Senior year: A wealth of excitement for high schoolers

Special to The Acorn

It’s hard to believe that two years have passed since I entered my senior year at Calabasas High School. I can still clearly recall the immense anticipation I felt before the school year even began, looking forward to a year of accomplishment, celebration and change. Senior classes that had preceded mine always seemed to have so much. I couldn’t wait […]

‘Man’ is topic of Sept. 8 Bible lesson

‘Man’ is topic of Sept. 8 Bible lesson "Man" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 8 at the Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text will be passages from Genesis. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also at 10 a.m. Testimony meetings […]

Chamber president earns Fernando nomination

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Alex Soteras, president of the Agoura/Las Virgenes/Oak Park Chamber of Commerce, is a nominee for the 2002 Fernando Award. The annual award, now in its 44th year, recognizes citizens who demonstrate a high level of civic accomplishment and community service in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. More than 400 people attended the […]

For the record

The Kids Who Kare Website is www.kidswhokare.org. The Acorn ran a story last week about the nonprofit organization, giving an incorrect Website address.

Dance school performs on Norwegian Star

Students of A Step in Time School of Dance, Calabasas, performed as special entertainment on the Norwegian Star which sailed from Maui on June 21. The students performed two different shows on the ship during their days at sea as well as a performance at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center prior to boarding the ship. This performance opportunity came […]

‘Balcony Scene’ has lofty aspirations, delivers

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer Four feet of space is all that separates two balconies. Close enough to hand across a bag of pretzels without mishap, but too far to jump without blanching. To Alvin, who has shut himself out of a world he can no longer handle, and Karen, who reaches out to him, the span may as […]

Prevention of fires a hot topic around here

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Actor Edward Albert knows what it’s like to get burned, but not just because he works in Hollywood. Albert, star of the 1972 hit film "Butterflies Are Free," has been forced to defend his home in Malibu against fire six times in the past several decades. His second- and third-degree burns are an ugly […]

Guitar Center enjoys sweet sound of success

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The following business profile is part of a continuing series on local firms that are highlighted in The Acorn’s Eye on Local Area Stocks. Guitar Center, Inc. of Westlake Village has scored a hit with its Musician’s Friend web site. The recent third annual I.MERCHANT Awards in Chicago named Musician’s Friend (www.musiciansfriend.com.) as one […]

Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001

Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 The following events are planned to recall the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 a year ago. For a rundown of religion-based programs, please see the pages in the Faith section. Agoura Hills youth present community tribute Sept. 8 at Canyon Club Oak Woods Vocal Academy students, led by artistic director […]

LVUSD lists events for back-to-school

Here is the Las Virgenes Unified School District Back-to-School Night Schedule: Agoura High School, Oct. 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Calabasas High School, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. Lindero Canyon Middle School, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. A.E. Wright Middle School, Oct. 2, 6:45 to 9 p.m. Bay Laurel, grades 1-3, Sept. 12, 7 to 8 p.m.; Grades 4-5, Sept. 19, 7 […]

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