2001-09-13

Jordan brings experience to LVUSD race

Acorn Staff Writer

Right now, the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education is long on candidates but short on experience. Of the five candidates in the Nov. 6 election, only one is an incumbent. Moreover, the two incumbents who aren’t facing reelection have only a few years of experience between them. Judy Jordan, the current school board president, says the board […]

Legal eagle to discuss crime



Author D.W. Buffa will appear in the Thousand Oaks Library Community Room to autograph his books from 6:30 to 7 p.m. next Thurs., Sept. 20. Buffa, a former criminal defense attorney, will give a presentation on his work, which includes a series of courtroom dramas/legal thrillers including "The Defense," "The Prosecution" and "The Judgment." The Thousand Oaks Library is at […]

Expert offers tips on how to rebound from career setback



It’s hard to avoid the occasional letdown as you climb up the corporate ladder. But Max Messmer, author of "Managing Your Career For Dummies," points out that there are steps you can take to ease your emotional stress and quickly get your career back on track. "Most successful business people have run into their fair share of obstacles," Messmer said. […]

First grader shows spirit MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



First grader shows spirit MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn FRESH COOKIES HELP STUDY HABITS, KEEP KIDS SMILING––Kayla Hesen, 6, a first grader at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills hands out homemade cookies to students and parents who check out class lists for teachers and classmates on the first day of school.

Calvary Church to launch fall program



Calvary Community Church is launching a new series this fall. Senior Pastor Larry DeWitt will facilitate the new teaching, "Learn and Live," during Sunday Celebration services. As part of the this, a Personal Growth Survey, a proprietary research tool, will be available to all adults beginning Sun., Sept. 16 to help them "assess their spiritual and discipleship needs and help […]

Stage Door to give thrills



Stage Door Theatre will present "Being of Sound Mind," a thriller with twists from Sept. 28 to Nov. 10 at 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Written by Brian J. Burton and directed by Dayne V. Jervis, the play revolves around a young woman who is recovering from a recent nervous breakdown. Shortly after she and her husband arrive at a […]

Against anyone in favor of Ahmanson



The Ahmanson public hearing held on Aug. 25 was a victory for the people. Our elected officials are responding to our concerns. Six hundred fifty-plus opponents demonstrated their resolve to expose the truth. "WaMu" is getting desperate now that the truth is getting out about Ahmanson. Their facts and figures just don’t add up. They must be using fuzzy math. […]

Corridori hopes to keep his winning streak intact

Acorn Staff Writer

The most contentious city council election in Agoura Hills’ history is set for Nov. 6, and the issue of whether to build a Home Depot in the city has led eight candidates into the fray, including Ed Corridori, the city’s mayor. Corridori, one of three councilmembers seeking reelection, acknowledges that Home Depot has indeed captured the election limelight. But he […]

Corporate games garner goodwill



Held annually, the Conejo Corporate Games program, sponsored by the Conejo Recreation and Park District, helps develop employee morale and camaraderie, partnership and friendship and promotes a company to the business community. This season’s competition was reported to be fierce as companies competed in billiards, bowling, darts, golf and soccer. Squeaking to victory was Semtech Corporation with 179 points, while […]

Bad Check Restitution Program announced by D.A.



Bad Check Restitution Program announced by D.A. Bad Check Restitution Program announced by D.A. Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley’s concern about the impact of bad checks passed to local businesses has led to his office establishing the Bad Check Restitution Program. This program aids merchants in the recovery of losses associated with returned checks and holds check writers […]


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