2003-11-13

Everyone gets to hike or make a wreath in Arboretum classes



At the next installment of the Family Adventures Fall Series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, families are invited to participate in a Holiday Hike and Wreath Making event at 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 6 in front of Ayres Hall on the Arboretum grounds at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. During the holiday hike, participants will scavenge […]

City hall ignored dirty tactics during the election



As a resident of Agoura Hills, I was shocked and saddened by the conduct of our city’s recent campaign. The city over the years has appeared to care about election reform and guidelines for a fair process, yet one council member was allowed to violate the city’s campaign ordinance with a 7 p.m. stamp when nobody was at city hall […]

Higher percentage of Ventura County schools meet API growth targets



The percentage of Ventura County schools that met their Academic Performance Index (API) Growth Targets this year over last year increased significantly, school officials said. At the elementary school level, 88 percent of the schools met both their schoolwide and comparable improvement growth targets this year, compared to 63 percent meeting it last year. At the middle school level, 81 […]

AHS to host Country Fair

Proceeds benefit junior class

Agoura High School is hosting a Country Fair this Sat., Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school’s upper and lower parking lots. A variety of vendors will be selling crafts and there will be food, games, a children’s moon bounce and a raffle with prizes. According to Sammy Averbach, Agoura High School’s commissioner of public relations, […]

Help available to survivors of suicide



There could be help and hope for those in a devastating situation. A person dies by suicide every 18 minutes in the U.S. and hundreds of thousands of family members, friends and co-workers––"survivors"––are left behind to cope with their pain and their questions. Thousands of these survivors of suicide from across the nation will join together for support, healing, information […]

Agoura beats Moorpark as defense shines again

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura football team shut out Moorpark in a battle that could decide who will own second place outright in the Marmonte League this season. The 17-0 win improved the Chargers to 8-1 overall and 5-1 in league while the Musketeers fell to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in league. But Moorpark plays Westlake (9-0, 6-0) Friday while Agoura takes on […]

Symptoms of learning difficulties can be recognized early



According to the National Institutes of Health, about one in seven people in America suffer from learning disabilities (LD). Sadly, every year, the school season can be a heartbreaking time for children who face significant difficulties because of LD (including those undiagnosed). Many of their struggles go beyond learning, such as low self-esteem and/or social isolation. Fortunately, a Website has […]

Relocation of fire station good for some, bad for others



Relocation of fire station good for some, bad for others In the Nov. 6 Acorn there appeared an article "New fire station is coming soon" to the city of Agoura Hills, just north of the 101 Freeway. This article stated that County Fire Station No. 65 is being moved from its current location on Cornell Road to the new location […]

Agoura Hills continues to polish the ‘Agoura Village’ concept



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer A joint Agoura Hills City Council/Planning Commission meeting was recently conducted to hash out specific details of the proposed Agoura Village development being planned for the area south of the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. Although details of how the multimillion-dollar project will be financed are still fuzzy, the vision is taking shape with […]

Carnival to raise funds for CHS music department



Carnival to raise funds for CHS music department Calabasas High School will host its second CHS Music Carnival this Fri., Sat. and Sun., Nov. 14, 15 and 16, in the student parking lot at the school, 22855 Mulholland Highway. The hours will be 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The […]


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