2003-10-16

Supermarket strike continues in Southern California

T.O. Acorn Editor

Grocery store workers continued their strike against Southern California supermarkets Wednesday, and locally, shelves emptied rapidly as the non-union stores struggled to keep goods in stock. One picketer was struck by a delivery truck at the Vons market in Agoura Hills, causing tears and angry words. "It didn’t hurt me, but he just kept on moving," said the unidentified lady, […]

Firefighter follows in dad’s footsteps



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Shawn Bayer has known since he was a boy that he wanted to be a firefighter. But unlike other youngsters who wanted to grow up to be a fireman because of great uniforms and flashy red fire engines with cool sirens, Bayer learned early about the joys and heartaches of fighting fires for a […]

Women should watch for symptoms of diabetes



According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s possible to prevent or at least delay the most common form of diabetes–Type II diabetes, which accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diagnosed cases. Diabetes is the sixth-leading cause of death in the U. S., affecting more than 17 million Americans, 9.1 million of whom are women. […]

Kuperberg sued his own citizens



Apparently, Councilman Dan Kuperberg is not telling the truth in many of his campaign statements for reelection. I would like to set the record straight. I particularly find it interesting that Mr. Kuperberg claims strongly that he was against the Home Depot in Agoura Hills. It’s simply not true. Not only did Mr. Kuperberg lend his name as a strong […]

Traffic woes continue for Oak Park’s middle school campus



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Morning and afternoon traffic at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park continues to enrage residents of the Shadow Ridge townhomes even after school and county officials have suggested multiple solutions. The middle school recently sent home a map to parents showing the preferred traffic pattern. The recommended route enters via Doubletree Road and […]

Volunteers sought to lead nature hikes



The Children’s Nature Institute (CNI) invites people interested in sharing their love of nature with young children to train as a CNI volunteer walk leader. Volunteer training will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 18 and 25 and Nov. 1, 8 and 15 at Temescal Canyon in the Pacific Palisades. During the training sessions, participants will […]

‘Vision van’ to visit Thousand Oaks



Mobile Solutions, a specialized van that brings Braille Institute’s programs and services to people who can’t travel to the Santa Barbara Regional Center, will be making a Conejo Valley stop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fri., Oct. 31 at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The Mobile Solutions van is equipped with high-powered magnifiers, closed-circuit televisions […]

Kuperberg deserves your vote



I have known Dan Kuperberg for more than 10 years. I have been impressed by his intelligence and problem-solving abilities and how much he cares about the future of Agoura Hills. Most people do not have the time, the energy or the aptitude to delve into the complexities of urban planning and governmental issues. Dan does. He is more than […]

Special Ed. PTA forming in LVUSD

Acorn Staff Writer

Special Ed. PTA forming in LVUSD By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer A charter membership meeting for the Las Virgenes Special Education Parent Teacher Association (LVSEPTA) is scheduled for 7 p.m. next Thurs., Oct. 23 in the Las Virgenes Unified School District board room. Dina Kaplan, the nominee for president of LVSEPTA and a special education attorney, said the group’s […]

Actress wants to make impact



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills actress Suzanne Longo, 27, began her career with parts on TV shows like "Days of Our Lives" and "Saved by the Bell: The New Class," but in recent years she took a break to hone her skills. She’s now back in a short film that received attention from the Director’s Guild of […]


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