This is a great weekend to be Irish

There’s no better time to be Irish than the weekend of Sat. and Sun., June 19 and 20, when the 29th annual Great American Irish Fair and Music Festival is staged daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Woodley Park in Encino. Sixteen entertainment areas and more than 2,000 performers will present a variety of Irish music, song and […]

Homeschoolers meet tonight

Las Virgenes Unified School District will conduct an orientation program at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., June 17, in the district’s board room for parents interested in enrolling in the district’s Home Independent Study Program for the 2004-05 school year. Resa Brown is coordinator of the program, which began with seven students in September 2003 and will have more than 30 […]

CHS gives seniors opportunities to dream


CHS gives seniors opportunities to dream Principal––Jay Guidetti Class of 2004––429 seniors Valedictorians––Laura Cheng, Salley Cohen-Cutler, Carolyn Davies, Faraz Mohammadi, Jessica Orkin, Monica Sapo and Irene Yoo Salutatorians––Celia Durkin, Evan Fisher, Christine Heisler, Iliana Herscovitz, Brendan Kotler, SunJoo Lee, SunYoo Lee, Gabriel Messenger, Jenna Sherman, Erica Shipow, Adria Stoliar and Lilian Wahrman By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Calabasas High School seniors […]

Agoura Hills

A window to three business offices had $200 damage and $28,460 worth of computer equipment was stolen after a burglary between 2 and 11:30 a.m. May 31 in the 28000 block of Dorothy Drive. A possible suspect had been observed on May 27 asking questions, looking around and acting suspicious (possibly "casing" the business for a later break-in). He was […]

Pony Baseball opponent the epitome of greed

I was sickened to read Martin Atkinson-Barr’s letter that was published several weeks ago. I could not believe that this man was still pursuing his crusade to take organized baseball away from the children of this community. My boys played in Agoura Pony Baseball almost 10 years ago. During those times, both my wife and I served on the Agoura […]

Conservancy denies any misuse of funds

Conservancy denies any misuse of funds By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com According to a May 4 state audit, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy misused $7 million in public-approved bond money that was earmarked for open space acquisitions and parkland restoration in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The Office of State Audits and Evaluations, which examined the conservancy’s spending through June 2003, […]

Heschel West school hires new attorney

Benjamin Reznik has been retained as legal counsel by Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School West for its project to build a permanent campus adjacent to Agoura Hills. The Jewish day school is in the process of obtaining permits for its 72-acre parcel that borders the 101 Freeway. A graduate of USC Law School, Reznik is "known for his expertise in […]

CHS Class of 2004

CHS Class of 2004 Brett Harris Abrams, Arnav Agarwal, Matthew John Agnitch, Shamin Steven Akhavan, Jonathan Albrecht, Holly Alison Alderman, Connie Magaly Alejos, Juan M. Alfaro, Lamia S. Ali, Erin Kate Anderson, Allison E. Ando, Sean Philip Appel-Polanski, David Naftali Appelbaum, Gil Lee Arbel, Naseem Nancy Arjmand, David C. Arnell, Andrew Paul Asher, Sungmin Aum, Robert Joseph Babadjouni, Nir Jacob […]

Special event to help children in need

Argentinean culture focus of Jewish Community Center event

The public is invited to discover Argentinean culture at a special event at 7:30 p.m. Sat., June 26 at Jewish Community Center (JCC) at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. The event will feature Tango singers and dancers, folk songs and ballet, and Argentinean snacks, drinks and desserts. The cost is $25. The event is cosponsored by the B’nai B’rith […]

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