2002-11-28

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella

What are you doing for
Thanksgiving?


Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What are you doing for Thanksgiving?

Water district mediation continues to trickle



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Little progress was made at the recent mediation talks between Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District, according to sources. LVMWD and TSD have been at odds over the amount of influence each agency shares in their 38-year-old joint venture partnership. Unless a compromise can be struck, the two the sides will […]

Young golfer is finalist



Chris Severn, 12, a student at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park, recently returned from competing in the national finals of the Junior Golf Skills National Championship hosted by the Golf Channel in Orlando, Fla. The competition took place at the Celebration Golf Course just outside Disney World on Sat., Nov. 2. Each of the 18 finalists from the […]

Jewish school wants to be friendly to the environment



Jewish school wants to be friendly to the environment This month at Heschel West the children are learning about the Value of the Month, "respect" (kavod). They share with their families and neighbors enthusiasm and commitment to respecting the truth, respecting their friends and respecting their community. It is through respect that we hope to bring shalom bayit, or "peace […]

Drama students play role in Scotland trip



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura High’s drama students want to be taken to the Fringe next year. Located in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Fringe Festival is the largest and most prestigious arts festival in the world, and in August 2003 a group of 25 Agoura theater students hopes to be there. Only 40 schools were selected nationwide from 250 […]

Business Enhancement Program is boon to small companies



With funding from the Ventura County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and the cities of Ventura County, the Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County (EDC-VC) has reported that its Business Enhancement Program (BEP) has successfully provided critical assistance to 42 companies, saving 143 jobs and creating 78 new jobs. The total amount of salaries related to these jobs exceeded $1.7 million for fiscal […]

For the record



The starting time for a Hanukkah party in Calabasas at The Commons will be at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Dec. 4. `The start time was incorrect in an advertisement last week.

Pet of the Week



Heschel West a wise use of local property



Heschel West a wise use of local property We are members of the Old Agoura Homeowners’ Association, residents of Old Agoura and parents whose children attend Heschel West. We love the community of Old Agoura and its lifestyle. We also love Heschel West and we support the new campus. The opponents of Heschel West’s new campus are concerned about the […]