2002-07-18

Agoura High School graduates shoot for a career in the movie industry



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Children’s cancer is a very serious subject matter for a film. Agoura High School graduate Ari Averbach, 18, and a friend from New York University, Eric Becker, 19, were watching a documentary made by Averbach’s friend and classmate at AHS and NYU, Adam Gerstel, 18, about cancer when they hatched an idea for a […]

Topic: Creative writing



Novelist Aram Saroyan, the son of noted American writer and playwright William Saroyan, will speak on "The Process of Creative Writing" from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sun., July 21 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. He’s also a poet, biographer and playwright whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, […]

Calabasas summer team prepares for Valley Invitational Baseball League playoffs

Special to The Acorn

It’s summer, but not the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer as the Calabasas Coyotes prepare for the Valley Invitational Baseball League (VIBL) playoffs. With the championship game slated for July 28 on Dedeaux Field at USC, head coach Rick Nathanson hopes his team will be there. The VIBL has adopted the same format used by the NCAA to determine […]

Shopping center security was ill prepared for an altercation



Shopping center security was ill prepared for an altercation As a Calabasas teenager, I occasionally go to The Commons to see a movie. I was glad to see security guards walking around there because I felt they would keep me and my friends safe. My opinion changed after I witnessed an out-of-control fight there three weeks ago. I was leaving […]

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Art class draws near at Pierce College



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class, "Make It, Mail It Postal Art" from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, July 27 and Aug. 3 at the college, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Participants will make handcrafted postcards and envelopes designed to deliver a personal touch. Projects will be embellished with an eclectic collection of paper materials to […]

OCHS, TOHS to host football, basketball this weekend



OCHS, TOHS to host football, basketball this weekend On Fri., July 19, and Sat., July 20, the Oaks Christian High School football team will host a passing tournament featuring 16 teams from Ventura, L.A. and Santa Barbara counties. Pool play runs from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and subsequent consolation games will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday with […]

Private security personnel aren’t properly trained



In response to your article on the incident at the Calabasas Commons, I take exception to Ms. Kingsley’s statement that the fight "occurred very rapidly . . . Our security officers on site responded immediately . . . and assisted the law enforcement." I was a witness to the end of this fight. The Commons security personnel didn’t respond immediately, […]

Volunteer opportunities, classes available at Interface Children, Family Services



Interface Children, Family Services will host an orientation at 2:30 p.m. on Thurs., July 25 at 1305 Del Norte Road, Camarillo, to introduce prospective volunteers to the many opportunities available at the agency. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing: Information and Referral; Outreach Crisis Counseling Intervention to runaway and troubled youth and their families and battered women and their […]

Lessons in history




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