2014-05-08 E-Edition

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Twitter tirade shows teens at their worst

The list of man’s communication tools over the course of history are impressive: fire, speech, telegraph, telephone, television and . . . Twitter? Are 140-character tweets the legacy of the new millennium? The popular social media platform can be a blessing and a curse. For parents in Oak Park this week, it was mostly a curse. An anonymous email that […]

Reduce, reuse, recycle cellphones

Social networks are buzzing about a product that does not yet exist. So far the product, called “Phonebloks,” is just a concept. But according to its promoters’ website, 979,000 people have indicated “support” for the idea, and 518,000 have signed on as “followers” of Phonebloks on social media. The main Phonebloks You- Tube video has 21 million views. Phonebloks would […]

Students FLeX at eXpo

Spirent lease presages annexation

Spirent Communications Inc., a communications testing and measurements company, has leased the Liberty Canyon Technology Center, an 83,838-square-foot facility at 27349 Agoura Road, Calabasas, according to Mike Tingus, president, and Grant Fulkerson, principal, of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura. The cost of the 10-year lease was not disclosed. Spirent is moving from another Calabasas office at 26750 Agoura Road. Prior to […]

Movies under the stars in Agoura

Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council kicks off the 2014 Movies in the Park series on May 10 with the family favorite “Mary Poppins” on Sat., May 19 outdoors at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. The screening begins at dusk. The Reyes Adobe Historical Site will be open for public visitation before the movie. Walt Disney’s classic […]

Hair’s to The Acorn

There is so much truth and I can completely relate to the article written by Stephanie Bertholdo in the May 2 Acorn commentary on hair color bias. Thank you, Stephanie, for reiterating what so many women over 50 are facing with their graying hair. You mirrored my exact feelings that it is a “matter of perception” if gray hair makes […]

Fun at the Carnival

HIGH JINX—Kids take advantage of the rides and activities at the Bay Elementary School’s annual Spring Carnival on May 4. At left, 2-year-old Tyler Hiller of Chatsworth scales the climbing wall. At right, secondgraders Mona Pirastehfar, 8, and Jocelyn Wang, 7, take in the view from atop the Ferris wheel.

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