Sevie Krasnow, daughter of Dale and Renee Krasnow of Westlake Village, was to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 8 at Temple Beth Haverim, Agoura Hills.

Sevie Krasnow, daughter of Dale and Renee Krasnow of Westlake Village, was to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 8 at Temple Beth Haverim, Agoura Hills. Rabbi Gershon Johnson and Cantor Kenny Ellis officiated. Sharing Sevie’s special occasion were her sister Marah, parents and grandparents Yvette Geta, Joe Geta, Anita Krasnow and other relatives. Sevie is an eighth grade honor […]

Don’t believe everything you hear from the group opposing Home Depot

It is obvious to me that Mr. Abrams and his Citizens for Responsible Growth (CFRG) are merely a concerned group that feels these obnoxious "big box" retailers will compromise the integrity of our beautiful city. The issues are clear. Crime will definitely increase. According to unnamed sources, violent gangs are waiting to stake their turf on a new Home Depot […]

Donations needed

Conejo Valley Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is accepting donations of clean, good condition, wearable sweaters, coats, scarves and hats for the homeless to fit men, women and children. Donations can be delivered to RSVP between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Donations of eyeglasses are also being accepted. Eyeglasses are turned […]

Teens invited for paintball

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the city of Westlake Village are currently accepting registrations for the "Paintballs: Fields of Honor!" trip offered from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6 for youth ages 11 to 17. The $30 fee includes transportation, admission, paintball gun and ammunition. All participants must have a parent permission slip […]

CSUN receives funds for community help

Cal State University Northridge (CSUN)has received more than $34,000 to support innovative community service-learning classes and programs at the university over the next academic year. The money is coming from three sources: the Academic Mentor Program in the California Department of Education, the California After School Service Learning Initiative and the Western Regional California Campus Compact Consortium. "Over the past […]

Westlake beats Buena to go 2-0 on season, but loses inspirational senior leader to injury

Acorn Sports Writer

There was little celebrating after the Westlake football team defeated Buena, 43-19, last Friday night at Warrior Stadium. The usual players again led the Westlake football team offensively. Jon Contos broke loose for 188 yards on 16 carries and had touchdown runs of 26 and 79 yards, and quarterback Todd Feiereisen threw for 191 yards and three touchdowns. Kasey O’Brien […]

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, […]

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