Agoura Hills will survey residents again

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Agoura Hills will soon conduct a survey of its residents and businesses. "It’s a good way to see what’s on the mind of residents," said City Councilwoman Louise Rishoff, who proposed the idea. Rishoff said she was overwhelmed by the 90 percent approval of the recent open space proposition, and wanted to see what people think about […]

For the record

Due to erroneous information provided, the telephone number for the American Heart Association’s 16th annual Heart Run & Walk scheduled for Sun., Feb. 11was incorrectly stated in a recent edition of The Acorn. The correct telephone number is (800) 242-8721.

Conejo Valley Clinic gives chickenpox shots LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Conejo Valley Clinic gives chickenpox shots LISA ADAMS/The Acorn IT’S BETTER THAN GETTING THE POX–Pediatric nurse practitioner Terry Kipp, left, administers a chickenpox vaccination to 15-month-old Alana Robinson as her mother, Jennifer Martin, tries to comfort her at the Conejo Valley Free Clinic. Immunization vaccines are provided at 4:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month and at 5:30 […]

Pierce College introduces a fast track Honors Program

The new UCLA-supported Fast-Track Honors Program to be instituted at Pierce College in Woodland Hills is described as "an innovative highway to major research universities." It was created for high achievers. Select qualified high school students will have the advantage to transfer to UCLA as a junior after just a single year of full-time study at Pierce College. The University […]

City councilwoman in Calabasas should stop insulting Lupin Hill Elementary School

It recently came to my attention that at the Dec. 11 City Council/School District meeting, Lesley Devine, a city councilmember, again made a negative comment on the appearance of Lupin Hill Elementary School. As a parent of Lupin Hill students, I am appalled that such a comment would be made at a public meeting. My children have attended Lupin Hill […]

A Remodeled 2-Story Home with Wet Bar

A Remodeled 2-Story Home with Wet Bar In a 24-hour guard gated community on Westlake Island in Westlake Village is this 3 bedroom, 4 bath contemporary waterfront view estate that has been listed for sale by Joan Young of Young Realtors for $1,399,000. The 2-story remodeled and redesigned residence is highlighted by a living room with fireplace, a family room, […]

Entries sought for Clean Air Awards

Who are clean air heroes? People who see an air pollution problem and do something to help, instead of ignoring it. Individuals, public and private entities, educational institutions and service organizations who’ve demonstrated an acute awareness of the air quality problem in the South Coast Air Basin and have taken some exemplary action to improve air quality. The South Coast […]

Program helps students select careers

Acorn Staff Writer

At a Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) Board of Education meeting, Kathleen Murvin, the School-To-Career counselor at Westlake High School, demonstrated a new tool for helping students focus on their career paths called ‘‘Bridges CX." The CX stands for career exploration. As part of the CVUSD’s School-to-Career program, each high school offers a course for ninth graders called Career […]

Red wine may not be divine in making your heart feel fine

Top medical authorities are cautioning the nation’s healthcare professionals to downplay the popular but unproven notion that drinking red wine can help ward off heart attacks. An American Heart Association science advisory published in a recent issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association urges physicians to emphasize heart-protective steps that may be less appealing that sipping a daily […]

Eagle cheerleaders advance to nationals

The Oak Park High School cheerleading team, the Eagles, captured first place and the regional title at the USA Southern California Regional Championships recently at Agoura High School. To earn top honors, the 20-member team performed a "flawless and difficult routine" of gymnastics and transitional stunting. The winning performance came while competing against 25 schools in their division and earned […]