2002-05-02

Heated debate grows out of middle school mold

Acorn Staff Writer

Heated debate grows out of middle school mold Angry parents and teachers last week told the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) Board of Education they want new testing to begin immediately on the toxic mold still said to be growing inside classroom walls at Lindero Canyon Middle School. Representatives said the stachybotrys spores, confirmed by medical experts to cause […]

Walk for Life



COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER––Folks gather under the Conejo Valley Women’s Resource Center’s Walk for Life sign in the courtyard of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza as they prepare for the 15th annual Walk for Life. From the plaza, walkers continued on a two-mile hike along Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The center is a nonprofit, licensed medical facility that provides information, counseling and […]

One-day family camp set



Jewish families with school-age children, and in which a parent has cancer, are invited to attend "The Safe Spot," a one-day family camp in Malibu on June 9. A collaborative community project, The Safe Spot provides a setting where parents and children may share their stories, questions and concerns with other families, professional therapists and rabbis. A children’s entertainer will […]

Music arts program coming to church



Students entering grades one through eight in the fall are eligible to apply for "Pizazz 2002"—a summer musical arts program. This year’s "Traveling Freedom’s Road" theme will highlight a variety of music "about methods of travel and the freedoms those in the U. S. too often take for granted." Sponsored by the music program of United Methodist Church of Westlake […]

Athlete of the Week

Special to The Acorn

Athlete of the Week While his given name is Kevin Cohn, he also answers to the name "Jack." For this student-athlete, baseball is his game at Calabasas High School and a "jack" is another word for home run, something he became known for when he was playing his favorite sport in West Hills summer leagues. His motto is "Jack came, […]

Reenacting Anza en Calabasas



Students’ attitudes anger her



Near the end of the 2000-2001 school year, Agoura High School students once again took the STAR tests. Our API score was a whopping 788! This was a drop of 64 points from our 1999-2000 score of 852, and no longer in the 800-1,000 point range. This year we were not eligible for grants. We were no longer one of […]

Protective outer wear



Marriage announcements



Mr. and Mrs. Tony G. Haynes of Malibu have announced the engagement of their daughter, Summer Stevens, to Brooks Carson Conley, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Conley of Westlake Village. Summer is also the daughter of the late Dan Stevens. A graduate of Pepperdine School of Law, the bride-to-be practices law with O’Melveny & Myers LLP in […]

Help available for those with HIV, AIDS



The organization L.A. Shanti provides free emotional support groups for women and men, parents and siblings, husbands and wives, and straight and gay individuals whose lives are touched by HIV and AIDS. To join a group, please call Dann Grindeman, MFT, manager of Emotional Support Services, at (323) 962-8197, ext. 308.


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