2002-06-20

First Neighborhood honors former City Councilman Jim Henderson



First Neighborhood honors former City Councilman Jim Henderson First Neighborhood homeown-ers recently honored former Westlake Village City Councilman Jim Henderson by naming the First Neighborhood Community Center after him. Friends a family said Henderson deserves the honor. Henderson and his wife, Lucille, moved into their home in First Neighborhood on Yorkfield Court in 1968. At that time, there was no […]

Special event offered to pet owners



Pet Orphans Fund and the Staples Center Foundation will present a "Pet Spectacular Faire" from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun., June 23 at Staples Center. The event is dedicated to raising public awareness about the plight of homeless pets, and to offer the public the opportunity to adopt a pet from more than 400 animals who will be […]

Oak View grads clear another hurdle

Special to The Acorn

Seventeen students were graduated from Oak View High School last Friday in a ceremony at Red Oak Elementary School, and in the audience were 200 friends and family members who had gathered to share the laughter and the tears. Speaking to the 15 graduates and their relatives, school principal Mildred Andress offered thanks to the staff Oak View staff. "Without […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills



Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills The underside of a truck had $600 damage after vandalism on Conejo View Drive between 2 and 8 a.m. June 10. At 9:30 p.m. June 7 on Belmont Court, a group of about 35 teenagers congregated in a front yard. A male, 26, said the teens were asked for a person by the name of "Steel […]

Curriculum should emphasize ethnic diversity



Curriculum should emphasize ethnic diversity To a large extent, students do not learn the cultural background of the literature taught at Calabasas and at Agoura High School, according to my experience as a student at Agoura High School and according to the 1,050 signers of a petition that calls for the teaching of literature in a context. Currently, the Las […]

Tune in this week to amateur radio

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The â018Field Day’ preparedness event is scheduled for this weekend On-air demonstrations, satellite communications and emergency preparedness activities are on tap for members of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Disaster Communications Serviceâ013â013Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills Areaâ013â013as they participate in Amateur Radio Week through Sun., June 23. During Amateur Radio Week, enthusiasts put on demonstrations, give talks to community […]

Kids’ singer to perform



Children’s entertainer Barney Saltzberg will perform at 11 a.m. on Sun., June 30 as part of the Peter Alsop’s Kid’s Koncert Series at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Saltzberg is a children’s book author, illustrator and singer/songwriter. He has written and illustrated many books for children. Among his repertoire of songs is "Where Oh […]

A.E. Wright teacher is one in 87 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund selects instructors to teach Vietnam War history



A.E. Wright teacher is one in 87 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund selects instructors to teach Vietnam War history The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund recently appointed 87 teachers from across the country to serve as educational ambassadors to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Arthur N. Borgquist of A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas was among four California teachers joining other educators in […]

Children’s program teaches about God’s love



St. Paul Lutheran Church will present a "Bug Safari" religious program for children from 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 through 29 at the church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. According to Pastor Mark Schaefer, the program will provide Bible-learning activities for kids of all ages including songs, teamwork-building games, Bible adventures and Bible-oriented crafts. Participants will also take […]

Students should be separated according to IQ



A long time ago (pre-WW II), before the teachers’ unions controlled American education, children were placed into classes according to their IQs. In the elementary schools there was a class of bright kids, a class of dumb kids and a class in the middle. Misplaced kids were easily identified by their work and consequently reassessed. No one seemed to worry […]


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