Westlake Yacht Club weekend fundraiser supports area charities

The Westlake Yacht Club will host a weekend devoted to benefiting area charities on Sat. and Sun., Aug. 5 and 6 at The Landing on Westlake Lake, near the yacht club at 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. On Saturday sailors will participate in the 13th annual Sail-a-Thon for charity. A light breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. and […]

Teradyne gives local scholarship

Michael Watts of Oak Park received a $5,000 scholarship in honor of Teradyne Inc. cofounder, Peter Hashem. Watts is the son of Leah and David Watts and will be majoring in physics at UC Berkeley. Teradyne, an electronics testing equipment company in Agoura Hills, established the scholarship to remember Hashem, who was a victim of the terrorist attacks of Sept. […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Suite 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your story to newstip@theacorn.com; or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Doesn’t believe ‘tacky’ request

In response to the July 13 letter “Tacky parents request gifts,” I was both shocked and dismayed to read that one would indicate “the price of admission” to attend a bar/bat mitzvah. That would be the epitome of poor taste and I continue to remain so flabbergasted and disgusted that I question its authenticity. Gloria Weinstein Calabasas

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Perfect For A First Time Buyer

This is a wonderful home for a first time buyer. It has 3-bedrooms, 3-baths and a livable 1,577 square feet. The beautiful backyard is filled with fruit trees and covered patio. There is a seperate laundry room. For the family with children, it is within the highly acclaimed Conejo school district. For more information on this property listed at $604,900, […]

Day laborers get a raise

Agoura workers ask $15 an hour

Summer’s golden chaparral blankets the hillsides above Agoura and Kanan roads. The amber waves of brush are an apt symbol for the rich opportunities America offers immigrants, including the day laborers who congregate at this corner. The men recently placed Agoura Hills on the national map with their bold request for a $15an-hour wage. Many of the laborers crossed deserts […]

‘Comedy in the Conejo’

The Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks and its sponsor First California Bank will host “Comedy in the Conejo” on Sun., Aug. 13 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Dinner is at 6 p.m. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission, which is $40, includes dinner and wine. The show alone is $30. Call the box office at (818) […]

Hidden Hills students earn awards

The city council of the city of Hidden Hills recently honored resident students of the Las Virgenes Unified School District and those in private schools who earned the President’s Education Award for outstanding academic excellence. To receive this award, students maintained an A grade point average and were in the 85th percentile on standardized achievement tests. Following is a list […]

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Agoura Hills Burglars stole earrings, a necklace, CDs and a doll from a home on Strawberry Hill on July 12. The loss was $360. Someone spray-painted a public works signal box at the intersection of Agoura and Reyes Adobe roads July 9 resulting in $50 damage. A laptop computer and a photo camera with a combined valued of $1,100 were […]

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