2011-03-03

Free youth football clinics at Agoura High



Agoura High will host a pair of free youth football camps beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the school’s stadium. The camps are ideal for beginning athletes looking to get a head start on next season or for more experienced players eager to improve their developing skill-sets. Jerry Brown, a professional strength, speed and conditioning coach, will be on […]

The push for City Council candidates enters final phase



Lucy Martin has my vote for Calabasas City Council. Having met Lucy, I can see her passion for our wonderful city. She’s been involved for some time in keeping it a special place. The fact that she wants to balance the budget as opposed to continuing deficits also gets her high marks in my book. And she’s a true conservationist, […]

At the Library



Agoura Hills Library is a branch of Los Angeles County Public Library at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. All activities take place at the library. The Agoura Hills Library is open five days a week: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday and […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

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How to submit: E-mail your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment only to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after the 2011 winners are announced on either the first or second week of October 2011. Thank you!

Talk examines technology and children



Rabbi Dan Medwin, technology manager for the Central Conference of Rabbis, will present “The Effect of Technology on Elementary School-Aged Children and Their Development” for Congregation Or Ami’s Center for Jewish Parenting at 7:30 p.m. Tues., March 8 at the congregation’s temporary location, 27489 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Medwin will share ways in which technology can be a tool for […]

March madness

Oaks Christian sends three winter sports teams to section finals


Thirty might be the new 20, but such is not the case when counting CIF-Southern Section championships. With 27 section banners hanging from the school’s rafters, Oaks Christian long ago established itself as a high school sports juggernaut. This weekend, the Lions attempt to bump that number to 30. Love or loathe the Lions’ long-standing success—and at a local level […]

Missing Agoura girl found wandering Sunland




Lauren Heather Priskorn, an 18-year-old special education student from Agoura Hills who went missing from a group home in Palmdale on Jan. 31, has been found safe in the Sunland-Tujunga area, authorities said. Detective Diane Harris of the Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau said a person called the Los Angeles County Police Department Foothill Division on Feb. 19 to report […]

Sierra Leone ambassador visits Chamber



Sisters launch Kids Care Club in Agoura




When Marlene and Mike Cunningham moved their family to Agoura Hills in 2009, their daughters Julia and Nicole longed to connect with their new community as they had in their hometown of Birmingham, Ala. In Alabama, the family worked with the volunteer organization Hands-on Birmingham, serving food at homeless shelters, painting community centers in impoverished neighborhoods, creating Easter baskets for […]

Scientist to discuss creationism



Scientist Gerald L. Schroeder, PhD, will give a talk on “Jellyfish and the debate over intelligent design” at 8 p.m. Mon., March 7 at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Schroeder will discuss the evidence indicating intelligent design in the works of the world, starting at creation and continuing through jellyfish and beyond. He is the author […]


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