2003-08-14

Chamber of Commerce honors local law enforcement



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Whether it’s keeping tabs on local traffic issues or trying to get to the bottom of a complicated crime, deputies from Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station work hard to preserve the safety of local communities. On Tuesday, the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Deputy Appreciation ceremony at The Canyon in Agoura […]

Plans complete for adobe renovation



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A $1.1 million renovation of the Reyes Adobe historical site in Agoura Hills is set to get underway in November, city officials have announced. Plans for the 170-year-old adobe house and 50-year-old barn were unveiled last week and include a complete, museum-grade renovation along with landscaping, walkways and a running stream. "We’re not purists, […]

Senior health fair comes to Agoura Hills



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Quick Take

Quick Take The recent NFL Hall-of-Fame induction ceremony was super as usual. The great running back, Marcus Allen, was rightfully inducted into the Hall. He gave credit to lots of people for having had an influence on his brilliant career. And the epitome of class was when he thanked Al Davis for drafting him into the Raiders organization. This is […]

World Vision reaches needy school children



Millions of children around the world can’t go to school, simply because they lack essential supplies. There’s a hands-on opportunity for individuals, families, churches and youth groups to help address this need. A Christian humanitarian organization called World Vision has created a program called "SchoolTools." The program helps students overseas by asking Americans to assemble low-cost SchoolTools kits containing pencils, […]

Davis in deep trouble



Davis in deep trouble A miracle might save Gray Davis from being recalled. On second thought, forget it. It wouldn’t be enough. His unpopularity in California is setting new records. It’s hard to make graphs that show minuses that low. Right or wrong, Davis has been blamed for many things and some of them are actually his fault. The biggest […]

Mayor won’t seek reelection in Westlake Village



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Westlake Village Mayor Chris Mann announced last Thursday that he won’t seek reelection in November. He’s confident that he accomplished his goals, Mann said. While many cities are struggling to make ends meet, Westlake Village has stayed strong. Conservative fiscal policy that he helped establish, Mann said, was a major factor in Westlake Village’s […]

Garage sale coming



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will host its annual garage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Aug. 23 at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Shoppers and sellers are welcome; booth space is still available for a limited time. Admission is free to the public. To reserve a spot to sell your items, please register at the […]

Community health providers can apply now for grants



The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) is presently accepting applications for the Community Health Partnership (CHP) Grants Program that will award a total of $83,000 to nonprofit organizations and public agencies. The CHP’s purpose is to support community health interventions that will improve the health of individuals, families, and communities in Ventura County. This year’s grant cycle will focus on […]

Local softball team a winner



The 12U SoCal Sliderz travel team recently finished in second place out of 44 teams in the 2003 Western Amateur Softball Association Girls "A" Fastpitch National Championship at Manteca, Calif. Marah Krasnow was the lone team player from Thousand Oaks. Other players are from Camarillo, Simi Valley, Sunland and the L.A. area. Marah’s team also competed in the Triple Crown […]


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