2003-04-10

Fundraising continues for CHS musicians



Calabasas High School’s music trip to New York last month was cancelled due to uncertainty over the war with Iraq, administers said, but the city of Calabasas recently contributed $10,000 so the CHS Jazz "A" Band can take an alternate trip in May to New York. The band is attempting to raise $20,000 to $25,000 for the trip. The Jazz […]

Young gymnastics star on the rise



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer There’s a bright future for one Agoura Hills gymnast, maybe even a shot at the big time. This year, 13-year-old Genevieve Powers-Absey won two major events that solidified her role as the top junior in the state and put her on the fast track to the Olympics. Two weekends ago, she took first place […]

Arthritis Walk coming soon



The Arthritis Foundation’s second annual Arthritis Walk is scheduled for Sun., May 18 at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and walk festivities begin at 8:30 a.m. The distance of the walk is 5K (3.1 miles) with a 1-mile option. Participants are encouraged to raise donations to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. For more information, call (800) […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills A minivan window had $250 damage and somebody stole a briefcase, a laptop computer, a Palm Pilot and a cell phone. The burglary occurred in a hotel parking lot (30100 block of Agoura Road) between 5 p.m. March 27 and 8 a.m. March 28. The loot was valued at $4,400. A pickup window was damaged and somebody stole […]

Vocal instruction course coming here



Women of all ages who love to sing are invited to join the award-winning Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus for four weeks of vocal instruction from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 22 in the cafeteria at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. Offered through the Conejo Recreation and Park District for a $16 supply fee, […]

STAR program gets help from Celebration of Youth

Kiwanis, Optimists cooperate to host event that helps STAR program, which helps kids stay off drugs, out of gangs

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer What better way to prepare for the future than a celebration of youth? The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura and the Las Virgenes Optimist Club on last Saturday hosted an inaugural STAR fundraiser. STAR is an acronym for Success Through Awareness and Resistance. The "Our Community Celebrates Youth" event was […]

Serving In Uniform



Marine Corps Reserve Sgt. Scott J. Miller, son of Mary A. and Gary P. Miller of Agoura Hills, was recently called to active duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve’s Third Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO), home based in Terminal Island. Miller is a 1997 graduate of Agoura High School and joined […]

Daffodil Days raises more than just dollars



Hundreds of corporations, businesses, organizations and community volunteers recently donated their time to deliver daffodils throughout Ventura County and bring hope to thousands of cancer patients. More than 1,612 cancer patients in Ventura County received Gift of Hope daffodil bouquets during the American Cancer Society’s 18th annual Daffodil Days campaign. The Gift of Hope program funds cancer research, educational programs, […]

‘What Did Jesus Look Like?’

United Methodist sermon topic

‘What Did Jesus Look Like?’ United Methodist sermon topic "What Did Jesus Look Like" is the title of Pastor Rob Calderhead’s Palm Sunday message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., April 13 in the sanctuary at United Methodist Church, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. An informal service begins at 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Sunday […]

Young Artists Ensemble to present fable of love and loneliness ‘The Little Prince’ starts tomorrow



Young Artists Ensemble to present fable of love and loneliness ‘The Little Prince’ starts tomorrow The Young Artists Ensemble will present "The Little Prince," adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. and Sat., April 11 and 12 and at 2:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 12 and 13 at the Newbury Park High School Performing […]


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