2003-07-17

Calabasas gets library donation, builds teen area



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas Library recently received part of a $25,000 donation for a new teen center. The Klein Teen Scene, which the new section of the library will be called, was the result of a gift from the Klein family of Calabasas. The Klein family made a donation of $25,000 to the city of Calabasas […]

Lose Weight Using East-West Disciplines



Dr. David Medway’s interest in weight control began during his internal medicine residency. The UCLA graduate completed medical school at George Washington University. An interest in East-West medicine led him to visit China in 2002 where he studied the treatment of the body and mind as one integrative unit. Dr. Medway incorporates acupuncture point stimulation techniques learned in China on […]

Volunteers needed for research project on epilepsy



Volunteers needed for research project on epilepsy A nationwide clinical research study underway at UCLA Medical Center may help those suffering from epilepsy. The Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy Trial (ERSET) is evaluating two standard therapies provided by epilepsy specialists—treatment with medications and treatment with surgery—to compare the ability of each to eliminate seizures and side effects as soon as possible, […]

Johnson gets college honor



David Johnson of Agoura Hills, a senior at Gonzaga University, was selected from the Northern Ohio Baseball Team to play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League All-Star game on Sun., July 13. The team will then play Team USA on July 28 in Strongsville, Ohio. Johnson is leading the league in hitting with a .435 average, five home runs, […]

Will Geer Theatricum premieres powerful play, ‘Lysistrata’



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in rustic Topanga Canyon premiered its modern adaptation of "Lysistrata" Saturday night, a play written by Ellen Geer, delighting hundreds of audience members with a powerful and poignant production which raises important questions about the role women play regarding war and peace. "Lysistrata," the third and concluding play of […]

Westlake wasn’t generous with the school district



Westlake wasn’t generous with the school district As many Westlake citizens are already aware, the Westlake city councilmembers voted to advance future joint-use fees totaling $50,000 to Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) in an attempt to offset the severe budget cuts that the students and educators of our communities will be facing next year. This from a city with […]

Brushfire caused by fireworks, officials say



A two-acre brushfire in Calabasas near Agoura and Liberty Canyon roads came within a couple hundred yards of homes between 4:07 and 6:30 p.m. on Tues., July 8, according to officials. Three kids playing with illegal fireworks allegedly caused the blaze. Fireworks in Calabasas, like most local areas, are illegal. Los Angeles and Ventura County firefighters arrived on the scene […]

CITY OF CALABASAS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE
CITY OF CALABASAS PLANNING COMMISSION
TO: Interested Parties
FROM: City of Calabasas Planning Commission


CITY OF CALABASAS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE CITY OF CALABASAS PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE CITY OF CALABASAS PLANNING COMMISSION TO: Interested Parties FROM: City of Calabasas Planning Commission Pursuant to law, the City Planning Commission hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held to consider whether or not the project described below […]

THURS., JULY 17



Desert Plants Arizona horticulturist George Hull will discuss "Great Desert Plants for California Gardens" and show a variety of water-efficient plants that are locally uncommon from 10 a.m.-noon at L.A. County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. $10-$15. (626) 821-4623 Chamber Biz Mixer Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts business mixer at ZenSpa, 23975 Park Sorrento, from 5:30-7 […]

Ventura County Volleyball Club finishes strong



The Ventura County Volleyball Club’s 14-Kickers recently completed their season as the highest ranked team from Ventura County at the Volleyball Festival in Sacramento. The Kickers finished 43rd out of almost 300 teams competing in the largest female amateur event in the world. A week of intense, hard-fought matches was a fitting end to another extremely successful season for the […]


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