2001-04-12

Kids learn crunching numbers can also be fun

Acorn Staff Writer

Students are learning that the things in life cost more than they think they do. Eighth graders Bailey Heidhues and Courtney Stern found out the cold hard facts when they studied the spending habits of the new generation, known as Gen-Y, for a recent class project at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. Participating in the school’s fifth annual Math […]

Foundation to celebrate 20 years



Foundation to celebrate 20 years The Westlake High School (WHS) Scholarship Foundation is inviting current and former members, administrators, advisors, as well as current and former student-of-the-month, student-of-the-year, and scholarship winners to "A Time Remembered" brunch party at 11 a.m., Sat., May 19 in the library room of the Westlake Inn in Westlake Village. The foundation is celebrating 20 years […]

Pierce Brothers plans Easter Sunrise Service



Celebrate the wonder and joy of Easter at the annual Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m., Sun., April 15 at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village. The 33rd annual candlelight Easter service will be conducted by clergy of the Conejo Valley. Music will be performed by the Oasis Worship Team from the United Methodist Church of Thousand […]

Westlake Village pastor arrested for lewd conduct



A pastor of elementary ministries in Westlake Village returns April 24 to Los Angeles Superior Court for a preliminary hearing on charges that he engaged in lewd acts with two teenage boys. Timothy Bayne Bernstein, 41, pleaded not guilty at his April 3 arraignment in Malibu Court to 10 felony charges of lewd acts with a minor. The acts allegedly […]

‘Living with Grief’ teleconference is scheduled for Cal Lutheran University



‘Living with Grief’ teleconference is scheduled for Cal Lutheran University On Wed., April 18, Dignity Memorial Funeral Home Providers in Ventura County will join more than 2,000 organizations across the U.S. and Canada as a local host for the Hospice Foundation of America’s eighth annual "Living with Grief" teleconference. The event will be hosted locally at California Lutheran University in […]

Students share opinions on public education

Acorn Staff Writer

Local high school students faced off against area school board officials in a forum held last week in Westlake Village. The "You and Your Education" forum, sponsored by the Inter-Community Student Council, (ICSC), allowed students from the Conejo Valley, Oak Park and Las Virgenes unified school districts to ask a panel of school board officials about pertinent educational issues. "Life […]

Local student is king of the ice



The key to success, said Donna Schmachtenberger of Agoura Hills: "A little bit of skill and a lot of luck." Her son must have had both. Earlier this season, 16-year-old Doug Schmachtenberger used his skill as a roller hockey player to win a puck-shooting contest during a Los Angeles Kings hockey game. Because he won the shout-out, Doug earned the […]

Easter season events to take place at Calvary Community Church



Calvary Community Church has planned a series of programs and events to celebrate Easter. At 5 and 7 p.m., Good Friday, April 13, award-winning artist and dramatist Gil Amelio will present "Face of Christ." He will sculpt, talk, act and entertain to music in a trilogy of art forms to explain the likeness of Jesus Christ. Easter celebrations at 5 […]


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