2002-07-11

Long-awaited sidewalk coming soon

Acorn Staff Writer

It’s been long awaited, according to some local residents, but the Calabasas City Council finally approved last week a sidewalk to be built on the north side of Mulholland Highway where pedestrians previously trekked an unsafe gravel shoulder. The vanilla-colored sidewalk will follow a straight plain path, as described by Calabasas Public Works Director and City Engineer Charles Mink, and […]

Boardmember resigns post in Ventura County



Albert L. Rosen, a member of the Ventura County Board of Education, has resigned his position. This action was taken by Rosen in conjunction with a ruling by Ventura County Superior Court Judge McGrath finding Rosen guilty on nine of 10 felony criminal counts for actions which took place between 1966 and 1971, prior to Rosen’s serving on the Ventura […]

Food enhanced

make dishes more wholesome

The next time you walk down the grocery aisle, remember about half of all the foods you see have been enhanced through biotechnology. Plant biotechnology has been under development for more than 20 years and American families can be assured these foods are safe because they are among the most rigorously tested and reviewed products available. Biotech crops undergo years […]

CHS grad earns award at Connecticut



Calabasas resident Anne Elizabeth Baker, a senior at Connecticut College in New London, Conn., received the Katherine Finney Memorial Award, given to a senior whose undergraduate career exhibits the qualities of leadership, responsibility and integrity "which characterized the late Prof. Finney’s 35 years of distinguished service at Connecticut College." Baker also received the Hannah Grace Roach Prize for excellence in […]

Canoga Park show to combine comedy, religion, spirituality



The San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council (VIC) will present "Religion Outside the Box," a one-man show by Reform Rabbi Brian Zachary Mayer, at 8 p.m. on Sun., July 28 at the Madrid Theater, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. Mayer, who left congregational life two years ago, offers a show that combines humor, interactivity, religion and spirituality. He challenges religion and […]

Former resident, water company pioneer dies in Carmel

Acorn Staff Writer

Friends and family attended a mass recenty in Carmel, Calif. to remember long-time Agoura resident Elizabeth Hughes who died June 22 following a long illness. She was 82. An Old Agoura resident for many years before moving to Northern California, Hughes was instrumental in formation of the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD). She […]

Agoura Hills Library to host two special speakers



The Agoura Hills Library will host two special guest speakers in upcoming programs in the community room at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Both events are free. For more information, please call (818) 889-2278. Award-winning broadcaster and environmentalist Nancy Pearlman of the Ecology Center of Southern California, who teaches how to safeguard the Earth’s ecosystems, will speak at […]

Republican women to host upcoming fundraiser



Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated will host a fundraiser on Sun., July 21 at the home of Dianne McKay, the club’s third vice president, in Thousand Oaks. The event’s theme will be based on the movie "Casablanca." Rick’s Casablanca Café will be "the setting." Casino games, hors d’oeuvres, beverages, dinner, plus a showing of the classic film starring Ingrid Bergman […]

OPHS grad earns bachelor’s degree



Evan Andrew Belfi, son of Nancy and Joe Belfi of Agoura, has earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in cinema from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Belfi, a 1998 graduate of Oak Park High School, was a Dean’s List student who was awarded the Marimac Scholarship in Fine Arts, the George M. and Harriette McCann Roudebush Scholarship […]

Tour will examine Jewish history in the American West



Tour will examine Jewish history in the American West The public is welcome to join members of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles as they participate in an exclusive docent presentation and tour of "Jewish Life in the American West: Generation to Generation," at 12:30 p.m. on Sun., July 14 at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western […]


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