Young council candidate says he’s ready to tackle public office George Thomas, a 24-year-old candidate for Agoura Hills City Council, believes his age can be an asset rather than a liability. Thomas is the only candidate young enough to experience firsthand the crowded conditions at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills. As a result, he understands how important it […]
In response to the tragedies of Sept. 11, young people in Oak Park have organized a benefit concert to raise funds for the Red Cross. About 10 bands will perform 11:15 a.m. to 7 p.m. accompanied by a bake sale this Sat., Oct. 6 in the quad at Oak Park High School (OPHS). All proceeds will go to the Red […]
Good ideas begin at home MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn PIECES–April Nickserson of Imagine Nations Mosaics works on a bench with an American flag on the top during the Home Show at the Hyatt Westlake last Sunday. Around 160 vendors showcased their merchandise.
After seeing shows like "Emergency Vet," "Total Zoo," "Wild Rescue" and "The Keepers" on the Animal Planet channel, Agoura High School freshman Jessica Young, 14, said she wants to be a veterinarian. "I said, ‘That would be so cool to do that,’" she said. Jessica is no stranger to animals, having owned a dog since she was 2, (who just […]
To help celebrate the holiday of Sukkot and spread its meaning and its message, Chabad will construct a Sukkah Mobile that will tour the community. The mobile will have a Sukkah (hut) built on the back of a flatbed and will offer visitors the opportunity to recite the blessings on the Lulav and Esrog. The Mobile will visit all shopping […]
City council challenger speaks from both sides of his mouth As a homeowner and proud inhabitant of this fair city, I take a great interest in what happens herein, especially the words and actions of those running it. Elections for city council are coming up, so interest heightens and letters in your newspaper become more important. The latest one by […]
A forum for Agoura Hills City Council candidates is planned for 7:30 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 11 at Sumac Elementary School, Agoura Hills. The event is sponsored by the Fountainwood Homeowners’ Association (HOA), in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles. All of the candidates are scheduled to be present and will discuss and debate city issues. Questions […]
Bay Laurel Elementary School, a school of 600 students, grades kindergarten through 5th grade, in Calabasas, has collected more than $10,000 for the American Red Cross to help the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The children, parents and staff began their campaign of compassion on Sept. 12. Third grade teacher Audra Duda reported that donations came from piggy […]
Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class that will teach participants the skills required to use the "Copperplate Script" technique, the handwriting of the 17th and 18th centuries frequently seen on historic documents of that time. Instructor Shirley Frankel is a master of calligraphy with more than 16 years of experience. "Calligraphy—Copperplate Script" is offered from 7 to […]
TEACHING THROUGH FUN–Westlake Elementary School principal Carol Philips, left, puts on a costume and lip-synchs to Aretha Franklin’s classic "Respect" during a recent Student of the Month assembly. But before various honors were handed out, students paid their respects by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Leading the way is first grader Connor Harley, who’s depicted above right.