2003-02-06

Students call for more funding



School administrators aren’t the only ones concerned about losing education funds during tight budgetary times. The Associated Student Body of Calabasas High School has started a campaign to increase, among other things, the amount of federal funds provided for special education. That funding has been failed to meet the actual costs for years. "When the federal government enacted the Individuals […]

Veterans will be honored



During the next meeting of Westlake Women’s Club at 10 a.m. Tues., Feb. 11 at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, members can express appreciation to veterans. Following the meeting and lunch, members will create Valentines from new and recycled materials to express their care, concern and gratitude. Sylvia McKay, the club’s Veterans chairperson, has been assisted in this project […]

Viewpoint girls well over .500 in basketball

Special to The Acorn

Viewpoint girls well over .500 in basketball By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Viewpoint School girls’ basketball team, a member of the Liberty League playing in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division IV-A, has come into its own this season. Playing home games at Viewpoint Pavilion at their campus, off Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Canyon Road, the […]

Artists sought for festival



The Calabasas Arts Council invites fine artists and designer artisans to display their original artwork in the city of Calabasas’ sixth annual Calabasas Arts & Crafts Festival, scheduled for May 3 to 4. The festival is a community event that draws thousands of visitors. There will be extensive advertisement. Highlights will include three bands, beer garden, international food selections, fantasy […]

Calabasas wise to fight Ahmanson



Calabasas wise to fight Ahmanson It makes me mad to think about Ahmanson Ranch. Why should Calabasas taxpayers end up paying the bills for a neighboring city that isn’t even in our county? Why should I pay taxes for Calabasas police, firefighters and road-maintenance for 45,000 more cars a day so that another city (in Ventura County) can use them […]

Ham radio testing is Sunday



Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will hold examinations for FCC Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) licenses at 8:30 a.m. Sun., Feb. 9 at East Valley Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Exams are conducted by accredited examiners for all FCC Amateur Radio license classes. No pre-registration is necessary and walk-ins are welcome. Candidates must bring: 1. A government issued […]

Westlake Village seeks new trainees as ‘Volunteers in Policing’



Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station and the city of Westlake Village are looking to add volunteers to Westlake Village’s 10-member "Volunteer in Policing" program. The program consists of volunteers who are sponsored by the city of Westlake Village and trained by Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The city will provide a marked vehicle, uniforms and specialized equipment. The volunteers provide various services […]

Warriors still undefeated



Storytellers to perform in May



As part of the annual Village of Tales Storytelling Festival scheduled for May 1 to 4 in Ojai, sponsor Performances to Grow On will offer student performances at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The festival features award-winning tellers Donald Davis of North Carolina, Ed Stivender of Pennsylvania, Diane Ferlatte of Oakland, Patrick Ball of Mendocino, Barbara McBride-Smith of Oklahoma […]

Grad-Nite seeks sponsors



Grad-Nite seeks sponsors June 13, 2003––graduation at Agoura High School––an ending and a beginning! It will be a very exciting evening for almost 500 seniors as they receive their diplomas signifying the culmination of 13 years of academic and extracurricular activities. The Grad-Nite 2003 committee is already working hard to provide these graduates with a safe and sober post-graduation celebration. […]


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