2001-08-09

A class act Agoura Charger football coach sets high standards -Page 27



A class act Agoura Charger football coach sets high standards -Page 27

Agoura hills actor making film inroads

Acorn Staff Writer

Young viewers who loved him in the outrageous comedy "Road Trip" get to see actor DJ Qualls in the upcoming Columbia Pictures release, "The New Guy." But pay attention to one of Qualls’ sidekicks when "The New Guy" hits the screen in November. He’s up-and-coming Asian-American actor Parry Shen, a 22-year-old Agoura Hills resident who plays a geeky band member […]

Orientation will be Aug. 21 for Interface volunteers



Orientation will be Aug. 21 for Interface volunteers Interface Children, Family Services is having an orientation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tues., Aug. 21 to introduce prospective volunteers to the opportunities available at Interface. Their main office is at 1305 Del Norte Road, Ste. 130, Camarillo. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing: Information and Referral; Outreach Crisis Counseling […]

AHS football returns to respectability under Wegher

Acorn Sports Writer

After the final game of the Agoura Chargers football season in 1999, a 50-6 loss which left Agoura at 2-7-1, Brad Altman stopped head coach Charlie Wegher after the team met on the field and headed to the lockerroom. "He said, ‘Coach, we’re going to the playoffs next year, I promise you!" Wegher remembered. With 25 seniors anchoring last year’s […]

Soka plans a threat to our way of life



Soka plans a threat to our way of life Your July 26 article, "Calabasas earmarks $5,000 to fight Soka’s expansion," misquotes my comments to the Calabasas City Council. I was referring to the original Soka development proposal of 1,743,000 sq.ft. of building floor space. This development would have been almost twice as large as the Topanga Plaza! Soka spent huge […]

Rock solid Temple Beth Haverim is being constructed on solid bedrock -Page 2



Rock solid Temple Beth Haverim is being constructed on solid bedrock -Page 2

Girls get backpacks ready for needy kids



Girl Scout Troop No. 1178, part of the Rancho Calabasas Service Unit, assembled more than 40 backpacks as a service project this summer. Colette Rosario (troop co-leader) and Katie Rosario (troop secretary) led the effort to collect used backpacks, schools supplies and library books from Chaparral Elementary School. The troop met this summer to sort, clean, organize and assemble the […]

Group helps make pool parties safer

Acorn Staff Writer

Drownings are up in Southern California, mostly from lack of supervision or knowledge of first aid. The Westlake Village City Council recently shared its concerns about children’s pool safety. They discussed a possible volunteer lifeguard service headquartered at high schools that would visit homes during pool parties or gatherings. LifeSaverz is the result. The organization was formed last month and […]

Words of Hope A Hopeful Solution



Words of Hope A Hopeful Solution We’ve all been reading about the recent controversy concerning stem cell research. One thing that disturbed me was the suggestion that this wasn’t a moral issue at all because those who framed the Constitution clearly divided church and state issues. The suggestion is that the Pope’s pronouncement against using human embryos for stem cell […]

Is the spokesman for the



anti-Home Depot organization a carpetbagger? I was pleased to read Al Abrams’ reply to my letter. If he didn’t send me an e-mail, I would be interested to know who did, as he used his name and email address. I noticed that Mr. Abrams’ Citizens for Responsible Growth is based in "Woodland Hills," not in Agoura Hills. Does Mr. Abrams […]


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