Anybody want to be governor? Agoura’s Gallagher does

Acorn Staff Writer

Anybody want to be governor? Agoura’s Gallagher does By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Nobody was laughing after pro wrestler Jesse Ventura became governor of Minnesota, so is the comedian Gallagher asking too much to be in charge of California? The man who likes to give audiences a smashing good time threw his watermelon into the ring last week and […]

Common injuries from computer use can be avoided

If you use a computer a lot at home or at work, it may now be easier for you to avoid repetitive stress injuries or RSIs. RSIs occur when muscles or tendons are repeatedly overused or forced into unnatural positions. Keyboarding, clicking and maneuvering the mouse can strain and damage muscles and tendons in the fingers, hands, wrist and arms. […]

Five local chambers to host a ‘mega-mixer’

Five local chambers to host a ‘mega-mixer’ Five area chambers of commerce will jointly host a Garden Party Mega-Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 20 at Gardens of the World Park, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. The Calabasas, Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village and Woodland Hills chambers invite their members as well as the general public to […]

Single parent families face adjustments for summer

For many children of divorce, summer means spending more time with the non-custodial parent. Custody orders usually change in the summer, according to Webster Watnik, author of "Child Custody Made Simple." Family courts often order the children to stay with one parent during the school year then send the children to live with the other parent for the summer. Watnik […]

For the record

We incorrectly reported the filing deadline for the upcoming Agoura Hills City Council race. The deadline for candidates to submit paperwork is 4 p.m. next Wed., Aug. 13. Mike Minder of Samson Development is the owner/developer of new townhomes that are being constructed on Colodny Drive in Agoura Hills. He was misidentified in a photo caption that ran in the […]

Outdoor activities continue through September

The National Park Service offers a free brochure that details a plethora of varied outdoors activities available throughout August and September in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. "Outdoors in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area" highlights such programs as "Silents under the Stars," silent movies shown in the evening at Paramount Ranch in Agoura; and the "Mountain […]

Give blood, get a check of your cholesterol

Give blood, get a check of your cholesterol The public is invited to make an appointment to donate blood at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. The facility conducts ongoing blood drives. To express its gratitude, the hospital will provide donors with a free cholesterol screening and a T-shirt. To schedule an appointment, please […]

Trompeter Electronics relocates to Mesa

Westlake-based Trompeter Electronics, an international supplier of coaxial interconnects for the telecom, television broadcast, mil/aero and instrumentation markets, has announced that the company has begun relocating its California manufacturing operations to Mesa, Ariz. Mesa is the headquarters of Semflex, a sister company to Trompeter. The two firms will soon be co-located at the Mesa facility. Trompeter was founded in 1960 […]

Low-cost family counseling

Interface Children Family Services provides low-cost, ability-to-pay counseling for individuals and families. Interface, a United Way member agency, has 60 therapists with a variety of counseling specialties. For more information, please call Interface’s Community Clinics at (800) 636-6738.

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