Resident didn’t like Heschel’s ads

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer The controversy between Old Agoura residents and Heschel West Day School over whether its elementary and middle school campus should be built on a 70-acre site east of Chesebro and Palo Comado Canyon roads, about one mile west of its current facility in Agoura Hills, surfaced again at last week’s Agoura Hills city council […]

Autism will be discussed

Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) will host a workshop titled "Social Thinking" from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 8 at Ventura County SELPA, 777 Aileen St., Camarillo. It will be presented by Michelle Garcia Winner, a speech and language specialist, and is designed for parents and professionals to understand the inner mind of the person […]

Open House Scheduled for Men’s Center

The West Coast Men’s Center will host an open house for men only from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 12 at the Center, 5310 Derry Ave., Ste. A, Agoura Hills. The event will be facilitated by Center director and weekend facilitator Wayne M. Levine, M.A. The event is for men who have already registered for the Men’s Weekend Retreat […]

Mowry, Maddocks step up big-time in chamionship game

Westlake utilized its 6-foot-5 bookend defensive backs to the fullest extent in the championship game last Friday night against St. Bonaventure as each—Jimmy Miller and Michael Stuart—had two sacks and a touchdown reception. Two less heralded players, each 5-foot-9, came up big as well for the Warriors in the historic win over the Seraphs. Marcus Maddocks, a senior wide receiver/defensive […]

Great advice: Control what your kids are playing, watching or reading

Millions of American children watch billions of hours of television each year. Many of them also go to movies and play video games. Taken together, TV, motion pictures, video, newspapers and magazines reach and influence today’s children virtually from birth. More than any other nation’s youth, children in the U.S. today are truly a media generation. Many parents aren’t aware […]

Greedy developers have ruined California

This is in response to Michael Pattinson’s ridiculous Dec. 4 letter regarding the stiffer regulations against builders in California. According to Pattinson, California needs to build its way out of its current budget problems. "California is short 1 million homes." I think Pattinson needs to stop seeing dollar signs and realize Californians have had it with greedy developers ruining this […]

For the record

Condoleezza Rice had to cancel her appearance at the Reagan Library. Although our page 1 headline had it right (that Hanukkah starts tomorrow night at sundown), there was a typo in the photo caption that said Fri., Dec. 29 instead of Dec. 19.

Students honored for being pen pals

Heschel West kids showed support for U.S. military

Heschel West kids showed support for U.S. military Members of the Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Seven, or VAW-117, based at Pt. Mugu Naval Air Station, attended the Heschel West Day School’s Chanukah celebration earlier this week on Tues., Dec. 16 to thank students for participating in a pen-pal program. The Heschel West Military Pen-Pal Program involved the […]

Eye Warehouse

Welcomes New Optician

Eye Wearhouse has welcomed Joshua Bird as new managing optician. Bird has extensive experience in the optical field, having previously worked for Lenscrafters and others. According to owner Ken Gordon, even Bird was impressed by the Eye Wearhouse’s large and varied selection. Name brands to choose from include Fendi, Gucci, Ralph Lauren and many more. Bird points out that Eye […]

Lions beat Eagles for title

Championship game came down to the wireAcorn Sports Writer

Championship game came down to the wire Acorn Sports Writer With a third down and three, and 1:39 left in the fourth quarter, you’d figure Oaks Christian, which had a five-point lead, would go to the run. After all, that’s primarily what got the Lions to the championship game. But the play that iced the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern […]