2004-03-25

Heschel West Day School pleased to have chamber of commerce endorsement



Heschel West Day School has expressed gratitude that the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce endorsed the school’s plan to build on a 72-acre site near Agoura Hills, north of the 101 Freeway. "Gaining the endorsement of the chamber of commerce is very important to our school," said Brian Greenberg, MD, president of Heschel West. "We are committed to continuing […]

Help needed



Interface Children Family Services is seeking volunteers to support women and children victims of domestic violence in the community. Volunteers will be provided with a comprehensive 40-hour training. The next scheduled training begins on Sat., April 17. The role of the advocate is to help create a nurturing and safe environment for families escaping violence. For more details, call the […]

Local firm launches bank’s rebranding campaign



Westlake Village-based Tonic Brand Communications, a full-service strategic marketing agency, has launched the latest phase in its rebranding effort for Cal National Bank. Tonic has completely redesigned the bank’s in-branch marketing materials. Cal National Bank, with total assets of about $5.3 billion, operates more than 58 branch locations throughout Southern California. Through acquisitions, it has built a retail network that […]

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Families should visit local parks



I am writing regarding Linda Beck-Kuban’s March 4 letter stating "local areas need outlets for family activities." In a short 20-minute drive to the end of Avenida de los Arboles, a whole world of natural wonders opens up for the wholesome, healthy enjoyment of the family. Wildwood Park is a peaceful blessing right in the middle of busy civilization. Try […]

Sophomores push for equal status regarding Advanced Placement class



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura High School sophomores in Jason Busby’s Advanced Placement (AP) European history class were seeking grade equality during a recent Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) board of education meeting, and received it—temporarily—at Tues-day’s meeting. During an earlier meeting, emotions ran high among students, parents and school officials when it was discovered that 10th-grade students taking […]

Son has role in dad’s baseball movie



By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Colin Rosemont, 12, of Agoura Hills won’t be the star of "The Winning Season." He’ll be seen in less than 15 minutes of the 90-minute movie, but for him, the role will be special. He’ll play the part of Mike Petty in the movie, which is about baseball immortal Honus Wagner. It was […]

High-tech companies lease space in Westlake Village



High-tech companies lease space in Westlake Village Veramark Technologies, providers of enterprise communications management software, has signed a three-year lease for 3,819 sq. ft. of office space at 200 N. Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village. Call Source has moved its telecommunications company to 9,970 sq. ft. at 31280 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. A five-year lease was signed. CB Richard […]

Eagles struggling early in season



By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Oak Park baseball team seems to have hit a wall early in the season, but head coach Eric Pryor and his players are hopeful that things can turn around when Tri-Valley League games begin. After playing teams that competed in the California Interscholastic Federation Division I level in the El Segundo Tournament […]

Opposes gated neighborhoods



I am a resident of Agoura Hills and I attend Oak Park High School. I recently read a column in The Acorn about gated neighborhoods in the community. I also share some of the feelings that were expressed in this article. Gated neighborhoods show that some people are more important than others, that they have more money or power. They […]


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