L.A. County approves Heschel West school for Old Agoura

The Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning last week voted in favor of Heschel West, a Jewish day school that will be built in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County east of Chesebro Road near Old Agoura. The 166,000-square-foot, nine-building school, intended for 750 kindergarten through eighth-grade students, will be located on 73 acres in an area just outside […]

Positive parenting classes offered

Interface Children Family Services offers a low-cost, 10-week series of Active Parenting Classes emphasizing effective discipline techniques, understanding child behavior, strategies to encourage responsibility and problem-solving skills. Classes are offered on various dates at locations throughout the county. For more information, dates and times of the nearest class, or registration, please call (805) 485-6114, ext. 685.

Restoring damaged skin

As the saying goes, everyone has a past. For many in their 30s and 40s, being hip or cool as a teen or young adult meant getting a tattoo, having multiple body piercings or spending too much time in the sun baking that perfect tan. But years later, those tattoos and piercings may not be appropriate in the workplace or […]

OPHS to host college fair

Whether it’s UCLA or USC, the Army or the Navy, trade school or a junior college, at this year’s College Fair Night, students from all grade levels will have a chance to learn more about the hundreds of opportunities available to them after high school. Oak Park High School will host the College Fair from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., […]

Friedman named Wexner Fellow

Bruce Friedman was recently honored as the 10th Wexner Fellow from the Heschel West Day School of Agoura Hills. The Wexner Fellowship is a two-year educational experience designed to develop Jewish leadership. International scholars, educators and rabbis gather to teach Jewish history, torah and spirituality to the fellows. Previous fellows include Heschel West parents Larry Cohen, Kim Cavallo and Ken […]

CSUN Planetarium features weekly star shows

Members of the public have only a few more weeks to catch a glimpse of the starry magic of a summer night at CSUN’s Bianchi Planetarium. shows every Friday night to give the public an opportunity to view different aspects of the evening skies. The first show begins at show will offer a look at the stars, constellations and planets […]

On a high note

Rockin’ and rollin’

Endodontist makes root canal easier

Root canal treatment, one of the most feared dental procedures, is enjoying a more positive reputation among patients these days. If you, like many people, think a root canal means hours of anguish in your dentist’s chair, you’ll be pleased to learn that most root canal treatments now take less than an hour and can be virtually painless. The key […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Mon., Sept. 19 No school/SDD Tues., Sept. 20 Charger Club meeting/A1/7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 21 PSAT/SAT/ACT testing workshop/A1/7:50 a.m. PFC meeting/Agoura Hills Library/9 a.m. Freshman […]