2003-02-20

Teacher cutbacks possible in LVUSD



Teacher cutbacks possible in LVUSD By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Faced with severe cutbacks in state spending, Las Virgenes Unified School District officials said they could cut $600,000 off this year’s budget, but warned that next year’s shortfall—that could run into the millions of dollars—will be far more difficult to meet. LVUSD will immediately freeze all "non-essential" purchases and […]

Art class goes to the zoo



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a course to teach artists how to draw live animals. The class is taught at the Los Angeles Zoo where participants will learn to capture the stride of a lion, the bone structure of a giraffe, the personality of a chimp and the massive volume of an elephant. Through gesture studies from life, […]

This Veterinarian Takes Joy in Serving Her Profession



This Veterinarian Takes Joy in Serving Her Profession A graduate of veterinary school at UC Davis, Joy Craft is a veterinarian, massage therapist, physical therapist, teacher and author who has worked with animals for almost 40 years. While living on the island of Maui she designed and operated the state of Hawaii’s first mobile clinic, driving all over the island […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Story of the Week In May 1987, Pete Maravich was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, a tribute to his efforts as a pro that included a 24.2 scoring average and one league scoring championship. But it was as a player at Louisiana State University that he truly sparkled. For three straight seasons, between 1967 and 1970, he led […]

New Agoura Hills ordinance has nothing to do with Home Depot



New Agoura Hills ordinance has nothing to do with Home Depot I was very surprised to read letters in The Acorn demanding that the Agoura Hills City Council apologize for accusing Measure H proponents of "dirty tricks" in the last election. I was surprised because it did not happen. No one on the city council made such a remark. Nor […]

On the Trail

Diplomat of
Cloud-Banish Canyon


Diplomat of Cloud-Banish Canyon There’s a place we’ve dubbed Cloud-Banish Canyon because when our wee home in the Mulholland Valley is buried under sopping clouds, Mt. Haleakala-style, this canyon a few miles to the southwest is generally cloud-free, warm and bright. Generally. As in life, there are no guarantees when you’re rolling the dice with Nature and climate. Clouds depress […]

Peace demonstrations happen here, too



Donations needed for garage sale that supports Sober Grad Night



Donations needed for garage sale that supports Sober Grad Night The community is invited to donate items for the Agoura High School garage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 15 in the teachers’ parking lot at the school, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. This is a fundraising event for the school’s Safe and Sober Grad Night, […]

New Spa Gives Massages to a Musical Beat



ZenSpa’s massage therapists have created three choreographed massages to delight the ears, mind, body and "soul" of their clients. Each musically-inspired service is carefully choreographed with two massage therapists as a treatment for two persons in their side by side doubles room for $300 and must be booked in advance. ZenSpa offers the following unique experiences in sound and soothing […]

CHS boys lose Marmonte League basketball title game vs. Moorpark

Acorn Sports Writer

CHS boys lose Marmonte League basketball title game vs. Moorpark By Wayne Harrison Acorn Sports Writer The Calabasas boys’ basketball team was defeated, 89-66, by Moorpark in the Marmonte League championship game played at Westlake High School last Friday night. Ahead by just one point, 44-43, late in the third quarter, Moorpark hit two three-point shots and then two technical […]


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