2002-08-29

Houses of worship that serve Acorn readers



Houses of worship that serve Acorn readers

Humans must respect all life



Humans must respect all life I wonder if The Acorn’s Aug. 15 editorial about the "housing crunch" was intentionally or unintentionally sad. It almost seemed as if the editorialist wasn’t aware he/she was talking about nothing less than the fact there really is no living space for plants, animals and humans at the same time anymore. It is now an […]

World War II combat photographers focused on a different time

Two local vets witnessed the heat of battle

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer From Mathew Brady’s haunting portraits of the Civil War to the same-day coverage of the men fighting in far off Afghanistan, the image of war stirs our emotions and opens our eyes. Some of the most powerful scenes in the history of 20th Century warfare were photographed by two World War II combat photographers […]

Spa Day for horses set for Fri., Sept. 6



Spa Day for horses set for Fri., Sept. 6 Baronsgate Farm will host a Spa Day for the equine set on Fri., Sept. 6. Horses will be treated to a hydro-bath (to stimulate tired muscles). Then they will have a deep tissue Reiki massage to relax and stretch muscles that may also include heat wraps, hydrotherapy and magnetic work. The […]

Parents advised to get children immunized



Each year, children miss the first day of school because they do not have the immunizations needed to enter a particular grade. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) want to remind parents to immunize their children on schedule as the best protection against dangerous childhood diseases and to avoid missed time at […]

AHS student attends leadership event



Kimberly Matthew, 16, a senior at Agoura High School, recently participated in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. The leadership development program selects high school students—based on scholastic merit, community involvement and leadership contributions—to interact with national leaders. Participants worked through many issues of national importance through a series of simulations and met face-to-face with members of the […]

American Jewish Committee names new administrator

Saundra Mandel is a veteran political staffer and community activist

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) recently announced the appointment of Saundra Mandel, a veteran political staffer and community activist, to the position of associate director. In her new position, Mandel will be involved in developing and implementing the organization’s strategic vision, taking primary responsibility for the further development of AJC’s leadership and social justice/human relations presence in Southern California. In […]

Let’s lose the speed trap



Let’s lose the speed trap Traffic control in Agoura Hills appears to be a high priority among the various law enforcement agencies that serve the area. But there are limits to what stands for efficient service to our community and what I believe to be citing motorists along Kanan between Hillrise and Thousand Oaks Boulevard for "speeding" in a 35 […]

Westlake Village author’s book a topic of group discussion



Westlake Village author’s book a topic of group discussion Claude Peter LeCesne of Westlake Village recently had his first book, "Summer of the Nixen," published. The novel is described as being "about six suburban teens and the rather unexpected end to their otherwise mediocre summer. The story blends humor, magic and teen angst with technical detail, pop culture references and […]

Kids can take a trip to

Magic Mountain on Mon., Sept. 16

Magic Mountain on Mon., Sept. 16 The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for a trip to Magic Mountain on Mon., Sept. 16. Open to ages 11 to 15, the trip will depart at 8 a.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. and return 6 p.m. The cost is $32. For more […]


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