2006-10-19

Show for writers on TV



The Friends of the Calabasas Library and the city of Calabasas announce the return of the literary series “Author’s Night” on Calabasas Television channel 3. The first newlyproduced episode features a half-hour interview with Jeanne C. Minton, the author of “Second Nature: The Key to Successful Parenting.” The book is available for loan at the Calabasas Library and for sale […]

Beauty, health information to be shared at Westlake Village expo



The inaugural Health and Wellness Expo, “The Beauty Through Wellness Expo,” is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 22 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza in Westlake Village. The event includes vendors providing many health services from ancient herbal medicine to state-of-the-art technology. Exhibitors will feature antiaging agents, weight management, detoxification, chiropractic, Pilates, yoga, nutrition, cancer treatment, acupuncture, […]

Last Week’s Top Performers



Matt Bradley, RB, Agoura: Carried the ball 24 times for 75 tough yards during Agoura’s loss to Moorpark last Friday. Derek Ju, LB, Calabasas: Ju recorded 11 tackles during Calabasas’ defeat at Newbury Park. Oak Park defense: During the Eagles’ 34-13 victory over Grace Brethren, the Oak Park defense recorded five sacks and had three interceptions. Darren McGee, QB, Oak […]

Sunday’s festival brings pumpkin fun



The Calabasas Pumpkin Festival will take place Sun., Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Juan Bautista De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road. The annual events is open to the public. Parking, admission and shuttle service are free. Featured at the festival will be carnival games, inflatable rides, an arts and crafts marketplace, live entertainment, a car […]

Candidate seeks vote



I am running for a seat on the Triunfo Sanitation District Board in the November election and I would like your vote. This district includes Lake Sherwood, North Ranch, the portion of Westlake Village in Ventura County, as well as Oak Park. This month, The Acorn has detailed what is going on at Triunfo. The first story was “Water District […]

Ideal Wood Ranch Location



Ideal Wood Ranch location and lake access just a few doors down, this home is on a cul-de-sac and has a large entertainer’s yard. Large master suite features a private viewing balcony, oversized vanity with two sinks, his-and-hers closets and a large soaking tub. The kitchen has a center island, breakfast bar, planning station and walk-in pantry. The home offers […]

Hikers put best foot forward for cancer



RAISING FUNDS IN THE SUN-Teri Roseman, steering committee chair for Take A Hike, prepares to place inspirational posters along the trails to encourage hikers to go the distance during the group’s annual fundraiser at Paramount Ranch on Saturday. The celebrity-led hikes through the Santa Monica mountains benefit breast cancer research and the Revlon/UCLA and USC/Norris Lee breast centers.

2006 campus violence



Aug. 24-Aman shot two teachers, killing one and wounding another at Essex Elementary School in Vermont. Sept. 13-A 25-year-old man killed an 18-year-old woman and wounded more than a dozen students and faculty members before killing himself at a college in Montreal. Sept. 26-In Bailey, Colo., a man held six students hostage at Platte Canyon High School. He shot himself […]

WHS girls’ tennis team perfect vs. Agoura

Warriors defeat Chargers 18-0

Westlake High’s girls’ tennis team easily defeated Agoura Tuesday afternoon at home, winning all 18 of the day’s matches. The Warriors’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Rachel Bitter, was victorious during her first set against Agoura’s Kristin McDonald. Afterwards, Bitter wasn’t feeling well and was replaced by Chelsea Reynolds. Reynolds subbed in and defeated Charger juniors Shelby Samovar and Devon […]

A family’s struggle to return to normal

Diabetes diagnosis a 'shock'

Shortly after Cooper Bowen’s first birthday, his parents noticed something wasn’t right with their son. He was excessively thirsty, going through a gallon of milk each day. Cooper was frequently hungry, but losing weight. His gregarious personality changed dramatically and he became lethargic. After a couple of visits, the doctor decided to check the Calabasas boy’s blood sugar level. “It […]


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