2001-05-24

GOP gala Republicans have a ‘Victorian tea’ at a mighty mansion -Page 16



GOP gala Republicans have a ‘Victorian tea’ at a mighty mansion -Page 16

Moms to run in marathon to help girl with leukemia

Acorn Staff Writer

Two Lupin Hill Elementary School moms plan to run in the San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon on June 3 to raise money for Emily Buelow, a student who’s fighting leukemia. Dee Dee Marks, a Calabasas neighbor of the Buelows, and Lori Fernand, another Lupin Hill mom, plan to run the grueling race next month, along with a friend from […]

Kids: Play the Math MazeTM Puzzle



By Ralph Colao Children or adults will enjoy playing the Math MazeTM Puzzle. A unique path connects the two black boxes. The route is solved by using math (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) by going up, down or sideways (but never diagonal). False paths lead to dead ends. The solution is on page 66.

Dennis Prager discusses the benefits of sending your children to Jewish day school



Dennis Prager, author, radio commentator and television personality, will speak on "Why I Send My Child to a Jewish Day School" at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., May 24 at Chabad of the Conejo, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. He will discuss why he feels it is important to provide a quality and values-oriented education for his children. The cost is […]

The Acorn salutes May’s Squirrel of the Month



The Acorn salutes May’s Squirrel of the Month OUT OF TOWNER––This cute little fella was spotted recently looking into the kitchen of Jim and Jo Anthony’s house in Walnut Creek, Calif. "Gus Gus," as he’s been named, seems to be telling his homeowners that it’s past feeding time and to get with it. He doesn’t look like he’s missed too […]

Writer was all wet on city’s utility tax



As an avid reader of The Acorn’s "Letters" pages, I was not surprised that I vehemently disagreed with one of your correspondents. Few published letters have been less informed nor more mean-spirited than the May 10 diatribe by one Charles K. Sergis of Calabasas. I will enlighten Mr. Sergis and your readers to the facts about the utility tax in […]

Saved She won’t let the shelter put them to sleep -Page 20



Saved She won’t let the shelter put them to sleep -Page 20

Veterans’ questions answered



Q: VA recently said it would give benefits to the children of Vietnam veterans with leukemia. What kind of benefits? How do I apply? A: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is in the early stages of putting together a package of benefits for victims of a rare form of leukemia whose parents served in Vietnam. No one knows what […]

Funds allocated for lower Topanga land



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) and state Sen. Sheila James Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) recently announced that an additional $8 million has been allocated in the Governor’s May Revision of the Budget for the acquisition of the 1,600-acre Los Angeles Athletic Club property in Topanga. This additional allocation will ensure that the entire property will be purchased and will provide […]

Heschel West kids to remember Danish heroism



Seventh grade students at Heschel Day School West in Agoura are learning about the true meaning of heroism as part of their Holocaust studies. This year’s curriculum includes the study of Danish heroism during World War II. After the German occupation of Denmark in 1940, the King of Denmark refused to allow Danish Jews to be singled out for Nazi […]


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