Motorist arrested in connection with fatal car wreck

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Police arrested Diane Shakov at her Agoura Hills home on Monday in connection with the May 1 traffic accident that took the life of a Westlake High School student. Shakov, 31, was booked at the main jail in Ventura for gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Both charges […]

Innovative ideas help local education

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Some students find expressions through music; others plant flowers in a garden so they can understand how they grow. At Las Virgenes Unified School District, learning comes in many different forms, something more than just reading, writing and arithmetic. Last week, the district handed out its seventh annual Innovation in Education awards, given each […]

For the love of running

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is(are) doing business as: 1) HEALING ESSENTIALS 4246 Lost Hills Rd #806, Calabasas, CA 91301 Cindy Schroeder PO Box 1545, Agoura Hills, CA 91376 This business is conducted a individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious name or names listed on August 2002. I declare that all information in this […]


CITY OF CALABASAS A1–NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS LAS VIRGENES ROAD MEDIAN IMPROVEMENTS SPECIFICATION NO. 98-9-10 FEDERAL FUNDED PROJECT #HP21L-5463 (010) IN THE CITY OF CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Calabasas as AGENCY, invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the City Clerk, 26135 Mureau […]

AHS student wins music scholarship

Matthew Sandefur, a saxophone soloist in the 10th grade at Agoura High School, won the Category III "Jazz Soloist Keyboard and Instrumental" award in the Valley Cultural Center’s 2003 Music Competition for junior high and high school music students ages 12 to 18. He received $925 matched by a scholarship to Idyllwild Summer School of Music & the Arts for […]

Not too late to enroll in summer camp at Calvary Community Church

Enrollment is still open for Calvary Community Church’s summer day camp, Adventure Weeks. Beginning the week of June 16, children in grades 1 to 6 may participate in nine full weeks of activities and field trips. The price per week for camp is $160 which includes the price of admission to a variety of theme parks including Disneyland and Magic […]

Keep Heschel out of Liberty Canyon

This letter is in response to last week’s letter from George Larson regarding a "land swap" of the Heschel West property at Chesebro Road for the Carpeteria property at Liberty Canyon. The residents of Liberty Canyon support the Old Agoura Homeowners’ Association in opposing the development of a school campus of 175,000 square feet for 750 students in Old Agoura. […]

July 4 mishap last year causes more precautions for Calabasas fireworks

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Two pyrotechnic operators were injured last year during the Calabasas Independence Day fireworks display at Calabasas High School. While there was no evidence of negligence, the city has taken additional safety measures for this year’s event, according to city officials. Last year’s show was cut short when one firework detonated prematurely near the ground […]

Recognition given to Agoura High School equestrians

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Six years ago, Agoura High School (AHS) started an equestrian team that’s been very competitive, with its members winning many division and high point awards. Now thanks to four very persistent team moms, Debbie Van Dellen, Marri Thomas, Barbara Burnett and Marsha Griffin, the equestrians succeeded in going from club to team status, allowing […]

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