2010-05-13

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., May 14: STAR testing Senior picnic/9:30 a.m. Fashion show/7 p.m. Sat., May 15: Spring dance team showcase/gym/7 p.m. Mon., May 17: STAR testing Tues., May 18: Charger Club meeting/ A-1/7 p.m. Wed., May 19: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Thurs., May 20: Parent drop-in/library media center/2 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 14: STAR testing/7:40 a.m. Senior activity/De Anza park/ […]

Senior’s zest for life keeps her young



As the years go they don’t seem to have much impact on Mae Eisenberg. The 87-year-old artist takes no medications, exercises both mind and body daily, and lectures on the ills of white bread. “My mother is like those people they study in the Himalayas who eat yogurt and live forever,” said daughter and artist Sheila Fein of Agoura Hills, […]

They got victory



‘If it wants to grow it needs to go’



It was great to read an article regarding a contentious issue that was reasonable and presented both sides. I want The Acorn to know that as a neighbor sick of the many violations over the years, the parking abuses and yes, the trash, I am appreciative that The Acorn took the time to present this neighbor’s perspective. If Chabad wants […]

Making the cut

Henderson, Kackert hoping to beat the odds as NFL tailbacks

Two men share the same dream—to play in the NFL. Chad Kackert and Alex Henderson have already beaten the odds to make it this far. But these underdogs want to keep going. Kackert and Henderson have a lot in common. They operate from the same position, running back. They hail from smaller Division I schools. They played high school football […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES



•The city of Agoura Hills is looking for individuals to serve as volunteers at the sixth annual Reyes Adobe Days on Oct. 1 to 3 at the Reyes Adobe historical site. Volunteers are especially needed to help with the art scene and also organizers to sit on the Day of Committee, which is responsible for all of the activities at […]

Turtle show



The California Turtle and Tortoise Club will host a fundraisier from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 15 at the Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Avenue, Woodland Hills.   For more information, go to www.tortoise.org/valley.

Putting his vote where his heart is



My wife and I have lived in Oak Park for the past 23 years after moving here from the city. Not only have we found paradise in the local open spaces but we have found a responsive government interested in our needs and wants. Not only have my wife and I lived here, we have voted what our hearts and […]

Marmonte baseball coaches looking to outlaw composite bats

Some say use of ‘rolled bats’ puts players in peril

Matt La Belle wants to put an end to the use of composite baseball bats in the Marmonte League and, perhaps, the entire CIFSouthern Section. The Simi Valley High head varsity coach cites safety concerns as his No. 1 reason for proposing the ban during Friday’s CIF-SS Baseball Advisory Committee meeting. He plans to introduce the same plan during next […]

Triunfo YMCA named premier delegation



The 12-member Triunfo YMCA delegation won the honor of “premier delegation” at the annual Model United Nations conference in Burbank in April. Many of its delegates were signaled out for their excellent work in the program. Model U.N. introduces middle-school students to the United Nations and its functions. The program provides students with an opportunity to receive hands-on learning about […]


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