2005-09-29

In the mouth of the beast



Council member proves he is not accountable



What happened to the $100,000 request by Agoura Hills Councilmember John Edelston for the Las Virgenes Education Foundation that was voted down by the council two months ago which The Acorn reported? Calabasas has given over $1.5 million to the schools. Why hasn’t the councilman written a letter to the editor or tried to garner support in our community for […]

Mary Kay and Jim Donahoe



Six-time Diamond Sales award winners Mary Kay and Jim Donahoe of Sotheby’s International Realty (formerly Young Realtors) were heartily congratulated by Joan Young, vice president, for being named among the top listers and sellers for September at the firm’s Westlake Village office. The Donahoe’s are recognized as a leading real estate force in their community and are repeatedly ranked in […]

Club welcomes new members



City of Agoura Hills presents trips, tennis, more

Community Services Dept. offers full slate of activities

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering excursions, dance classes, sports programs and more. Here is a sampling of upcoming events. Residents may register for by calling (818) 597-7361 or by visiting the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. At 11 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 1, residents may board a bus from […]

Family boot camp



The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (1-2) at Royal Highlanders (2-1) Friday, 7 p.m.

Westlake and Royal, the last two Marmonte League football champions, were both expected to make a run at the league title again this year. That was before several devastating injuries threatened to derail both schools’ championship dreams right out of the gate. Royal lost starting quarterback Kevin Harrington to a broken left arm during the second quarter of the first […]

Program helps teens drive safely



Parents hold the keys when it comes to their teens’ driving safety. In fact, research shows that when parents take an active role in their teens’ driving education and set driving guidelines, they can reduce their teens’ chances of being in a crash by up to onethird. According to government statistics, traffic crashes remain the No. 1 killer of teens. […]

Heschel impacts are too great



The real questions regarding the advisability of building Heschel is not whether the school would be an asset to our community. I am sure it would be. The number one and insurmountable problem is there is no way to handle the vehicular traffic in the confined area available. Right now, without any project of this magnitude, the morning and evening […]

Opportunity Knocks with Private Pool, Cul-de-sac



This Agoura Hills detached family home with a pool is priced right. It’s a rare Conejo Valley opportunity with award-winning Las Virgenes schools. Ideal best describes this home’s location on a flat, quiet, cul-de-sac with no busy street behind. The freeway is close without the noise and it’s within blocks of $1 to 2.5 million homes. The backyard sports a […]


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