2012-03-22

2012-03-22 E-Edition

Gone in 60 seconds— your bike, your motorcycle

Victim’s $13,000 Honda stolen


Justin Di Bene, a 25-yearold college student who lives in Agoura Hills, is not only devastated that his custom motorcycle was stolen, but smoking mad. On March 5, someone cut the lock on Di Bene’s garage at Lake Lindero Drive and stole his prized $ 13,000 Honda CBR 600RR racing motorcycle. Di Bene said he believes the thief had pegged […]

Politically charged



Why does The Acorn print letters such as last week’s liberal rambling from Larry Brown? Mr. Brown’s letter was nothing more than a vehicle to attack Republicans and the late Andrew Breitbart. Mr. Brown listed the professional achievements of Derrick Bell in an effort to paint a picture of a man who could not possibly have a radical background. I […]

Students learn pi, throw pie in the name of math




Making numbers fun is always a smart way to teach math to reluctant students. Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park has taken one math concept to an infinitely enjoyable level. Last week the school celebrated all things pi, as in 3.14, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. The irrational number has no end, but […]

Safe streets, explosions and integrity



We respect and admire police officers when they arrest murderers and bank robbers, but not so much when they give us tickets for speeding or for running a stop sign. As an editor at the Acorn, I was always amazed when people wrote nasty letters because a cop had given them a traffi c ticket. Never mind that public safety […]

Spring Fest at the Courtyard



The Courtyard at The Commons will host its annual Spring Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. sat., March 31. The shopping center is at 23731-23703 Calabasas Road across from The Commons. Free photos and goodies will be available from the Easter bunny. A guest disc jockey will provide music. Crafts, raffle prizes and one-day-only coupons will be offered. For […]

New chair named for clinic board



IT professional Frank J. Baldino was named chair of the board of directors at the Conejo Free Clinic. A client executive who specializes in life sciences and healthcare, Baldino served as the clinic’s treasurer for three years before his chair appointment. He was a member of the CFC board for five years. Baldino has more than 25 years in senior […]

Artist puts finishing touches on Calabasas ceiling mural



On racism



Larry Brown’s defense of Derrick Bell (Acorn, March 15) leaves out some critical information and it is precisely that information that should concern the American public. Derrick Bell was a professor of Critical Race theory, a radical doctrine that holds American institutions and American civil rights laws responsible for perpetuating white supremacy. Many hold it to be a Marxist doctrine […]

Collette Sue Friedman




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