2009-06-25

Grads go out with a bang



Friendship Circle teaches typing



Leonis Adobe names board



The Leonis Adobe Museum recently announced the 2009 board of directors with Don Adams as board president. In addition to Adams, the board includes Camille Stoddard, vice president; Carol Stewart, treasurer, and Brian Kahn, secretary. Other board members are Ruth Abel, Steve Rich, Jeannette Smith, Don Sweeney, and Dennis Washburn. The Leonis Adobe Museum at 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, is […]

Longtime counselor helps students grow



A guidance counselor for 20 years at Oak Park High School, Tess Wilkoff has helped hundreds of students with issues such as class advisement and crisis counseling. She has mediated between students and between teachers and students. She has helped teens who were worried about grades and about transitioning to college. Wilkoff works with families, providing resources and referrals; writes […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Oak Park A vehicle break-in occurred when a burglar smashed a car window and stole property on June 14 in the 5500 block of Spanish Oak Lane. Property from unlocked vehicles was stolen on the following dates and places: on June 14 or 15 in the 100 block of Park View Drive; on June 13 or 14 in the 500 […]

Kudos to LV schools



I have just finished reading all of the Las Virgenes schools’ test scores and their rankings in today’s Acorn. I wish to congratulate all of the wonderful schools our community has been fortunate to send our children to. Most of all, I wish to praise Yerba Buena Elementary School for their outstanding score. I have been fortunate to have been […]

LVUSD may ‘hit the skids,’ board president says

District unable to maintain state-required 3 percent reserve

Las Virgenes Unified School District will once again file a “qualified” interim budget with state officials, explaining why the district will fail to meet its financial obligations for the next three years. The district will be unable to set aside at least 3 percent of its budget in its reserves, a requirement of Assembly Bill 1200 that passed in 1991 […]

July 4 fireworks to light up Calabasas



The city of Calabasas will host the community’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Calabasas High School. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. The family-oriented event will feature the band Jack Mack and the Heart Attack and a free family fun zone with balloon artist, rides and games. Food and beverages will […]

Caring for a child with autism



As doctors, families and schools learn more about autism, people living with the disorder have overcome obstacles to lead healthful, meaningful and productive lives. However, a recent Easter Seals study found that parents of children with autism face a number of unique challenges. Nearly 80 percent are extremely or very concerned about their child’s independence as an adult, compared to […]

The big day has come




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