2010-05-27

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City attorney’s family donates to Reyes Adobe



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Period bedroom furniture donated to the historic Reyes Adobe site in Agoura Hills will bring a broader spectrum of California history to the 1850s rancho. Bruce and Robyn Steele of Pasadena donated an antique bedroom set that dates to the time period of the adobe. The Steeles are the parents of Craig Steele, a La Canada […]

Local candidate on the move



Voters go to the polls next month to decide a number of races, including who the Democratic candidate will be in the November election against Republican Elton Gallegly of the 24th Congressional District. The June 8 primary pits three candidates—Marie Panec, Tim Allison and Shawn Stern—in a battle of similar ideologies, but not experiences. The Acorn believes Oak Park’s Marie […]

A cappella group helps City of Hope




Unstrumental, an a cappella singing group from Calabasas High School, brought smiles and cheer to the annual City of Hope Transplant Reunion. For the past 34 years, survivors of bone marrow or stem cell transplants have met at the City of Hope campus in Duarte, Calif., to celebrate another year of life. This year’s event took place on April 30. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Two men and a young woman left a restaurant at Kanan and Agoura roads without paying for their meal May 9. The value of the loss was about $60. A thief stole a purse containing checks and bank cards from a shopping cart at the Ralphs grocery store in the 5700 block of Kanan Road May 15. Someone cut […]

Oaks Christian ousted from postseason



IT WAS A GOOD RUN— Oaks Christian’s Connor Daly hammers a return shot against Great Oak during the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 boys’ tennis quarterfinals last week at OCHS. The Lions advanced to Tuesday’s semifinals but were defeated by Valencia of Placentia, 13-5.

League of Voters discusses ballot



The Calabasas library and the League of Women Voters will present a non-partisan analysis of the measures on the June ballot at 6:30 p.m. today, May 27 at the library, 200 Civic Center Way. For more information, call the library at (818) 225-7616.

Political Cartoon



Safe driving is a lifetime pursuit




A person who loses their driver’s license also gives up a certain measure of freedom. But the bigger worry for Sgt. Rick Harwood of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department is public safety. Drivers who cannot safely maneuver a vehicle must surrender their driver’s licenses. Harwood said he understands how difficult it is for seniors to know when they should stop […]

Take advantage of ‘summer melt’



I recently sat down with the admissions dean at a liberal arts college who told me she and many of her colleagues at other schools are worried about the possibility of serious summer melt this year. Summer melt occurs when students who submitted enrollment deposits decide over the summer not to attend the college. Enrollment managers need to hit the […]


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