2003-11-27

PET OF THE WEEK



Gun safety article was propaganda



Gun safety article was propaganda The outrageously biased "Important Tips Offered for Gun Storage" article in the Nov. 13 Acorn is quite a piece of propaganda. Subtly implying that the mere presence of a gun in the home is the same as having a ticking bomb in the pantry, The Acorn insinuates that by existing, this evil device lies in […]

YMCA provides community service



VIPs mix it up



Squirrel of the Week



Support the strikers



There are hundreds of Vons stores over the Southland. The estimated 600,000 shares that Steve Burd (Safeway’s CEO) liquidated was valued at $32 million. The Vons’ employees have had no pay raise in five years. Burd acquired Dominicks recently for $1 billion+. Why does he feel that the American worker needs to pay his bill? The weekly wage for Vons’ […]

Parcel tax proposal likely to go to voters in Las Virgenes District



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer A parcel tax initiative will likely be placed on the ballot next spring in the four cities that are served by Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). Although specifics of the flat tax are still being debated by district officials and the school board, the proposed tax is expected to be less than $100 […]

Santa needs help in Agoura



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer When Santa Claus comes to the Do-it Center in Agoura Hills on Sat., Dec 6, he hopes to have enough food and toiletries donated by the community to give to local families and charities in need. The 24th annual Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond (SCTAB) food drive is feeling the effects of the […]

Fire department conducts food drive



The Ventura County Fire Department in conjunction with Food Share of Ventura County, Care & Share of Simi Valley, Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank and the Salvation Army will conduct its annual "Help Fight Hunger in America" holiday food drive. All Ventura County fire stations and worksites will serve as collection points where the community may drop off canned goods […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills A resident who lives on Ridgebrook Drive reported that her petunias were pulled ($2 loss) between 9 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Nov. 14. The victim said the same thing has happened 60 times in the last four years. Calabasas An SUV window recently had $1,000 damage in the Calabasas High School parking lot and a purse, laptop computer […]


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