2006-06-08

Brookside flagged for excellence



Please send kind words about your father



Father’s Day is June 18 and The Acorn wants your dad to receive the recognition he deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your dad is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell, or just some kind words for the fa ther that you love, your […]

Women walk in honor of lost friend



Forty-one women will keep the memory of teacher Barbara Alaynick alive while walking to raise money for breast cancer research, education and treatment. Alaynick, a beloved A.E. Wright Middle School instructor, died in February from breast cancer. The women have formed the Avon Mini-Walk Team, one of many teams that will participate in the annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. […]

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All events (which are 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 Fri., June 9: Senior finals/G bldg./7:30 a.m. Sat., June 10: ACT exam Mon., June 12: Senior Finals/ G bldg./7:30 a.m. Tues., June 13: […]

Viewpoint boys’ tennis team wins CIF title for the third straight year

Patriots prove unbeatable once again

It looks like the X-Men movie wasn’t the only third installment that did well this past week. Viewpoint’s tennis team showed they had plenty of skills as well in its last stand, as the Patriots beat Cate last Wednesday, 11-7, to win the CIF boys’ tennis championship for the third straight year. “Every year we set a goal to defend […]

Local youth band will perform at CityWalk



Fourteen-year-old Ryan Greenfield will lead his band Segue! in a performance of original tunes and fun copy songs at a show from 11 p.m. to midnight Fri., June 16 at B.B. King’s at Universal Studios CityWalk. Ryan was in the California All State Honor Band for two years and was in Matt McKagan’s Jazz A Band at Lindero Canyon Middle […]

Take part in Relay for Life



The 4th Annual Calabasas Relay for life will be held on June 24 and 25 at Calabasas High School. The American Cancer Society sponsors this community event in an effort to raise funds for local services and research and education in the fight against cancer.This is a 24-hour “relay” event will be filled with fun, fellowship and festivities. People of […]

Breathtaking Views



This cul-de-sac house with circular driveway has breathtaking views and infinity pool and spa. There are cherry hardwood floors, Milgard windows and doors, three fireplaces and a dream kitchen. For more information on this property listed at $1,599,000, call Shelley Cole and Monika Hummer at (818) 991-9191.

Brownley wins state Assembly nomination

Beats Groveman in Dem. primary

Santa Monica resident Julia Brownley won 34.9 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election and took home the Democratic nomination for the 41st State Assembly District. Calabasas Councilmember Barry Groveman finished second with 26.8 percent. Brownley, president of the Santa Monica/Malibu Board of Education, had been endorsed by the Democratic Party, including current Assemblywoman Fran Pavley and Senator Sheila […]

Inventor bakes her way to success



Who makes snow globes that you can eat? Kathy Jacobs of Calabasas, that’s who. And she has some other inventions that have been a long time in the “baking.” “I’ve been making crafts and other stuff like this since I was a little girl,” Jacobs, 42, said. Her invention, the edible snow globe, looks just like those glass spheres you […]


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