your Family To A Prime Cul-De-Sac Location On An Oversized View Lot



This Campus Hills classic is on a prime culde-sac location on an oversized view lot. It has 3-bedrooms, 2baths, a family room, formal dining area, kitchen with skylight and breakfast bar. It’s a single-story, open and bright, with designer pot shalves and 9-foot or higher smooth ceilings throughout. For more information on this property listed at $579,990, c a l […]


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