2006-08-24

FOR THE RECORD



+A recent article on the Agoura Mustang All-stars said the team made Agoura Pony Baseball history by nearly advacing to the world championships in Texas. In 2002, Agoura won a Pony Baseball world championship in the Bronco division. +A recent article on Jafra said the Westlake company employs 500,000 women in 22 countries. Jafra does not employ its independent beauty […]

Back to school for spelling



A BAD SIGN-To further confuse students and their carpooling parents on the first day of school, this new traffic sign altering access to the A. C. Stelle middle school campus went up with a typo that brings to mind Stanley Kowalski’s soulful cry in “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Add to that echoes of Paul Revere’s infamous warning, “The students are […]

Double trouble



They look nothing alike, yet the similarities are striking. Westlake High’s Alex Johnson is a 6-foot-1 blonde-haired outside hitter who dominates opponents at the net. Her teammate, 5-foot-1 Cathy Quilico, is the petite brunet who drives opposing teams mad with her ability to dig almost any ball that approaches the Warriors’ backline. While their outward appearances may differ, Johnson and […]

Here comes the bridal show



ALL DRESSED IN WHITE-A model wearing one of several new wedding gown designs graces the runway at the Bridal Premiere Bridal Show at the Hyatt Westlake on Sun., Aug. 20. The fashion show included designs for grooms, mothers of the bride and wedding party members, as well as traditional wedding gowns. Over 65 vendors providing other services for the big […]

History as an example



The situation in Israel and Lebanon is grave, and the suffering is shared by both Israeli and Lebanese civilians, but this is as far as the “similarity” goes. The thousands of Katyusha rockets launched at Israeli towns by Hezbollah from Lebanon (six years after Israel withdrew from Lebanon) are specifically aimed at women and children. Close to a million Israeli […]

Nick Cormier



Nick Cormier was recently welcomed to the Dilbeck team by Branch Manager Chuck Lech. Nick brings years of experience with another local brokerage to the team, and is now ready to take care of all your real estate needs from the Dilbeck Westlake Village office. Nick emphasizes honesty, integrity, communication, and attention to detail in his work. His goal as […]

Holiday forces early deadlines



Mon., Sept. 4 is Labor Day, which creates early deadlines for the Acorn issues of Sept. 7 and 8. Letters to the editor and press releases for the Sept. 7 and 8 editions must be received by 11 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 31. Real estate advertising must also be reserved no later than 11 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 31. The deadline for […]

Develop good homework skills



With so many distractions tugging at youth these days, it’s no wonder it’s hard for some students to develop good homework and study routines. Some simple tips, however, can help parents help their children establish better habits and work environments for homework success. The experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics offer the following homework advice for parents and children […]

Local swim club putting up solid results in its first season



After having successful careers in swimming, four-time United States Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krazelberg joined up with Monaco swimmer Val Bagri to form the Royal Swim Team. Even though the club started less than a year ago, the youth squad featuring swimmers from all over Los Angeles has already posted great results. Already friends from their swimming days, Krazelberg and […]

Brandeis club to host lunch



Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, San Fernando Valley Chapter, welcomes the public to its annual luncheon, “Polka Dots and Moonbeams,” on Mon., Sept. 11 at the Marriott Hotel, 21850 Oxnard St. in Woodland Hills. The event will feature a shopping place boutique at 10 a.m. and a designer fashion show. All proceeds from the luncheon will benefit Brandeis University’s Science […]


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