2002-01-17

Kids Get a Jump on Music at Tunes and Tales



Tunes and Tales is a music-based class for children ages 2 through 5 that also features a special story time and creative craft time. Each week a new theme is introduced to keep a child’s interest and to spark his imagination. Children learn the basics of music in a fun and relaxed environment. Classes for 2 and 3 year olds […]

Agoura high school students graduate from fire explorer academy



Agoura High School students Johnny Boone, Brian Rozzen and Brandon Humes recently graduated from the L.A. County Fire Explorer Academy, after completing six weekends of physical and mental training. They were selected to participate in this program after trying out at the academy. Sixty young adults were chosen from L.A. County to participate in the program and 49 graduated. Boone, […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills The loss was $2,900 after 18 vehicles had slashed tires on Conejo View Drive between 1 and 8 a.m. Jan. 1. A tote bag containing makeup, clothing, eyewear, cash, gloves and a handbag was stolen ($1,420 loss) from an unlocked pickup at a gas station parking area around 11 a.m. Dec. 31 in the 5000 block […]

Snowboarding gets a bad review



"Talk to your kids about snowboarding, before someone else does." (And hopefully it won’t be in the emergency room like us.) This quote is from a T-shirt my husband bought after the accident. At least the doctor at the clinic smiled when he found that our son was wearing a helmet and wrist guards. I guess others aren’t as lucky […]

Center won’t have earthquake insurance



Center won’t have earthquake insurance Earthquake insurance rates are forcing cities to cut corners. Agoura Hills can’t afford coverage on the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center because of a 41 percent jump. The annual insurance premium on the 30,000 square-foot building would be $28,191, up from $19,937 for last year. The deductible is a whooping $250,000. "We carry such coverage on […]

Round out your curves LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Round out your curves LISA ADAMS/The Acorn FUN, FAST FITNESS–Jeannie Aco, center, helps Maureen Rodway, left, with bicep curls while Barbara Federman jogs in place at Curves for Women in Westlake Village. The health club specializes in getting members a total body workout in just 30 minutes, with both cardiovascular and strength training. The club is open from 9 a.m. […]

Yellow Ribbon Week promotes safer schools



Yellow Ribbon Week promotes safer schools In observance of Yellow Ribbon Week, Jan. 21 to 25, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin encourages Californians to participate in activities that support the prevention of youth violence. Schools statewide are encouraged to participate in Yellow Ribbon Week activities, proclaimed by Gov. Gray Davis and supported by the State Board of Education. […]

Temple Ramat Zion to present a free lecture series ‘American Jews and American Foreign Policy’ to be topic at this weekend’s free discussion



Temple Ramat Zion to present a free lecture series ‘American Jews and American Foreign Policy’ to be topic at this weekend’s free discussion Temple Ramat Zion to present a free lecture series ‘American Jews and American Foreign Policy’ to be topic at this weekend’s free discussion Temple Ramat Zion is presenting a free lecture series open to the community at […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy



The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]


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