2014-06-05

2014-06-05 E-Edition

Agoura signals new roundabout

Agoura planners say traffc circle would help calm one of the city’s busiest intersections


A new roundabout, or traffic circle, is being planned for the intersection of Kanan and Agoura roads in Agoura Hills. The Agoura Hills City Council approved an environmental report and project design at the May 14 public hearing. The roundabout is one of the features of the Agoura Village Specific Plan that was adopted by the council in 2008. The […]

Students learn from ADL assembly




Administrators are speaking out against racism and bullying after a rash of tweets referencing Hitler caused two Oak Park High School students to be kicked out of the district. Members of the Anti-Defamation League were invited to an assembly on May 28 to speak to students and attempt to raise their awareness about biases and discrimination. Several Oak Park High […]

Go Kings



New local nonprofit wants folks to get fit



Fit 4 The Cause is a new nonprofit designed to educate and motivate communities about the benefits of living the fitness lifestyle through group exercise fitness events. Founded by newly licensed fitness professional Cindy Rakowitz, Fit 4 The Cause was born out of the success of recent local events that collectively raised $10,000 for health-related causes. The next F4TC event […]

Catholic men hit the links



The St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club will host the 33rd annual Golf Classic on Thurs. July 17 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. This year’s event will honor the Rev. Dave Heney, parish pastor, who will be leaving the congregation on June 30. The tournament format will be a Texas Scramble, with registration starting at 8 a.m., a […]

Kuehl, Shriver lead pack in supervisor race

Fight to replace Yaroslavsky


Former California Senate and Assembly member Sheila Kuehl and Robert “Bobby” Shriver, the son of Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, will advance to the November runoff in the race for the nonpartisan 3rd Supervisorial District in Los Angeles County. Kuehl rec eived 36 percent of the votes. Shriver got 28 percent. “It makes me feel very good about the November […]

COMMENTARY

Student issues an apology

Editor’s note: Scotland James Yannello, a Simi Valley resident, was told to leave the Oak Park school district following his April 20 racist comments on Twitter. He later wrote this letter to the community and gave it to The Acorn. By Scotland James Yannello I am writing this letter to apologize to all the people I have hurt, offended or […]

Afield day for ham radio fans



The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will have its ARRL Field Day, “100 Years of Amateur Radio,” from 11 a.m. Sat., June 28 through 11 a.m. Sun., June 29 at Maple Elementary School, 3501 Kimber Drive, Newbury Park. Ten solar-powered stations will operate throughout the 24- hour period using voice, Morse code and digital modes. A GOTA (Get on the […]

GOP women meet



The Woodland Hills Republican Women Federated will meet from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., June 12 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. John L Hancock will speak on “How Limited Government, Individual Rights, Private Property and Capitalism Created the Most Free and Prosperous Age in History.” The public is welcome. The cost for lunch is $25. […]


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