2010-06-10 E-Edition

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Oak Park stduent talent on display

The people have spoken

Regardless of what the voters decided on Tuesday, we as citizens must accept the outcome. Majority rule isn’t always pretty, but it sure beats the alternative, and anyone who wants to vote with the majority just so they can feel they’re on the “winning side” misunderstands the purpose of democracy. It’s liberating to vote for a candidate or ballot measure […]

Max Mobile comes to the rescue

LIFE SOURCE— Left, A.E. Wright Principal Kimmie Taylor donates blood in the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Max Mobile, named after Max Buelow, a local boy who died of cancer several years ago. The event at the Calabasas middle school raised money for the Max of a Million Dreams Foundation, a charity started by the Buelow family in 2006 to raise […]

Let us hear your ‘tails’

The Acorn invites you to send your favorite pet story for publication on the Critter Corner page. We love our pets and want to give them the recognition they deserve. Send your pet story to: The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St., Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; e-mail your tale to newstip@theacorn.com, or fax us at (818) 706-8942.

Despising England just became a bit more difficult


My original plan was to spend Friday night tossing crates of English tea into the Channel Islands Harbor while setting Wham! albums ablaze with environmentally friendly lighter fluid. During the past few weeks, I’d meticulously trained my mind to believe that Saturday’s World Cup mega-match between England and USA was my generation’s Battle of Bunker Hill. History, I assume, will […]

Eagle Scout completes barn-painting project

Bryan Quintanilla, a member of Boy Scout Troop 485 in Westlake Village and a senior at Agoura High School, will earn the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts, after completing his Eagle Scout project. After more than 90 hours of planning and fundraising, Bryan and a host of volunteers he recruited from his Scout troop, church […]


Better to look good and feel good

Leilie J. Javan, MD, reconstructive and plastic surgeon on staff at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, will discuss the importance of understanding how to be healthy and look good, regardless of age, from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., June 17 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Men’s and Home store on the lower level, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A campus thief stole a $300 iPod and $150 cellphone from a locker room at Agoura High School May 20. Someone stole a $300 iPod from a car parked in the 5100 block of Kanan Road May 22. Someone stole a $250 computer monitor from a car parked near Agoura High School in the 28500 block of Driver […]