2013-03-28 E-Edition

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We say it’s still a free country

In response to David Litt’s letter to the editor on March 14, perhaps, David, you would feel differently if you were one of the Calabasas citizens marginalized and persecuted for standing up for what you believe in. The last time I checked, the United States, which includes Calabasas, is still a free country, and whether a citizen is protesting in […]

With a wink and a smile

Great day, Great race

KEEPING THE PACE—Above, runners in last weekend’s Dole Great Race 10K turn off Thousand Oaks Boulevard onto Argos Street in Agoura Hills. Right, Karen Kalan of Encino and Lucie Murray of Los Angeles cheer on fellow runners from the “Moms in Motion” team. Left, Matt Sexton holds his year-old son, Henry, as the two watch the action unfold. Charlie Serrano […]

District celebrates half-century

Las Virgenes Unified School District will commemorate its 50th anniversary with contests, guest speakers and special programs throughout the month of April. The history of the school district is rich with fun facts, hidden history and first-hand accounts from people who lived in the area back in the day. The Acorn will run a series of articles about the development […]

Sam Levine eulogized at memorial

Samuel Levine, a 2009 Oak Park High graduate and University of Southern California student who died while vacationing in Mexico, was memorialized March 27 as a young man whose kindness, intelligence and creativity touched family and friends in ways that will never be forgotten. Levine died March 19 after falling six floors from the Cabo Villas Beach Resort in Cabo […]

Every eucalyptus tells a story

Although I can’t speak for the eucalyptus at the Peter Strauss Ranch, I deeply sympathize with Gary Haynes, who misses his beloved stand of eucalyptus (The Acorn, March 14, front page). I do not know much about the eucalyptus at Peter Strauss Ranch, but I do know about some of the eucalyptus in Calabasas, which are historic. As for invasive, […]

Cyclists to raise funds for recovering veterans

The Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride will take place Sat., April 27 from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The community cycling event supports returning military veterans. Last year’s event had 250 riders and more are expected this year. Four noncompetitive cycle rides will be available. For the 100- and 62.5-mile runs, check-in will be at […]

Spurs ride to victory

LVUSD History Challenge

1. True or false: In 1888 teachers were paid $2 per month, orsometimes nothing. 2. In 1895 what was the nickname for an elderly teacher?a. Old Pelicanb. Old Geezerc. Old Bird 3. Where was the first school inLas Virgenes established?a. A barnb. A granaryc. A post officed. A private home 4. How many students were enrolled in Calabasas ElementarySchool in […]