2002-02-14

Mold at local middle school causes concerns, but district officials say it’s within reasonable limits

Acorn Staff Writer

Las Virgenes Unified School District officials recently met with Lindero Canyon Middle School teachers to assure them their classrooms are safe from mold said to be growing on the floors, walls and ceilings of the 30-year-old school. The teachers contend that despite a major cleanup and renovation three years ago at the Agoura Hills school, a harmful mold known as […]

Seniors get income tax help



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program is offering assistance to individuals age 50 and up in preparing their tax returns. Volunteers certified by the IRS will provide individual consultation concerning state and federal tax returns. Appointments are provided from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays until April 10. Tax preparation services are free […]

Lions have three CIF playoff teams The OCHS girls’ soccer team is unbeaten, the boys’ basketball team only has one loss and the girls’ basketball team made the semifinals last year

Acorn Sports Writer

Lions have three CIF playoff teams The OCHS girls’ soccer team is unbeaten, the boys’ basketball team only has one loss and the girls’ basketball team made the semifinals last year The Oaks Christian boys’ basketball team coached by Gary Abraham finished the regular season 21-1, winning their first 21 games before finally losing to Fillmore, 59-55, on the road […]

Bands will ‘Rock the Oaks’



"Rock the Oaks 2," the second concert featuring local bands for Conejo Valley teens, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 22 in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation. The Thousand Oaks Youth Commission has selected four local bands to perform: […]

In praise of principals



We all have principal concerns about the education our children receive, but the principals themselves are concerned, too. Last week, Las Virgenes Unified School District invited members of the community—including a representative from The Acorn and other leaders from local business and government—to serve as Principal for a Day in the elementary schools, middle schools and high schools of our […]

RSVP now for chamber event



RSVP now for chamber event The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host the "I Love Calabasas" Awards and Recognition Dinner beginning 6 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 25 with a no-host reception at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Dinner and the program will follow at 7. The event celebrates chamber members’ and the city of Calabasas’ community achievements. The […]

Kids get their kicks in class



Hammers finish second in AYSO tourney



New 2002 Mazda Protegé5 combines flexibility with style



New 2002 Mazda Protegé5 combines flexibility with style By Michael Binstock Acorn Automotive Editor It only took a day and prompted by my daughter, everyone referred to the Mazda Protegé5 that I was driving, as "The Banana." Perhaps it was the shape, perhaps it was the striking yellow paint, but after a while that was how I referred to it, […]

A LOOK AROUND THE CORNER



Crosby Fentress, right, and Barbara Fentress take a look inside one of the city hall offices at the new Westlake Village Civic Center last Monday. MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn


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