Agoura Hills names Kamino as planning director

Planning assistant Mike Kamino has been named the new planning director for the City of Agoura Hills. City Manager Dave Adams made the announcement last week. Kamino, 45, has spent the last 12 years with the city as a senior planner and assistant planning director. He replaces Dave Anderson, who served as Agoura Hills planning director for 12 years before […]

Online investing continues to grow despite market conditions

The migration of traditional investors to online investing continues, despite market conditions, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2001 Future Online Trading Market Study recently released. The study shows that 7 percent of households with Internet connections plan to start trading online in the next 12 months. Many of those who plan to start trading online already have trading […]

Teacher of year receives gift

Anna Blount, Las Virgenes Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2000-2001, won’t have to borrow her students’ computers anymore. She finally has one of her own. The Calabasas Business Alliance has awarded Blount, a teacher at Calabasas High School, a new Gateway computer and printer for classroom use. The high school’s new technology grant provided computers for students, […]

Community Church plans services and Bible school kickoff

Rev. Dave Gudgel will speak at the Community Church Service (CCS) at a combined service with Agoura Bible Fellowship (ABF) at 10 a.m. on Sun., June 10 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura. CCS and ABF will hold this one service as a celebration of their summer kick-off. Immediately following the service there will be an all-church […]

Bravo goes to Oak Park actors

Bravo goes to Oak Park actors and their "Oliver" Well, they did it again. If you didn’t go to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Wed., Thurs. or Fri, (May 23, 24 or 25), you really missed out. On Thurs., May 24, the Rules (Acorn publishers) and I had the pleasure of seeing the Oak Park High School drama […]

Event’s goal is to raise autism awareness

STUDENTS HELP-Agoura High’s Stephen Morgan (left), Thomas Mo and Phillip Morgan will attend the June 30 Miracle Run at Malibu Creek State Park on behalf of autism, a developmental disability that affects thousands. All of the boys have autism, but each has learned to cope.

Cedars Sinai offers free events Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will present the following free community events this month:

Cedars Sinai offers free events Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will present the following free community events this month: From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sun., June 10, dermatologists from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Cancer Program will provide free skin cancer screenings, tips on preventing and detecting skin cancer and information on the latest treatment options. The screening will be held just […]

Triunfo YMCA offers new camp

Students in the 4th and 5th grades are invited to sign up for the new Frontier Camp offered by the Triunfo YMCA beginning June 18. Among the camp’s activities are trips to amusement parks including California Adventures, Disneyland, a Dodger game, a visit to the beach, a swim at the pool. Additional activities include arts and crafts, performing skits, singing […]

Old West comes to Conejo Players

Acorn Staff Writer

A taste of the Old West came riding to town last weekend as the Conejo Players presented their Fourth Annual Conejo Cowboy Poetry and Western Music show. Dressed in cowboy hats and western gear, theater-goers packed the house to capacity for a pair of afternoon and evening shows on Saturday. In addition, 120 people enjoyed a twilight barbeque. The two […]

Little squirts

NORTH RANCH DISASTER DRILL-From left, Rachel Foster, 6, and her two sisters Jessy and Emily, practice using a fire hose during disaster preparedness exercises last Sunday at North Ranch. A practice alert was sent out to 450 homes in the Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks area as Fire Department and paramedic units stood ready. During the drill, the Thousand Oaks […]