2005-06-23

Viane-Riese wedded



Jennifer Viane, the daughter of Chuck and Sherry Viane of Calabasas, married Michael A. Riese, the son of Nancy and Wayne Nash and Ted Riese and Corinne Villa-Riese, on May 7 at the Hotel Del Coronado. The bride attended Chaminade College Prep High School. The groom was born and raised in the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno area.  The couple met as […]

Oak View students graduate, say goodbye to beloved principal

Seniors are leaving, and so is longtime teacher and principal Millie Andress

by Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Twenty-eight young men and women from Oak View High School, an alternative high school in Oak Park, accepted their diplomas last Thursday at an intimate ceremony conducted at the Oak Park High School Pavilion. About half of the students had completed the requirements for graduation in December. The graduation program featured photographs of each graduate on the […]

Students awarded scholarships from Conejo Future Foundation



by Stephanie BertholdoBertholdo@theacorn.com Six local students received Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) awards and scholarships for their work and leadership in this year’s Youth Congress forum. The forum, which focused on teen health, was conducted in April at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village. Tera Lutz from La Reina High School was selected as the outstanding freshman and awarded a […]

Catholic preschool open for registration



Notre Dame Learning Center, a new preschool and childcare facility for children between 3 and 5 years of age, will be accepting registration during July and August for the fall. Located adjacent to La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks, the pre school will offer education in the 155-year tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame and will open on […]

A tale of two cities



What a stark contract between the cities of Calabasas and Agoura Hills. Calabasas Mayor Barry Groveman’s guest editorial in a recent edition of The Acorn showed a city on the move with a new civic center being built, solutions being implemented for traffic congestion, increased funding for our schools and healthy reserves in a city that reaches out to the […]

Featuers Include Remodeled Kitchen And Redone Pool/Spa



A single-story home with nice curb appeal. The home features vaulted ceilings in the living room, a large remodeled kitchen with dining room overlooking the backyard, newer dualglazed sliding doors and windows, smooth ceilings, hardwood floors, and upgraded baths. Sliding doors lead to a large side yard with RV access, redone pool and spa, newer pool equipment, and a grassy […]

Seniors support summer series



Agoura Hills Senior Retreat will support the city of Agoura Hills’ 2005 Summer Concerts in the Park series and fireworks display at 6 p.m. Sun., July 10 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The fireworks will follow the concert. “We’ll provide free giveaways and information regarding our senior services. It’s just one of our many ways of […]

AHS graduates encouraged to make a positive change



by Sophia Fischersfischer@theacorn.com Not long after Agoura High School’s class of 2005 began their freshman year, the September 11 tragedy took place. As those same students graduated last Friday evening, Principal Larry Misel challenged them to make a difference in the world. “Now it is your turn to create history,” Misel said. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can […]

New principal coming to Brookside



by Stephanie BertholdoBertholdo@theacorn.com Having been a “shared” assistant principal at three elementary schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, Debbie Burgher is happy that she can finally devote herself to just one school. As the new principal of Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park, she kicked off her summer by visiting the school and getting acquainted with the campus […]

Concerts underway



FAMILY FUN—Clockwise from right, Stefanie Spiegel enjoys the summer’s first Concert in the Park sponsored by the city of Agoura Hills. Stephanie Kane scoots down the kids’ slide while Danny Zirilli, from the feature group Papa Doo Run Run, performs for the crowd. The next concert at Chumash Park is July 10 with Rumours, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band.


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