2001-04-19

Kids Safe Day set for this Saturday



A free event, "Kids Safe Day," is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m., this Sat., April 21 at the Agoura Town Center, 30125 Agoura Road (across from the Renaissance Hotel). The event is being hosted by John Robert Powers, the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and the Stop Abuse Against Families Foundation. Ethnic foods, a […]

LVMWD to check meters automatically



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) will begin a system of automatic meter reading in certain areas to improve efficiency, worker safety and accuracy. Automatic meter reading allows the district to obtain data from remote locations, using electronic and radio transmission. A total of 731 meters in LVMWD have been targeted for the current year. The district board of directors […]

Spinal Column Myths About Weight Loss and Exercise Performance



Spinal Column Myths About Weight Loss and Exercise Performance Are you confused about weight loss and performance? With the continuous onslaught of new diets and advertisements for supplements to lose weight and build muscle, it’s no wonder people are perplexed. The best way to make any sense of these weight loss promises and exercise performance claims is to arm yourself […]

Local students score high at universities



Agoura High School graduate Paul Dinich, son of Sue and Paul Dinich of Agoura Hills, has been named to the Dean’s Honor List for academic achievement in the College of Engineering for the fall quarter 2000 at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. He’s also a member of the First Year Connection Honor Society. Jennifer C. Kowalski of Agoura, a sophomore majoring […]

Lions happy to have Ware as transfer student-athlete Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer



Lions happy to have Ware as transfer student-athlete Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer People have been waiting for it to happen. Would it be gradual? Would there be an influx? Area football coaches have wondered when (not if) Oaks Christian High School (OCHS), in its first year of existence, would begin to acquire top-notch football talent. Aaron Ware of Malibu, […]

Council approves larger facility that will enable greater access to DSL service in Calabasas



The Calabasas City Council recently approved an expansion of a Pacific Bell switching facility, which would allow more residents to receive DSL (digital subscriber lines; a faster Internet connection) and additional services after the project is completed in about 18 months. At its last meeting, the council approved the phone company’s site plan, along with an amendment to the General […]

Getting connected CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Getting connected CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn CINGULAR WIRELESS––A ribbon cutting formally opens the Cingular Wireless Store at 5657 Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce staged the event and mixer. Participating in the ribbon ceremony are left to right: Peggy Armstrong; Barry Garipedian; Diane Wishingrat; Don Dusablon; Alex Soteras; store president Dariush Fakheri; Ophelia Fakheri, general manager; […]

Sheriff wants awareness about child abuse



Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca reminds parents, educators and child care workers that April is "Child Abuse Prevention Month." He stresses the importance of prevention and identification of child abuse, as well as the education of children in all aspects of "this harmful and tragic crime." Through extensive efforts by law enforcement, social workers, and educators in raising the […]

WHS math teacher honored for outstanding performance

Acorn Staff Writer

To most students, math class means listening to a lecture and taking a test to see how well they can memorize. That’s not true for students of Carmella Ettaro, a Westlake High School (WHS) math teacher whose cutting edge teaching techniques offers students more. Ettaro, who’s been teaching at WHS for 23 years, recently won the "State Farm Good Neighbor […]

For the record



Michelle Smith is a freshman for the Agoura softball team, not a junior as stated here last week. The Chargers do have three juniors on the roster this season playing for coach Brandy Brennan, but they’re Allie Hansen, Holly Pearce and Missy Rose. Kent McCarthy was recently said to be a sophomore for the Westlake baseball team. He’s actually a […]


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