2007-10-04

View Property



This view property is 10 acres zoned for 30,000 square lots. The property is also zoned for horses. The site is perfect for developers. Utilities are close by. The seller will consider sitting to a tentative map by the buyer. For more information on this property listed at $1,998,000, call the Reznick Group of Aviara Real Estate at (805) 418-2556.

Oak Park athletes reach out to boy with leukemia



Plenty of boys would love to have been in Mateo Franco’s shoes at Oak Park High School on Tues., Sept. 25. The 9yearold was greeted by members of the girls’ volleyball team, who showered him with gifts and attention, treating Mateo “like a rock star,” according to his mother, Sandi Franco. Mateo, who lives in Newhall, came to Oak Park […]

Scary contact lenses can be hazardous to the eyes



Novelty or cosmetic contact lenses may be a favorite way for California teens to spice up their Halloween costume, but by using them without first visiting their optometrist, they are risking permanent damage to their eyes. Used incorrectly or shared, these contact lenses can cause eye infections that, without treatment, can lead to permanent scarring of the eye and vision […]

High School Highlights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 5: Cabaret tryouts/G building/3:15 p.m. Sat., Oct. 6: SAT-subject tests Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Sun., Oct. 7: Spirit team carwash/ Vons shopping […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (2-2) at Newbury Park Panthers (4-0) Friday, 7 p.m.

Having already matched its win total from a season ago, the Newbury Park High football team faces another major hurdle this week in its quest for a Marmonte League championship- the defending title holder Westlake Warriors. In the latest installment of the teams’ ultracompetitive rivalry, Newbury Park enters Friday’s matchup redhot, having scored a combined 66 points in backtoback road […]

Plenty to do at Harvest Festival



The Ventura Harvest Festival will take place Fri. through Sun., Oct. 5 through 7 at Seaside Park, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The festival includes an arts and crafts show, entertainment on an outdoor stage, puppet shows and a “kid zone.” Bands performing […]

UCLA’s hype doesn’t compare to Los Robles’ care



Any visitor to the UCLA Hospital is constantly reminded that their hospital ranks as “Best in West” or “No. 5 in the nation.” Don’t believe the hype. I’ve been a patient in these two hospitals, and, based on that experience, Los Robles is an infinitely superior facility. Let me elaborate. Most patients enter a hospital through the emergency room. UCLA’s […]

This Custom One-story Home In Las Posas Hills Offers Fruit Trees, Flowers And Privacy



This custom one-story home in Las Posas Hills features 3 bedrooms, a den and 3.5 bathrooms in 4,000 square feet. The living, family and dining rooms are all open to each other with a “great room” feeling. There are high woodbeam ceilings throughout the home. The kitchen has a center island, large skylight and plenty of counter space and cabinetry. […]

Pumpkin patch fundraiser



The Oak Park Gardeners will hold their fifth annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 20 and 21 at Kanan Road and Sunnycrest Drive in Oak Park. All proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research. Gardeners will be available to conduct tours. For information, call (818) 735-9957.

Not so sweet



Halloween is the time of year when sweet children can turn into sweettoothed monsters; that is, when they have too much sugar. That’s why it’s important to implement strategies to keep them out of the candy jar. With the prevalence of child obesity and diabetes, it’s important to keep children on a healthy diet, even during holidays that focus around […]


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