2003-12-18

Interim report reveals depth of LVUSD’s financial difficulties



Interim report reveals depth of LVUSD’s financial difficulties By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer "Dances With Wolves It Isn’t" was the title of the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) first interim budget report, presented by Deputy Superintendent Donald Zimring at last week’s school board meeting. To add a little humor to an otherwise sobering presentation, Zimring’s report depicted an […]

Wildfire victims offered help



Cars 4 Causes has announced that, based upon donations received by members of the community in support of recent wildfires, financial resources will be available to individuals and families whose homes were either severely damaged or destroyed due to the Ventura County wildfires. Those seeking eligibility for cash assistance will be required to present verification that their home was damaged […]

Cheerleaders decorate cars before big game



Clever young inventors sought for contest



Because all great scientists started out as students, a contest searching for young inventors is getting high grades. For the past 12 years, ExploraVision, one of the world’s largest K-12 student science and technology competitions, has been tapping into and channeling the natural curiosity and creativity of children. The program asks kids to work in teams to choose a current […]

Agoura Hills



Suspect(s) torched a padlock ($15 damage) and stole $9,000 worth of tools from a construction container in the 29100 block of Canwood Street where apartments were being built between Nov. 26 and Dec. 1. The window to a Jeep Cherokee had $300 damage and three purses and their contents were stolen. The $496 loss occurred outside a restaurant/bar in the […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Fab Four



Tickets are currently on sale for the New Year’s Eve family show, "Ticket to Ride," A Tribute to the Beatles, at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. The live music, theatrical tribute takes the audience on a "Magical Mystery Tour" of classic Beatles hits with a 3D psychedelic detour through the 1960s. The tribute band "Ticket to Ride" […]

Happy Chanukah!



Happy Chanukah!

Students honored for artwork



Three local students were recently honored by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District for having their artwork selected to appear in the 2004 Metropolitan Water District (MWD) calendar. The students, who attend schools within the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), created artwork depicting a wide variety of water conservation messages. LVMWD officials honored the students at a recent board […]

Credit card debt drops in U.S.



Credit card debt drops in U.S. According to the annual Credit Card Survey by Myvesta.org, a nonprofit consumer education organization, the average amount of credit card debt carried by individuals has dropped by 29.4 percent. The average American is now carrying $2,294 in credit card debt, down from $3,250 in 2002. Wallets are slightly lighter, with Americans now carrying an […]

Seniors welcomed to help community



Senior adults are invited to make a difference in the local community by sharing their time, skills and energy to help area residents. Conejo Valley Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is recruiting men and women ages 55 and over to volunteer at a wide variety of local nonprofit agencies. Among the many opportunities available are the following. The 50+ […]


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