2002-07-04

Amgen donates $3million to Boys &

Girls Clubs of Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes

Amgen donates $3million to Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes By John Phane T.O. Acorn Editor Two records were broken when the Amgen Foundation announced its recent $3 million donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes, Inc. The multimillion-dollar contribution was the biggest single gift the foundation has ever given, and the endowment […]

Free diabetic seminar



Sarfraz Zaidi, M.D., will facilitate a free seminar, "All About Diabetes & Insulin Resistance Syndrome, with a Special Focus on Diet," at 2 p.m. on Wed., July 10 in the Newbury Room at Days Inn Motel, 1320 Newbury Road, Newbury Park. Zaidi is a board certified diabetes specialist and an assistant clinical professor at UCLA. Attendees are encouraged to ask […]

Calabasas resident earns post



Robert Kraatz, a native of Olmsted, Ill., who divides his time between his Ullin, Ill. farm and Calabasas, where he is involved in the food packaging business, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Southern Illinois University (SIU) Alumni Association. A 1958 graduate of SIU in Carbondale, Ill., Kraatz has had a 30-year career in the food […]

Agoura Legion team having strong season under Coach Zach Miller

Special to The. Acorn

Special to The. Acorn With thoughts of playing in the American Legion World Series in August, the Agoura Chargers—11-1 going into this week’s games—are taking each game as an opportunity to hone their skills. Last season, Zach Miller’s first as the team’s head coach, the Chargers returned to Agoura Hills on Aug. 21 from Sheridan, Wyo. at 32-9, but it […]

Can you be the next Britney?



Can you be the next Britney? Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a "Pop Singer Performance Workshop" for youth ages 8 to 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, July 9 to Aug. 13, at the college, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. The workshop will address such topics as breath control for tonal support, good vocal placement and […]

Air Force One cleared for landing at Ronald Reagan Library

T.O. Acorn Editor

Following the theme of "Building for the Future," the director of the Ronald Reagan Library recently said plans call for doubling the size of what’s already the largest presidential library in the country. The $20-million expansion will include construction of a new auditorium and temporary museum display gallery and a pavilion to house the Air Force One jetliner that Reagan […]

Agoura Hills cancer survivor shares her experiences in Burbank



Lisa Elbaum, 32, of Agoura Hills, was to be among the featured speakers at the "Celebration of Life" event recently at Providence Saint Joseph Cancer Center, Burbank. The event celebrated those who’ve survived cancer as well as honored the memory of those who lost their battle with the disease. The celebrations included a candle lighting ceremony and memorial balloon release […]

Young ballerinas to perform at Pepperdine The performance is part of the graduation ceremony of Body Arts Consultancy where the young ladies have been studying for 10 years



Young ballerinas to perform at Pepperdine The performance is part of the graduation ceremony of Body Arts Consultancy where the young ladies have been studying for 10 years Four young dancers—Sarah Braverman, Julie Anne Medeiros, Julie Dragicevich and Maddison Weireter—will perform at 5 p.m. on Sat., July 6 in Smothers Theater on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. Their performance […]

Braves win



BRAVES WIN COACH-PITCH CHAMPIONSHIP–The Agoura Pony Baseball Atlanta Braves won the championship in the coach-pitch division recently by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 14-11, in the title game. The Braves proudly display their trophies: from bottom left to right: Steven King, Kevin King, Luke Pedroza, Austin Schwartz and Jason Kotkin; Top row: Coach Paul Abate, Michael Baker, Daniel Schwartz, John Abate, […]

Orange County Fair opens July 12 in a salute to the nation’s heroes



In a show of support for the nation’s heroes, the Orange County Fair will kick off with a "Salute to Heroes" during opening ceremonies on Fri., July 12. To honor the men and women serving the community, the fair will offer free admission to all active military, law enforcement and fire personnel, with a valid ID, along with one guest […]


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