2002-02-07

Measure H combatants battle with money, words Attacks on both sides start early, often

Acorn Staff Writer

Measure H combatants battle with money, words Attacks on both sides start early, often Opposing sides in the Measure H initiative against big-box stores in Agoura Hills are spending roughly equal amounts to get their messages across, according to the latest financial reporting information from the city clerk’s office. Taxpayers Opposing Special Treatment, a group that opposes the March 5 […]

Edward Jones recognized



Edward Jones, the only major financial services firm advising individual investors exclusively, was recently ranked No. 1 by Fortune magazine in its annual survey of the "Best Companies to Work For" in the U.S. The Fortune 100 Best ranking is employee-driven, with two-thirds of the scoring based upon how randomly-selected employees respond to an anonymous survey designed to measure the […]

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Ancient tradition continues

Acorn Staff Writer

Ancient tradition continued this year at the Chabad House in Agoura Hills last week when Yisroel Yosef Bryski, the rabbi’s son, had his first haircut at age 3. "He came home and spent two hours staring in the mirror," said Rabbi Moshe Bryski afterward, "trying to figure out who this fellow is." Sitting before a delighted congregation as synthesized klezmer […]

Preserve our semi-rural atmosphere;



Preserve our semi-rural atmosphere; vote yes on ‘H’ There are many people, like me, in Agoura Hills who are supportive of yes on H. We are not affiliated with private businesses or politicians. We are just regular folk who like the easy, semi-rural flavor of our community. Yes on H encourages more reasonable commercial development in Agoura Hills. Retail development […]

Intersection to be changed on Lindero Canyon Road

Acorn Staff Writer

A temporary modification to the median on Lindero Canyon Road at Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Memorial in Westlake Village was approved last week by the city council and is effective immediately due to numerous vehicle accidents. The change will eliminate left turns from the cemetery onto southbound Lindero Canyon Road and left turns from northbound Lindero Canyon Road into Village […]

Robbo to perform



The CLU Early Childhood Center will present two concerts by children’s entertainer Robbo at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. this Sat., Feb. 9 in California Lutheran University (CLU’s) Preus-Brandt Forum, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Proceeds from the concerts will benefit the Center. Robbo is the stage name for Robb Zelonky, a writer and performer of original songs for […]

Teen driving symposium is tonight



Agoura High School will present a second annual Peer Counseling Presentation tonight, Feb. 7, at the high school. "Is Your Teen Road Ready?" will be the topic of the 7 p.m. session. Guest speakers include traffic Sgt. Kevin Mauch from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, who will discuss recent accident statistics and safe driving. Sue King from the Department of […]

Non-Jew celebrates what it means to be Jewish



The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture titled "Pathways to God—Thoughts from a Chassidic Gentile" by former Catholic priest Tomas J. Foley at 8 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 11 at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Ordained a priest in 1963, Foley served two parishes and was chairman of the department of religious studies at a regional Catholic […]

Church isn’t in Oak Park



Church isn’t in Oak Park The article in The Acorn about the costs of parks in Oak Park ("Primo park system begins to cost money in Oak Park community," Jan. 24) misses the mark. First of all, the article cites recent and significant increases in labor costs. However, no mention was made regarding what that labor does: mowing the grass […]


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