Celebrating summer in Agoura Hills

Protecting Earth starts here at home

"Protecting the earth and living a greener, more natural lifestyle starts in your home," said Robyn Griggs Lawrence, editor-in-chief of Natural Home magazine. According to the EPA, even if you live in the greenest open spaces in the country, the air inside your home may be up to 70 times more polluted than outside air––mostly as a result of using […]

Middle school student receives national award

Lindero Canyon Middle School student Brittany Pearlman, the daughter of Lynne and Curtis Pearlman of Agoura Hills, has been named a U.S. national award winner in English by the U.S. Achievement Academy. Pearlman was nominated for the award by her teacher, Carol Firestone, and will appear in the Academy’s official yearbook, which is published nationally.

Anti-Semitism to be explored

The Hon. Bruce J. Einhorn, senior U.S. Immigration Judge for Los Angeles, will address the community on "The Rise and Danger of Global Anti-Semitism" at 7 p.m. Thurs., July 24 in the auditorium of the West Valley Jewish Community Center (JCC) on the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. The JCC invited Judge Einhorn to speak […]

Sick about high medical bills

A little over a month ago my wife and I visited our daughter and her husband in Salt Lake City when I had an asthmatic attack. 911 was dialed and within minutes I had a battery of firemen and paramedics at our door. I was examined and given treatment to relieve me from the acuteness of the attack, but they […]

District unwraps new findings on junk food

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer No more junk food will be available when Las Virgenes middle schools open this fall, but that doesn’t mean students will be healthy eaters, according to a recent report on school nutrition. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services conducted eight focus group studies in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) earlier this […]

Health fair returns to Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills Senior Retreat will present its second Senior Health Fair and Blood Drive event from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., Aug. 2 at 5217 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The health fair will feature the following free services: blood pressure testing, hearing screening, memory test, […]

Jewish veterans present $500 scholarship awards to local students

The Jewish War Veterans Bernard Becker Post 123 have presented $500 scholarship awards to each of the following local students:

Angela Rubino of Newbury Park High School; Andrew Radin of Westlake High School and Elizabeth Engler of Thousand Oaks High School. The awards went to high school seniors who fulfilled the requirements of a high scholastic average, leadership and community service.

Unity Church discusses transition

"Transition Time is Here" will be the message delivered by guest speaker Ed Rockey when Unity Center Church meets at 10 a.m. Sun., July 13 at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by pianist Zach Spencer and vocalist John Clement. Children’s church is at 10:10 a.m. For further information call (805) 496-6901.

Get the facts

Regarding the June 16 Acorn letter "STAR question was loaded with meaning," Davis and the other writers make a mockery of basic scientific principles. No scientific law is a fact, even the Law of Gravity. To ask that they be tested on only facts would invalidate every advance for hundreds of years. Science is based on observations. From these observations, […]

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