Reading skills vital for college students––and in later life

By 2005, some college-bound students will be required to complete writing tests as part of their college entrance exams. But even students who aren’t required to take a writing test for college need strong writing skills. According to ACT, a nonprofit organization that provides educational support services, writing is one of the top skills needed for success in college and […]

Torah scrolls to be relocated

Temple Beth Haverim will march the synagogue’s four Torah scrolls—including one rescued from the Holocaust—to the congregation’s new building on Ladyface Mountain in Agoura Hills at 9 a.m. Sun., March 2. This event will signal the opening of the synagogue’s new home at 29900 Ladyface Court. The march will originate at the temple’s old site, 5142 Clareton Drive, Agoura Hills. […]

Likes Groveman

If you are reading this and you are concerned about traffic and reckless driving throughout our city of Calabasas, and you are shocked that the city has no plan for managing traffic when the new middle school opens, vote for Barry Groveman. He is the only candidate to articulate a vision, with concrete ideas for dealing with such basic and […]

Wants to keep

Lee, Washburn

I am voting for Janice Lee and Dennis Washburn because they have impressed me with their service to Calabasas since I moved here 11 years ago. Lee and Washburn can run on their records in Calabasas government because they actually have records. The other candidates can’t begin to compare their qualifications with these two local champions who have both labored […]

Power lines spark debate

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer How the state will deal with its tight budget and how Sacramento intends to handle the issue of high voltage power lines on school properties are twin issues that have put the new Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills on a hot seat recently. The state wants to issue new guidelines concerning high […]

Rarest baseball card on display

Wellness fundraiser puts Wagner card and Jackson bat together for
first time

Wellness fundraiser puts Wagner card and Jackson bat together for first time The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present "Celebrating Life through Sports: A Salute to Baseball" from Friday through Sunday, March 7 to 9 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The baseball-themed fundraiser will feature the 1909 Honus Wagner T-206 baseball card and […]

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is(are) doing business as: 1) JUST US GIRLS INVESTMENT CLUB 3694 El Encanto Drive, Calabasas, CA 91302. Camille Sindell 6546 Bayberry St., Oak Park, CA 91377. Chris Schechter 5105 Evanwood, Oak Park, CA 91377. This business is conducted by a limited partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious name or […]

Westlake Warriors stay unbeaten in girls’ soccer

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake girls’ soccer team improved to 17-0-1 when it defeated Hart, 5-1, in a first-round California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division II playoff game played at Westlake High School last Friday afternoon. The Warriors scored four first-half goals, the first coming two minutes into the game when Ashley Jones, a junior, put Westlake on top to stay. "We […]

Jewish Academy to discuss pain and suffering

Jewish Academy to discuss pain and suffering "Faith and Suffering: Where is God When it Hurts?" is the subject of an 8 p.m. lecture tonight, Thurs., Feb. 27 at Conejo Jewish Academy (CJA), 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. In the lecture, Rabbi Moshe D. Bryski, executive director of Chabad of the Conejo and CJA, will focus on the Jewish perspective […]

Groveman brings fresh perspective

I have heard an argument that Barry Groveman, a candidate for city council, has not been part of the "pecking order" in Calabasas politics, making him less qualified for our city council. I say three cheers for Groveman! Our city has had all the "pecking" we can tolerate from our city council and it is now time for some "order." […]

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