Campus briefs from students out of town A Phi Beta Kappa

Campus briefs from students out of town A Phi Beta Kappa Jordan Belfi, a graduate of Oak Park High School, graduated Phi Beta Kappa recently from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. Becomes M.D. Ivan Mac, son of Paul and Roslyn Mac of Agoura Hills, received a doctor of medicine degree recently from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, […]

Big Brothers, Sisters need volunteers

Catholic Big Brothers matches people with fatherless youth of all faiths who need a positive influence in their lives. Big Brothers make a difference in the life of a child by spending a few hours each week with their Little Brothers or Sisters. This time together can include special outings or time spent together talking. You need not be Catholic. […]

Here’s how to save Ahmanson Ranch

The state of California has open space zoning regulations (Government Code 65910, 65562-67). This state law is necessary for: "not only the maintenance of the economy of the state, but also for … the enjoyment of scenic beauty, for recreation and for the use of natural resources." In addition, the purpose for this state law is: "That discouraging premature and […]

A Spacious Townhouse in Westlake

.A spacious townhouse in a quiet location is available in Westlake Village. The lovely home in the Hidden Canyon tract features 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The gated patio area is a lovely private place to sit and read or barbecue. There is a tiled entry, a living room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings. The formal dining room has views […]

Find out what an insider is saying about LAPD

during a meeting of The Executives on Thurs., Aug. 3 Dr. Ted Hunt, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League and a Los Angeles police officer since 1975, will discuss "The LAPD: What Went Wrong … Or Right?" at a breakfast meeting of the Executives, a support group of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, at 7:26 […]

Summer-walk training planned

The Children’s Nature Institute is sponsoring a summer walk leader training course for those interested in leading educational field trips for families with babies to 8-year-olds and disadvantaged or disabled kids. The classes scheduled 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Mon., July 24 through Fri., July 28 will be conducted at Topanga State Park. For more information, please call (310) […]

When it’s hot, remember swimming safety

As summer heats up, L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaro-slavsky is reminding all area residents to follow recognized safety guidelines around backyard pools. "Drowning is the leading cause of death among toddlers from one to four years old," Yaroslavsky said. "These are tragedies that just don’t have to happen." According to county public health officials, 100 people will drown in Los […]

Principal to lead state group

Martin Ableser, principal of Indian Hills High School in Las Virgenes Unified School District, has been appointed a member of the Continuation, Educational Options and Alternative Education Committee for the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA). As a committee member, Ableser will help explore, promote, support and influence solutions to financial, program and legislative issues facing alternative education in California. […]

Showing how to put away the groceries CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Showing how to put away the groceries CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn FROM PHILADELPHIA TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Jon Malinger of Westlake Village demonstrates the proper way to devour a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, made famous in the city of Brotherly Love. The contest was staged Saturday at the Baseball City/Chubbino’s Restaurant in Agoura Hills behind the Do-It Center on Roadside Drive. Five […]

Property owners must clear brush

Property owners must clear brush Two weeks ago I contacted the Lupin Hill School regarding the brush problem around the school. Getting no answer, I contacted the regional school system and told them if they did not clean up the brush where a big fire occurred last year, I would take them to court. Two days later the brush was […]