2002-04-18

Research group likes local assemblywoman



The California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG) and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse scored state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) at 100 percent for eight important privacy and identity theft protection bills introduced in the first half of this legislative session. "Protecting people’s privacy should be a top priority for every legislator," said Jennette Gayer, CalPIRG’s Consumer Associate. "This report card […]

Handbook helps parents find quality child care facilities



Handbook helps parents find quality child care facilities According to the U.S. Census, three out of five young children-including six million infants and toddlers-are in child care. With child care being a necessity, parents need to be assured their children are in safe hands at a quality child care facility. To help provide families with information and access to affordable, […]

Datebook THURS., APRIL 18



Datebook THURS., APRIL 18 Chamber Mixer Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts mixer from 5:30-7 p.m. at Prudential California Realty, 23925 Calabasas Road, west of The Commons Shopping Center. Free. RSVP: (818) 222-5680 For Wildflower Fans Take an uncrowded weekday self-guided 2.5-mile (one way) stroll along lush easy trail past woodland stars, blue larkspur, canyon sunflower, fiesta flowers, prickly phlox, ferns […]

Local excels at Columbia



Amy Kim of Calabasas was named to the autumn 2001 Dean’s List at Columbia College, one of two undergraduate schools of Columbia University in New York City. This high academic honor is reserved for those who have a 3.33 index or higher.

Julie Power, wife of J.D. Power, dies



Julie Power, wife of J.D. Power, dies Julie Power, wife of J.D. Power, dies Julie P. Power, of Westlake Village, wife of J.D. Power & Associates founder Dave Power, died April 11 following a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Born and raised in Michigan, Julie was teaching elementary school teacher when she met her future husband. The couple moved to […]

Physician says there’s no proven cause and effect between autism and vaccinations



I read with great interest John Loesing’s article on Michael Charney and his battle with autism (The Acorn, April 11). As a pediatrician who helps to care for children with autism, I empathize with all parents of autistic children. Caring for a child with a chronic disability such as autism is an immense challenge, and parents such as the Charneys […]

Nominees being accepted for Educator of the Year awards

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce in Agoura Hills has previously honored educators in the community who have inspired, encouraged and challenged students to excel. Annual Outstanding Educator Awards will be given for a third year at 5 p.m. on Thurs., June 6 at The Canyon in Agoura Hills. You can nominate a deserving teacher of the award from […]

Girl Scouts donate food to Manna



Farmers’ Market to open at Agoura High School



Farmers’ Market to open at Agoura High School Agoura High School’s lower student parking lot at 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills is the new location for the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market from 4 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday beginning on April 23. The market will feature fresh tree and vine ripened fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, cut flowers, […]

WEEKEND WARRIORS––Tom Carnahan of Hidden Hills competes in last weekend’s “Hidden Hills Hackers” vs. “Bell Canyon Buzzards” tennis match. Hidden Hills won two of the three mixed doubles divisions. “There’s always been this rivalry



WEEKEND WARRIORS––Tom Carnahan of Hidden Hills competes in last weekend’s "Hidden Hills Hackers" vs. "Bell Canyon Buzzards" tennis match. Hidden Hills won two of the three mixed doubles divisions. "There’s always been this rivalry between the two communities," said one player who lives in the prestigious West San Fernando Valley area. "The joke is we’re playing for property values." Hidden […]


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