2002-03-07

AHS counselors, others ask parents if their teens are road ready

Acorn Staff Writer

In its second year, a seminar titled "Is Your Teen Road Ready?" recently tried to educate parents and students about the dangers of driving for young people. At Agoura High School (AHS), four volunteers spoke to families with soon-to-be drivers about responsibilities that come with driving. Erin Powell, a counselor at AHS, organized the presentation. Forty peer counselors (who help […]

Endodontist has a gentle touch

Acorn Editor

The mere words "root canal" can cause a frown on the face of just about anyone. If you haven’t had a root canal, you’ve probably heard the horror stories. But Michael Cobin, DMD, a dentist at Conejo-Simi Endodontics, is a specialist who’s unbelievably gentle. Even if you’re a seasoned veteran of the dental chair, Dr. Cobin will surprise you. When […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

To quote Howard Cosell, it’s time to "tell it like it is." His pal, Cassius Marcellus Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali, hasn’t been my favorite person. I vowed to family and friends that I’d never do a piece on Ali. But by not writing about this man when I do a boxing story, I’m avoiding an opportunity to tell […]

Many opponents of Ahmanson Ranch are hypocrites



Many opponents of Ahmanson Ranch are hypocrites Obstructing Ahmanson Ranch is un-American. America has always been about people seeking to improve their quality of life. It has not been about "Now that I’ve got mine, to hell with you." The Pilgrims didn’t say no more Pilgrims; the colonists didn’t say no more colonists; the pioneers didn’t say no more pioneers. […]

Purim fun at Heschel West



Chamber to host networking breakfast



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Tues., March 12 at Lindero Country Club, 5719 Lake Lindero Drive, Agoura Hills. The event’s theme is "What’s Happening with Your Money Now?" A special guest from the Small Business Administration will help members and guests with their business questions. Chamber members making presentations […]

Crouse of OPHS to attend Notre Dame



Crouse of OPHS to attend Notre Dame Ben Crouse, a leading soccer player at Oak Park High School for the past three seasons, signed a letter of intent to play next year at Notre Dame University. Crouse, a center midfielder, was the Eagles’ leading scorer and most valuable player as a junior. He also earned All-CIF and All-Tri-Valley League honors […]

Acorn articles were informative on college admission process



Acorn articles were informative on college admission process Regarding Bill Brock’s article on college admissions in the Feb. 14 issue of The Acorn, congratulations on an incredible article. Thank you for letting Mr. Brock spend so many inches explaining this important subject. I was amazed and very pleased to see how much space he was given. You are to be […]

Lindero driving range clears another hurdle

Acorn Staff Writer

Lindero driving range clears another hurdle The Agoura Hills Planning Commission has given final okay for the driving range at Lake Lindero Country Club to remain in operation, despite lingering protests over the bright lights and errant golf balls. Operators were told to make improvements to the six-year-old driving range to satisfy the requirements of their conditional use permit. Satisfied […]

Conejo Valley Days rolls into T.O.



Conejo Valley Days rolls into T.O. Conejo Valley Days "Red, White & Blue in 2002" events officially begin with the Conejo Valley Days (CVD) Kickoff Picnic and Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sat., March 16 at the Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Admission is free. The day will feature food, entertainment, […]


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