2008-03-13

Oak Park community rallies against school cuts

Letter, e-mail campaign targets Sacramento

California’s elected officials may not know much about the community of Oak Park, but they soon will. Teachers, parents, students and other representatives from the community plan to send letters to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) and state Sen. Tom McClintock (R-Thousand Oaks) urging the Sacramento officials not to cut education funding. Packets and e-mails addressing the […]

A big ‘thank you’ from Round Meadow



Local marine graduates boot camp



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 email updated information to newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., March 14: ASB election packets due in AAC/2:55 p.m. Mon., March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Late AP sales at the AAC Tues., March 18: Late AP sales at the […]

Follow the tracks



Yes! Follow the tracks. In the words of naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton, “Look ever for the track . . . it is the priceless, unimpeachable record of the creature’s life and thought, in the oldest writing known on earth.” Follow the tracks. Leave the city. Climb into the chaparral. Walk among the scrub oak, watching for signs- claw marks low […]

Solstice Canyon remains closed

Trails need repairs, debris cleanup following November fire

Solstice Canyon, a hiking and equestrian site in Malibu, remains closed due to November’s Corral fire. There are numerous safety hazards along trails and roadways from the fire’s impact that must be mitigated. “We are very keen to reopen this popular site as soon as possible but must ensure the public’s safety before we do so,” said Woody Smeck, superintendent […]

JPL engineer will speak to astronomy club



The Ventura County Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 21 in the multipurpose room at Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa School Road in Somis. The speaker will be Dr. Marc Rayman, who has been with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1986. Rayman’s presentation is titled “Now Flying Through a Solar System Near You: The […]

Paver PossibilitiesLandscape Pavers Go Green



Stylish and versatile, landscape pavers can add tremendous utility and value to a home. But now, landscape pavers have gone green and can not only be used to beautify your home, but also help the environment. Permeable pavers, such as Belgard’s Subterra stone, are a type of green landscape paver. They are made of concrete and separated by joints filled […]

Clean creek requires volunteers



Heal the Bay needs volunteers for a habitat restoration project at Malibu Creek State Park this weekend. Dozens will come together for four hours Sat., March 15 as part of the group’s revitalized Stream Team program. The team will be planting native species as well as removing invasive plants and manmade debris from various sites in the Malibu Creek watershed. […]

Agoura High to hold garage sale



A garage sale to benefit the Agoura High School Class of 2008 “Safe and Sober Grad Nite” will take place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., April 12 at Agoura High School’s teacher parking lot, 2854 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. To donate items to the garage sale, drop them off between 9 a.m. and noon Sat., March 15 […]


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