2011-02-17

Luscious Soul celebrates grand opening



Pole dancing story offends reader



Are you kidding me? Reading The Acorn at the breakfast table with my family has always been a pleasure—until last week. Imagine my surprise when I opened my local paper to be greeted by a picture of a woman hanging spread-eagle on a pole. I quickly closed the paper, not feeling ready to explain to my young daughter that the […]

Agoura Hills special ed student missing from group home




Lauren Heather Priskorn, an 18-year-old special education student from Agoura Hills, has been missing since Jan. 31 from a group home in Palmdale, authorities said. She was last seen at her residence on Sungate Drive in Palmdale. “We have not seen or heard from her since,” said her father, Craig Priskorn of Agoura Hills. No activity has been recorded on […]

Children’s workshop has a way with words



Westlake Village Library will offer a writing workshop for children in grades four through eight from 3 to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 26 at the library, The workshop is part of the “One City, One Book” program. Children’s librarian Renee Palyo will teach the class. She is a former television writer and producer with writing credits in live action, comedy, […]

Mayor named Relay For Life’s honorary chair



The American Cancer Society has selected Agoura Mayor Harry Schwarz to serve as honorary chair for this year’s Relay For Life of Agoura. Schwarz has been in public service for Agoura Hills since 1994. He served on the planning commission from 1998 to 2005. He also served as president of the Fountainwood Homeowners Association from 1998 to 2006. In 2005 […]

Sheriff warns about burglaries near trailheads



Sheriff’s deputies report a rash of car burglaries recently near several hiking trails in the Lost Hills and surrounding unincorporated areas. Burglars are targeting the vehicles of owners who are hiking or riding on the trails, a report from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station said. Suspects will smash a window and steal valuables such as purses, credit cards, sunglasses, cellphones […]

Mixed signals received on radiation issue



It was only a matter a time before someone would write in to “enlighten” those of us fighting the LCMS cell tower. Thanks, Mr. Cassel, for letting me know that the tiny cellphone I hold to my ear is more dangerous than a huge cell tower in the middle of my neighborhood. I actually knew that, since there is a […]

Calabasas High students rally to support ailing teen




The community came together at Calabasas High School last week to applaud a 14-year-old boy who has demonstrated courage while fighting a serious illness. Kevin Cordasco was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in 2007 just before his 10th birthday. Kevin, who has been treated with aggressive chemotherapy, radiation, experimental drugs and a bone marrow transplant, has had multiple relapses. But […]

A real fine team performance



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