Music teacher in tune with students

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills resident Margaret Fowler Abrahams enjoys one of life’s rare blessings. She gets to make a living at doing what she truly loves—teaching and performing music. During the school year, Abrahams is a music specialist at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills, but when spring and summer arrive, she takes to the road […]

‘Fun-raiser’ is on the right track

Special to The Acorn

Hundreds with Sunday Morning Fever participated in the Disco Dash 5K Run and Free Concert presented by Los Angeles Sports and Fitness Magazine (LAS&F) to benefit Oak Park High School’s improvement fund for building a new track. Runners began arriving Sunday in the parking lot of The Canyon in Agoura Hills at 6 a.m. to register for the 5K and […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

All sports fans love to debate with one another as to who was best at whatever sport he played. I do it constantly with my friends and it’s fun. For example, who’s the greatest running back of all time? I’ve held true to my belief for decades that Jim Brown is the only answer to that question. I still maintain […]

Unity Center schedules service

Unity Center schedules service "Prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving" will be the message delivered by Rev. Irma Oestmann when Unity Center Church meets at 10 a.m. Sun., Nov. 17 at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by pianist Zach Spencer and vocalist/guitarist Mary Coppin. Children’s Church is at 10:10 a.m. and childcare […]

Students get a deal on symphony tickets

New West Symphony has announced a new student rush ticket program for its Amgen Masterpiece Series concerts. The student rush tickets, priced at $10, will be offered to students with a valid school ID beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance, depending on availability. "This new ticket price is part of the New West Symphony’s ongoing effort to make our […]

The former NetZero is now net positive

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer In a sharp reversal of fortune, Westlake Village Internet service provider United Online (NASDAQ: UNTD) posted its first quarterly profit last week. The discount Internet access company, formed last year in a merger between NetZero and Juno Online Services, reported earnings of $1.5 million, or 3 cents a share in the fiscal first quarter […]

Agoura cross country coach and athletes reflect on successful 2002 regular season

Acorn Sports Writer

Lisa Novik, an Agoura junior, came in second place in the Marmonte League championships last Thursday at Agoura High School, and she’ll run in the Southern Section prelims this Saturday at Mt. San Antonio College. Novik posted a personal record best time of 18:22.10 to finish second behind Royal’s senior Sarah Montez, who also ran a career best, 18:12.06, to […]

Teen Center to host lectures

Teen Center to host lectures The Chai Teen Center continues hosting its second annual Teen Lecture Series with former FBI agent and historian Art Coppel as the next guest lecturer at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 19 at 30317 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Coppel will recount some of the unclassified information regarding his undercover missions and his involvement with the Israeli […]

Chainsaw artist knows how to cut to the chase

Chainsaw artist knows how to cut to the chase

Seminar will focus on menopause

Rebecca Hulem, a certified menopause clinician and owner of Women in Transition, will conduct a seminar addressing menopause symptoms and the controversies of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) from 7 to 10 p.m. Tues., Nov. 19 at 5210 Lewis Road, Ste. 14, Agoura Hills. Hulem founded Women in Transition as a platform to educate women about the importance of a healthy […]