2000-11-09

The electorate speaks in the New Millenium Pavley takes Assembly seat

Acorn Staff Writer

The electorate speaks in the New Millenium Pavley takes Assembly seat Fran Pavley, Agoura Hills’ first mayor and long-time workhorse for the environment, earned the biggest prize of her political career Tuesday by defeating Republican candidate Jayne Murphy Shapiro in the race for 41st Assembly District. Pavley, a 51-year-old Democrat, won 60 percent of the vote in the district that […]

Agoura Chamber’s Casino Night raises $3,000



At a recent mixer at Agoura High School, the Agoura Chamber of Commerce presented a $3,000 check to Berniece Bennett, president of the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura in Westlake Village. This represented proceeds from the Chamber’s Casino Night event which drew more than 200 people. Also during the mixer, the Chamber was presented a plaque from Agoura High School expressing appreciation […]

Flu shots are available, but a shortage of vaccine exists By Sharon Makokian Acorn Staff Writer



Flu shots are available, but a shortage of vaccine exists By Sharon Makokian Acorn Staff Writer With a shortage of flu vaccines gripping the nation, experts suggest getting the shot wherever and whenever you can, especially if you fall into a high-risk category. Many doctors and hospitals have little or no vaccine––and flu season has begun. "I’ve only known two […]

Students cast their votes, too



CASTING BALLOTS-From left to right: Fern Friedman, Melissa and Sheri Karp, and Anne Altman assist Matthew Kahn, 7, a Willow Elementary first grader, deposit his ballot during a mock election hosted by real estate people and a mortgage broker in Agoura.

Gazing at a heavenly exhibition



A CELEBRATION OF FINE ARTS–Erin Smith and Jeff Nentrup, both of Westlake Village, admire an oil titled "The Ascension of Christ" during the second annual fine arts celebration that occurred recently at Calvary Community Church in Westlake. Artists from Conejo and San Fernando valleys, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles shared their work concerning religious themes.

Businessmen praised for being generous and civic minded



Businessmen praised for being generous and civic minded This is a letter of thank you and gratitude to Mel Adams and the Agoura Equipment Rental Company. When my family and I moved to Oak Park in April 1967, there was almost no business community in this area. There was not even a grocery store between Woodland Hills and Thousands Oaks […]

Located In Agoura Hills



Located In Agoura Hills On an Agoura Hills cul-de-sac in walking distance to Las Virgenes elementary school, this 2-story Morrison East Meadows model 502 home has more than 2,800 sq.ft. featuring 3 bedrooms plus office/gym and 2.5 baths on a 7,000-plus sq.ft. lot. Some newer upgrades include plush carpeting, decorator window treatments and some kitchen appliances. The large, bright, eat-in […]

Oak Park elects two to MAC, school board

Acorn Staff Writer

Voters Tuesday reelected a pair of incumbents to the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education and also gave a vote of confidence to the chairman of the community’s Municipal Advisory Council (MAC). Jim Kalember, a school board member since 1987, and Jan Iceland, a member since 1992, won easily over challengers Kevin Carr and Steve Henning. Iceland, the […]

Donation sites set for annual ‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ food drive Residents who wish to make food or toiletry donations to help local families and assist the annual “Santa Comes to Agoura” campaign can do so at the following locations: Agou



Donation sites set for annual ‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ food drive Residents who wish to make food or toiletry donations to help local families and assist the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" campaign can do so at the following locations: Agoura Hills Agoura Equipment Rentals, the Do It Center, First Federal Bank, Reyes Adobe Cleaners, Kramer’s Pharmacy, the Las Virgenes […]

Prevention, detection of melanoma is vital



The incidence of melanoma is increasing faster than that of any other cancer. However, many people still remain unaware of the deadly threat posed by this form of skin cancer. It’s potentially fatal — yet its occurrence is also preventable. Public awareness of melanoma has been heightened by Arizona Sen. John McCain’s publicized treatment for two melanomas. What is melanoma? […]


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