2001-12-13

Since when is a petition drive controversial?



Since when is a petition drive controversial? The Acorn’s response to my letter (regarding the petition to allow the voters to decide on the growth issues of their city) stated that 85 percent of the voters did not sign the petition. Therefore, the petition was controversial. Less than 85 percent of the registered voters of Agoura Hills did not vote […]

When the call goes out, Childhelp USA is there to help

Acorn Staff Writer

"Is that my special friend?" Jordan asked as we arrived at the Village of Childhelp West in Beaumont, Calif. (He was anxiously waiting for a volunteer to help him with math studies.) Jordan’s "special friend" would be his mentor, a member of Childhelp USA dedicated to helping an abused child overcome the scars of physical and psychological abuse. Children coming […]

Storytime is today at the Oak Park Library Kids encouraged to bring stuffed animals



Storytime is today at the Oak Park Library Kids encouraged to bring stuffed animals Storytime is today at the Oak Park Library Kids encouraged to bring stuffed animals Children are invited to a surprise party for Millie, the story time stuffed animal mascot, from 4 to 4:45 p.m. today, Thurs., Dec. 13 at the Oak Park Library, 899 N. Kanan […]

Students make a wish come true



PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION—First grader Daphne Vassner, 6, of Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills, listens to Melissa Paul, assistant director of development for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Los Angeles, as she thanks the students in the playground for donating $412.

Menorah to be lit at Promenade



Menorah to be lit at Promenade Temple Beth Haverim of Agoura Hills will host the sixth annual menorah lighting at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Dec. 13, at the Promenade at Westlake, located at the intersection of Westlake and Thousand Oaks Blvds., Westlake Village. The temple’s children’s choir will sing Hanukkah songs and their student Klezmer band will also perform. The […]

The Ahmanson Ranch battle must continue



The Ahmanson Ranch battle must continue The massive and continuing opposition in Calabasas and in the neighboring communities to the Washington Mutual Bank Ahmanson Ranch development project is based on respect for the importance of the quality of living and the rejection of the need to degrade and obliterate our surroundings for the financial benefit of a few. This common […]


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