Girl Scouts give books

New postal guide could save time, money

Do you know the difference between Express Mail, Priority Mail and Parcel Post? If you wanted to send a gift to a friend and receive confirmation that she received it, would you know how? If you’re like many Americans, the answer to both questions is "no"––but understanding different mail services could save you time and money. The United States Postal […]

Pavley called ‘a top policy leader’

The board of directors of Scientific American magazine have included state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) as an honoree in their inaugural Scientific American 50 awards, described in their current issue. This award honors 50 individuals, teams, companies and other organizations whose accomplishments during the previous year demonstrate that they have a "clear, progressive view of the technological future, and […]

Warriors defense continues to improve during postseason

Acorn Sports Writer

This year’s Westlake football team has shown improvement on defense each week all season and third-year defensive coordinator Mike Leibin and head coach Jim Benkert continue to be pleased with the progress the Warriors defense is making as the team heads into the second round of the playoffs. "We knew we had athletes going into the season," Leibin said. "The […]

Lexus is still the most dependable nameplate

Acorn Automotive Editor

Lexus ranks highest in long-term dependability for the eighth consecutive year, according to the Westlake Village-based J.D. Power and Associates 2002 Vehicle Dependability Index (VDI) Study, just released. All of the top five ranking nameplates in the study are Japanese brands, with Infiniti, Acura, Honda and Toyota following Lexus, respectively. The study finds that at 159 problems per 100 vehicles […]

Teens invited to join local advisory committee

The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are currently accepting applications for the Teen Advisory Committee. This committee is open to teens 11 through 17 years old who’d like to become involved with the Teen Recreation Program, assist with program development and city-sponsored special events, and discuss important issues that affect local teens. The committee will meet on the […]

Scouts make the grade

Dec. 7 is last chance to buy Entertainment books

The Santa Comes to Agoura and Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes food drive is quickly approaching its gala culmination on Sat. morning, Dec. 7 at the Do It Center on Roadside Drive in Agoura Hills, just east of Kanan Road. On that morning, local residents will have their last opportunity to purchase Entertainment books for only $20 in conjunction with the food […]

Westlake loses in Southern Section volleyball title match

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake girls’ volleyball team reached the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division II-AA finals where the Warriors were defeated in three straight games by Newport Harbor at Cypress College last Saturday afternoon. Westlake (22-4) reached the finals as the No. 2 seed in the division, but Newport Harbor (25-6), which had lost in the CIF finals a year […]

Compromise is possible on Heschel West

No one seems to want to say what many are thinking, so I will broach the subject. If the proposed school was a Christian school, would the residents of Old Agoura be taking the same aggressive stand they are taking with a Jewish school? If the Soka University were a Christian or Catholic University, would the same scrutiny and attacks […]