2007-01-11

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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 Fri., Jan. 12: Murder Mystery/ G building/7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 13: Murder Mystery/ G building/7 p.m. Mon., Jan. 15: No school- Martin Luther King Jr. […]

A better reason to eat chocolates



Americans consume about 13 pounds of chocolate per person each year. While recent news of chocolate’s health benefits has no doubt eased the minds of many calorie-conscious consumers, there’s an even better reason to feel good about a daily chocolate indulgence. For many cocoa farmers in West Africa, where most of the world’s cocoa is grown, there is little to […]

Can’t wait for new library



I was very proud to be part of the Calabasas Civic Center groundbreaking ceremony last Saturday. The community spirit was evident and everyone could feel the warmth of a small town gathering. It was wonderful to see this project come to life. The Calabasas Historical Society has maintained an active role in the Calabasas City Library with the development of […]

This Home Has An Open Floorplan With Upgraded Stone Flooring And Neutral Carpeting



This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home was built in 1992 and is approximately 2,382 square feet. It has an open floorplan with upgraded stone flooring and neutral carpeting. There is a living room with a vaulted ceiling, fireplace and formal dining area. The kitchen has a family eating area and adjoins the family room. There are custom built-ins in the […]

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The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center offers several new classes. Most classes begin the third weekend of January. For dates and more information on any class or to register, call (818)880-2993 or e-mail brandon@ahccc.org or visit the website www.ahccc.org. The center is at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. +The Better Golf Academy meets at the Lindero Country Club. The six-week after […]

Boy raises funds for pancreatic cancer research



Tyler Gastwirth, 12, of Oak Park, organized a community benefit to raise funds for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Tyler is conducting the project as part of his bar mitzvah in May. His grandfather passed away last year from pancreatic cancer. During this benefit, BJ’s Brewery will donate 15 percent of food sales between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. Mon., […]

Help with bereavement available through Kaiser

Community residents are welcome

A grief support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in cafeteria classrooms 1 and 2, entrance 1, basement, at Woodland Hills Medical Center, 5601 De Soto Ave., Woodland Hills. Registration is not required. The group is open to the community as well as to members of Kaiser Permanente. There is no fee for attending. The group is […]

CLU hosts Scandinavian presentation



California Lutheran University will host “Scandinavian/Nordic Identity in a Multicultural Environment” at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 12 in the Roth Nelson Room on the main campus. Dr. Jose Marichal, assistant professor of political science at CLU, will discuss the issue of single cultures existing within a multicultural society, how cultural identity is affected, and whether assimilation means loss of culture […]

Chabad hosts women’s Shabbaton next weekend



Chabad of the Conejo will host its ninth annual Women’s Weekend Shabbaton from Fri. to Sun., Jan 19 through 21, at the Courtyard by Marriot in Oxnard. According to event organizers, a Shabbaton “is a weekend getaway where the sanctity and beauty of the Sabbath are upheld in an atmosphere of learning and fellowship.” Participants will enjoy catered meals, lectures, […]

Teacher raises are appreciated



I want to commend Oak Park School Superintendent Tony Knight and the members of the Oak Park Board of Education for offering Oak Park teachers a 6.25 percent salary increase. Other local districts are finding creative ways to waste state funds. The leadership of OPUSD recognizes that the best investment in education belongs in the classroom. Ed Kaz Oak Park


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