2000-08-10

Lutheran church has new pastor



St. Paul Lutheran Church of Agoura Hills has welcomed Mark Schaefer as their second pastor. Schaefer, a recent graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo., was ordained and installed at St. Paul on July 23. Prior to his ordination, Schaefer served as minister of youth and singles at St. Philip Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas. Schaefer’s work at St. […]

Local recording artist prefers life behind the scenes

Acorn Staff Writer

Not all rock ’n roll musicians are wild-eye, stage-thumping impresarios. Heavy metalist Marc Ferrari, a 38-year-old guitar player from Agoura Hills, tried to be. In fact, Ferrari played in several bands, toured worldwide and even fronted such acts such as Aerosmith and Bon Jovi. For years, Ferrari kicked around as a performer (in the movies, you can catch him as […]

This 4 Bedroom Sits On a Hilltop and has an 180-Degree View That You Simply Will Not Believe



This 4 Bedroom Sits On a Hilltop and has an 180-Degree View That You Simply Will Not Believe

FTC Offers Advice to Consumers on Scams



The Federal Trade Commission is offering the following advice as part of its ongoing effort to educate consumers about potential scams. According to Paula Kurtzweil Walter of the Office of Consumer and Business Education, fraudulent loan brokers guarantee a loan or other type of credit but require the consumer to pay a fee before they apply. This practice is illegal. […]

Westlake Sail-A-Thon benefits charities Fundraiser supports Create-A-Smile and other non-profits



Westlake Sail-A-Thon benefits charities Fundraiser supports Create-A-Smile and other non-profits The Westlake Yacht Club will host the 7th Annual Sail-A-Thon Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. The club is located at 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Create-A-Smile is among the three non-profit organizations that will benefit. The others include Casa Pacifica Child Crisis Center and the Santa Monica Bay […]

And don’t forget the sunscreen



Agoura girls’ softball team a winner



Unity offers class



"Build a Deeper Belief in You " is the subject of Rev. Irma Oestmann’s sermon at 10 a.m. on Sun., Aug. 13 at the Unity Center Church services in the community room of Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview (off Erbes), Thousand Oaks. Preceding 9:15 a.m. sermon is an ongoing adult class discussion of "Seat of the Soul" by Gary Zukov. […]

Noisy Neighbors



A group of kids moved in next door. It was actually a big party that got out of hand one night, and everyone just decided to live there afterward. Last week, I saw them unloading a sound studio from their truck. They’ve been testing it around the clock for five days. It’s gansta rap. They must be the oppressed yuppie […]

This Wonderful Mediterranean-Style Home Has a Pool and a Spa, and is Situated On a One-Quarter of an Acre Lot



This Wonderful Mediterranean-Style Home Has a Pool and a Spa, and is Situated On a One-Quarter of an Acre Lot


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