2004-05-13

Conejo Hebrew High to open in fall



This September, the new Conejo Hebrew High will open its doors. Conejo Hebrew High is an afternoon Judaic and Hebrew studies program with WASC accreditation for Hebrew language credit that will be open to eighth- to 12th-grade students. The classes will run from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura […]

Defends Agoura Pony League



I am a resident of Agoura Hills and a parent of a Lupin Hill student (yes, some Agoura Hills residents are in the Lupin Hill school jurisdiction) who has played Agoura Pony baseball for several years. I would like to make several comments about the recent letters and articles regarding Agoura Pony Baseball. Although Agoura Pony Baseball has the word […]

City, LVMWD agree on endorsement



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Both Agoura Hills and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) will support a ballot initiative called the "Local Taxpayers and Public Safety Protection Act." It may qualify for November’s ballot and is designed to ensure that Californians can decide whether the state can take away local revenues. It would also require California to reimburse local agencies […]

Local students to present essays to senior citizens



Students from Oak Park and Westlake high schools are invited to present their essays for "Seniors to Seniors" scholarship consideration at 2 p.m. Sun., May 16 at Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. The students’ families are also invited to the presentation and reception. Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, an assisted living community, is offering the "Seniors to […]

Chamber hosts Biz Bash



Lancers, enroute to playoffs, surprised by Coyotes



By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Calabasas baseball team has snuck up on the rest of the league during the second half of the season, something the Thousand Oaks Lancers found out the hard way. Playing last Friday at Calabasas, the Lancers needed a victory to clinch the Marmonte League championship, but lost to the Coyotes 7-3. Calabasas […]

Vote for the best Sunday School teacher



Each week Sunday School teachers make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults. Every year churches honor and pay tribute to these teachers, who dedicate their time and resources, by nominating them for the Sunday School Teacher of the Year award, with a chance to win a trip for two to Hawaii. Announced on Sunday School Teacher […]

Lawsuit against Pony League is sad, unfortunate



We experienced both dismay and sadness to read of the purported allegations and lawsuit against Agoura Pony Baseball by Mr. Atkinson-Barr. Our son has been active in Agoura Pony Baseball for five seasons. We have never witnessed any of the strange or rude behaviors that Mr. Atkinson-Barr reports. The boys on the teams are expected to be respectful of authority. […]