Liberty Canyon parade a rite of summer

Friend to the environment

Thankful for the park concerts

Thank you, Agoura Hills. This year my parents celebrate their 45th anniversary. My father is losing his sight and it has been over 10 years since he and my mother have seen a fireworks display live. Night time is more difficult for them, so they usually return home before it gets dark and watch them on television. I invited them […]

Teacher takes part in Arctic science expedition

Science is a real-life experiment for seventh-grade science teacher Lynda Caiati. The Calabasas resident, who works at CHIME Institute, a charter school in Woodland Hills, recently spent 10 days at the edge of the Arctic Circle participating in a scientific expedition. She was one of 12 teachers sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation to study climate change through an Earthwatch […]

Charitable cupcakes

Simi Valley cupcake contest provides taste of the good life

St. Rose of Lima in Simi Valley added a cupcake contest to the list of festivities at its annual Summer Festival and Carnival, which took place this past weekend. The festival raises money to support local charities. The contest was July 9, and it was my privilege to be included on the debut panel of 10 cupcake judges, plus one […]

Pet of the Week

Acorn Honor Roll Bits

Kellie Ryan, a junior in liberal studies from Agoura Hills, made the honor roll at Oregon State University last semester with a straight-A average. Gavin Daly, a senior in accounting from Oak Park, made the OSU honor roll with a 3.5 grade average. Agoura High School graduate Jason Salter was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Providence College […]

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