2003-06-19

Officials disagree on whether funds are missing in Calabasas



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem Michael Harrison last week discussed his perception that $3 million is missing from the city’s general fund. But Mayor James Bozajian in an interview said he’s not sure the money is actually missing. And in either case, City Councilman Barry Groveman said it’s important that the council know for certain […]

Los Angeles County begins to wage war on mosquitoes



Los Angeles County begins to wage war on mosquitoes By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Last year, Los Angeles County experienced one locally acquired case of West Nile Virus (WNV), a disease that can in rare cases cause encephalitis—inflammation of the brain and even death—and several county agencies are taking preventive measures. The virus was first spotted in 1937 in […]

Parents see graduation through rose-colored glasses



Parents see graduation through rose-colored glasses By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer When students receive their high school diplomas, parents feel a sense of accomplishment, too. Debbie Bartnicki has watched proudly as three of her children were graduated. Stepson John Bartnicki, who was graduated last week from Calabasas High, is the latest. In August, Bartnicki will leave home for Boston […]

Tips for making home-based business effective and successful



Tips for making home-based business effective and successful The best place to start improving your home-based Internet business is at the beginning—the Website itself. Five tips to make your Web copy effective and your Website sell: 1. Use crisp graphics with attractive color combinations and readable text size. 2. Less is More: Try linking more detailed descriptions from buttons off […]

Agoura Hills resident graduates from Princeton, is given service award



Agoura Hills resident graduates from Princeton, is given service award Yashih Wu of Agoura Hills was among the members of Princeton University’s Class of 2003 who recently celebrated the conclusion of their undergraduate education in a Class Day ceremony that honored their achievements and reflected on their Princeton experiences. An economics major, Wu received the Frederick Douglass Service Award. This […]

Folk legend to sing tomorrow in Moorpark



Folk legend to sing tomorrow in Moorpark Jesse Colin Young and his band will perform at 8 p.m. Fri., June 20 at the Theater on High Street, 45 High St., Moorpark. Noted for a "sweet voice backed by music influenced by folk, blues, rock and jazz," Young and his former band, the Youngbloods, gained fame in 1967 with the anthem-like […]

‘We will have these moments to remember’



Westlake pilot soaring to new heights with cross-country flight



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The 2003 Transcontinental Glider Race sponsored by the Soaring Society of America was scheduled to begin in California today to commemorate the 100th anniversary of man’s first flight. Orville and Wilbur Wright made history in 1903 when they placed an engine on their strange-looking, box-like aircraft and sent the contraption aloft. But they started […]

CHS Class of 2003



CHS Class of 2003 Daniel A. Abrams, Lexi Leigh Adams, Brandon Ades, Marina Adlivankina, Kallan Bennett Aftergood, Nicole Lee Albertson, Adam P. Albrecht, Brian David Allen, Jasmine Irina Ameri, Dane Christopher Ammon, Bonnie Catherine Anderson, Brandon Michael Applefield, Lauren Arbetman, Eli Arzhevskiy, Ryan Anthony Asher, Michael Gary Bader, Natalie Banchik, Kassandra Grace Barberan, Ashley LaVon Barks, John H. Bartnicki, Thomas […]

Survey reveals employees plan to stay put in jobs, in spite of economic rebound



A rekindling of the economy may not be enough to sway some American workers to jump back into the employment market, according to a recent survey. Sixty-five percent of participants in a nationwide poll indicated that they were not likely to change jobs in the next six months even if conditions improve. Accountemps, a temporary staffing service for accounting, finance […]


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