2007-08-16

Rabid bat encountered at Calabasas High School



Students who cared for sick bats at Calabasas High Schools are now receiving anti-rabies vaccinations as a precaution, county health officials said. One of the bats was said to have died from rabies. According to Vince Jantz, the high school’s principal, a student from Agoura High brought the caged bat to the Calabasas campus on July 26 and shared it […]

Sponsorships open for poker tourney



A limited number of sponsorships are available for the inaugural Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, a fundraiser for the Kiwanis of Thousand Oaks Foundation. The event will be Sun., Nov. 11 at Borderline Bar & Grill, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive in Thousand Oaks. All sponsors will have their name on a table and be listed in the program. Silver table […]

Healthy eyesight viewed important to all



Whether a person is young or old, good eyesight is vital to a happy and productive life. It’s important that the eyes receive proper care and maintenance. Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization, has designated August as “Children’s Eye and Safety Month” as well as “Cataract Awareness Month.” The College of Optometrists in Vision […]

USA field hockey team takes two of three from Canada



BOARDER WARS- USA Field Hockey Junior Men’s team member Sean Fleming, right, of Westlake Village manages to finesse the ball away from British Columbia player Stephen Mah before sending it across the field to his teammates at Moorpark College on Sun., Aug. 5. The United States under-19 team played a three-match weekend series against the squad from British Columbia, taking […]

Sign up to be a volunteer in case of disaster



Experts at the National Weather Service are projecting a 75 percent chance that the Atlantic hurricane season will be above normal this year. When such devastating natural disasters strike, volunteers are often able to help communities weather the storm. “Whether it involves preparing homes to withstand hurricanes, cleaning up after flooding or rebuilding destroyed homes,” said Jonathan Gibbs, director of […]

Don’t glamorize gambling



I want to submit my opinions on the article “Poker passion pays off for Oak Park man” (Aug. 9). Let me start off by saying that there was nothing funnier that I have read in The Acorn than hearing about the spoiled rotten kid whose parents support a gambling addiction. I went to Oak Park High. Two of my teachers […]

This Single-family, Single-story Home Features An Updated Front Door And A Formal Living Room



This home at the end of a cul-de-sac has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and nearly 1,900 square feet. The singlefamily, singlestory residence features an updated front door and a formal living room with a newer dual-paned window facing front. The informal dining area is flanked by a family room and kitchen. The informal family room features a slider […]

Ready for the air show



PREPARE FOR TAKEOFF- Westlake Village resident Don Miller pulls his RV-6 experimental aircraft out of the hangar in preparation for this weekend’s Camarillo Air Show. A variety of military, civilian and vintage aircraft will be on display during the two-day show, along with aerobatic performances and airplane rides for the public. For information about the event, set for Sat. and […]

The Movie Nut



“Stardust” Directed by: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Peter O’Toole Rated: PG13 (for brief, im plied violence and mayhem, implied animal and human sac rifice) Running time: 128 minutes Best suited for: family fantasy fans Least suited for: those who’ve already peaked in cin ematic fantasyland this year A trio of witches, a […]

Silverado staffer named national Nurse of the Year



Silverado Senior Living recently announced that Marcia Kravetz, RN, director of health services at its Escondido community, was named the first national Nurse of the Year by the National Assisted Living Nurses of America at the organization’s annual conference in Las Vegas. NALNA is a professional nursing organization that provides education and professional standards for the nurses in the assisted-living […]


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