Synagogue observes New Year

Beth Emunah Messianic Synagogue invites the community to experience the High Holidays beginning with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in all its richness, full of the celebration of Messianic Judaism and faith in the risen Messiah of Israel, Yeshua. The sound of the shofar during this time of the year evokes a deep desire for spiritual awakening and renewal. […]

Home Depot crybabies should shut up

Home Depot crybabies should shut up Agoura––what a bunch of crybabies! Here are my observations: 1. The proposed Home Depot is located south of the freeway in a commercial corridor; more that 90 percent of Agoura’s housing is located north of the freeway. 2. How many of you that oppose the Home Depot shop at Costco? Did you oppose Costco […]

Speaking of success, here’s Jim Cathcart

Acorn Staff Writer

One of the world’s best known public speakers, Lake Sherwood resident Jim Cathcart, felt honored but not speechless when he received his Golden Gavel Award recently. Cathcart, author of the motivational book "Relationship Selling," earned the award from Toastmasters International, the worldwide organization that promotes leadership and communications skills. Toastmasters gives the Golden Gavel Award each year for a lifetime […]

Agoura teen in pageant

Jana Sobel of Agoura was selected to participate in Nationals’ 2001 Miss Teen Pasadena/San Bernardino pageant competition. In the event, Sobel was competing recently for her share of more than $20,000 in scholarships, prizes and gifts. She was to compete in the Miss Teen Division, one of five divisions for contestants between the ages of 6-23 competing in modeling routines, […]

Children need sleep to perform

It’s that time again. The kids need new backpacks, sharpened pencils and nutritious school lunches. But don’t forget something else they need for a successful school day—at least nine hours of restful sleep each night. The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is advising parents that most children need at least […]

Three youth basketball players help L.A.-based Maccabi team win gold

Three youth basketball players help L.A.-based Maccabi team win gold By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer Daniel Gabler, Scott Freeman and Adam Epstein, three youth basketball players who played for the Calabasas-based Blue Eagle Force travel team, recently took part in the Maccabi Games in Philadelphia, and won a gold medal with the basketball team from L.A. Gabler, a Calabasas […]

Temple Beth Haverim announces High Holy Days schedule

Temple Beth Haverim announces High Holy Days schedule Temple Beth Haverim of Agoura Hills will celebrate the High Holy Days at 8 p.m., Mon., Sept. 17, Rosh Hashana, beginning with services in the Kavli Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The main Rosh Hashana service will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tues., Sept. 18 at […]

City councilman is waging war on civil rights

City councilman is waging war on civil rights After reading a letter to The Acorn from Agoura Hills City Councilman Reinhardt last week regarding the Citizens for Responsible Growth (CRG), I became increasingly angered. Two weeks ago we heard from Mr. Reinhardt that he was ready to file a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (CFPPC) in an […]