2010-06-10

At the Library



Agoura Hills Library, a branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, is at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. All activities are free and take place at the library. •Summer fun for preschoolers is at 11 a.m. June 29 to Aug. 3. Storytime with stories, music and art activities. •Special preschool program: Bubble […]

Water district pension plan defended

Guest opinion

The Acorn has made an issue of the new memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and its office and general employee bargaining units. I want to add some perspective to what’s been printed. The focal point raised by The Acorn is pensions and how they seem to be driving rate increases. The reality is this: Out […]

11-year-old discovers innate talent



Jakob Crowe may not have spoken his first word until he was 3 years old, but music certainly speaks to him. Jakob is an 11-year-old musician who is making his mark at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas as the youngest student to join the school’s jazz band and wind ensemble. He and his family live in Agoura Hills. Diagnosed […]

Students publish The Little Acorn



Students in Arlene Wilkoff’s third-grade class at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills first learned about the world of journalism when they produced The Little Acorn. The class newspaper features letters to the editor and an array of articles by every student about what they are learning in class, including historical figures, geometric shapes, charitable endeavors and biographical portraits, […]

Katz finishes tied for sixth at state golf championship



Teacher publishes new children’s book



Longtime educator and author Leah Cohen of Oak Park has published a new children’s book, “The Magic Pond: How a small flock of birds brought life and cheer to a lonely pond.” The book is a nature story for early readers. In this tale, a group of migrating birds lament that their resting place is a dazzling but lonely pond. […]

FOR THE RECORD



The name of the anti-tax organization founded by Barbara Murphy of Agoura Hills is Citizens Against New Local Taxes, not Citizens Against Taxes.

Forum on new wing



Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will host five community forums featuring presentations on the proposed hospital replacement wing. The forums, which are free and open to the public, will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 14, 22 and 30, and July 1 and 7 in Classroom 1 at Los Robles Hospital, 215 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. To […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., June 11: Finals Music awards banquet/G building Mon., June 14: Finals Senior brunch Tues., June 15: Finals/ Last day Wed., June 16: Graduation Calabasas Coyotes Fri., June 11: Finals-half day Sat., June 12: ACT/7 a.m. Saturday school tutoring/8 a.m. Mon., June 14: Finals-half day Tues., June 15: Finals-half day Last day of school Music appreciation/7:40 a.m. Wed., […]

Marlins draft Yelich in Round 1



Baseball has been very, very good to these young stars. Several local baseball players have been selected in the opening rounds of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Westlake High senior Christian Yelich led the parade when the Florida Marlins nabbed the third baseman with the 23rd overall pick in the first round. Yelich batted .451 with nine home […]