2002-02-28

City of Calabasas better prepared for emergencies than most communities

Acorn Staff Writer

City of Calabasas better prepared for emergencies than most communities By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Since the tragedies of Sept. 11, President George W. Bush has told Americans repeatedly to get ready for emergencies. The city of Calabasas seems better prepared than most. About seven years ago following the Northridge quake, Calabasas residents Dr. Arnold Bresky, (a former obstetrician […]

Tips offered for small business survival



By Mike James Small businesses generate over half the U.S. gross domestic product and employ about 60 million people. Yet, when the economy takes a turn for the worse, they’re among the first to get hit. Try these tips for helping your business weather an economic storm: Communication: It’s smart to talk to bankers when times are good, and critical […]

Oak Park athletic director balances work and family to achieve success

Acorn Sports Writer

Oak Park athletic director balances work and family to achieve success Ann Pettit of Oak Park High School oversees one of the region’s most successful sports programs in her eighth year as Eagle athletic director. Pettit, now in her 20th year at Oak Park, and Dick Billingsley, took over as co-athletic directors at Oak Park during Februarly of 1994 after […]

Free lectures scheduled Temple Beth Haverim will present the following free lectures during March and April:



Free lectures scheduled Temple Beth Haverim will present the following free lectures during March and April: At 7 p.m. on March 6, Rabbi Hanoch Teller, an award-winning orator and educator will speak on "Miracles in Our Own Time." A best-selling author of more than 20 books, he is credited with creating a new genre of Jewish literature called "Soul Stories," […]

Measure H is self-serving to existing businesses



Measure H is self-serving to existing businesses It’s been a very heartening experience seeing so many people realize the fallacy of Measure H and start working to strengthen the no against Measure H vote. We’re overcoming false concepts planted by the merchants’ group that started this measure in hopes of eliminating any competition. The original sound bites concerning this measure […]

Donations for Agoura High School garage sale sought to help Sober Grad Nite



The community is invited to donate items for the Agoura High School garage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., March 16 in the teachers’ parking lot. The school is at 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. This is a fundraising event for the school’s Safe and Sober Grad Nite, a drug and alcohol-free all-night event that is […]

Job search preview here



Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) is launching a free Job Search Preview to respond to the growing need for employment assistance and career guidance in the San Fernando Valley due to the current recession. The Job Search Preview will offer an introduction to resume style, job search techniques and how to conduct a successful interview. It will be offered from 10 […]

Eagle boys bow out in hoops

Special to The Acorn

While the Oak Park boys’ basketball team (21-7) was in contention during four quarters of the game, being outscored 11-5 in overtime was too much last Friday when the Eagles’ season ended at home. The 66-60 winner in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division IV-AA overtime quarterfinal playoff was Mission League’s Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood (24-5). Oak Park’s key to […]

Stage Door presents ‘The Lion in Winter’



Read it and then vote no on Measure H



Read it and then vote no on Measure H I’m writing to urge residents of Agoura Hills to vote no on Measure H. I am a long-time supporter of planned and responsible growth for our city. Agoura Hills needs to get rid of the junky haphazard development along the freeway. We need to support incoming business that will provide a […]


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