2005-06-30

Survivors celebrate



INSPIRED—Enid Rich, a cancer survivor, receives a medal from her granddaughter at last weekend’s Relay for Life fundraiser. Over 400 volunteers walked and ran the Calabasas High School track for 24 straight hours to raise funds for cancer research and awareness. The annual event is nationwide. BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers

Check out starry nights this summer



Cal State Northridge’s Bianchi Planetarium is offering a look at the mysteries of a summer night and a peek at celestial objects through a telescope beginning this month. The planetarium will offer a show every other Friday night this summer, giving the public an opportunity to view different aspects of the evening skies. The planetarium show will start at 7:30 […]

Women getting hooked on the new boxing craze



By Kyle Jorreyjorrey@theacorn.com Note of caution to all husbands and boyfriends: Next time you leave that seat up in the middle of the night, you might be in bigger trouble than you think. Thanks in part to the success of the Oscar Award-winning film “Million Dollar Baby” and NBC’s “The Contender” (which had a predominately female audience), boxing and boxing-orientated […]

Religious school in a ‘mess’



One point regarding the Heschel debate that many seem to miss is that Heschel purchased their land far below market value, precisely because it was not zoned for high density use and knowing full well that a conditional use permit could only be granted under current zoning to a local school. It’s my understanding that of Heschel’s current enrollment, only […]

Lang Ranch Home On Cul-de-sac



This home is a stunning single-story situated in desirable Lang Ranch. The home features a spacious family room with fireplace, open kitchen, formal dining and living rooms, and master suite with walk-in closet. Amenities include neutral decor, plantation shutters and numerous upgrades. The home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and convenient distance to shopping and award-winning schools. For more […]

Acorn offices will be closed July 4



Monday is Independence Day, and it forces us into early deadlines. Real estate advertising must be reserved by noon today for the July 7 edition. Display advertising must be reserved by noon Fri., July 1. Letters to editor and press releases for the July 7 edition must be received by noon today. Our offices will be closed in observance of […]

Local woman offers help on launching a tutoring business



By Sophia Fischersfischer@theacorn.com Helping children succeed has long been Laurie Hurley’s focus. The Newbury Park resident has operated a tutoring business from her home for several years and is now branching out to help others start their own in-home tutoring companies. This summer, Hurley is unveiling The Complete Home Tutoring Business manual she’s written, along with an accompanying website for […]

Calabasas looking to make the most of its summer baseball schedule



By Steve AmesSpecial to the Acorn After watching his team compile a 4-21 record during spring varsity season, Calabasas High head baseball coach Bret Saberhagen is encouraged by how the Coyotes are playing this summer in the Valley Invitational Baseball League. Even after the Coyotes’ 7-5 loss to the visiting Saugus Centurions Tuesday, Saberhagen had mostly positive things to say […]

Enjoyed Heschel experience



My daughter attended Heschel School located in Northridge and had a wonderful learning experience. She is now a gifted graphic designer with degrees from the University of Wisconsin and the Art Institute in Pasadena. She thrived in the warm environment of the Heschel campus and grew intellectually and socially with the encouragement and guidance of the gifted staff of professionals. […]

Joe Sergus



Joe Sergus of the Troop Real Estate office in Agoura Hills was recently congratulated by branch manager Vicki Earnest for his outstanding production in a recent 30-day period. Sergus was awarded the top sales agent award for the month of May. With production in excess of $2.5 million, Sergus’ production places him at the top of the field. Reach Joe […]


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