2000-11-02

Horse dies in Cold Creek riding mishap

Acorn Staff Writer

Fri., Oct. 13 brought some bad luck to the rugged Cold Creek Trail near Calabasas. As a group of five equestrian riders approached the creek late in the day, the last horse in line balked at the crossing, jumped into an embankment, and hit its head on a large jagged rock. The horse, a 14-year-old Arabian mare named Tinker, later […]

Calabasas financial reporting wins an award



Calabasas financial reporting wins an award The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the city of Calabasas by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the city’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting […]

Interface to offer counseling on managing your anger



Interface Children Family Services offers help for those who are experiencing unusual pressure at work or home. In many cases, uncontrolled anger outbursts, shouting at family members and explosive behavior begins with stress and burnout. Interface Family Guidance Clinics offer both group and individual counseling for anger management throughout Ventura County. For more information about this low-cost counseling, please call […]

Agoura keeps eye on the playoffs

Acorn Sports Writer

In the first half of their 21-14 win over Moorpark last week, the Agoura Chargers had managed only 80 yards of offense by halftime and the farthest they had advanced the ball was midfield. Still, said Agoura cornerback Brad Kahan, "We knew we were going to win." Down 14-0 at the half, Agoura scored 21 unanswered points to put the […]

Concert coming to Agoura Hills



Beth Emunah Messianic Synagogue will present Jonathan Settel in concert at 7:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 11. Settel and his family lived in Israel for many years and Settel has ministered extensively worldwide. He sings in Hebrew, Spanish and English. Settel has "been able to touch many diverse Jewish communities with his powerful and passionate voice." Beth Emunah is at 5312 […]

Election rhetoric just isn’t logical



If it’s easier to tax ourselves (Prop. 38), we can give the government "just a little more money" and the problems with public education will be fixed. Everybody will leave even the "good" public schools if Prop. 38 passes — not just enough to end overcrowding and make Prop. 39 unnecessary. "Educrates" know better than parents which school their children […]

Nothing Could Be Better At The End Of The Day Than Knowing You’re Heading Home To This Malibu View Estate



Nothing Could Be Better At The End Of The Day Than Knowing You’re Heading Home To This Malibu View Estate This is a fabulous light and bright Malibu Highland home with gorgeous views. There is a large family room, and vaulted ceilings and a 2-sided fireplace in the living room. The huge master suite has a retreat. Two bedrooms are […]

Sally Berkowitz joins the staff of proven professionals at Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s Westlake Village office alongside branch manager Scott Tobias.



Sally Berkowitz joins the staff of proven professionals at Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s Westlake Village office alongside branch manager Scott Tobias. When asked why she selected Dilbeck where she specializes in the Conejo Valley with emphasis on Agoura Hills and Westlake, Berkowitz answered: "I wanted to join a company well known for integrity and professionalism. Another plus was the office atmosphere […]

Familiar face seeks state Assembly seat

Acorn Staff Writer

Fran Pavley, long known for her pro-environment work as a member of the California Coastal Commission and four-term mayor of Agoura Hills, picks education as her top priority in the upcoming election for the state Assembly. The 51-year-old Democrat says the voters of the 41st District–– which runs from the Pacific Palisades to Westlake Village and includes the local communities […]

Local teen enjoys adventure in paradise

Special to The Acorn

"I was nervous, but I really wanted to do it. I wanted to do something totally different, something that would push me beyond the predictable routine and mindset of my life here," said Lacey Klein, a senior at Oak Park High School, as she reflected on her recent odyssey across the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. It almost could […]


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