2003-12-25

Oaks Christian to host softball clinic next week



The Oaks Christmas Softball Clinic at Oaks Christian High School will take place Mon., Dec. 29 and Tues., Dec. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s for girls ages 6 through 14. The cost is $60. According to director Pete Ackermann, the clinic will cover pitching, catching, fielding, base running and hitting. Groups will be separated by skill levels […]

Thank you, Acorn



We want to thank The Acorn for your generous help with the Santa Comes to Agoura food drive this year. It has been our best year ever. With your help we were able to help more people than ever before. It is a pleasure to know and work with such generous and kind people as yourselves. It makes an enormous […]

Here’s an easier way to LAX



Holiday travelers are advised that there are a variety of bus and rail options that can provide convenient, cost-effective transportation to Los Angeles International, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena and Long Beach airports. MTA, Metrolink and local bus operators provide several transit options to county airports to help alleviate typical heavy traffic congestion found at or near airports during the holidays. “Many L.A. travelers […]

YMCA donates trees to needy



Triunfo YMCA donated 20 Christmas trees to needy local families. Shoppers at the YMCA’s Agoura Hills Christmas tree lot were encouraged to donate $10, $25 or $50 to buy and deliver trees to families who couldn’t afford them. More than $1,000 was given. “The ‘Donate a Christmas Tree Through the YMCA’ program not only helps to bring joy to several […]

PET OF THE WEEK



If Words Could Talk

I Hereby Resolute

I Hereby Resolute Well, you made it. Christmas Day is here. Take a good look at your new socks. Twins. Enjoy the momentary pleasure. Soon, they’re going to go their separate ways. One will stay with you—the other will join Osama bin Laden in Oxnard where he’s been operating a sunset camel ride on the beach for several months with […]

Construction of Yerba Buena School hits a snag —costs may double



Construction of Yerba Buena School hits a snag —costs may double By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Progress on the new Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills has ground to a screeching halt. Architects now project the cost to nearly double to $22 million so that the site can be preserved environmentally as much as possible. According to a […]

Train soon for emergency response



The Los Angeles County Fire Department will conduct an emergency response training program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 10, Sat., Jan. 24, Sat., Feb. 14 and Sat., Feb. 28 at Calabasas City Hall. The program is open to all L.A. County residents. “This program provides 20 hours of training in emergency response and rescue that is […]

Multivitamins help reduce risk of disease



Do you know what constitutes a healthy diet? With a barrage of conflicting news reports highlighting recently published nutrition research, many consumers are confused about the types of foods that make up a healthy diet, optimal vitamin and mineral intake, and ways to improve general health. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to recommend a diet rich in fruits, […]

Agoura Hills



Padlocks and a door hinge had $35 damage and $19,480 worth of wood and construction equipment were stolen from a work site in the 28400 block of Roadside Drive the night of Dec. 9. Between Dec. 7 and 13, a diamond ring valued at $8,000 was stolen from a Langhall Court home. Workers who had delivered and set up a […]


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