2010-02-04

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High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 5: AP sales in the AAC (through Fri., Feb. 12) Talent show/G building/7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 6: Comedy Sportz/G building/6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 9: Club rush-extended nutrition/10 a.m. Wed., Feb. 10: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Financial aid presentation/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 5: Course selection sheet distributed to English class School tours gathering point Q&A/8:45 […]

High Court erred



The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to permit corporations, both domestic and foreign, unlimited financing capabilities in political elections is a crushing blow to every U.S. citizen and voter and should be condemned as a direct contravention of the American creed, “a government by the people.” The decision clearly demonstrates that there exist five Supreme Court judges (four ruled against the decision) […]

High school music boosters seek support



The Westlake High School Instrumental Music Boosters will host the 15th annual dinner dance and silent auction at 4:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 28 at The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills.The Boosters are seeking auction items and event sponsors. For information, e-mail Lynn Garruto at agarruto@msn .com or Carrie Nebens at cnebens @whsband.org.

Mike Green new chair at OP MAC

He supports emergency services for the community

Resident Mike Green is the new chair of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council. Green replaces Mike Paule, who held the position last year. Mike McReynolds is the new vice chair. Paule expressed confidence in Green’s leadership by pointing out his successor’s community service as the local representative for the American Red Cross, as the MAC representative to the Oak […]

Children’s Bureau helps families with adoption



With 129,000 children in foster care, Children’s Bureau is seeking caring families to consider adopting these children. The agency will host an information meeting for those interested in learning more on Wed., Feb. 24 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Children’s Bureau has finalized more than 1,000 adoptions for families across […]

IB or AP?



While most high schools offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses, some schools offer another option for advanced studies. The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a two-year program that requires students to take courses in six academic areas. All students pursing the IB diploma also take the yearlong Theory of Knowledge course, where they explore areas of knowledge and ways of […]

Thanks, Acorn



Congratulations to Jim and Lisa Rule of the Acorn Newspapers on earning the Penland Award from the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. The criterion for this award is giving back to the communities of Agoura, Calabasas, Oak Park and Westlake Village with no strings attached. Also to be recognized for outstanding service for the incredible job they accomplished for […]

Planting tips for spring



Whether February brings buckets of rain or drought conditions to Southern California, there is much to plant now for spring and summer gardens, says experts at Agromin, an Oxnardbased manufacturer of earthfriendly soil products made from recycled green material. Summer bulbs . Time to pull out summer bulbs from the refrigerator and plant them. These bulbs include tulips, crocus, gladiolus, […]

Paule new Triunfo chair



Mike Paule was elected chair of the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors during its Jan. 25 meeting. Paule replaces Janna Orkney, who will now be vice chair. Paule was vice chair last year. Paule expressed appreciation to Orkney for her service and for striving to publicize the agency’s work. Orkney commended Paule. “It’s a great honor to pass this […]


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