2013-11-21 E-Edition

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Do more with less

In a recent issue of The Acorn, Southern California Edison asked consumers to use less electricity. The water department is asking us to use less water. The government is asking us to use less gasoline. No matter what it is, we are supposed to live on less. Is this the America that built a transcontinental railroad, the Golden Gate Bridge […]

Seventh heaven

Alpha dogs rule the world, or at least they rule the high school girls’ volleyball circuit. Viewpoint defeated visiting Alpha League rival Sierra Canyon 26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-16 on Tuesday in front of a rambunctious Paul Family Athletic Center crowd in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3AA semifinals. The Patriots (17-4 overall) will play Windward, another Alpha squad, for a section […]

Choices abound at school’s holiday boutique

JUST A TASTE—Above, Lily Bojanic of Calabasas, right, samples some balsamic vinegar offered by Danielle Merrill at the Gourmet Blends booth during the annual holiday boutique at Chaparral Elementary School on Nov. 14. Left, Anne Strauss of Calabasas tries on some jewelry with help from Renay Herman at the Renay Herman Designs booth during the annual school fundraiser.

New chief technology offcer named in LVUSD

After a nationwide search, the position of chief technology officer at Las Virgenes Unified School District has been filled. The former tech chief, Phil Scrivano, left at the beginning of the school year to work in Montecito. As of Nov. 18, the new tech chief will be Jim Klein, a longtime educational technology professional. District Superintendent Dan Stepenosky said he’s […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 200 in damage scratching the side of a car parked on Grey Rock Road Nov. 9. Someone stole $3,000 in cash from a home on Bertrand Drive Nov. 7. A thief stole a wallet containing $200 in cash, a driver’s license and two bank cards from a car parked on Calmfield Avenue Nov. 7. […]

Pet of the Week

Eye on the Conejo

A day never forgotten If you’re 58 or older, you almost certainly remember where you were 50 years ago on Fri., Nov. 22, 1963. It was the day John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States, was assassinated. Chuck Rogers of Thousand Oaks remembers even more vividly than most. Rogers was employed by KTVT Channel 11, a TV station […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., Nov. 22: ComedySportz/performing arts education center/ 6 p.m.Mon., Nov. 25: Fall break-noschool through Fri., Nov. 29 Calabasas CoyotesMon., Nov. 25: Thanksgivingbreak-no school through Fri.,Nov. 29 Oak Park EaglesFri., Nov. 22: Senior life skillsretreat through Sat., Nov. 23Sat., Nov. 23: ACT boot camp/G9/8 a.m.Girls’ lacrosse car wash/parking lot/9 a.m.Sun., Nov. 24: ACT boot camp/G9/8 a.m.Thurs., Nov. 28: Thanksgivingholiday-no school […]

Students and Marines collect Toys for Tots

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