2003-10-09

School board incumbent wants to serve four more years



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Terilyn Finders, president of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education, is seeking reelection because, she said, she wants to complete her work. Over the past four years, Finders said she’s worked diligently in various areas. When she first joined the board, labor relations were practically nonexistent, Finders said. The current climate […]

One-day self defense course to teach basics



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a course designed to teach the basics of self defense for men, women and young adults from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 11 on the campus at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Participants will learn a basic set of skills that "quickly adapt to any situation, against any attacker" according to […]

Golf tourney to benefit OPHS



The fourth annual Shootout at Sunset Hills golf and tennis tournament benefiting Oak Park High School athletics is scheduled for Mon., Oct. 27 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks. Hosted by the Oak Park High School Athletic Boosters, this year’s Shootout debuts a women’s round robin doubles tennis tournament beginning at 8:30 am. The tournament will be limited […]

“The Rundown”



"The Rundown" Directed by: Peter Berg Starring: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson Rated: PG-13 (for bloodless violence, some crude humor) Running Time: 106 minutes Best Suited For: Action adventure and Chris Walken fans Least Suited For: The art-house junkie and deep meaningful movie purists Once in a while a Hollywood muscle film stumbles upon […]

Incompetence in Agoura Hills strikes again



Incompetence in Agoura Hills strikes again I read the article concerning Shell’s decision to close the Palo Comado station. I just wanted to congratulate the Agoura Hills City Council and Planning Department for driving yet another business out of Agoura Hills. I was especially impressed that they can make it so hard to do business here that even multinational corporations […]

‘Santa Comes to Agoura’ on cable TV



A special 30-minute program about the annual Santa Comes to Agoura food drive will be televised on Adelphia Channel 25 at 6:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 11 and 5:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 12. The same program will be rebroadcast on weekends through the end of November on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. In some areas, community access […]

Local flora on display at fair, sale



The California Native Plant Society will present its annual Native Plant Sale and Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 11 and 12 at the Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. The sale will offer a selection of more than 100 native plant species for purchase. Attendees may choose from seeds, small or larger container […]

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Las Virgenes
Sports
BeatChargers stay unbeaten,
Westlake on the horizon


Las Virgenes Sports Beat Chargers stay unbeaten, Westlake on the horizon The Agoura football team improved to 4-0 when it handily defeated Royal, 42-14, in the Marmonte League opener for both schools last Friday night in Simi Valley. "Going into the game this week, we definitely didn’t want to have to deal with the disappointment of a loss," said Charger […]

Free folk festival in Encino on Sunday



A free Folk Music Festival will be presented from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 12 by the California Traditional Music Society surrounding their Center for Folk Music at Encino/Genesta Park, 16953 Ventura Blvd., Encino, one block west of Balboa Blvd. The festival is being presented in conjunction with the Encino Chamber of Commerce’s "Taste of Encino" event. Seven […]

Let’s keep Finders on school board



Terilyn Finders, the current Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) board president, is running for reelection this November. Our community must reelect this incredibly dedicated and talented board member for another successful term. I have known Terilyn for several years, first as a fellow parent in the Las Virgenes school system and now as a school board member. As a […]


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