2003-09-04

Smoketree block party a splash hit



Volunteers needed for children



Interface Children Family Services will host an orientation at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 9 at 1305 Del Norte Road, Camarillo to introduce prospective volunteers to the challenging opportunities available at Interface. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing: Information and Referral; Outreach Crisis Counseling Intervention to runaway and troubled youth and their families and battered women and their children; youth […]

Extraordinary soccer team



Adat Elohim instructs children on high holidays



Temple Adat Elohim will host a discussion for parents and grandparents, "Celebrations! What to Teach Our Children: Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur," from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sun., Sept. 21 in Room 8 at the Temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The event is open to the public; temple membership isn’t required. Participants will learn about crafts, songs and […]

Classes should reopen after

Labor Day

Now here is a whimsical topic that is nevertheless bound to stir up some controversy. Back to school! Ask any adult of any age when they remember they went back to school, and they will say that Labor Day was the unofficial end of summer. After that it was time to go back to school. I realize that there are […]

Recreation brochures are in the mail



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center’s premier edition of its own recreation brochure was mailed to residents in Agoura Hills and Calabasas this week. Please visit the Center if you’d like to pick up a copy of the schedule at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas, or visit the Website at ahc3.org. This multi-sports complex and community center offers a wide variety […]

Local residents support Cancer Society



The Maxwell family of Newbury Park—Ian and Lorna and daughter Kaitlin, 5—were among the participants who reflected on lives lost and saved from cancer at the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event staged recently on the campus of Calabasas High School. Lorna Maxwell sang "The Star Spangled Banner" to open the relay. Participants walked around the athletic field track, […]

Under a new head coach, Coyotes prepare for football

Special to The Acorn

New Calabasas High head coach Ken Papotta knows his Coyotes have a lot of hard work ahead as they prepare for a second season of football in the Marmonte League. But he’s philosophical as the team completes its second week of practice. "If we do the basics, everything else will take care of itself," he said. "I never talk about […]

Conejo Jewish Academy to host open house



Conejo Jewish Academy to host open house Conejo Jewish Academy Hebrew School will host an Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Sept. 7 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. According to Rabbi Yitzchak Sapochkinsky, the school has been dubbed "the Hebrew school for inquisitive minds" by parents and students alike because of its challenging and thought-provoking curriculum. […]

Let’s keep Davis



The campaign to recall Gov. Gray Davis is generating much interest and discussion. Voters see it as a pivotal event—expectations are high on the side of those who wish to replace Gov. Davis. What would a new occupant in the governor’s mansion ensure—the righting of all wrongs? The restoration of a golden era? Neither is likely. The issues that rankle […]


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