Conejo Jewish Day School will remain on Foursquare Church site


Conejo Jewish Day School officials were granted a preliminary "yes" by the city of Agoura Hills to amend the Ladyface Mountain specific plan that would allow the school to continue to operate on its existing site until a permanent location is finalized. The procedure allows the school to go ahead with a specific plan amendment. Currently, Conejo Jewish Day School […]

Oak Park residents to be John Kerry delegates


Three residents from Oak Park: Oren Gabriel, 18, a senior at Oak Park High School; his mother, Judith Katzburg; and David Ettinger have been elected to be delegates for U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) at the Democratic National Convention in Boston next July. The three were elected at the Feb. 8 John Kerry Caucus for Congressional District No. 24, which […]

Lions continue to gel as soccer playoffs begin

Special to The Acorn

The Lions made their voices heard last week as the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division V boys’ soccer playoffs began. Oaks Christian High was a first- round winner, 3-1, last Friday at Thorson Stadium against visiting Campbell Hall of North Hollywood, an Alpha League team. Junior forward Liam Leonard scored twice against the Vikings and senior midfielder Mike Morris […]

Booster seat safety campaign launched

An all-out effort has been launched to save lives by getting more children ages 4 to 8 into booster seats. It’s estimated that less than 10 percent of the children who should be in booster seats when traveling in a car actually use them. Child passenger restraint use has hit record levels for infants and toddlers. But those gains haven’t […]

Doesn’t like paying taxes

Hooray for Lori Ann Dupuis. My sentiments exactly. She missed the Mureau Road/Calabasas Road median debacle. It is likewise an obstruction to the fire department. All of this nonsense has cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. This money should have been used for the fire and police departments and education. It just shows why the state is in bankruptcy. The […]

Water reclamation, composting plants get award


The Tapia Water Reclamation and Rancho Las Virgenes Composting facilities have been named "Plant of the Year" by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA). The facilities earned the award for the Los Angeles Basin section, according to a press release distributed by Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD). Tapia Reclamation and Rancho Composting operate as a joint venture in Calabasas. […]

Tax-Aide provides senior service

The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax help for taxpayers with middle and low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Those in need of assistance are invited to visit with an AARP Tax-Aide representative from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays in the conference room at Hawthorne Savings and Loan, 973 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. For […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take As I was leaving the theater that showed the tremendous movie, "Miracle," I was asked how I would rate past sports events and which ones I’d like to see personally if I could take a time capsule back into history. I considered the question and here’s my answer: No. 3. The "Miracle on Ice." The 1980 U.S. hockey […]

Conference will try to empower families of special needs kids

Conference will try to empower families of special needs kids The inaugural Family and Educator Conference sponsored by the Family Focus Empowerment Center at California State University Northridge, will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., March 6 at Granada Hills Charter School, 10535 Zelzah Ave., Granada Hills. The day’s theme is "Empowered Families Have Thriving Children" and the […]

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on Prop. 56

on Prop. 56 Why would you vote no on Proposition 56? Isn’t it obvious that this onerous law is the source of much of our difficulty? The co-called super majority requirement for passing a budget and raising taxes should be called the impotent majority. What is really created is a super minority in which a third of the voters get […]