2005-05-18

Folks have fun at the Fiddle Festival



Folks have fun at the Fiddle Festival

Host families needed for exchange students



By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com In a world of cell phones, the Internet and satellite technology, communication has gotten faster, but not necessarily better. Nothing beats a good old-fashioned chat over a cup of coffee. The Center for Cultural Interchange has made it their mission for the past 20 years to bring foreign exchange students into American homes and send Americans […]

Yerba Buena presents annual dinner and auction



Yerba Buena Elementary School, Agoura Hills, will hold its second annual adults only spring fundraiser, "Wish Upon a Star," Sat., May 21 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive, Moorpark. Tickets are $50 each. The event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing and silent and live auctions. Some of the auction items include a Las Vegas high rollers […]

Kids Walking for Kids



Agoura High School freshman Jenny Tannenbaum founded "Kids Walking for Kids" when she was a fourth-grader and this year marks the sixth year the event has been held to help Variety-The Children’s Charity, a nonprofit organization that helps children in need. This year’s event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., May 22 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 […]

Defending the war



Thanks, Philip Gold, for giving me a news flash that President Bush admitted that "Saddam Hussein did not have Weapons of Mass Destruction and no plans to attack the U.S. Now here’s an old news flash. Stockpiles of WMD were not found, but dead Kurds and Iranians are the proof he had them and could readily produce them. All intelligence […]

Community split over construction of new school



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Residents tried last week to convince the Agoura Hills City Council to take a stand against Heschel West School. Everybody, it seems, has a dog in this fight. The Jewish school for kindergarten through eighth-grade students is proposed for the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County east of Chesebro Road and next to Old Agoura. Recent […]

Girl Scouts host special event for girls

Activities include salsa dancing and salsa making

Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley will present their second annual "Taste of Salsa" event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., May 21 at Cesar E. Chavez Park, 208 Park Ave., San Fernando. All girls and their families are invited to attend. Activities will include salsa dancing, salsa making and tasting, contests, arts and crafts. Those attending should […]

Lindero Canyon Middle school to play grand finale concert



Lindero Canyon Middle school to play grand finale concert The Lindero Canyon Middle School orchestra and choir will perform at the school’s Finale Concert on Tues., May 24 at 7:30 p.m. "This will be no ordinary middle school concert," said Dr. Gregory Fried, who recently returned to the Agoura Hills school as the orchestra teacher. "Our goal is for the […]

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Doesn’t it bug you when . . .



Doesn’t it bug you when . . . Doesn’t it bug you when some drivers pull U-turns or stop practically in the middle of the street to drop off their kids at school? . . . when you almost get into an accident because another driver is using a cell phone? . . . when big SUVs and trucks take […]


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