2002-04-04

Young Agoura artist draws up plans for a bright future

Acorn Staff Writer

Many artists work the greater part of their lives creating their own style. Agoura Hills resident Zachary Canter, 12, developed his style at a young age and it’s a style that’s already captured national attention. Zachary has received recognition for a variety of art contests, including the Lindero Canyon Middle School anti-drinking and drug poster contest, the U.S. Postal Service […]

Two costly mistakes taxpayers should avoid



Two costly mistakes taxpayers should avoid Two traps that ensnare unknowing taxpayers "can cost you big bucks," said Ric Ross, EA, Public Information and Awareness Chair of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents (EA). "Failing to file a tax return on time because of inability to pay the tax due, or requesting an instant […]

Oak View to host reunion



Oak View High School will be having its 20-year reunion for all its graduates during the last 20 years on Fri., May 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Oak View High School. Red’s BBQ will cater the reunion at Oak View; the cost will be $20 per person. Please reach Pat Canter, office manager at Oak View High School, […]

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Story of the Week

Sports Junkie by Irv Lippel Story of the Week It’s baseball season again. Every year at this time, major league teams start the long process of 162 games during the regular season. Then some of the teams reach the playoffs. And two, of course, square off in the World Series. At this point, and only at this point, in the […]

International animation festival is this weekend



Some of the best animation from around the world will be shown in the Los Angeles area from April 4 to 6 as part of the fifth annual California SUN International Animation Festival, hosted by students, faculty and alumni from Cal State Northridge. The three-night festival will screen a chosen set of about 100 animation shorts: at CSUN on Thurs., […]

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Ethical behavior starts young, as high school students find out Symposium addresses cheating, ethics

Acorn Staff Writer

Ethical behavior starts young, as high school students find out Symposium addresses cheating, ethics Why is it not right to cheat, even just a little? Because you have ethics, that’s why. The 80 students who attended a recent Homer Dickerson Youth Leadership and Ethics Conference at Agoura High School talked at length about cheating, both in the classroom and in […]

Tips on being responsive to customers’ needs Prompt response to a potential client or existing customer is vital



Tips on being responsive to customers’ needs Prompt response to a potential client or existing customer is vital People call your company for many reasons and would like and expect an answer as soon as possible. Questions such as: When will my order ship or be delivered; product inquiries; problems with an order; price quotes; item in stock; your hours […]

Wired world comes to Westlake High

Acorn Staff Writer

Digital technology recently got a boost at Westlake High School with the assistance of teacher Gary Salazar, who’s also the visual and applied technology (VAT) chairman for the program. As a digital high school, Westlake has a roomful of up-to-date, networked computers, all with the same modern capabilities. The computers are networked and interconnected, so a student can access programs, […]

Agoura baseball team regroups after Simi loss

Special to The Acorn

After the Agoura baseball team lost to Simi Valley, 10-7, for their first loss of the season, the Chargers realized that if they didn’t come to play and the other team did, they would take a loss. In that defeat against Simi, junior catcher Adam Schneider and senior outfielder Matt Lawyer homered and J.T. Trelatsky doubled, but six Pioneers scored […]


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