School district, teachers reach agreement

Acorn Staff Writer

School district, teachers reach agreement The Las Virgenes Educators Association voted reluctantly this week to accept a 10 percent salary hike on behalf of the 600 teachers in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). Saying LVUSD teachers are paid less than neighboring school districts, only 75 percent of the teachers voted in favor of the plan, which calls for the […]

Serving in Uniform

Marine Corps Pvt. Evan Amarni, son of Marsha Amarni of Agoura Hills, recently completed basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. He’s a 1998 graduate of Agoura High School. Geoffrey Dietrich, the son of John and Susan Dietrich of Thousand Oaks, has graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. as a classmate of […]

City of Calabasas to host annual Halloween Carnival next Tuesday afternoon

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department will host its eighth annual Halloween Carnival from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 31 at de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Activities will include a costume contest, twenty-five cent carnival games, prizes and more. Participants are invited to attend dressed in […]

Coping with divorce program available

"Moving On: Families of Separation and Divorce" is an innovative program in which parents and children (ages 7-11) of separation and divorce participate together to discuss topics regarding the changing family. Presented by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, the non-sectarian program is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 11 at 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. Pre-registration and […]

This Week in Football

Acorn Sports Writer
Westlake (6-1, 3-0)
at Royal (5-2, 2-1)

Acorn Sports Writer Westlake (6-1, 3-0) at Royal (5-2, 2-1) 7 p.m. Friday With just three weeks left in the season, Royal is the only team standing between Westlake and a second consecutive league championship. A Warrior win will leave the other league teams with two losses. A Westlake loss will extend the championship race into the final two weeks […]

Broadway musical to be presented by Conejo Players

A George Gershwin musical comedy, "Crazy for You," will take the stage of the Conejo Players Theatre for a Nov. 3 through Dec. 9 run. This Broadway "boy meets girl" hit provides a tribute to show business and includes many popular Gershwin tunes. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Opening tickets which include champagne […]

Favors vouchers

Politicians have told us for a long time, "If only you give us more of your money, we’ll ‘fix’ everything." Studies show that less than 36 percent of the more than $30 billion of your money California spends each year trickles down to the classroom. Frustrated teachers, when their union bosses aren’t listening, will tell you the rest is wasted […]

Ruth Rose

Ruth Rose has been congratulated by Irv Falk, manager of Dilbeck GMAC Realtors, for her recent production of listings and sales. Within the last production periods, Rose has listed four properties and had five sales, all totaling more than $2.7 million. Rose, a consistent top producer with Dilbeck James R. Gary for more than 15 years, has specialized in properties […]

Country Highlands View Townhome in Oak Park

Country Highlands View Townhome in Oak Park In a desirable Oak Park community is this 2 bedroom, 2 bath Country Highlands view townhome that has been listed for sale by Jan Guttman of Young Realtors for $248,500. The single-story residence is highlighted by a living room with a fireplace, a loft and a formal dining room. Other amenities include a […]

Don’t forget to

turn clocks back Daylight saving time will end at 2 a.m. this Sun., Oct. 29 when clocks, VCRs, microwave ovens, etc., should be turned back one hour to meet Pacific Standard Time. Daylight saving time will return next spring at 2 a.m. the first Sunday in April. Clocks "spring forward" in April and "fall back" in October. Enjoy the extra […]

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