2008-11-06

Going to bat for Yerba Buena kids



UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL—Yerba Buena Elementary School kindergarten student Hudson Palmer watches Kris Mashburn feed a bat water with an eye dropper during a presentation for the school’s kindergarten students on Oct. 24 in Agoura Hills. Mashburn is known as the “bat lady.”

Kudos to Animal Shelter



Recently, we have seen a few articles in The Acorn about the Agoura Animal Shelter. We want to say that the Agoura Animal Shelter is a wonderful organization of volunteer professionals and staff. Recently we adopted a 10yearold colliemix named Shasta from the shelter who has been a welcome addition to our family. This is our second adoption from the […]

Located At The End Of A Small Cul-de-sac



This home in the gated Verdigris development has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms plus loft and 3 car garage. The house is at end of small a cul-de-sac and the rear landscaping and hardscape have been redone. The model has spacious rooms, high ceilings and dual pane windows. The loft includes builtin maple computer desk with file cabinets. The home has […]

Candidate who withdrew from MAC race wins



Derek Ross easily won a seat on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council Tuesday, leading the race with 2,139 votes, more than 35 percent of the total. With a pair of open seats on the council it was guaranteed that two newcomers would be coming aboard. What wasn’t expected was the election of Michael McReynolds, who earned 1,953 votes or […]

Be seen in Datebook



The Acorn invites community members to submit brief blurbs for free inclusion in our weekly Datebook calendar. Datebook is devoted to announcements of local events that are offered free of charge to the public or require a minimal fee; exceptions are made. The types of items we welcome would include club meeting notices, garage/bake sales which benefit a worthy cause, […]

Bunco night to benefit OPHS

Fundraiser is Nov. 13

The Oak Park High School Parent-Faculty Club is hosting its fourth Ladies’ Bunco Night at 7 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 13 in the school’s pavilion. Prizes donated by local businesses will be awarded, and a variety of desserts will be served. The event, which is open to the public, is a fundraiser for the school. In the past, the ParentFaculty Club […]

Other local football matchups



Royal (3-5) at Agoura (3-5) Outlook: If this were college, they’d probably call this matchup the What Could Have Been Bowl. The Agoura Chargers have closely resembled the San Diego Chargers in recent weeks—a team with plenty of talent that can’t figure out how to win close games. In its past three games, AHS has lost by three, two and […]

Moms have cookies in park



The Conejo Valley Moms will hold a “Gobble Gobble Cookie” park day at 3:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18 at Triunfo Community Park, 980 Aranmoor, Westlake Village. Mothers and their children ages newborn to 6 years may attend. The group will decorate turkey-shaped cookies. The event will also include snack time and playtime in the park. For more information, call Sandy […]

Cyclists should play by the same rules



Our area seems to be very popular with bicyclers. They seem to be everywhere, either alone or in groups, with their helmets and colorful tights. They seem so vulnerable, trying to stay within their narrow bicycle lanes with automobiles and trucks swiftly passing by. Considerate drivers give them a wide berth for fear that a sneeze could send a bicycler […]


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