2011-06-16 E-Edition

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Believers and nonbelievers alike

All politics aside, I want to thank The Acorn for being willing to print letters not only from those that obviously do not believe in God but also from those of us who do. I didn’t read Mr. Carter’s original letter to the editor, but I did read the scathing responses from four men in our community. As a resident […]

CHP hosts Smart Start traffic safety course

The California Highway Patrol will host a free Start Smart traffic safety program for teen drivers and their parents from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., June 23 at the Moorpark CHP office, 610 Spring Road, Moorpark. The program will help teen drivers become aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed driver in California. The program’s […]

Beware of new theft trend

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department West County Headquarters Station has seen a recent increase in thefts of landscaping equipment. The type of equipment taken ranges from lawnmowers, and edgers to chainsaws, leaf blowers and even a stump grinder. Other jurisdictions have also seen a recent increase in similar thefts under similar circumstances. The victims of these crimes vary from small […]

First IB students to graduate

The first group of students to complete Agoura High School’s International Baccalaureate program will don caps and gowns tomorrow. Andrew Staiano, a teacher who helped launch the IB program, said 16 students will graduate from the program at the June 17 ceremony. The IB program was started in the 2009/2010 school year, but gathered steam the following school year when […]

Film on women’s role to screen at Unity of Oaks church

The documentary film “The Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good” will be presented at 5 and 7 p.m. Fri., June 17 at the Four Friends Gallery, 1408 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The screening is sponsored by Unity of the Oaks Church. Bonnie Kelley, one of the film’s producers, will lead an audience discussion after […]

In God’s defense

In regards to letters in The Acorn by Lloyd Carter (June 2) and Erick Hoppe, Wil Jones, Randy King and Ross Olney (June 9), the only one who wrote their letter from an intelligent world view was Lloyd Carter. Lloyd’s heatedly written letter is understandable given the fact that so many people have turned their back on God and on […]

A.E. Wright students visit Classical Antiquity

This year, we invited kids to draw the faces of their dads for The Acorn

Agoura High students excel

Hannah Adelsberg Hannah Adelsberg is one of those extraordinary students with endless energy, determination and drive. The 18- year- old won the Agoura High School department award for mathematics, is a class valedictorian, a National Merit Commended Scholar, a recipient of the Princeton Book Award, a Scholar/Athlete—and so much more. Adelsberg has been a competitive swimmer and member of the […]