2002-06-27

A library in limbo



POSTPONED––Due to construction delays, the new Oak Park Library (above and at right) is a year behind schedule. The current library must become a classroom at Oak Park High School this fall and there are no alternative plans. See story on page 1.

Agoura Hills man donates bicycle to a worthy cause



Agoura Hills man donates bicycle to a worthy cause Agoura Hills resident Mark Blum, who has multiple sclerosis, has spent the last five years making sure that those less fortunate can be mobile. In 1996, Blum founded Mission with Bikes, a nonprofit community outreach program that rebuilds bicycles that are, in turn, given to charities and worthy causes. Blum has […]

Schuermann promoted to branch manager



Maggie Schuermann has been promoted to the position of branch manager at Robert Half International Inc., a Westlake Village-based staffing service specializing in the accounting, finance and information technology fields. Schuermann joined the company in 1999. She has three years’ experience in the staffing field and eight years’ experience in accounts receivable and collections.

Unity Center Church offers classes in July



Unity Center Church offers classes in July Unity Center Church will offer two new classes in July at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. "The Secret of Unlimited Prosperity" by Catherine Ponder will be facilitated by Rev. Irma Oestmann at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 10 to 31. Topics to be covered are "An Ancient Prosperity Formula," "Prosperity […]

Utility tax should be decided in November’s election



Calabasas voters will decide either in November or March of next spring the fate of the city’s 5 percent utility tax. A recent petition drive has succeeded, and now the people must decide whether they will continue paying a surcharge of 5 percent on gas, electricity and telephones—or whether they want to repeal the utility user tax. Councilmembers must now […]

Tainted water cleared up in Oak Park



Oak Park Water Service officials said the drinking water in Oak Park has recently tested clean despite samples taken in May and June that showed the water to be tainted with bacteria. Officials found two samples containing coliform bacteria while conducting tests on May 28 at Pheasant Lane in Oak Park. High amounts of coliform were found in June as […]

Golf tourney to help fight Lou Gehrig’s disease



The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association will hosts its second annual Authentic Swing Charity Golf Tournament on Mon., July 22 at North Ranch Country Club, Westlake Village. The golf tournament is a benefit for those diagnosed with ALS, an incurable condition also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease for the legendary New York Yankees baseball player who was […]

Datebook THURS., JUNE 27



Datebook THURS., JUNE 27 Get PC Savvy Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club hosts Q&A session at 6 p.m. followed by business meeting and vendor presentation at Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. (805) 496-8053 Eli Spater A Healthful Happening Jim Sherman, president & CEO of West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, will discuss "Topical Issues in Health […]

Sunday services listed for Westlake Lutheran



Sunday services listed for Westlake Lutheran Westlake Lutheran Church hosts Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. at 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. For more information, please call the church office at (805) 497-4888 or visit the Internet Website at www.westlakelutheran.org.

Student begins summer on a bright note

Acorn Staff Writer

Summer’s here and school’s out, which means one student from Agoura Hills will be allowed to play the trombone until his heart’s content. David Roth, a senior-to-be at Agoura High School, was awarded a summer scholarship to attend the prestigious Tanglewood Music Center at Boston University. David arrived in Massachusetts last weekend. Established in 1940 under the leadership of former […]


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