2001-02-08

New Los Angeles County D.A. reveals his goals during Chamber event



New Los Angeles County D.A. reveals his goals during Chamber event During the installment of the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week, newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley told about his goals. Cooley unseated Gil Garcetti in November’s election. He first congratulated Agoura Hills’ city officials and the Chamber of Commerce for all they […]

‘Take me to your party’ LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



‘Take me to your party’ LISA ADAMS/The Acorn AUTOMATIC ENTERTAINMENT ––Valerie Lenardson, owner of Showbots, Inc., stops traffic in front of her Agoura Hills home in as she toys with character robots "Hairy," "Lenny," "Daisy" and "Freddie." Lenardson rents the robots to children’s birthday parties, school activities, fundraisers and other events. For details about Showbots, call (818) 991-8139 or visit […]

Picture books come alive by puppeteers



"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "The Very Quiet Cricket," author Eric Carle’s popular picture books for children, will spring to life through the magic of vivid glow-in-the-dark puppets in a double bill at Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sat., March 10. The production is presented by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Carle’s colorful collages […]

Warriors bend but don’t break in tie vs. T.O. Lancer girls



Warriors bend but don’t break in tie vs. T.O. Lancer girls The Westlake girls’ soccer team remained undefeated when it tied Thousand Oaks 1-1 in a game played at Westlake Monday. The tie did, though, put a blemish on an otherwise perfect Marmonte League season for the Warriors, who are now 9-0-1 in league play (13-0-4 overall). "Obviously we would […]

Let’s rotate our work hours



Let’s rotate our work hours It truly amazes me how in spite of lack of common sense we as people survive. In California we fight traffic in all directions; just get on any freeway and you’ll see what I mean. Now we have no electrical power but that’s "not the truth." We have plenty but we are all using it […]

Real Estate Advisor

Attorney at Law

Real Estate Advisor Q. A friend recently had a bad experience with a mortgage broker. He claims that the broker increased the loan fees and other charges immediately prior to closing. I am in the process of applying for a home loan with another mortgage broker. What do you suggest I do to protect myself? A. I suggest you do […]

Westlake Village’s Library contract up for renewal



Westlake Village’s contract with L.A. County Public Libraries is up for renewal. The city is now building a new library. One of the 18 goals during a recent Westlake Village City Council meeting last week was to develop a workable and satisfactory contract for future library services. L.A. County has run the Westlake Village library since 1993, and as long […]

Interface to attack addiction



The Family Guidance Clinic of Interface Children Family Services has inaugurated a program for individuals dealing with addiction issues. Treatment specialists will provide educational and therapeutic treatment services for drug and alcohol addictive disorders. Services are provided on a sliding scale basis. For additional information, please call (800) 636-6738, ext. 108.

Jewish group offers programs Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, a non-sectarian, nonprofit agency, will sponsor the following programs:



Jewish group offers programs Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, a non-sectarian, nonprofit agency, will sponsor the following programs: "Adjusting to Separation and Divorce Group" will meet 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 12 through April 2, at the JFS-LA’s Conejo Valley office, 100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 110, Thousand Oaks. A pre-group interview is required. The goal is […]

Charger girls still in playoff hunt despite a tough week

Special to The Acorn

The Agoura Chargers girls’ basketball team wraps up the 2000-01 season tomorrow by hosting the Westlake Warriors in a 7 p.m. game in Agoura Hills. This comes on the heels of last week’s game when the Lady Chargers took their 15-8 overall, 5-5 Marmonte League record to Newbury Park High to play a tough Panther team. Last Friday, Agoura came […]


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