2006-11-30

Free, safe disposal of hazardous waste



Los Angeles County residents can dispose of household hazardous and electronic waste at the Countywide Household Hazardous Waste Roundup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 2 at the Civic Center rear parking lot, 23519 W. Civic Center Way, Malibu. Residents can bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of household hazardous waste per vehicle to the roundup. […]

Car show drives up to Westlake Village



Motor 4 Toys Exotic Car Show and Toy Drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Dec. 3 in the Countrywide Home Loans parking lot, 31303 Agoura Road in Westlake Village, between Lake Lindero and Reyes Adobe roads. Admission is a new, unwrapped toy to benefit CHiPs for Kids. Among the cars to be featured will be […]

Bring a toy, meet Santa



Back to Health is hosting Santa Claus at 4 p.m. Mon., Dec. 4 at 1655 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The first 40 people to arrive with a new toy for Toys for Tots will receive a poster of Santa and a free gift card for five thermal massage sessions. For more information, call (805) 777-8122.

Three of a kind

Oak Park, Oaks Christian and Westlake football teams to play in CIF-SS semifinals this weekend

They are the three kings of Conejo Valley football. Westlake, Oaks Christian and Oak Park, all located less than five miles apart, are putting together near-perfect seasons. Collectively to date, the Warriors, Lions and Eagles have posted 35 wins and one loss. Last weekend each team qualified for the semifinals of the CIFSouthern Section playoffs. “There’s a tremendous amount of […]

Ways for teens to get ahead



A teenager’s life isn’t what it used to be. A growing number of college-bound teens are using their free time to strengthen their resumes with academic, athletic and communityrelated achievements. Still, despite the pressurefilled college admissions process, teenagers say fun and personal growth are their top motivators. “I do this for myself, not to impress parents, teachers or college admission […]

Invites writer to classroom



This is in regards to Ken Grow’s letter in the Nov. 23 Acorn. I would like to extend a personal invitation to Ken Grow (and/or anyone else who is as sadly misinformed about my profession) to come and spend a day in my elementary school classroom. Unlike parents who home school their own children, I teach 20 or more children […]

Agoura reconsiders sports facilities at Morrison Park



Malibu Pacific Tennis Courts, Inc. was awarded a $773,000 contract to construct tennis and basketball courts and restrooms at Morrison Park in Agoura Hills, but the restrooms are the only addition favored by all of the park’s neighbors. Some residents near the park may have convinced Agoura Hills City Council members to reconsider adding the three tennis courts. At a […]

CLU to display AIDS Memorial Quilt



The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at California Lutheran University’s main campus beginning Fri., Dec. 1. Sections of the quilt will be shown in CLU’s Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture, Samuelson Chapel and Overton Hall through Fri., Dec. 15. Founded in 1987, the AIDS Memorial Quilt is “a poignant memorial and powerful tool for use in […]

Snow storm coming to Calabasas



The hills of Gates Canyon Park will be ready for sledding from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 3. Children ages 2 to 12 can play in 40 tons of snow, according to the city of Calabasas Community Services Department. Santa and Mrs. Claus, Frosty and other holiday characters will be in attendance. Refreshments and crafts will be sold. […]

Girls’ basketball teams open preseason at Moorpark High Tip-Off Classic

Calabasas and Agoura competing

With winter just around the corner, it’s time for basketball season at many high schools. Four teams in the Marmonte League will get an early glimpse this week of the 200607 season when they compete at Moorpark High’s Tip-Off Classic Tournament. Tournament action got underway Wednesday at Moorpark High and will continue through Saturday. After a successful event last year, […]


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