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Principal for a Day gives local business, community members insight on schools

Principal for a Day gives local business, community members insight on schools By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Local city officials, business members and other community leaders recently experienced first-hand the duties of a principal in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. The district’s annual Principal for a Day program landed noneducators at each of the 15 schools located within the district’s […]

Spring Spectacular at Moorpark College zoo

The 14th annual Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College will be presented from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on three weekends: Sat. and Sun., March 5 and 6; Sat. and Sun., March 12 and 13; and Sat. and Sun., March 19 and 20. The event will feature special shows, tours, exhibits and celebrity animal guests from all […]

Time for change on

Calabasas council

The upcoming city of Calabasas council election, like so much of what happens in our area, affects all of us in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. We write as individuals, although we are parent-faculty club presidents in Calabasas and Agoura Hills, respectively. We have experienced firsthand just how important cooperation is between all the district’s communities on matters of […]

Conejo Youth Employment hosts March 12 fundraiser

Conejo Youth Employment Service will host its third annual "Ultimate Gaming, Bar, Buffet and Silent Auction" from 7 to 11 p.m. Sat., March 12 at Sunset Hills Country Club, Thousand Oaks. The event will benefit the service, a nonprofit agency that provides job counseling and referrals free of charge for individuals between the ages of 14 to 22. Cost is […]

Political fellowships open to grads

State Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) recently announced that applications for this year’s Capital Fellowship Program are now available in her district office. The program includes the Jesse Marvin Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program, Executive Fellowship Program, California Senate Fellows and Judicial Fellowship Program. The 11-month internship gives college graduates (degree must be awarded by September 2005) a unique opportunity to […]

The Acorn’s Winter Sports Playoff Preview

The chase for a California Interscholastic Federation trophy is on again and plenty of local teams are in the race. Find out who’s who on the next two pages.

Ventura College of Law tackles renter issues

The Ventura College of Law is presenting "How to Coexist with your Landlord/Tenant" at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 22 at the campus, 4475 Market Street in Ventura. The forum is one in a series of free discussions offered by the college to educate the public on important areas of California law. Ron Perry, a local attorney with the California Rural […]

Financial spending, other issues top

Harrison agenda

Financial spending, other issues top Michael Harrison is a positive force on the Calabasas City Council. He’s anything but a great politician. He certainly doesn’t always say what many want to hear, but what he does say, he means. Unlike other council members who have come to our homeowner association meetings, whether monthly or by invitation, Harrison is the only […]

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