2010-07-01 E-Edition

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Silent movie stars shine under the night stars

The 23rd annual Silents Under the Stars will take place Sun., July 18 and Aug. 15 at Paramount Ranch, 2813 Cornell Road, Agoura. At 8 p.m. July 18, “The Lucky Devil” featuring Richard Dix and Esther Ralston will be shown. The 1925 film “tells a rollicking story of romance and race cars with a crazy uncle thrown in for comic […]

Friendship Circle seeks online support

The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle has been ranked in 25th place out of tens of thousands of charities across the nation in the Chase Community Giving Program. The Chase competition allows any individual to vote for local charities that matter to them. The Friendship Circle is the only local charity ranked in the nationwide top 200. Charities that receive the […]

Enough, already

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I picked up the latest edition of The Acorn: Tony Knight, superintendent of the Oak Park schools complaining yet again about lack of funds. As of this writing, we are already carrying three voluntary school taxes. Added to the regular assessment for the Oak Park school district, brings the total to four school taxes, […]

Agoura Hills sophomore attends leadership program

Nicholas Haney of Agoura Hills recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Whittier College, along with more than 90 other young leaders from throughout the Los Angeles region. The seminar provides youths with a forum for learning about critical issues while broadening their understanding of their leadership potential and quest for selfdevelopment. Participants are encouraged to return to […]

Agoura Thunder storms ahead

Summer safety tips for children, motorists

Local police departments remind parents, young people and motorists to practice traffic safety when traveling this summer. Motorists should be aware that children will be out during the day; Drivers should be alert for young people riding bicycles and skateboard in the street and children playing in residential neighborhoods. Drivers should avoid distracting activities, such as adjusting the radio/CD player, […]

Proper disclosure

While I appreciate the wistful sentimentality expressed by Ms. Diana Jones-Schultheis in her letter in the June 24 edition of The Acorn regarding “Maddy’s” property, I feel duty bound to correct a misperception expressed in her letter. Although Maddy and her husband appeared to have owned that property for nearly a hundred years, the recently torn-down “old brown house” on […]

Acorn Bits

Honor roll

•Among the graduates at Boston University last month were Hayley Botwin of Oak Park, who received a Bchelor of Arts in sociology. Three Agoura Hills residents graduated from the Massachusettes university: Alexander Abzug received a bachelor’s degree in health, magna cum laude; Lisa Sutton of Agoura Hills, Juris Doctor in law; and Perrin Donaldson, bachelor’s degree in communication. •Jonathan Wright […]

It’s a slam dunk for WAGS 12U

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