2011-11-24

Huddy bound for Bear Country



Water district help



With regard to a letter published in the Nov. 17 Acorn, for the record I would like all readers to know that Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has emergency service available 24/7/365 at (818) 251-2100. When calling after normal business hours, listen to the recorded message and press the appropriate number to report a water or sewer service emergency. This […]

Financial Help



For the past eight years Shirley, age 77, has been handling the family finances for herself and her husband Joe. A former CPA, Joe had handled the couple’s money, but the tremors from his Parkinson’s restricted his ability to write checks or use online banking and the mild dementia Joe experiences left him confused with the daily details of managing […]

Take your Acorn on Vacation



Don’t forget to share your vacation with other readers of the Acorn. Whether you’re going to Dubuque, Disneyland or Dubai, Take Your Acorn on Vacation. Be sure to include information about who’s in the picture from left to right and where the shot was taken. Also include a name and phone number so we can call and tell you when […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 25: Thanksgiving break/no school Counsel Dept. meeting/9 a.m. Play rehearsals/10 a.m. Sat., Nov. 26: Play rehearsals/ 1 p.m. Mon. through Wed., Nov. 28 to 30: Play rehearsals/3 p.m. Mon., Nov. 28: Cheer rehearsals/ 6:30 p.m. Wed., Nov. 30: In house/7 a.m. Dance team meeting/7 p.m. Thurs., Dec 1: Busby/Frank team lecture Fall play/3 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A vandal caused $ 800 in damage to a car parked in the 4100 block of Yankee Drive Nov. 12. A burglar stole $3,400 worth of jewelry, a $650 television and $100 VCR from a business in the 3000 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard Nov. 12. A man said he was assaulted by two attackers who stole a $100 […]

EduCon explores educational concerns within community




Local students, politicians and school and community leaders took a hard look at some of the issues facing education during the Nov. 7 “EduCon” conference at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center. Agoura High School teachers Jason Busby and Deb Frank organized the event, subtitled as a “21st century community conversation to prepare students for today and for the world of tomorrow.” […]

Fifth-grader named ‘Youth of the Month’



Ten-year-old Justin Ramos has been named Youth of the Month at the Boys & Girls Club Chaparral in Calabasas. The fifth grader earned the honor for his positive attitude and for the maturity he has shown the last year. He is an excellent role model in his position of Junior Leader of the club where he helps with activities for […]

Teens lend a hand to help out Children’s Hospital Los Angeles




“If you give a mouse a cookie . . .” reads Marissa Mackel to young patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Marissa, a volunteer with the Teen Guild, part of the Centennial Guild hospital support group, videotaped herself reading the classic children’s book by Laura Joffe Numeroff and other stories for DVDs that are distributed to hospital patients along with […]

Jury convicts shooter in Westlake death



A Van Nuys jury last week convicted Westlake Village resident Steven Honma, 54, of voluntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of another man at a 2010 party. Honma killed Norman Schureman, 50, of Altadena at Persian New Year’s Party in Westlake. Honma was attending his neighbor’s party in the 31000 block of Kentfield Court. He supposedly had been drinking and […]


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