2011-06-09

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God vs. politics



I read Lloyd Carter’s letter in The Acorn in which he referred to the president of the United States as a “lunatic.” I personally believe President Obama is a highly intelligent and moral man doing the best job he can in difficult times. He was, of course, elected to this position by the majority who felt he was the best […]

A father’s memories to last a lifetime



My friend and workmate Greg has always been there for his kids. I remember the time he raced home from an overseas business trip to comfort his son, who had ruptured his spleen in an ATV accident, or the many red-eye flights he took in order to be on time to his daughter’s basketball, soccer and softball games. A few […]

Blood drive will benefit Children’s Hospital



BetterMen.org, a life coaching resource for men in Agoura Hills, is sponsoring a blood drive to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thurs., June 16 at the BetterMen. org’s offices at 5030 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. The blood mobile will be in the parking lot. Donors must be 18 or older, be in good health, […]

Oaks Christian seniors take the lead



Paul Vozzo, 18, will attend Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. At OCHS, Paul ranked in the top 5 percent of his class and was a Top 10 Scholar, attending several honors and AP courses. He was the student body president, junior class vice president, 2010 West Point Leadership Award recipient, member of the National Honor Society and participant in the […]

Soccer stars have Olympic dreams



Soccer is the world’s biggest sport. In Southern California, it’s kind of a big deal, too. Seven local girls’ soccer players were named to Cal South’s U.S. Olympic Development Program player pools. Arielle Shipp of Westlake and Thousand Oaks’ Gabriela Suarez are in the 1995 age group summer pool. Kayla Bredberg (Thousand Oaks), Ella Dederick (Camarillo), Dana Fujikuni (Moorpark), Sarah […]

Excessive schools



Residents of Agoura and neighboring cities are once again asked to support education to offset budget cuts from the state. However, the Las Virgenes school district is not providing any relevant financial data because it would not shed a favorable light on the way the district is managed. First, what portion of the budget is actually allocated to classrooms in […]

Stargazers mark Astronomy Day



Members of the Ventura County Astronomical Society will host the annual Telescope Users Clinic at 7:15 p.m. Fri., June 17 at Mesa Unions School multipurpose room, 3901 Mesa Road, Somis. The public can attend at no charge. Members will show guests how to properly use a new telescope including how to set it up, how to use the different powers […]

Sunglasses aren’t just for sunny days

Choose eyewear that blocks both UVA and UVB rays

Every day—whether it is sunny or cloudy, and despite the season— people are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. While many people are aware of the benefits of protecting their skin with clothing and sunscreen to prevent UV exposure, they do not take precautions to defend their eyes. Sunglasses are the best way to protect the eyes and […]

Grad Facts



Oaks Christian Class of 2011 Number of graduates202ValedictorianAmanda HatfieldSalutatorianSam PerrinSchool motto:“Preparing minds for leadship, hearts for service”Class song:“Go the Distance”by Alan Menken


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