2003-06-19

City councilman says he’ll seek reelection in Agoura Hills



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills Mayor Pro Tem Dan Kuperberg has announced he’s running for reelection to the Agoura Hills City Council. The 44-year-old Kuperberg is seeking his third term in office. He joined the city council in 1995. Also up for reelection on the November ballot is City Councilwoman Louise Rishoff. The official filing period for […]

Tips offered to avoid household dangers to pets

New Website helps make your pet

Tips offered to avoid household dangers to pets New Website helps make your pet’s home poison safe When a child first learns to crawl or otherwise move about independently, one of the first steps families generally take to "childproof" the home is to lock away chemicals, cleaners and other household products that can be poisonous––or at the very least, make […]

Spina bifida explained



Spina bifida is a common birth defect of the spine that causes life-long disabilities. This birth defect happens very early in pregnancy––before women even know they’re pregnant. More than 70,000 Americans have spina bifida. Many more have a very mild form of spina bifida, called spina bifida occulta. Not all people with spina bifida have the same disabilities. A person […]

Brookside Elementary School’s new student store a big hit with kids



The new Brookside Elementary School Student Store is a big hit on the Oak Park school’s campus. The brainchild of former student Jennifer White, now a Brookside parent of four and a PTA member, the store opened in late May during an Open House event. White saw the store concept as a way "to promote the same feeling of school […]

Hymn festival to feature prayer, song



Hymn festival to feature prayer, song The Lutheran Church and the Roman Catholic Church will come together in prayer and song at the inaugural Lutheran-Catholic Hymn Festival at 7 p.m. Wed., July 2 at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. The free festival will feature performances from internationally known hymn festival leader and […]

Shipmates to have a reunion



Shipmates to have a reunion The USS Saint Paul (CA-73) and the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708) Association will hold its 11th reunion in Boston, Mass. Aug. 24 through 28, 2004. The organization is trying to contact former crew members. Your help will be appreciated not only by those members already located, but also by those former crew members in your […]

AQMD to use innovative controlled burn technique to get rid of diseased, dying trees



Responding to an emergency risk of uncontrolled wildfires, the Air Quality Management District’s (AQMD) governing board in March approved controlled burning of an estimated 500,000 tons of wood from trees killed by drought and bark beetle infestation near Lake Arrowhead and Idyllwild. "AQMD prohibits most open burning as it adds air pollution to our already smoggy region," said Barry Wallerstein, […]

Reporter finds special meaning at Agoura High School commencement



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer I arrived at Agoura High School 45 minutes before graduation last Friday evening, just in time to find a parking space and a seat. Another class was to be let out into the world, set free by teachers and parents alike. Before the ceremony began at 7 p.m., I received a call on my […]

Run supports Kidney Foundation



CLU to host benefit golf tournament



CLU (Cal Lutheran University) Community Leaders Association’s annual Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament will be next Mon., July 21 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks. All proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships and CLU’s proposed Sports and Fitness Center on the North Campus. The Community Leaders Association has pledged $50,000 in support of the new development. […]


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