Oak Park parent doesn’t want to wait for school bus safety belts

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park parent doesn’t want to wait for school bus safety belts State Assembly Bill 15 (AB-15), would require that each passenger in a school bus be provided a safety belt and be expected to properly use it. School buses currently aren’t required to have seatbelts. AB-15 was to go into effect on Jan. 1, but the date has been […]

Westlake organization fights world slavery

Acorn Staff Writer

Slavery still exists in the world today. Christian Solidarity International (CSI) of Westlake Village is a human rights organization for religious liberty that helps victims of religious repression, victimized children and victims of disaster. Founded in 1977 by Rev. Hans Stuckelberger, the group’s objective is to uphold worldwide respect for the rights of every human being to choose a faith […]

These sweets won’t leave kids hyper

These sweets won’t leave kids hyper There may be sweet news for parents and kids for the holidays. You don’t have to worry that visions of sugarplums dancing in your youngsters’ heads will affect their brains. That is, scientific studies confirm that sugar consumption is in no way a cause of hyperactivity or Attention Deficit Disorder. While sugar, like any […]

Local collegians are London bound to study

Local collegians are London bound to study Adrianna Heber of Agoura Hills, a junior majoring in broadcast journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Jessica Green of Hidden Hills, a junior majoring in communications at Santa Clara University, are participating in Syracuse University’s Division of International Programs Abroad. They are spending the fall semester studying in London, England. The […]

Christian singer to perform

Christian singer to perform Contemporary Christian songwriter and vocalist Michelle Tumes will perform at 9 and 11 a.m. on Sun., Dec. 16 at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village, during the church’s Celebration services. Named the 2001 Songwriter of the Year by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Tumes has had five No. 1 singles in […]

Anonymous writer grateful for food drive

Anonymous writer grateful for food drive Note: Although we don’t print letters written anonymously, we occasionally find an exception to the rule. This is one of them. After receiving goodies by surprise visit from a "Santa Comes to Agoura" volunteer, I had to write a thank-you note to the Santa Comes to Agoura bunch. They are truly all Santa Clauses […]


First class tips for holiday mail safety

This year no one wants to push the envelope too far when it comes to mail safety. "Last year, Americans used the United States Postal Service to send and receive more than 4 billion letters and cards between Thanksgiving and Christmas and over 2.2 billion packages. We encourage all Americans to continue to participate in this seasonal tradition," said Michael […]

Shopping locally with kids becomes easier

Shopping locally with kids becomes easier Shopping with kids this holiday season? Good luck. Kids can get mighty restless. Why not try the Leonis Adobe Museum’s quaint, picturesque gift shop? It offers parents an opportunity to shop away from crowded malls and parking hassles while the kids can have a fun experience learning about California history. The Leonis Adobe has […]

Oak Park boys set sights on playoffs

Special to The Acorn

The Oak Park High boys’ basketball team, back on the hardwoods after last year when they made it to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section semifinals, is back in action. And as the Eagles began working on their season, they also greeted Ed Chevalier, who’s new to them as the head coach, but not new to the area. He […]

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