2004-10-14

City council gives itself a raise in Calabasas



The city council in Calabasas starting in March will get bigger paychecks after council members approved pay raises for themselves last week. Council members will get a raise from $464 per month to $566. It amounts to $1,224 more a year. "The state law for all cities is, no raise can go into effect until after the next regularly scheduled […]

Local family featured on TV show



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Erin and Scott Macdonald and their three sons, 7-year-old twins, Eric and Ryan, and Alex, 5, of Calabasas will be featured in a new reality TV show called "Take My Kids, Please." It will air at 10 p.m. Fri., Oct. 15 on the Women’s Entertainment Network (WETV). A scout from WETV found the Macdonalds one day […]

Lemonade stand raises money for children with cancer



Lemonade stand raises money for children with cancer

Leader in printing business expands headquarters in Westlake Village



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Weiser-Litho of Westlake Village has outgrown its current office space on La Baya and will double in size when it moves next month to a new building next to Jafra Cosmetics and J.D. Powers in the Westlake Village portion of Thousand Oaks. Weiser-Litho has moved every six years since the company was first established, said company […]

Agoura Booster Club to host top gymnasts from around the state



The Agoura Booster Club is hosting the Women’s Junior Olympic Northern Sectional Championship gymnastics meet for Southern California which will take place at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Drive in Malibu. The competition is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23 and until 6 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 24. Gymnasts from Bakersfield to Los Angeles will […]

Paul Anka to help gala celebration in T.O.



Paul Anka to help gala celebration in T.O. To honor the 10th anniversary of its opening, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will host a gala celebration on Sat., Oct. 23 featuring Paul Anka at the Countrywide Performing Arts Center. In addition to enjoying an evening of Anka’s signature hits such as "Diana" and "Lonely Boy," complimentary cake and champagne […]

Incumbent disagrees with challenger



Incumbent disagrees with challenger Regarding the Oct. 7 article by Stephanie Bertholdo in The Acorn "Candidate says he can help TSD," Mr. Blasman continues to make statements about Triunfo Sanitation District (TSD) that are not factual. I would like to let your readers know the true facts about the subjects he professes are wrong with TSD. Blasman: Best use of […]

Agoura High School may get support period next year



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Students at a local high school may have a support period starting next year. Larry Misel, principal at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, and teacher Jason Busby recently presented a proposal to the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) Board of Education regarding the possibility of adding a new early support period to the school’s […]

Teen excursion is offered



Youth ages 11 to 17 are invited on an excursion from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16 to The Block @ Orange sponsored by the Agoura Hills Recreation Center. At The Block participants can go in-line skating, shopping, dine out or spend time with friends. The bus will depart from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks […]

Nurses essential––but missing in most schools

Schools being asked to do more for less

In today’s educational environment, school nurses do far more than wipe runny noses and bandage scraped knees. These days, you may find a school nurse administering complicated drug regimens, counseling diabetic students on their diets or even cleaning and re-inserting catheter tubes. "Nearly 9 million children are uninsured," said Edward J. McElroy, president of the American Federation of Teachers. "For […]


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