2002-06-13

Brownies contribute to the betterment of the community



Brownies contribute to the betterment of the community

Create your dream garden



It’s never too early to begin planning your next garden. This spring, you can surround yourself with endless Starry Nights and Love & Peace, the 2002 All-America Rose Selections (AARS) winning roses. Starry Night, a disease-resistant landscape shrub, exhibits pure-white, sparkling, dogwood-like flowers. Growing up to six feet in warm areas, Starry Night is great for large plantings and borders. […]

Make your home a toxic-free zone



You may not realize it, but your home is probably full of hazardous products that can be extremely dangerous—even lethal—to your child, your pet and yourself. Every 30 seconds a child is poisoned in the U.S., with 60 percent of all poisonings happening to children under the age of 6. Two of the most common products involved in poisonings are […]

Experts give tips to job hunters



Job hunters, take note. This is one of the toughest markets in nearly a decade, but recent news indicates that we may be headed for an upward swing in employment. In the search for a job, the interview is often the single most important factor in getting that position you’ve been looking for. It’s all about that first impression. Experts […]

Local football teams readying for season

Acorn Sports Writer

The Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer, who writes about high school sports, in a recent column declared that Agoura High School is the favorite to win the Marmonte League championship in football this fall. At the annual combine held for seniors-to-be which took place May 22, Agoura head coach Charlie Wegher admitted that such a prediction does place some responsibility […]

New homes need water, electricity



New homes need water, electricity I have another reason why Ahmanson Ranch should not be built. You see, there is going to be a lot of water and electricity that the new houses will use. We already have a problem with overuse of electricity. Water also needs to be conserved. People are already trying to conserve these resources, so why […]

Acorn Sound off What advice would you give to a



Acorn Sound off What advice would you give to a graduating high school senior?

Residents enjoy last eclipse for 10 years



Troubled parents have support group



"Because I Love You" is a parent support group that aids parents who are experiencing problems with their children (of all ages) in the areas of attitude, curfew, runaways, school truancy, substance abuse and other problems. The group hosts meetings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at West Valley High School, 23834 Highlander Road, West Hills. A youth program open […]

Technology award goes to Calabasas business



Technology award goes to Calabasas business Ixia, the Calabasas-based manufacturer of high-speed network test systems, has announced that it won a Best of Interop industry award at the recent NetWorld/Interop 2002 show in Las Vegas. Ixia’s IPv6 (Internet Protocal Version 6) Test Series took first place in the show’s Network Test and Measurement category. Ixia’s performance analyzers are used to […]


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