2003-04-24

Oak Park Unified may call for a parcel tax to offset state budget cuts



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Recognizing that to make money, you sometimes must spend money, Oak Park Unified School District’s budget committee recently decided unanimously to hire a professional service firm to explore the possibility of calling for a parcel tax in Oak Park. OPUSD has begun soliciting proposals to various qualified research firms which specialize in surveying communities. […]

Pony playday



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host a Spring Horse Playday on Sun., May 4 at the Old Agoura Equestrian Center at Driver Avenue near Chesebro Road. Registration begins 8 a.m. and the contests begin at 9 a.m. Six classes will be offered. Each class is $2 if pre-registered or $3 for event-day registration. Horses and […]

Netters work for OPHS teams



Pet of the Week



Pet of the Week

It’s time for government controls on gas, oil



It’s time for government controls on gas, oil As of April 10, the price of gasoline at my "cheap" Ultramar gas station has not been lowered from its high of $2.15 per gallon despite the April 11 L. A. Times caption "Crude Oil Falls as OPEC Faces Glut." That article pointed out that the price of oil has plunged 27 […]

Springtime spruce up



Count a victory for math students



Geeks no more. At Agoura High School, students who excel in math are cool again. Just look at what they’ve accomplished, school officials say. How can you not be impressed? The school’s best and brightest in the subject of mathematics recently took part in a test competition against 250,000 other students from the United States, Canada, Taiwan and Columbia. The […]

Industry strong for housing company



Industry strong for housing company The following article is part of a continuing series on local firms highlighted in The Acorn’s Eye on Local Area Stocks: Builder confidence in the new single-family home market stabilized in early April following a difficult first quarter that suffered from the effects of war, economic jitters and unusually bad weather. Construction on new homes […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills A white male, 30-40, (5-10, 230+) with blond hair ran from the location after a witness observed him acting suspiciously outside an open window of a restaurant/bar in the 30300 block of Canwood Street at 11:40 p.m. April 12. Another male confronted the subject after a burglar alarm had gone off at about the same time. Several pieces […]

YMCA breakfast a real community event



YMCA breakfast a real community event Lately, it seems that most of the editorials that I have read in The Acorn are in response to negative or controversial issues in our community. So I thought I would write this letter to remind everyone of an event that is coming up that I think reminds us why our community is so […]


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