Acorn photographer wins state award for photo page essay

Michael Coons, staff photographer for The Acorn, took second place in a recent California Newspaper Publishers Association award. The recognition came in San Francisco. Coons’ photo page essay took a look at a boot camp for youngsters at risk for joining gangs or of abusing drugs and alcohol. Law enforcement officers acted as drill instructors. The photo page ran last […]

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Air Force Airman Thomas J. Han has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. He is the son of Joseph and Mary Han of Agoura Hills. Han graduated in 1999 from Oak Park High School and received an associate degree in 2002 from USC. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Ernie A. Carranza has arrived at […]



CITY OF CALABASAS PUBLIC NOTICE DESIGN REVIEW PANEL The City of Calabasas is seeking an individual to fill an unscheduled vacancy on the City’s Design Review Panel (DRP). A panel member shall be selected based on familiarity with site plan analysis, architectural designs, landscape plans and other urban design features. The City Council has determined that the Design Review Panel […]

Students can learn business via Internet

The future is now for high school students who have their eye on a business career. That’s because a new online business simulation makes it possible for these future CEOs to "run" a company that manufactures and sells a high-tech product. Students learn to analyze situations, apply information under pressure, chart data, build consensus before taking action, engage in critical […]

Temple to host a Trike-a-Thon

The Early Childhood Center at Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills will join with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. to present the "Bring a Bike Day Trike-a-Thon." This weeklong event will begin on Mon., July 21 and will promote bicycle safety while raising money for childhood cancer research. "The children will learn how the money they raise […]

Agoura Hills

City Council is amazingly inconsistent

The Agoura Hills City Council never ceases to amaze me. In the past the council has been vehemently opposed to a development such as a Home Depot, stating it will create too much traffic and not give the neighborhood that certain upscale flair. Not enough local revenue to justify such a white elephant. Now along comes the prospect of an […]

Calabasas cable-TV channel gets first place in three programming categories

Acorn staff writer
also gets honored

Calabasas cable-TV channel gets first place in three programming categories Acorn staff writer also gets honored By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Calabasas TV, the city’s public access station, recently won the "Overall Excellence" award at the annual Star Awards for SCAN NATOA (Stars of California and Nevada of the National Association of Telecommunications and Advisors). The city brought home […]

National ‘Do Not Call’ registry is open for business

National ‘Do Not Call’ registry is open for business Telemarketers beware. The Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and states will begin enforcing the national "Do Not Call" registry on Oct. 1, provided that citizens register their phone numbers before Aug. 31. If you don’t want telemarket-ers calling you and want to be on the no-call list, beginning this […]


Notice is hereby given under and pursuant to Chapter 10 Section 21705 of the Division 8 of the Business and Professional Code and provisions of Section21703. The right, title, and interest of the following person or persons listed below will be sold at Public Auction Sale at AGOURA SELF STORAGE, 29301 Agoura Road, Agoura CA 91301, on July 27, 2003 […]

Work on ‘Cinderella,’ learn stagecraft

Southern California Children’s Theatre invites youth and adults of all ages to join the cast for their production of "Cinderella" by attending a rehearsal session at 2 p.m. Sun., July 20 at the Thousand Oaks Inn. Rehearsals will be at the Inn as they prepare a cast of more than 100 for their October production of the musical at the […]