2001-11-29

Dangerous combination: Vehicles, rainfall MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Dangerous combination: Vehicles, rainfall MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn CLOSE CALL—The California Highway Patrol and firefighters look over a Ford Explorer that went airborne off the 101 Freeway near Hampshire Road and flew over rescue workers attending to another accident. The SUV came to a stop after hitting the ambulance. The driver, Timothy Beard of Monterey, was transported to Los Robles Regional […]

Agoura High grads host movie premiere

Acorn Staff Writer

More than 400 guests filled the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza last Friday night to see a movie. Young and old people alike witnessed for the first time the long-awaited production made by Agoura High School graduates who began shooting more than two years ago. Written by Zack Jerome, 18, and directed […]

Support groups offered at Los Robles Medical Center



Support groups offered at Los Robles Medical Center Los Robles Regional Medical Center sponsors a series of ongoing, free support groups open to the community. Their monthly programs include the following: A new "Brown Bag Lunch" Breast Cancer Support Group has formed and will meet from noon-1:30 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 5 in the conference room at Los Robles Regional […]

Medea Creek cross country runners are also champs after taking first at Mt. SAC



Medea Creek cross country runners are also champs after taking first at Mt. SAC Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Oak Park High School cross country teams weren’t the only runners to make history lately. Recently, the Medea Creak Middle School cross country team, made up of eighth graders and coached by Al Calcy, won their age-group meet at Mount […]

Item from Sheriff’s Blotter sounded racist



Item from Sheriff’s Blotter sounded racist There is a racist tone in the "Sheriff’s Blotter" that appears in your publication. I have dismissed previous insensitive statements which appeared in that section. However, the Nov. 15 issue includes a particularly disturbing report. The point in question, listed under Agoura Hills, is as follows: "An Afro-American male about 25 (5-11, 165) allegedly […]

Two new faces to join LVUSD Board

Acorn Staff Writer

Judy Jordan, the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education president who was reelected Nov. 6, said she hasn’t made a decision on whether her fourth term in office will be her last. Longtime school board members Charlotte Meyer and Amy Berns decided not to seek reelection this year, and veteran Agoura Hills city councilmen Ed Corridori and Denis […]

Organization helps Jewish refugees reunite for Thanksgiving

Acorn Staff Writer

At a wedding last year, Calabasas resident Anna Volkoff, 42, introduced her fully-grown children to their cousins. She immediately thought of a bigger reunion so everyone could meet their extended family. Volkoff and her immediate family are from the Ukraine and came to America in 1988 with help from the Jewish Federation. Before that, other family members began coming to […]

Outdoor program for diabetic teens comes to Calabasas



Outdoor program for diabetic teens comes to Calabasas The American Diabetes Association San Fernando Valley Chapter and the Wilderness Institute, a nonprofit organization specializing in adventure-based training, are opening a new relam of possibilities for teenage diabetics with "Kids Rock the World." This innovative program is designed to promote courage and confidence so kids don’t let their disease stop them […]

Another deputy goes on patrol in Agoura Hills



Another deputy goes on patrol in Agoura Hills Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station has named Jill Greenwood as a new deputy for Agoura Hills. The move comes in response to the city’s request for a full-time deputy on patrol. Greenwood, who was assigned to the station one year ago, is the wife of another Lost Hills peace officer, Dep. John Greenwood. […]

Defends youth



In response to Elliott Schindel’s accusations regarding "Stop using 8-14 year olds to satisfy your own selfish causes …" those words came out of the blue, verbatim, from my daughter’s mouth. I am still on the fence regarding the Home Depot issue. I just happen to have an observant and concerned 8-year-old who not only cares about her world around […]


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