State budget will hurt cities,

Calabasas official says

State budget will hurt cities, By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas can expect severe budget cuts from the state next year, according to Calabasas City Manager Donald Duckworth. Gov. Gray Davis recently signed the budget that attempts to balance California’s books and the outcome doesn’t look good for local governments now or in the future, Duckworth […]

Boy Scout builds spectators’ ramp at AHS

Myths of cancer to be explored at CSUN

Hoping to dispel mysteries associated with cancer, Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) biology professor Steve Oppenheimer invites you to monitor––free––one of his classes, "Biology of Cancer." "Cancer information is critically important to the community. Yet many, many people don’t understand the disease," said Oppenheimer, director of CSUN’s Center for Cancer and Developmental Biology. "One in three people are affected by […]

CSUN committed to producing better teachers

Commitment by Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) to producing quality teachers was recently underscored by the decisions of state and national organizations to continue the accreditation of the university’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Philip J. Rusche, dean of CSUN’s Eisner College of Education, said the decisions by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the […]

New show to mix dating, religious beliefs

Malibu Stage Company will present a musical comedy titled "Jews & Jesus" from Aug. 15 through Sept. 14 at their theater, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Written by Oren Safdie with music and lyrics by Ronnie Cohen, the play satirizes naïve 20 and 30-somethings Jews, half-Jews and Christians who date Jews, who are muddled about what place religion has in […]

Oak Park MAC postpones decision on cell phone antenna site

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Oak Park’s Municipal Advisory Council is delaying an antenna request to serve cellular phone users until boardmembers can get more information. Due to inadequate cellular phone service in Oak Park, a result of rugged terrain, SBA Network Service planning specialist Dayna Aguirre recently attended an Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meeting, seeking permission […]

Wedding bells soon to ring for Jacobs-Green

Jillian Jacobs, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Jacobs of Agoura Hills, is engaged to be married to Jared Green, the son of Cheryl Green and Mark and Letty Green. The couple will exchange vows on Sat., Aug. 30 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel in Westlake. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of California at Santa […]

Celebrity benefit to help Wellness Community

The Jennifer Diamond Foundation, dedicated to helping people win the fight against rare forms of cancer, will host its inaugural Jennifer Diamond Celebrity Regatta at noon on Sat., Sept. 13 at the Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina Del Rey. The foundation was created by Harvey and Alice Diamond in memory of their daughter, who died from appendiceal carcinoma in […]

AHS student a future leader

Agoura High School student Erik Shirey will be participating in the National Teen Leadership Program at Chapman University in Orange from Aug. 8 through 10. The program is a leadership training session where students "experience a high energy exciting weekend designed to give vision, hope, guidance and a focus for the future." Activities will include motivational speakers, workshops on relevant […]

Stage Door’s ‘Play On!’ a splendid production

Acorn Staff Writer

Stage Door’s ‘Play On!’ a splendid production By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer For the characters trying to conduct a dramatic presentation in Stage Door Theatre’s "Play On!," Murphy’s Law not only reigns, it pours—and the laughs and "Oh, no!" moments can be appreciated even by someone who’s never stepped into the footlights. The show is about an acting troupe […]

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