2012-03-08 E-Edition

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Poo on you

Walking your dog is good for both of you. Picking up your dog poo is good for the community. Leaving the poo bag on the sidewalk for someone else to throw in the garbage is selfish and lazy. Erin McKennaOak Park

Icon of civil rights movement delivers powerful speech at Viewpoint School

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. enabled America to reconcile and redeem its soul, said Dr. Clarence Jones, a pioneer of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s, during a speech at Viewpoint School in Calabasas on Feb. 27. Jones was a personal adviser, speechwriter and close friend of King’s. Jones helped write the “I Have a Dream” speech […]

Adopt a friend from Rescue Train

Gelson’s Village Calabasas and the Rescue Train will co-host a pet adoption day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 24 at 22233-22291 Mulholland Hwy. The event will feature pet adoptions, educational outreach and information on pet licensing. Pet vendors will supply free samples, contests and giveaways. The goal is to educate first-time and existing pet owners about the […]

R.A.P. session to discuss troubled teens

Calabasas High School will tackle the underlying causes of risky teen behavior at its March RAP ( Resolve and Problem Solve) meeting. According to Joey Levin, a health clerk at Calabasas High and founder of the monthly adult education program that focuses on teen issues, the March session will feature Bob Mann, a local psychotherapist who has been in practice […]

Keep cars out of Old Agoura

On Feb. 21, I and about 100 of my neighbors attended a public hearing with the California Department of Transportation and the City of Agoura Hills protesting the 101/Palo Comado Canyon Road Interchange Project. The initial site assessment draft was formed in February 2009 when the Heschel School project was trying to gain approval to build a school behind Chesebro […]

It’s batter up for PONY Baseball

Youth baseball officially started last weekend, and in addition to the hoopla of Agoura PONY Baseball’s annual opening day ceremonies on March 3, parents were reminded to behave, lighten up on their kids during and after games, and accept that baseball is primarily about fun and not about future athletic scholarships. Parents and coaches from each team were required to […]

Grant aids starving horses

California Coastal Horse Rescue, a l0-acre nonprofit equine rescue and sanctuary in Ojai, recently received a $15,000 challenge grant for its new hay fund from the Hind Foundation. The foundation will match every dollar contributed to buy hay for the abandoned, abused and starving horses in the rescue’s care. CCHR’s annual feed bill is more than $27,000. The rescue has […]

Calabasas High to raise funds for FSHD

Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) is a progressive, asymmetric degradation of muscles that strikes victims independent of age and gender. The disease is estimated to occur in 1 out of 14,000 Americans. Throughout March, Calabasas High School will sponsor “The Month For FSHers” to raise funds for FSHD research. Students will sell origami hearts in honor of patients with FSHD. The name […]

Defending Klub Calabasas

I must say I was disappointed to read the recent articles in The Acorn concerning the Calabasas Klubhouse Preschool. I am a mother of two current students at the school. I feel very fortunate that we found this amazing preschool for our children, and each year when I see parents lined up after camping out overnight to enroll their children, […]

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