2001-02-15

Sentence reduction possible in Jimmy Farris murder case

Acorn Staff Writer

The California Court of Appeals reduced the sentence to second degree murder for one of the defendants in the 1995 stabbing death of Agoura Hills teenager Jimmy Farris, but the case must still go before the state Supreme Court before the ruling stands. Tony Miliotti, now 23, was given life without parole along with two other teenagers in a fight […]

This Travel Group Takes Interesting Trips While Staying in Shape



This Travel Group Takes Interesting Trips While Staying in Shape Conejo Valley Adventure Travel Society (CVATS) is a newly-formed membership society based in Westlake Village that seeks to set its members on the road to a more adventurous lifestyle. Intriguing worldwide destinations, weekly scheduled local adventures and discoveries have been planned to broaden horizons, raise fitness levels and foster friendships […]

School plans alumni dinner



The alumni of Loyola Law School of Loyola Marymount University have scheduled their annual dinner for Thurs., March 15, at the Beverly Hilton. Distinguished Alumni of the Year awards will be presented during the event beginning at 6 p.m. For more information or reservations, please call (213) 736-1029.

Stats on cats



There are about 64.2 million owned cats in the U.S. Three in 10 (or 32.1 million) U.S. households own at least one cat. Each household owns an average of two cats. Households with one child own more cats on average (3.5 cats) than households with either two children (2.7 cats) or three or more children (2.4 cats). Regionally, cat owners […]

Devine, Bozajian, Harrison are the top candidates



With the most controversial and divisive election in U.S. history still fresh in everyone’s mind, the very idea of polls and ballots seems almost repugnant. Yet in less than one month, the election to three seats on the Calabasas City Council holds the potential for a dangerous change in the current policy of open space preservation and controlled growth, which […]

Lynn Regal



Lynn Regal was recently congratulated by Gary Paller, owner/broker of Coldwell Banker Paller & Co. Realtors, upon receiving the top sales volume and units award for the month of January. Regal, an associate vice president with the firm, is a Previews Property Specialist, a member of the International Diamond Society, and training director with new agents. To reach Lynn Regal […]

Strickland opens new office



The League of California Cities has appointed Dennis C. Gillette, councilman for the city of Thousand Oaks, to serve as its representative on the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee of the National League of Cities. Gillette, immediate past mayor of Thousand Oaks, also serves on the Public Safety Policy Committee of the League of California Cities. He’s a retired […]

If You Deserve to Look Your Very Best, Visit the Esthetique Skin Spa



If You Deserve to Look Your Very Best, Visit the Esthetique Skin Spa Tracy Gooch has been in the skin care business for more than 10 years, priding herself on customer care and service. She specializes in providing her clients with a unique spa experience. Enjoy a day at the spa with its soothing atmosphere or give the gift of […]

Learn about comic book art



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a chance for young students to create their very own comic books. The class will teach how to design and create heroes, characters or villains. Participants will learn about the tools used by professionals in the field to write a story for various characters. Instructor Vincent Van Groenou has worked professionally as a […]

Temple Beth Haverim members to visit the sick



Temple Beth Haverim of Agoura Hills is participating in a program sponsored by Jewish Family Services. Members of the congregation are being trained to visit fellow members during times of illness as well as visit those who are ill but not affiliated with the temple. The committee is called "Bikur Holim," which is Hebrw for "visiting the sick." Rabbi Gershon […]


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