2012-05-24 E-Edition

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Speed boarder killed in Lake Lindero accident

Christopher Schwartz, a 29-year-old Agoura Hills man, was killed early Tuesday when he lost control of his in-line Dirtsurfer skateboard apparatus and struck a parked vehicle while going down a steep residential street. The accident occurred in the 6000 block of Lake Lindero Drive in Agoura Hills at about 12:05 a.m., said Sgt. Mark Bock of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s […]

Agoura club gets a dressing down

Offcials not pleased with Sunset Room lingerie act

City officials are irked at the Sunset Room bar and lounge in Agoura Hills for hosting a lingerie fashion show in February that violated a permit under which the supper club has been operating since it opened last year. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission earlier imposed a number of conditions on the Agoura Road business concerning entertainment, security, parking and […]

Sun spot

Shotsfired in Calabasas

The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person who apparently fired a gunshot at a car on the 101 Freeway in Calabasas. At about 4:30 a.m. May 17, a woman driving a silver PT Cruiser called authorities to say that someone fired a shot at her vehicle while she was driving east on the […]

Draw Dad for Father’s Day

Sun., June 17 is Father’s Day and the Acorn is inviting you to take out pen, pencil or crayon and draw a picture of dear old Dad. Using the template in the ad on page 20, draw a picture of what your father looks like and send it to The Acorn, 30423 Canwood St. Ste. 108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. […]

Left with a hangover

Agoura Hills’ love affair with the bars and nightclubs on Agoura Road goes back more than a decade. From the former Chapter 8, Blue and Moz Buddha Bar to the current happening spots at Padri, Sunset Room and the Canyon, the local bar and restaurant scene is nothing if not evolving. The bar scene can be fickle; the Agoura Road […]

Good alternative

People think the Oak Park “alternative” school is a school for problem students. No! This school was originally called Oak View Alternative School. At that time it was my husband Bob’s idea that the school name be changed to Oak View High School, showing no difference on a diploma received by a graduate. Bob was a tremendous trustee and asset […]

Oak Park High on list of top schools

What an honor for Oak Park High School to receive a ranking in the top one percent of “America’s Best High Schools” as rated by Newsweek magazine. As a community, we should be proud of our school district administration, teachers and students. To receive this national ranking despite the California State budget crisis is remarkable. Superintendent Tony Knight had the […]

Grants vs. loans

In your editorial of May 17 about rethinking college in today’s world, there is some misleading information. The editorial implies that poor students receive only grants while middle class students receive only loans. This is false. Almost all students who do not receive full ride academic scholarships receive a portion of their financial aid package in loans. The things that […]