AQMD will crack down on compost plant emissions

In January, South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (AQMD) governing board adopted the nation’s first regulation to reduce smog-forming emissions from composting facilities in the region. "Composting facilities have benefited the environment by significantly reducing the amount of waste going into landfills," said Barry Wallerstein, executive officer of the South Coast Air Quality Management District. "However, the region’s composting industry […]

Graduation    2003

First senior class at OCHS graduates
Acorn Staff Writer

Graduation    2003 First senior class at OCHS graduates By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Oaks Christian High School (OCHS) conducted its inaugural commencement for the class of 2003 last Fri., June 6 inside the Calvary Community Church sanctuary. OCHS opened its doors in the fall of 2000 when Kaley McDaniel was just starting high school. As a graduating senior, […]

Job hunting tips offered to college graduates

Job hunting tips offered to college graduates Effective job hunting skills are not that different from effective skills in the classroom. That’s the advice from career counselors who say many things that helped 2003 graduates excel academically can help them stand out in the job market. Counselors say the advice is important, because despite entering school during one of the […]

Pet of the Week

Channelaire Chorus to perform Saturday in Camarillo

The Channelaire Chorus will present their annual summer "Cabaret Style" show at 8 p.m. Sat., June 14 at the Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. The show, "Channelaire Can- teen," will reflect a USO theme in honor of the country’s armed forces and will include some of the most popular of the chorus’ patriotic numbers. In addition to […]

Classic hits served on a platter

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer With so many look-alikes, are there enough matching coats to go around? According to the latest count, almost a dozen incarnations of the famous 1950s Doo-Wop group, the Platters, were performing on stages throughout the world. Will the real Platters please stand up? "The original Platters were so good that if somebody comes along […]

Class of ‘03

Class of ‘03 Benjamin Paul Adams, Craig Edward Adams, Jonathan Charles Adams, Sean Michael Adams, Rebecca Lia Alemayehu, Michael Christopher Ballman, Molly Anne Barraza, Erika Julia Berg, Andrew Elliot Blackmon, Christian Robert Bogeberg, Nathaniel Whittier Bottomly, Aron Oz Cline, Christina Lynne Cochran, Adam Ferguson Conrad, Chaely Brittani Cooper, Jonathan Walter Dingman, Jordan Daniel Drake, Angela Leigh Duncan, Peter Remington Dunn, […]

Calabasas resident to attend medical career forum

Lindsay Flacks of Calabasas, a student at Harvard-Westlake School, will attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) from July 19 to 28 in Los Angeles. She will join more than 350 other high school students from around the country who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership potential and an interest in medicine. NYLF/MED will introduce Flacks to a variety […]

Agoura Hills

The total loss was $5,000 after a business door was damaged and a computer was stolen the night of May 29 in the 29000 block of Agoura Road. On Yankee Drive between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 3, someone damaged a window screen, entered a home and stole cash and two tobacco pipes. Total loss: $2,410. A car’s hatchback […]

Car + Adrenaline = Lancer Evo

Acorn Automotive Editor

A couple of years ago, I was able to drive a fully equipped Mitsubishi Rally car at a rally event in Laughlin, Nev. It took me back to a time that has blurred into memory when I took part in this most exhilarating form of motorsport. Getting out of the car with my heart still pounding and my knees shaking […]

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