2009-05-28

Honoring our fallen servicemen



Teacher pink slips rescinded

But 27 others are still being laid off

Twenty teachers in the Las Virgenes Unified School District who received precautionary layoff notices on March 13 because of California’s broken budget will keep their jobs—at least for the time being. Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Dan Stepenosky said the teachers have had their pink slip notices rescinded. “We did not follow through with the layoff procedures,” Stepenosky said, “so they […]

Drawing dad



Sun., June 21 is Father’s Day, and the Acorn is inviting you to take out pen, pencil or crayon and draw a picture of dear old Dad. Using the template in the ad on page 12, draw a picture of what your father looks like and send it to The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St. Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. […]

Help us help Meals on Wheels



The food delivered daily by Westlake Village-based Meals on Wheel provides nourished bodies and enriched lives, but the volunteer organization needs funding and support to pursue its noble mission. Meals on Wheels, which began 30 years ago, delivers two meals a day to homebound residents in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park. Food is delivered and friendships are made. […]

Local knowledge on the waves



Deputies swap gifts for guns



Receive help in getting quick restraining order



Residents can receive assistance in obtaining domestic violence restraining orders at the district attorney’s East County office in the Ventura East County Courthouse, Ste. 2880, 2855-F Alamo St., Simi Valley. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Anyone seeking restraining order help should first call the office at (805) 306-7926. The East County office also provides assistance with […]

Agoura bus shelters nixed



Even though plans for seven new bus shelters in Agoura Hills were scaled down in a move to save money, the City Council has decided to nix the shelters altogether and spend funds instead on other local transportation programs. The bus shelters were estimated to cost $450,000, but when council members balked, Westlake contractor L. Newman Design Group went back […]

Reach Out to Agoura Hills



The Agoura Hills City Council generally meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at city hall. The city’s planning commission meets on the first and third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are telecast on Time Warner Channel 10 and Charter Channel 3 daily until the next scheduled meeting. Meetings can also be […]

Thousands of dollars awarded to help Oak Park’s graduating seniors



Community groups recognized Oak Park High School seniors last week for achievements in academics, athletics, the arts, service and leadership. Scholarships were presented by the National Charity League, a nonprofit organization of mothers and daughters; Westlake Women’s Club; Oak Park Baha’i, and Prudential Realty. The Agoura Youth Basketball Association’s scholarship was awarded in memory of Cody Badalato, an Oak Park […]