2001-11-08

Voters decide in LVUSD, city council races Jordan, Whitehead, Iser elected to LVUSD board

Acorn Staff Writer

Voters decide in LVUSD, city council races Jordan, Whitehead, Iser elected to LVUSD board Voters in Las Virgenes Unified School District on Tuesday elected two newcomers and an incumbent to the board of education. Judy Jordan, the current school board president, led the overall balloting, followed by challengers Gordon Whitehead, an Agoura Hills certified public accountant, and Cindy Iser, a […]

Movie project comes to life for AHS graduates

Acorn Staff Writer

Michael Breines, 18, and Zack Jerome, 18, have outgrown short movie projects and have up-scaled to full-length feature productions. The longtime friends produced short skits on video since they were kids and they always had fun. But their latest project, "Chasing September" is their longest and most ambitious effort. It will premier at 5:30 p.m. in the Scherr Forum at […]

Tips on keeping up employee morale



With the stock market fluctuating and companies across the country announcing layoffs, employees and employers may be finding it hard to keep up morale during these uncertain times. Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) professors have suggestions on how to keep people focused on doing their jobs. Adele Scheele, director of CSUN’s Career Center and the author of several career strategy […]

CLU receives grant for innovations



California Lutheran University (CLU) of Thousand Oaks has received a $60,000 grant from Amgen to implement an innovative science program that will benefit local middle and high school science teachers. Under the direction of the CLU science faculty, the Amgen Summer Science Institute will bring together science teachers and CLU teacher credential students with the common goal of learning better […]

Pet ownership seminar offered



To help parents and children learn more about pet ownership, the Animal House Pet Store will host a series of complimentary pet ownership seminars in their store from 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 11, 18 and 25, and Dec. 2, 9 and 16. The store is on the upper level of The Oaks Shopping Center, near Robinson’s-May East. During […]

CLU to give ‘Blood Wedding’



California Lutheran University (CLU) drama department’s Mainstage Theatre will present ‘‘Blood Wedding,’’ a classic poetic tragedy, during November. The play will open at 8 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 9 and continue Sat., Nov. 10; Thurs., Nov. 15; Fri., Nov. 16, and Sun., Nov. 17, at 8 p.m., and Sun., Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. All performances will be in the […]

BREATHTAKING IN ARIZONA—Always a popular destination to “Take Your Acorn on Vacation” is the Grand Canyon. This picture of Ruth and George Ruderman of Oak Park was taken in April when the temperature was still cool.



BREATHTAKING IN ARIZONA—Always a popular destination to "Take Your Acorn on Vacation" is the Grand Canyon. This picture of Ruth and George Ruderman of Oak Park was taken in April when the temperature was still cool.

Incumbents reelected in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

Incumbents reelected in Agoura Hills By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Despite a group of challengers who said the city is becoming increasingly mired in traffic and development, the incumbents still carried the day in Tuesday’s Agoura Hills City Council election. Ed Corridori and Denis Weber won third consecutive terms, while Jeff Reinhardt was successful in his first reelection bid. […]

Students volunteer their time at low cost clinic Tina Anderson Special to The Acorn



Students volunteer their time at low cost clinic Tina Anderson Special to The Acorn High school sophomore Oren Gabriel tucks his study notes back into his pocket under his medical scrub coat. He’ll have to study later for his Advanced Placement history test since he’s busy at the moment helping patients at the Westminster Free Medical Clinic receive vital healthcare. […]

Internet abuse proves to be dangerous



"Smoking gun" e-mail is so common in workplace lawsuits that almost 10 percent of companies have been subpoenaed to produce employee e-mail. And 8 percent have battled sexual harassment and/or discrimination claims stemming from e-mail and Internet abuse. The 2001 Electronic Policies and Practices Survey from the American Management Association, U.S. News & World Report, and The ePolicy Institute shows […]


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