2011-02-10 E-Edition

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Feels veterans were slighted

I was disappointed reading The Acorn of Feb. 3 that reported the mayor’s State of the City speech last Monday. As usual, absolutely nothing was mentioned about the veterans from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7799 that recited the Pledge of Allegiance before the mayor was introduced by his son. Andres G. Sanchez Calabasas

Scout works on fence to make Eagle rank

Chris Rupp, 16, an Agoura High School student, supervised repairs to the damaged fence at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks last month, a project that helped him meet his requirement for the Eagle Scout rank. Prior to getting construction underway, Chris raised more than $ 1,300 from his Malibou Lake community, family and fellow scouts to purchase supplies needed […]

Coming home

“Nothing can bring peace but the revelation of the individual to himself, and a recognition of his direct relationship to the Universe.” — Dr. Ernest Holmes I believe what every human being most desires is to experience true inner peace. The journey to that place of peace is different for everyone. For some, inner peace is reached only after everything […]

Winning wine, burgers

It’s been my good fortune to have shared the past 33 Valentine’s days with my husband of 28 years. I’ve enjoyed each celebration immensely, with the exception of the first. Though perfectly awful at the time, it determined our Valentine’s Day celebrations for the next three decades. It was the evening of Feb. 14, 1978. With butterflies in my stomach […]

School Music Fundraiser

SUN., FEB. 13

‘Keeping Music Alive In Our Schools’ concert at The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Fundraiser for West-lake High School Instrumental Music Department. Performances by school’s parent/staff band and Raymond Michael’s Elvis tribute. Doors open 5:30 p.m. First show 6:30 p.m. Main event 8 p.m. $20 general admission, $40 VIP seating, $75 VIP seating with dinner. Purchase tickets from […]

Questions about local housing deal

I have many questions about the proposed sale of housing on Agoura High’s property. When potential buyers are given the list of the type of professionals they are only allowed to sell to, will they buy in the first place? Will the school district or city be stuck with white elephants? Let’s say all the townhomes are sold. Now someone […]

Assemblymember Gorell speaks at Republican women’s event

The Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated will meet for dinner on Fri., Feb. 18 at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Registration will start at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. Assemblymember Jeff Gorell of the 37th State Assembly District will present “The State of the State.” The cost is $25 for CVRWF […]

Heschel West school changing its name

Documentary filmmakers to record transition

In September, Heschel West Day School in Agoura will begin its 18th year of operation with a new name, which will be announced in June at the end of the current school year. The school was formed in 1994 with the support of Heschel Day School in Northridge. At the time, both schools agreed that Heschel West would eventually change […]

CLU presents big band valentine concert

“A Valentine Concert: Elmer Ramsey, His Trumpet and Orchestra,” a program of 1940s era big band music and love songs, will be performed at 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 12 in Samuelson Chapel, south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive on the Thousand Oaks campus of California Lutheran University. Ramsey and the Conejo “Pops” Orchestra will perform music from artists of […]