Longtime city councilwoman to step down in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer After 16 years of public service to the city of Agoura Hills, City Councilwoman Louise Rishoff is retiring from office. When Rishoff moved here in 1982, Agoura was just another Los Angeles County suburb. Just four months later, it incorporated as the city of Agoura Hills. At that time, Thousand Oaks Boulevard didn’t connect […]

Amgen called family friendly

The city of Thousand Oaks and Thousand Oaks-based Amgen were among 10 employers honored as the 2003 Family-Friendly Employers of Ventura County for successfully implementing policies and practices that support their employees and their families. In addition, Project Work/LIFE recognized Amgen and the city of Thousand Oaks as model employers for their innovative and flexible work policies, practices and benefits […]

Support group offered at CLU for overeaters

Support group offered at CLU for overeaters A free support group will be offered at California Lutheran University for community members who are recovering from eating disorders. Co-sponsored by the CLU Health and Counseling Center and the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), the meetings will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in the "F" building […]

Adat Elohim hosts Holiday Boutique

Council candidate says, ‘Thank you’

Council candidate says, ‘Thank you’ I would like to thank the 516 people who voted for me in the Nov. 4 city council election. I am honored to have your support and I am grateful for your vote. I would also like to thank the individuals that volunteered and worked on my campaign this year—my good friend Mike Troughton, Joanne […]

Three planning commissioners reappointed by Calabasas Council

The Calabasas City Council reappointed three planning commissioners last week. One other resident applied for a seat but wasn’t selected. The city council in June appointed Jack Solomon, Jonathan Wolfson and Martha Fritz to the commission. Each was given a six-month term because following the council reorganization in March, council members decided to appoint a new commission. The newly reappointed […]

Boys & Girls Clubs name new board members

Boys & Girls Clubs name new board members The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes has named three new members to its board of governors: Jeffrey E. Blum, chair of the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation and a financial consultant with A.G. Edwards and Sons, Inc., Westlake Village; John H. Mook, general manager of the North Ranch Country […]

Antibiotics not for flu or colds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has news for parents this cold and flu season: antibiotics don’t work for a cold or the flu. Antibiotics kill bacteria, not viruses. And colds, flu and most sore throats are caused by viruses. Antibiotics don’t touch viruses. They never have and never will. And it’s not really news. It’s a long-documented […]

Girl collects goods for battered women

For the record

The suspect being charged in the Nov. 11 kidnapping of a 13-year-old Thousand Oaks girls is being charged with "kidnapping for molesting and lewd conduct," not "kidnapping and molestation" as reported in last week’s paper. Attorney Ryan Golds said defendant Paul Whitehead, 23, will be arraigned Dec. 1 in Superior Court.

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