2011-09-01 E-Edition

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Empowered voter opposes school tax

A “no” vote in November on the parcel tax as proposed by the LVUSD will stop the vicious cycle of tax-and-slash budget management in the business of education by the state and local leaders. In 2008 the residents of the LVUSD renewed Measure E, a $98 parcel tax, which remains in force, adding $2 million annually to the ailing school […]

At The Library

Agoura Hills Library is a branch of Los Angeles Public Library at 29901 Ladyface Court. All activities are at the library. The library is open five days a week: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. • The Mystery […]


‘Charlie Brown’ benefits Gift of Life

Eagles on the upswing as season draws near

The Eagles are an enigma. They could mature quickly, take the Tri-Valley League title from Nordhoff, make a deep postseason run and contend for a section championship. Or the Oak Park High football team could rumble through a respectable if unspectacular autumn. The spectrum is that wide. There’s one giant question: Who’s starting at quarterback? Jonny Katz, Nick Koshofer and […]

Why pay for outside students?

I read the letter from Daniel Crisafulli, and I have one simple question for The Acorn: Has the Las Virgenes Unified School District opened enrollment to students outside our district, which Mr. Crisafulli projects at up to 25 percent? We are currently paying a $97 parcel tax for LVUSD in addition to the usual property taxes used toward education. If […]

Journalist to discuss global warming with GOP

The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated luncheon will be on Thurs., Sept. 15 at the Westlake Inn Lakeside Room, 31943 Agoura Road. Irish journalist and documentary filmmaker Ann McElhinney will speak. She discusses how global warming hysteria is undermining capitalism and damaging vulnerable populations. Her last film was “Not Evil, Just Wrong,” a rebuttal to the green agenda posed by […]

Girl Scout stitches pure gold

Merit scholarships

In the past few years, with the economy either in recession or struggling to recover from it, public colleges have experienced increases in applications from students seeking a quality education at a reasonable cost. But budget crises in many states have meant funding cuts at most public universities, making it more difficult for students to get into popular state schools […]