2002-12-19

West Valley Jewish Community Center to offer various programs



West Valley Jewish Community Center (JCC) offers the following ongoing programs on the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. Yiddish Music & Conversation: Offered from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays, the class keeps Yiddish alive as students listen to music and discuss what the songs mean. It’s free to JCC members; nonmembers pay only $4. Sew […]

Old Agoura doesn’t run Agoura Hills



Old Agoura doesn’t run Agoura Hills ––or does it? Many of us are sick and tired of the small group of activists in Old Agoura who are always trying to impose their will on our city. They act as though they are the only people living here. They are entitled to live as they choose, but others have a right […]

Agoura Hills opposes Heschel West Dayschool



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills officials told Los Angeles County planners last week that construction of a proposed private school would bring irreparable harm to the city’s oldest neighborhood and cause "substantial impact" to surrounding environments. Responding to plans by Heschel West to build a 13-acre school in Chesebro Canyon just east of Old Agoura, City Planning […]

Toys for Tots

MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

BETTER TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE––Above, United States Marine Gunnery Sgt. Dan Migale loads toys into the back of a minivan during a Toys for Tots toy drive at Westlake High School on Friday. The Marines picked up 2,392 toys during the 10-day drive at the high school. Below, WHS student Nicole Slezak hands Sgt. Nick Butcher a check for […]

Lack of communication is main cause of many workplace woes



The root of most workplace challenges is no mystery. In fact, 90 percent of company problems boil down to lack of communication. It’s when your employees are no longer communicating effectively with one another, with customers, with you and, most importantly, with themselves. If we all know the problem, how come nobody can find the solution? "Don’t throw in the […]

Hispanic scholarships available



Hispanic high-school seniors are urged to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (RMHC/HACER) scholarship program. Celebrating its 14th year, RMHC/HACER will award $150,000 in scholarships to Southern California students this year to continue assisting promising students in overcoming financial obstacles, which may prevent them from realizing their education goals. Applications […]

Holiday events scheduled at Christian Church of the Hills



You’re invited to attend a family holiday entertainment event at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 22 at Christian Church of the Hills, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The variety format will feature comedy sketches, festive music and show how a night at the "Bethlehem Inn" changed lives forever. Following the show, coffee and dessert will be served in the social hall. […]

Planners should approve Heschel West Dayschool



Planners should approve Heschel West Dayschool We are writing to show our support for the Heschel West Day School project that is before the regional planning commission. Heschel West Dayschool has been the single most important influence in our family’s life. Heschel West teaches families to value community, tradition, and ethical and humanistic behavior. Yes, it takes a village to […]

Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas!

Agoura Hills mayor offers last minute gift idea

Help the
Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund


Help the Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund––get someone a special day Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt has a suggestion for last-minute shoppers who are challenged for a unique gift idea: "Give them their own special day." "For just a $100 donation to the Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund, the mayor will declare a day in honor of the person you identify," he […]