Education funding group meets with teachers in Calabasas

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A group representing the Calabasas Education Fund met with school teachers of Calabasas recently and discussed areas that need more funding. The Calabasas City Council created the education fund in July as a way to protect local schools from state budget cuts. The fund already gave $244,500 to Calabasas schools to reduce class sizes […]

OCHS seniors to host boutique

The senior class of Oaks Christian School will host its inaugural holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 22 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 23 in the Dallas Athletic Center on the campus at 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. The event will feature nearly 50 booths offering jewelry, pottery, clothing, home décor, glass, […]

Help us help ‘Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond’

Readers will find an entry blank below for a voluntary subscription to The Acorn. The cost is only $15 per year and the offer is limited to addresses already getting The Acorn. Forty percent of the proceeds will support the "Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond" food drive. "We’re hoping to raise awareness," said Jim Rule, publisher of The Acorn […]

Get Creative on Dating

To all singles ages 21 through 70 (as seen on many primetime talk shows), speed dating has come to Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes through Cre8ivDating.com, described as "a new and exciting way to meet other singles." They host events at exclusive venues set up in different age ranges to suit a wide variety of singles. Most Cre8ivDating events have themes such […]

Westlake heads to playoffs unscathed

Acorn Sports Writer

The Westlake football team beat visiting Moorpark 49-14 last Friday and allowed the Warriors to finished the regular season undefeated for the first time in school history. Westlake (10-0, 7-0) will host San Marcos in the first round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division IV playoffs. Moorpark (7-3, 5-2) will travel to Arroyo Grande for its first-round […]

Local mom’s club helps fire victims

LVUSD, Agoura Hills to form new committee

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Pat Schulz, a member of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education who was recently reelected for a second term, attended an Agoura Hills City Council meeting before the election to request that a new city/schools sub-committee be formed between the two agencies. Schulz also thanked council members for their past financial […]

ROP serves college bound kids, too

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer It used to be that high school students who attended Regional Occupational Program (ROP) classes were considered non-college bound. Not anymore. Today’s ROP courses are attended by about half of all students in Las Virgenes Unified School District, according to program officials. Even though the program is still called ROP, there are several sub-categories. […]

Flight attendant socks it to troops

By Saria Kraft Acorn Staff Writer Come Christmas, flight attendant Denise Snavely will provide U.S. troops with a direct connection home. The nonstop Snavely, a 37-year veteran with United Airlines, has launched a holiday campaign to send stockings to soldiers in Iraq. In the age of terrorism, charity to servicemen and women is no simple task for civilians. "During the […]

Make your wish to become organ donor known to family

As you sit down to write your holiday cards, consider sending the message of hope this year. The holidays are a time to believe in hope and to wish for healing. For 82,000 Americans, hope is lost as each day passes. Their families will have only one wish this holiday season—for organ donors to come forward and to help heal. […]

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