LVUSD plots a course for the future

Acorn Staff Writer

It’s been the goal for Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) in recent years to build new schools, upgrade old ones and bring technology into classrooms. While construction projects continue to move forward—as do the trends toward computer assisted learning—other goals will take center stage for the coming year, according to LVUSD administrators. Among the district’s top priorities for 2001-2002: […]

Agoura Hills strong man gets a lift

Acorn Staff Writer

Men who are pushing 60 like to hit the golf course, maybe play little a tennis every now and then. Ritchie Creevy, a 57-year-old resident of Agoura Hills, eats tennis rackets and golf balls for lunch. Creevy is a professional weightlifter, the first man in the world to break the 500-pound barrier in the over-age-50 masters division. Lying on a […]

Y dance?

Y dance? The Triunfo YMCA will host a costumed middle school dance from 8 to 10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 19 in the gymnasium at Oaks Christian High School, Westlake Village. Hart to Hart will be the guest disc jockey and there will be "some added tricks and treats," according to the Y. Admission is $6. For directions and more information, […]

Learn about atonement

"Doctrine of Atonement" is the subject of the Bible lesson-sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Oct. 21 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from I Corinthians 1:4. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Wednesday testimony meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Child care is […]

If you oppose Home Depot, it’s Crisafulli, Adams and Horton

If you oppose Home Depot, it’s Crisafulli, Adams and Horton I feel that your editorial in the Oct. 4 edition was a big mistake, not only for The Acorn in its role as an independent, objective newspaper, but also for the residents and voters of Agoura Hills. The editorial runs directly counter to The Acorn’s previous stated positions questioning the […]

Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’

Honorable Mentions in Our Annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’ Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During This Year’s Vacation.

Taking a hike for cancer research MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Taking a hike for cancer research MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn GETTING READY—Kelly Conlin, left, and Roberta Platt stretch before taking a hike to benefit breast cancer research at Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura. About 1,000 hikers raised more than $75,000 for Expedition Inspiration on last Saturday.

Teach your kids about mental health

The human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe. While scientists are learning more every day about this fascinating organ, there’s still a lot we don’t understand. Despite an apparent willingness to openly discuss important issues, experts say many parents shy away from the subject of mental illness when they talk with their kids. About 38 percent […]

Ranch reunion to be held in Malibu

A "Camp Reunion" will be hosted by Calamigos Ranch in rural Malibu on Sat., Oct. 20. All former campers and staff since 1947 and their families are invited to participate. The program will feature a barbecue, activities, and time for visiting and reminiscing. Advance reservations are required. For more information, please call (310) 315-1402, visit www.calamigos.com or e-mail Craig Lewis […]

Church hosts military personnel support group

Calvary Community Church will host a military personnel family support group beginning Tues., Oct. 23. This is a new group for family members, friends and significant others with connection to military personnel who currently are on active duty, or who have been called to serve from the reserve ranks. This will be an ongoing gathering where people can come to […]