2003-10-09

Challenger says he has a plan for Agoura Hills



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Alex Soteras, president of Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes/Oak Park Chamber of Commerce, is seeking one of the two Agoura Hills City Council seats up for grabs on the Nov. 4 ballot. Soteras, 42, said he has a plan for the city of Agoura Hills. In addition to building a bridge between individual residents and the […]

T.O.’s Free Clinic seeks volunteers



Conejo Free Clinic, dedicated to providing health and legal services to people who may have no other access to such care, depends on a "family of volunteers" to serve their clients in need and they are seeking people to fill the following positions: RNs/LVNs/medical assistants; patient advocate; patient assistance program; morning and afternoon front desk receptionists; pediatric nurse; paralegal volunteer; […]

Agoura High School’s Lisa Novik leads by setting an example

Acorn Sports Writer

Lisa Novik, an Agoura High School senior, is in her fourth year as a member of the Charger cross-country team. Last Thursday, in a meet held at Agoura, Novik won the girls’ race in a time of 18:43. "I wasn’t out to go and break the course record," Novik said. "I want to by the end of the season, but […]

Calabasas Chamber Orchestra performs in community center



For the record



A telephone number for more information or to buy tickets to the Fall Fantasy Luncheon to raise money for the Dystonia Foundation was accidentally omitted last week. The name and contact number is Faye Goldstein at (818) 344-9996.

Guests to take a trip back 100 years ago



"An Evening on the Conejo—1900," an annual benefit for the Stagecoach Inn Museum, will be presented on Fri. and Sat., Oct. 10 and 11 at the museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The event is a living history presentation and supper. Guests will find that the clock has been turned back to the Conejo Valley of 1900, when […]

New research on the human brain reveals fascinating results



Advances in neuroscience and the behavioral sciences are changing what people have always believed about the development of the brain and how it contributes to who we are and how we treat mental illness. At birth, a child’s brain is a work in progress. The initial framework with the capacity for joy, happiness, shyness, and fear is laid down in […]

Charger boys youthful but have potential

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura boys’ cross-country team features a mix of veterans and rookies and they’ve developed good chemistry, said Charger head coach Missy Andrews. But the girls’ team at Agoura is struggling due to a short supply of runners. "We have some outstanding freshmen," Andrews said about the boys’ team. "And we have some seniors that are working hard and I […]

Play to celebrate life of poet Dylan Thomas



Welsh poet Dylan Thomas gained enduring fame and popularity in the U.S. during four reading tours he made of the U.S. and Canada in the 1950s, where he took center stage in theaters and in bars and mesmerized audiences with his intensely expressive verse and passionate flair for language. Actor Bob Kingdom will appear on stage at the Madrid Theatre […]

Let’s stop speeding in Calabasas



This afternoon a friend of mine related to me that a co-worker with whom she worked closely was walking with her husband at Ventura Boulevard and White Oak Avenue, as they did every morning. But on this morning they were both struck and killed by an automobile. This brings up an issue for me here in Calabasas Village. My husband […]


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