St. Paul Lutheran Church to begin ‘Easter Scriptures’ series May 6

Pastors Jim Henkell and Mark Schaefer will preach a series, "Easter Scriptures," beginning Sun., May 6 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Children’s church is also held at 10:30 a.m. and nursery care is provided. Sunday’s sermon is "Confirmation Sunday; Testimonies of Faith." For more information, […]

Questions the prudence of using reclaimed water at school campuses

I was alarmed to see the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) laying pipes for reclaimed water spray irrigation at Lupin Hill Elementary School. I expressed my grave concern to them as a scientist connected with the study of chronic infectious diseases. In my opinion, water separated from the sewage stream and disinfected is inappropriate at elementary schools. 1. Reclaimed […]

Teenager killed while racing with lifelong friends

Acorn Staff Writer

Tragedy ensued last week on Wed. afternoon, April 25, when three 18-year-old Calabasas High School graduates raced two cars down Mureau Road in Calabasas. One of the young men, Ali Zandi, was killed when the car in which he was a passenger crashed into a power pole at about 2:35 p.m., officials reported. David Hensen, who also was injured and […]

Fifth-graders invited to write drug-free essays for contest

Fifth grade students are invited to enter an essay contest, "What it Takes to be a Drug-Free Teenager in the Year 2001," in connection with the "A Taste of the Conejo Valley" fundraising event for Sumac Elementary School on May 20. Fifth graders at Sumac, Yerba Buena, Willow and White Oak elementary schools are eligible to enter. The winner will […]

Walk-a-Thon raises funds for kids and families

People of all ages will join forces in a Walk-A-Thon to support the kids and the families of the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House (LARMH) at 8 a.m. on Sun., May 6 at the Crystal Springs Picnic Area in Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles. Prizes will be awarded to the teams and individuals with the most money […]

Triunfo YMCA offers ‘Camp Summer School’

It’s not too late to sign up the Camp Summer School program offered by the Triunfo YMCA for children who are enrolled in summer school. The camp consists of weekly field trips, park and pool trips, along with trips to the beach. Camp Summer School is available to students attending summer school at: Oak Hills and Yerba Buena elementary schools […]

Westlake Village girl celebrates Bat Mitzvah

Danielle Miller, daughter of Cheryl and Richard Miller of Westlake Village, was called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah of the Center for Early Jewish Education (CEJE) on April 21. She was presented with a tallit (the traditional Jewish prayer shawl) by her grandmother, Marvella Grant. Younger brother Travis also participated in the service. Numerous relatives attended from out […]

Shares gratitude

We were so pleased that your reporter, Sharon Makokian, was able to come to our presentation of "Fools" and enjoy the play as a member of the audience. Her coverage of our play, the pictures taken and the review written are sincerely appreciated. As always, our group owes so much of our success to The Acorn. We know we can […]

Color of Ochs Christian High School now on the back burner in Westlake

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Westlake Village is backpedaling from earlier criticism about the color of a local school. In February, Westlake Village city councilmembers discussed opinions regarding the paint on Oaks Christian High School (OCHS). Several thought the initial color was only primer, but were surprised to learn that it was, in fact, the final coat of paint. The school, which […]

CVD Grand Marshal 2001 LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

CVD Grand Marshal 2001 LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CROWNIN’ CONEJO CAROLYN––As the witching hour approaches, Conejo Valley Days "Grand Marshal" candidate "Conejo" Carolyn Moss is crowned Grand Marshal by "Sioux City" Sue Gore, last year’s Grand Marshal. The ceremony last Friday night capped the annual "Grand Marshal Countdown" at the Elks Lodge. The Grand Marshal drive helps worthy causes. Moss raised […]