Schillo writes Davis

An open letter to Gov. Gray Davis: I am respectfully requesting that you convene an extraordinary session of the legislature to address fiscal equity for California’s local governments. California’s local governments provide much of the infrastructure and many of the services that support economic growth and ensure our state’s quality of life. While many residents are unaware of the vital […]

Renee Chandler

Renee Chandler is the newest sales associate at Young Realtors, a company continuing to excel as the leading independent broker in the Conejo Valley by maintaining a superior, experienced sales team. Prior to her residence in Oak Park, Chandler lived in Toronto, Chicago and East Lansing, Mich., and can relate on a personal level with clients buying and selling their […]

Adamson House seeks docents

Adamson House, an oceanside California State Parks historic site in Malibu, needs volunteers to offer guided tours, greet the public and/or work in the gift shop. A series of 6 Monday evening training sessions will begin Sep. 11. Information and a training agenda are available by calling (310) 456-8432.

Boy Scouts plan business awards banquet in Westlake

Ventura County Boy Scouts will host their annual Business and Technology Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 20 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local Boy Scout Explorer programs. Among honorees at the event will be Dirk Gates of Xircom, Inc., honored as executive of the year; Dr. Dorriah L. Page of […]

Edbrooke gives Agoura a lift

Acorn Sportswriter

The football season is just around the corner and the Agoura Chargers are looking to rebound from a forgettable 2-7-1 season. This year’s team has more talent and more experience, but still there are questions, namely at quarterback, receiver and on defense. Focus also is on the offensive line where senior Justin Edbrooke roams. As the biggest player on the […]

Baha’i faith to host a gathering

The Baha’i communities of Oak Park and Agoura invite the public for an evening of fellowship and informal discussion regarding the Baha’i faith at 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 8. Dinner will be served. Guest speaker Parnaz Foroutan will share her thoughts on "The definition of man through the ‘Hidden Words,’ and how the Baha’i writings see man." For more information […]

On the Trail

A toast to compost

My neighbor planted a vegetable garden on a terraced slope in the spring, which grew at a rapid rate into a lush, flourishing patch of sweet corn, beefsteak tomatoes, bell peppers, zucchini and giant skyscrapers of sunflowers. Unfortunately, the area selected proved too shady by mid-summer and the corn, stretching for the sun, toppled over and uprooted itself, and those […]

Susan Stone

Susan Stone, a broker associate with White House Properties, was recently congratulated for her outstanding production by Marty Williams, owner and broker. During the 45-day period ending Aug. 8, Stone’s production totaled more than $4.4 million, including four closed escrows totaling in excess of $2.2 million as well as new listings and opened escrows. Fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese, […]

An Oak Park neighborhood club seeks new members

The Oak Park Neighborhood Club is now forming and seeking members. Residents who would like to participate and learn more about the fledging club should call Diane at (818) 879-8287 for more information.

Calabasas man named to SEC post

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt has named Russell Horwitz of Calabasas as a senior policy advisor. Horwitz will counsel Levitt on a broad range of SEC issues. Horwitz, 29, emigrated to the United States in 1977. His family settled in Calabasas, where Horwitz attended Chaparral Elementary School, A.E. Wright Middle School and Calabasas High School. He received his […]