2003-03-20

Investigators continue to contemplate discovery of human bones



Forensic scientists say they’re still examining the human skull bones found March 11 in the soil of an Agoura Hills housing development. A gardener for Aspen Management Group found the skull fragments while grading the landscape of a vacant lot at the 29000 block of Woodbrook Drive in the Morrison Ranch tract. Investigators from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office […]

Local students learn about higher education



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer College tuition—ugh. Some schools can cost $30,000 a year or more. But the future graduates of Agoura High School and Calabasas High School learned last week that there are different options available to them when it comes to higher education—and not all of them are expensive. Students and parents attended Las Virgenes Unified School […]

Los Robles Medical Center president named



chairman, Hospital Association of So. Calif. Robert C. Shaw, president and CEO of Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, was recently installed as the 2003 chairman of the board of the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC). As chairman, Shaw will lead the 36-member board of directors in setting policy, establishing goals and maintaining the integrity of the […]

Championship Xplosion



Theater fundraiser supports youth

Young Artists

The Young Artists Ensemble (YAE) will present their second Eclectic Edge Café fundraising event from 7 p.m. to midnight Sat., March 29 in the Theatre on the Hill at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Local bands performing include Ascension, Name-Tag Fiasco and singers/songwriters Cary Judd and Jessi Reems Terrell. Refreshments include fine coffee […]

Getting ready for the Great Race



Getting a Divorce Needn’t be Hateful



"Cooperative Divorce Mediation is a tremendous benefit for people who are willing to change their thinking, to approach the process with a spirit of cooperation and open-mindedness," said Amy Newman, president of Alternative Resolution Centers (ARC). A "cooperative" divorce focuses on minimizing hostility and finding long-term solutions to benefit the entire family. Facilitated by an experienced family law mediator, Cooperative […]

Wells Fargo assists CSUN students with $1 million gift



California State University Northridge (CSUN) President Jolene Koester announced recently that the university has received a $1 million gift from Wells Fargo to help prepare future teachers and aspiring business leaders. The gift will fund a university endowment that will permanently support special Wells Fargo scholarships for CSUN students studying to be teachers and also help expand the university’s small […]

Chargers young but optimistic in baseball

Special to The Acorn
So far this spring it


Special to The Acorn So far this spring it’s a day at a time––and a baseball game at a time––for the Agoura Chargers. But that’s exactly the plan for head coach Zach Miller. It took little more than a scrimmage at Rowland High School as the month of March began for him to realize that his team is youthful. "I […]

Community Concert and

Jazz Band to perform

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services, Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Westlake Village will host the spring performance of the Community Concert and Jazz Bands at 7 p.m. Sat., March 22 in the G Building at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. "Swing into Spring" will be the theme of […]


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