2002-09-12

Kids’ grades go up with tutors



The goal of A+ Tutors is to help students excel in their studies and improve their grades. They prepare students for standardized tests and provide tutoring for students in grades six through 12 in math, science, physics, chemistry and English. They also offer tutoring and preparation for adults returning to school. Small classes ensure individual attention and quality instruction. Students […]

Water polo for teens offered



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services in cooperation with the city of Westlake Village is offering "Water Polo for Teens" at the Agoura High School swimming pool. Participants will learn basic water polo skills and have the opportunity to play games in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The program is coed and offered from 6 to 7:30 […]

An eight cylinder VW—wow

Acorn Automotive Editor

I’ve always liked Volkswagen’s Passat. It’s a luxurious European sports sedan without all the hype from the other German brands, but it’s almost ignored. But not now as an innovative W8 engine has VW ready to play with the big boys. From its introduction as a "people’s car" to the near luxury of a Passat with eight cylinders, there is […]

CHS fire leads to $500,000 damage



A small fire that started in a maintenance room at Calabasas High School around 7 a.m. Wed., Aug. 28 caused an estimated $500,000 in damages. The fire was contained to a small office and supply room in the Practical Arts Building. No classrooms were damaged by the fire, but there was smoke damage in several rooms, including two computer labs […]

Special performers to help noteworthy cause



Theatre for Children, founded in 1929, is the oldest children’s theatre west of the Mississippi and is one of nine services of Assistance League of Southern California (ALSC). The Nine O’Clock Players (NOP) is one auxiliary of ALSC, and its members are volunteers who operate and support Theatre for Children, which offers musical productions of classic children’s plays twice a […]

Simon possible guest for CVRWF



Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated (CVRWF), joined by members of the Westlake Republican Women Federated, will host political strategist Dan Schnur as guest speaker and gubernatorial candidate William Simon as expected guest at their 11:30 a.m. meeting Fri., Sept. 20 at the Clarion Hotel, 495 Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Simon’s visit would mark a major campaign stop in the […]

Oak Park student attends leadership conference



Oak Park student attends leadership conference Tyler Morris of Oak Park, a student at Oak Park High School, recently participated in the Students to Leaders (S2L) Program, educational workshops for incoming junior and senior high school students sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation. Morris attended the Government/Public Policy S2L Workshop in Washington, D.C. He was among 40 Italian-American students […]

Youth basketball tryouts on tap



A fall youth basketball league open to ages 7 through 13 offered by coach Teddy Clinkscales of Run & Shoot will conduct tryouts on Saturdays, Sept. 21 and 28 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. League play will run from Oct. 5 through Nov. 23. Games will be played between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. […]

Acorn didn’t hype or sensationalize the story



I just read the article by Michael Picarella on the recent city council meeting (in Calabasas) held to discuss the fear of Rocketdyne waste being disposed of in area landfills. What a breath of fresh air to actually read a newspaper account of the issues surrounding Rocketdyne’s clean-up activities that was calm, fair and filled with good solid information. As […]


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