2003-07-31

Agoura Chamber to honor deputies during luncheon



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will honor personnel of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at 11:30 a.m. Tues., Aug. 12 during a luncheon at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Capt. Tom Martin, who recently became commander at Lost Hills, will present awards to the following deputies: Michael Ranes, Stephen Rotella, Patrick Mathers, Lawrence Mohr and Kevin […]

Emergency preparedness for pet owners



Emergency preparedness for pet owners Following a few tips from the experts can help pet owners prepare for an emergency when a matter of minutes can make the difference between life and death. "In today’s world, we must be ready for anything," said Anne Culver, director for Disaster Services at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). "Pets are […]

AYSO Soccer Camp coming to Oak Park Aug. 4-8

Hurry to enroll for next week

AYSO Soccer Camp coming to Oak Park Aug. 4-8 Hurry to enroll for next week’s camp that will be offered at Brookside Elementary School for ages 4 and up American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 4-Agoura Hills has announced that Major League Soccer Camps will be at Brookside Elementary School, Oak Park from Aug. 4 through 8. For youth ages […]

Magic show coming Tuesday



Magician Allen Oshiro will present "Illusions by Allen," a magic show for children, at 1 p.m. Tues., Aug. 5 at the Newbury Park Branch Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. It will be repeated at 4 p.m. at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Open to all ages, the show will feature tricks, live rabbits and […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What was or will be your summer vacation?

Agoura Hills motorcycle officer celebrates retirement



Agoura Hills motorcycle officer celebrates retirement By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer When Agoura Hills resident John Amott first became an LAPD officer, he had to carry a dime in his pocket for emergency phone calls from telephone booths because cellular phones didn’t exist. That was in 1970 and in the past 33 years, Amott has seen many changes in […]

Staying in shape with safety, too



Lions to field veterans, youth in fall football

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian football team made it to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) semifinals each of the last two seasons, but after last year’s run to the semifinals, four Oaks Christian teams—boys’ and girls’ basketball, and girls’ soccer and softball—have won CIF championships. "There’s a lot of kidding around here, ‘Hey, this certainly isn’t a football school,’" said Lions head […]

New Boys & Girls Club facility to celebrate KidsDay



New Boys & Girls Club facility to celebrate KidsDay Supported by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, KidsPeace and other organizations have celebrated National KidsDay on the first Sunday of August since the inaugural event in 2001. The theme for the KidsDay is "share a moment, create a memory, make a KidsDay." Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo and […]

Driving is a privilege– not a right–for everyone



Driving is a privilege– not a right–for everyone Nobody likes getting old and nobody likes the thought of losing his driving license. But the old man in Santa Monica who recently ran over and killed 10 people at the Farmers’ Market shouldn’t have been driving a car. Not everyone is doomed to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, so the problem isn’t […]


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