2004-01-29

Californians lack a voice in presidential primaries; why no ad campaign for Prop. 57?



Californians lack a voice in presidential primaries; why no ad campaign for Prop. 57? Californians lack a voice in presidential primaries; why no ad campaign for Prop. 57? We’re still more than a month away from the California primary election and the nation is watching states like Iowa, New Hampshire, Missouri, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Delaware, North Dakota […]

Qualifications of teachers questioned by NCLB



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer California teachers in all grade levels must prove that they’re "highly qualified" under the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" (NCLB). The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) enacted in 1965 has been reauthorized under NCLB to ensure that all students are taught by highly qualified teachers by the end of the 2005-06 […]

Lawnmower exchange program announced



The Air Quality Management District (AQMD) has announced another series of lawnmower exchange events this year where residents of L.A. County can turn in their old gasoline-powered mowers for discounted non-polluting electric mowers. Last year’s event, "Mow Down Air Pollution 2003," resulted in a total of 3,500 operable gasoline mowers exchanged for new non-polluting electric models. "The exchanges help remove […]

World Series a hit for fathers, sons

Special to The Acorn

Almost every boy loves to go to the World Series and so do dads. What’s special about Bob Sherwin of Agoura Hills and his son, Rob Sherwin of Fort Worth, Texas, and Gary Faulkes and his son, Garrett Faulkes, both of Westlake Village, is that they played on a team that won a World Series. Playing in the Father and […]

Family sketch hike scheduled for Soka University



The Spike Dolomite Ward of the Arts in Education Aid Council, Inc. will lead a family sketch hike from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat. Feb. 21, at the Calabasas campus of Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway. During the hike, children and adults can "walk, talk and sketch" what they observe. Participants should bring their own picnic lunches, […]

Take Your Acorn On Vacation



Thank you for participating in our annual ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’ photo contest. We’ll continue to publish your entries in upcoming issues––so watch for yours. And don’t forget to take your Acorn with you on this year’s vacation!

New planning commission appointed in Agoura Hills



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Stephen Rishoff and Curtis Zacuto were recently appointed to the Agoura Hills Planning Commission, replacing long-time commissioners Ray Shackelford and Diane Walker, who announced their retirements in December. The planning commission is comprised of five volunteers, all of whom are residents of Agoura Hills. According to Agoura Hills Mayor Dan Kuperberg, each city council […]

What’s for lunch?



What’s for lunch?

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take In an incredible performance, Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Brian Boucher allowed his first goal in six games on Jan. 11 He established the NHL’s modern era mark of five shutouts and a record 332 minutes and one second of shutout goaltending. That record is going to live for a very long time. Story of the Week It wasn’t his […]

Drama with dinner coming to Agoura High



Agoura High School will present its annual Murder Mystery Dinner event at 6 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Feb. 6 and 7 at the school, 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Written by seniors Kaley McMahon and Nicole Barischoff, the mystery play "Who Wants to Murder a Millionaire?" will be performed. Senior Kerry Lacy will direct the production. The play is a […]


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