2009-07-02

Firefighters named Citizens of the Month



Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names in the state



The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names in California for 2008. For boys, Daniel, Anthony, Angel, Jacob and David get the prize. For girls, the best liked names are Isabella, Emily, Sophia, Samantha and Ashley. Nationally, Emma and Jacob were the most popular baby names. In addition to each state’s top 100 baby names, Social Security’s […]

No surefire remedy for releaguing headache



The releaguing situation continues to linger over the local high school sports scene like coastal fog in the summertime. It is a drama that centers around the football programs at Calabasas and Oaks Christian, but it could drastically affect the Marmonte League, the TriCounties Athletic Association and nearly every school and sports team in the area. At each step along […]

A toast with friends



5-Bedroom Home Has A Gourmet Center Island Kitchen With Slab Granite Counter



This five-bedroom model now has four bedrooms, with a sitting room off the master bedroom, and three bathrooms. The home is approximately 2,830 square feet with an open floor plan, new hardwood floors, plush beige carpeting and plantation shutters. The living room has vaulted ceiling and a fireplace. The formal dining room includes French doors that open to a rear […]

Local comic to appear at The Canyon



When Comedy Central comedian Craig Shoemaker takes the stage at The Canyon club on July 11 there will be plenty of Conejo Valley humor. The Westlake Village resident uses area news in his stand-up routine, opening the show by reading The Acorn‘s crime section. “I grew up on the ‘corner of crack and homeless’ in Philadelphia, and here in the […]

Take Your Acorn on vacation



Don’t forget to share your vacation with other readers of The Acorn. It’s easy. Take a front page of any edition of The Acorn the next time you go on vacation. Have someone hold the front page so it’s visible in the photograph with the background depicting scenery of wherever you are. Be sure to include information about who’s in […]

So Manny reasons to cheer baseball’s non-cheaters

Commentary

There are players who didn’t cheat Major League Baseball during its lie-to-our-faces performance-enhancing drug era, and on this Fourth of July weekend we should take a minute to honor those brave ballplayers instead of hailing the return of a fake like Manny Ramirez. Let’s say, for argument’s sake, that the performance-enhancing drug era began around 1990, a nice, round number. […]

Watercolor art show coming to Malibu



Local artist, activist, and Malibu resident Mary Wright offers her annual Art on the Land weekend with an art workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., July 11, and an art show from 1 p.m. until dark Sun., July 12, both at her home, the Wright Organic Research Center, 24680 Piuma Road, Malibu. In the workshop, artists will learn to […]

Home Has Open, Single-Story Floor Plan With Upgraded Maple And Chiseled Stone Floors



This home has four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and is approximately 2,262 square feet. It is an open, singlestory floor plan with recently painted interior and exterior with upgraded maple and chiseled stone floors. The living room has plantation shutters and a brick fireplace. The home has a center island kitchen with granite counters, updated appliances, walk-in pantry and family eating […]


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