2011-03-17

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Charter school students toy around with drive



Winning ways continue for area youth teams



Oak Park Chabad



In a recent issue, The Acorn compared Chabad of Oak Park to the long-gone Heschel West project. The editor called both projects “expansions” and “land use issues.” One Acorn letter writer went ever further, claiming that both Chabad and Heschel have “ignored community . . . pursuing their singular agenda . . . [while] this community laws and the next […]

Medieval market artists showcase their work



Film highlights certain dangers of food industry




The way people eat has changed more in the past 50 years than in the previous 10,000—and not necessarily for the better, according to the Robert Kenner documentary film “Food, Inc.” The Wellness Committee at Mariposa Elementary School of Global Education screened the film at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills on Feb. 25. The host for the screening was […]

Stevens shoulders the load for OPHS sprint squad

Oak Park senior works tirelessly at his craft


Cameron Stevens is the guy who cracks jokes from the back of the bus. He’s also the only athlete on the Oak Park High boys’ track and field team working out at the stadium at 6 a.m. most mornings. “He works hard and he’s got a lot of natural talent,” said teammate Shawn Tedjasaputra. “He doesn’t waste it.” After a […]

Thanks, Caltrans



To the men and women of Caltrans: I am a 30-year resident of Las Flores Canyon area. The motto “Through rain, wind sleet or snow” should be said of Caltrans workers. I leave for work at 6 a.m. and often return after dark. So I am traveling the canyon mostly in the dark. With all the rains we are having […]

Runners warm up for annual Great Race



A record 7,000 runners are expected to participate in the 26th annual Dole Great Race of Agoura next week. Organizers producers announced that the 5K, 10K, Family Fun and Kids Mile runs have already sold out. Runners can still sign up for the Great Race’s two half marathons, the Road Runner Sports Pacific Half Marathon and the Chesebro Half Marathon. […]

The dog of many identities

Critter tales


What is this thing about strangers approaching and out of the blue asking, “What kind is she?” after they give the dog the once over. Do they peer into baby carriages and blurt such comments? What kind is she? Holy moly, she is the canine kind. The guesses strangers have proffered could really blow one’s mind. My dog weighs 57 […]


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