2001-07-05

Agoura Chamber of Commerce enjoys a new lease on life

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce, pushed to the brink of extinction less than two years ago because of financial problems and lagging membership, has a new a name and it might as well be "the comeback kid." Declining morale, a depleted bank account and even accusations of rigged elections on the organization’s board of directors sent the chamber into […]

Adopted children become July 4th citizens LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Adopted children become July 4th citizens LISA ADAMS/The Acorn WELCOME TO AMERICA––Nicole Wong Franklin, 4, is handed a certificate of recognition from Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford after becoming a citizen of the United States. Thirty internationally adopted children attended ceremonies at the Agoura Hills home of Carrie Rackow (at the podium). Agoura Hills City Councilmember Denis Weber, U.S. Congressman […]

New Lost Hills Sheriff’s commander is one of the station’s own

Acorn Staff Writer

The Lost Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has named veteran law enforcement officer James Glazer as the new commander of the Lost Hills Station in Calabasas. Glazer, a 53-year-old lieutenant, succeeds John O’Brien who retired for medical reasons after serving as station chief for less than a year. Glazer, the Lost Hills operations commander since 1995, assumed the station’s leadership duties […]

Pony Club says come along for the ride

Special to The Acorn

When was the last time you saw a basketball player do his own laundry? Or a baseball player lay out the chalk lines on the diamond? How about a hockey player cleaning off the ice? Well, there is one sport where the participants take care of their own management chores: horseback riding. In Old Agoura, The Agoura-Woodland Hills Pony Club […]

End of an era Local businessmen decide to change their tune -Page 12



End of an era Local businessmen decide to change their tune -Page 12

Toasting success Stage Door play opens to reviews -Page 25



Toasting success Stage Door play opens to reviews -Page 25

Legions of talent Summer baseball brings out the best -Page 29



Legions of talent Summer baseball brings out the best -Page 29

Transplant needed to save young girl’s life

Acorn Staff Writer

Sherry Kisman-Stevens has seen her share of heartbreak in the 21 years she’s been teaching kids at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills, but nothing comes close to the peril that her own granddaughter now faces. Ashley Rose Kisman, 4, could die of leukemia within months, even weeks, if she doesn’t receive a bone marrow transplant, according to doctors at […]

Wheels in motion for Calabasas shuttle



Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has earmarked $500,000 dollars for the Smart Shuttle bus program in Calabasas. The funding, which Sherman requested from the Transportation Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, will be used to acquire four natural gas shuttle buses, new shuttle stops and a master dispatch center that will coordinate the […]

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