2008-02-14

Learning from the expert



Viewpoint seniors vie for National Merit Scholarships



Agoura’s auto class goes the extra mile



For the second year in a row, Agoura High School finished first in the Greater Los Angeles County Automotive Technology Competition for high school seniors, beating out 50 other schools in a race to the national championship. The competition was Jan. 26 at Cerritos College. Auto shop teacher John Andersen said two of his students, John Theodsiou and Brandon Patterson, […]

Churches send care packages to soldiers



The small care package on display in the Christian Reformed Church’s (CRC) Grand Rapids office contains snacks, breakfast foods, toiletries, a book of Bible-based reflections and a prayer card. Geared to satisfy personal as well as spiritual needs, the package is an example of ways that churches can reach out to soldiers who are serving overseas in Afghanistan or Iraq, […]

Food drive was a big success



After reading about a critical food shortage in our local food banks, I decided to put together my own food drive and left notes in my neighbor’s mailboxes, about 60 of them. I asked them to pick up an extra bag of groceries when they were out shopping that week and leave them by their door for me to pick […]

County to examine home property values, assessor says



Approximately 210,000 single family homes and condominium properties sold in Los Angeles County between July 1, 2005 and June 30, 2007 will be examined to see if they qualify for lower property taxes, Assessor Rick Auerbach told a meeting of the Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce last week. The socalled declineinvalue reassessment has been spurred by falling home […]

Congestion results in Old Town parking fee



Starting immediately there will be a $2 charge to park in the Leonis Adobe Museum parking lot on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Officials from the museum in Old Town Calabasas said the fee was necessary due to the high demand for parking from the adjacent Farmer’s Market. The fee will be used to pay for parking lot […]

Upcoming high school reunions



•Agoura High School Class of 1978 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 16 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. •Agoura High School Class of 1988 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sat. May 3 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. •Agoura High School Class of 1998 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sat. Aug. 9 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel •Calabasas High School […]

High School Highlights



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., Feb. 15: AP registration at the AAC Spring play rehearsal/G building/3 p.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 18: Presidents’ Day/No school Tues., […]

St. Patrick’s Day ball slated for St. Jude’s



St. Jude the Apostle School in Westlake Village will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Emerald Ball, scheduled for Fri., March 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive in Westlake Village. The evening will include dinner, music by the Rhythm Method, dancing, live and silent auctions, Irish step dancers, and more. Tickets are also on sale for the auction […]


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