2000-07-27

Only bureaucrats blow money on freeway studies



I read in the July 13 Acorn (page 11) where "Sheila Kuehl has gotten a budget passed through state Assembly for $3 million to go towards a thorough study of the 101 Freeway from downtown to the Valley to develop a plan to reduce traffic congestion," etc. I would like to see exactly where each dollar goes. Three million dollars? […]

This Great 4 Bedroom, Single-Story Home Offers Great Mountain Views



This perfect family home is on a quaint cul-de-sac close to a park. Enjoy the mountain views from the family room and bedrooms, walk to the park and shoot hoops in your driveway. This 4 bedroom, 2 bath single-story home features a kitchen with a breakfast nook, additional office space and indoor laundry. Upgrades include a hardwood floor entry, fresh […]

Optimists honor local peace officer



The Agoura-Las Virgenes Optimist Club recently presented its "Law Enforcement Officer of the Year" Award to Steve Glennan, a 17-year veteran of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. Attending the ceremony were Jim Glazar, Operations Lieutenant; Steve Glennan and Susie Glennan; Capt. John O’Brien, commander of Lost Hills Station; Bill Williams, club president and Hayden Finley, club secretary/treasurer. The Agoura-Las Virgenes […]

New treatment helps prevent blindness



New treatment helps prevent blindness There’s encouraging progress in the battle to fight blindness. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Visudyne therapy, a promising new treatment for patients with the "wet" form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among people over age 50. AMD can be classified into two types: the "dry" form […]

Local golfers combine for Southern California PGA title



Two of the area’s professional golfers, Ted Lehmann and Ron Hinds from Westlake Golf Course, teamed to win the recent Southern California PGA Northern Chapter Pinehurst Championship. The veteran golfers fired a five-under-par 67 at the challenging River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard. The event was a modified alternate shot format with 25 two-man teams competing.

THURS., JULY 27 Hospice For Teens



THURS., JULY 27 Hospice For Teens Hospice of the Conejo: Group support for teens facing end of life of family or friend meet Thursday evenings at 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, T.O. Free. (805) 495-2145 for appointment The Hard ’n Soft Of It Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club: Hardware and software topic at 6 p.m. at Grant R. Brimhall (Thousand Oaks) […]

She loves OPUSD We keep going up!



She loves OPUSD We keep going up! I read with extreme interest [an article in an edition last month] titled "Oak Park Unified School District’s Bond Rating Set at A1." I concur with the article. Items that led to this honor: not only a strong, "strong management team" [of] the superintendent(s) and school board [led] to our success, but we […]

If You’d Enjoy Living In A Home With Spectacular Views and Two Japanese Gardens Within Walking Distance of a School, This Is It



Situated high on a hill over Thousand Oaks, this lovely home features one of the most spectacular views of the Conejo Valley. Not only can you enjoy a great view of the Fourth of July fireworks from the rear yard, but a mountain view from the front. The extended family room has a fireplace and Japanese cherry laminated wood flooring […]

Two water district boardmembers to face reelection



Gordon Knopp and Kenneth Rufener, boardmembers of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, are up for reelection in the Tues., Nov. 7 general election. The deadline to file nomination papers is 5 p.m., Fri., Aug. 11. For more information, call the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder’s office at (562) 462-2317.

Emergency blood drive especially seeks type O



on Aug. 6 Valley Cities Jewish Community Center will host an emergency blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 6 at the Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. The American Red Cross Blood Services, Southern California Region has renewed its emergency appeal for blood due to blood shortages in major urban areas including Los Angeles. The […]