2004-10-14

Local teen to meet national leaders



Emily Medders of Westlake Village has been selected to participate in the national Young Leaders Conference from Oct. 19 to 24 in Washington, D.C. It’s for high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic achievement. Medders will be one of about 400 to participate from throughout the U.S. She will interact with representatives of the three branches of […]

Take time to teach children diversity



The U.S. Bureau of Census estimates that by 2060, white Americans will no longer be the majority. Hispanic and Asian populations are expected to triple, increasing the country’s racial and ethnic diversity. "Respecting and appreciating diversity is essential in today’s world," said Barbara Anderson, Ed.D., vice president of education for KinderCare Learning Centers. Anderson offered some suggestions for teaching children […]

Calabasas financially sound



A previous Acorn editorial that noted that Calabasas is in excellent financial shape was accurate. As we embark on finalization of our civic complex, the statements of Michael Harrison in his Sept. 9 letter need to be corrected. He worried about the future mortgage on the civic center yet failed to inform folks that we presently pay over $750,000 per […]

Council member raises totally justified



Council member raises totally justified The top 10 reasons why Calabasas city council members deserve to give themselves a pay raise: The top 10 reasons why Calabasas city council members deserve to give themselves a pay raise: 10. Because $566 per month will enable them to live the lavish and extravagant lifestyle they’ve always wanted. 9. The per capita income […]

Let us know about your Halloween display



Let us know about your Halloween display Are you planning something elaborate as a Halloween display this year? If so, we want our readers to know about it. If you’re presenting something very special for beggars on trick or treat night, give us your address, and we’ll let everyone know about it in our Oct. 28 issue. We need the […]

Supporting Miss California



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The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (2-3) at
Agoura Chargers (3-2)


Westlake Warriors (2-3) at Agoura Chargers (3-2) Friday, 7 p.m. By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Two familiar rivals will meet on the playing field Friday night in unfamiliar territory as Westlake marches into Charger Stadium for an annual battle with Agoura. Following two super-disappointing, last-second losses in league, both the Chargers (who lost to Royal, 31-24) and the Warriors (who lost […]

Learn to love children without spoiling them



Parents will learn about "Loving Without Spoiling: Why It’s Okay To Be Unpopular with Your Kids" when author Nancy Samalin presents a Parent Talk Lecture from 7 to 9 p.m. Tues., Oct. 19 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The series is presented by Conejo Valley Adult School. Samalin will teach parents of toddlers through teens […]

Vigorously opposes

Malibu Valley Inn

The mayor of Calabasas in his letter of Sept. 9 seems to be intensively working for the applicant of the Malibu Valley Inn. It would appear that this is a conflict of interest since, during the hearing of Aug. 25, Mr. Harrison stated that the council and planning commission should not make statements of approval or rejection since all the […]


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