Out of the ashes

A few weeks ago, The Acorn published a letter from an individual who commented about the demise of Temple Beth Haverim. This person wondered how the community could have allowed this tragic event to happen. Although the physical presence of TBH is no longer apparent, its spirit and commitments are still viable. A building is not a congregation; people are […]

Students dig into piggy banks to help

Students at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park are looking beyond their school and national borders to help children in need. Each student has been asked to donate at least $1 from their own savings to help two schools in Musanze, Rwanda. The program, called “Kids Helping Kids—$ for Musanze,” will help rebuild the community in northern Rwanda that has […]

Woodland Hills Rotary honors officers

The Rotary Club of Woodland Hills honored the officers of the third quarter from the Topanga Police Station at the club’s luncheon meeting on Oct. 27. Capt. John Sherman, who will be leaving Topanga to work in the central Los Angeles Bureau, was commended by the Rotarians for his contributions to the community. Patrol Capt. Ivan Minsal shared statistics showing […]

WWII Hellcat fighter plane featured in presentation

The Grumman F6-F “Hellcat” US Navy WW II fighter aircraft will be part of a presentation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 6 at the Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum at the Camarillo Airport, 455 Aviation Drive. The Commemorative Air Force will give a presentation of the history and role played by the Hellcat during World War II. […]

Steinhardt knocks Smith off local water board

Concerns over employee salaries and benefits resonate with voters

Challenger Barry Steinhardt surprised incumbent Jeff Smith with a 15 percent margin of victory in Tuesday’s contest to represents the Las Virgenes Municipal Water agency’s 5th Division, which covers most of Agoura Hills. A total of 3,817 voters participated in the election. Nearly 58 percent of the electorate backed the newcomer. Smith got 42 percent During the race the candidates […]

Sweet ending for pumpkin festival

On behalf of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, I want to thank the entire community for all of their support of the Pumpkin Festival. Even with damp weather, it was a great event with a wonderful turnout. Most importantly, I want to thank the city of Calabasas for their wonderful partnership with the festival. It is one of the best […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Sat., Nov. 6: Homecoming dance/ gym/8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 8: Boys’ water polo parent meeting/G building/7 p.m. Spirit team meeting/faculty dining room/8 p.m. Tues., Nov. 9: Makeup California High School Exit Exam Tutoring center/library Wed., Nov. 10: Makeup California High School Exit Exam Thurs., Nov. 11: Veterans Day-no school Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Nov. 5: NHS meeting/12:05 p.m. Dodgeball […]

Magical evening at Four Seasons Hotel

What’s New On DVD?

Human Target-The Complete First Season (Warner Bros.)—For those who like to imagine the thrill of putting themselves in harm’s way, here is a show for you. Based on the popular DC comic book series, the show stars Mark Valley (“Boston Legal”) as Christopher Chance, a private contractor/bodyguard hired to protect his clients from danger at all costs. From piloting a […]

Rock ‘n’ roll, rackets and goodwill in Calabasas

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