2007-04-26

Tell us why your mom is special



Mother’s Day is May 13 and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell, or just a few kind words for mom, your thoughts are important. Even […]

Oaks Christian to host gala at Four Seasons



Oaks Christian School will host its seventh annual dinner auction, “A Season to Remember” at 5:30 p.m. Sat., May 5 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Local resident Chris Harrison, host of ABC-TV “The Bachelor,” will be the master of ceremonies for the black-tie gala. Awardwinning composer, arranger and conductor Gordon Goodwin and his Big Phat […]

Conejo Valley Days offers advance ticket sales



Entry and ride tickets to the Conejo Valley Days carnival are available from the festival website, www. conejovalleydays.com. Conejo Valley Days runs Wed., May 2 through Sun., May 6 at Conejo Creek Park South off the 23 Freeway at the Janss Road off-ramp. Tickets range from $6 for an admission pass to $40 for Saturday admission with an unlimited ride […]

YOUNG SCIENTIST



– Vivian Rotenstein poses with her award-winning science project. The Medea Creek Middle School student placed first in the microbiology category at the Ventura County Science Fair. Next, Vivian will take her project, which investigated whether common elements could be used to fight bacteria, to compete at the state level.

Dog and duck have bark fest



MEETING OF MINDS- Andrea Binder of Agoura Hills submitted this shot of a mama duck and her 11 babies enjoying a swim in the family pool. When Sadie, the Binder pooch, drew near, mama duck began “barking” at her in warning.

Student art show slated



A student art show will be presented at Pierce College from May 7 through 24 at the college’s art gallery, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. A reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 10. The annual student exhibition features artwork including painting, sculpture, drawing, illustration, ceramics, 2D/3D design and architecture. For more information, call Mary E. Oliver, […]

This House Sits On Two Greenbelts And Has Views Of Trees And Hills



This customized home has 4 large bedrooms and 3 updated bathrooms. The house sits on two greenbelts and has views of trees and hills. The gourmet kitchen is next to the family room, and the house has an inside laundry. There are newer wood, tile and carpeted floors; smooth ceilings; and newer windows and doors. For information on this property […]

Reach Out to Calabasas



The Calabasas City Council generally meets the first and hird Wednesday of every month at 7.30 p.m. at city hall. Meet ngs are telecast live on CTV cable Channel 3 in the city. The city’s planning commission generally meets the second and ourth Thursdays of every month at 7 p.m. Those meetings are also televised. City hall is at 26135 […]

Wheels in motion



Westlake Village was on the move last weekend as the 2007 Conquer the Canyons Westlake Village Stage Race and Cycling Festival brought bicyclists from all ages and abilities to the local streets. The twoday event included a professional cycling stage race- a time trial, a circuit race and a road race- and various other cycling-related rides and festivities. The Conquer […]

Senior, baby boomer volunteering hits high



Senior and baby boomer volunteering has reached a 30-year high in the United States, as more people pitch in to help their communities, according to a study recently released by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The new research concluded that the volunteer rate for Americans ages 65 years and above has increased 64 percent since 1974. Far from […]


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