2000-12-07

A coyote attacks a pet in Agoura Hills



On Sat., Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m., all seemed quiet as usual in the Morrison Ranch area of Agoura Hills. Nestled in the middle of the upscale housing development sits a typical suburban house on Middlecrest, just off Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The Paul family was indoors at the time when their Bichon Frisee dog named Daisey spread her nine-pound body […]

Postal service advises on proper addressing



Okay, this is the Grinch speaking. Ever hear that expression "He’s about to go postal"? Well, picture this: hundreds of thousands of holiday cards and packages arrive at the post office, and employees have to sort through them all, trying to decipher everything from cute little Courtney’s scrawl to Cousin Lena’s lavish calligraphy. Then there’s all those letters to Santa. […]

Holiday card to benefit animal welfare



A new holiday card provides a unique and meaningful way to honor friends, family, veterinary professionals and others who care about animal health and ensuring a healthier tomorrow for animals. When a tax-deductible contribution is made to Morris Animal Foundation, 100 percent of the gift is applied toward animal health programs and a personalized card is sent to the honoree(s) […]

Support group meet for parents an teens



ACTION is a nonprofit support group for parents and teens that meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Oak View High School in Oak Park. The group offers hope and tools for families in crises dealing with issues of drugs, alcohol and behavior. Meetings are free. For more information, please call (800) FOR-TEEN.

Calabasas beats Kennedy to earn season’s first hoop victory

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas boys’ basketball ball team improved to 1-2 on the season when it earned a hard-fought 52-43 victory over Kennedy of Granada Hills in a game Monday at Calabasas. With the scored tied at 41 in the final 2:29, the Coyotes put the game away with key points from the foul line. Calabasas, coached by Russell White, didn’t win […]

Fundraiser features international collection of Nativity scenes



More than 700 nativities from 38 countries will be displayed in a fundraising event from Dec. 8 through 10 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. The event is organized by the group No Room at The Inn (NRATI) and this is their eighth annual display. All proceeds are donated to homeless shelters throughout Ventura County; […]

Harmony Oaks Chorus to have open house



The Harmony Oaks Chorus will host an open house on Tues., Dec. 12, to honor member Jim Laverty who’s given more than 50 years of service to barbershop singing. The open house will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the chorus’s rehearsal hall at Cypress Elementary School, 4200 Kimber Drive in Newbury Park. Laverty is still active in the […]

Sheri Karp of Fred Sands Realtors, a longtime leading sales associate, is a major selling force in the Agoura Hills and Westlake Village areas.



Sheri Karp of Fred Sands Realtors, a longtime leading sales associate, is a major selling force in the Agoura Hills and Westlake Village areas. Sheri Karp of Fred Sands Realtors, a longtime leading sales associate, is a major selling force in the Agoura Hills and Westlake Village areas. A consistent top producer for more than 13 years, Karp is a […]

Live in Wonderful Westlake Village



Live in Wonderful Westlake Village On a large lot in Westlake Village is this 5 bedroom, 5 bath, newly completed North Pointe pool estate that has been listed for sale by Bill Carter and Sheila Fitzer of Young Realtors for $1,055,000. The 2-story residence of about 4,600 sq.ft. is highlighted by a family room with fireplace, bonus room, gourmet kitchen […]

Wildlife Federation wants a stronger presence in local vicinity

Acorn Staff Writer

A group that helps wildlife wants more space locally to treat injured animals. In 1996, the Wildlife Foundation transported hurt and sick animals in the Malibu area to animal hospitals in Santa Barbara or San Diego. In April of 1999, the group was given a free facility by the California State Parks, which sits in Malibu Creek. Crowding at other […]


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