Wants to make intersection safer for kids

Wants to make intersection safer for kids In the past month I have spoken with dozens of parents, residents and business owners in the Lake Lindero section of Agoura Hills and we all agree that something must be done to improve the safety factor of traveling through the intersection at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lake Lindero Drive. The most critical […]

State gets $13 million for security

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the allocation of more than $13.7 million to California to deal with hazards and enhance preparedness for disasters. The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program "is another step toward achieving President George W. Bush’s vision for comprehensive emergency management at state and local levels that’s adaptable to any […]


THURS., JAN. 15 Inherit the Wind Oak Park High School’s Spotlight Club produces "Inherit the Wind," a thought-provoking courtroom drama based on 1920s Scopes Monkey Trial, with showtime at 7:30 p.m. and performances tonight through Sat., Jan. 17 at the school, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. $5-$10. (818) 735-3300 Meet Young Talent New West Symphony music director Boris Brott […]

Methodists to hear about peace on earth

"Let There Be Peace on Earth" is the title of Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sun., Jan. 18 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Special music will be provided at each service. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Care for infants and young children […]

The strikers aren’t the bad guys

It is unfortunate that one of the grocery workers you interviewed for the Jan. 1 edition of The Acorn found it necessary to pass along stories and/or rumors about "destructive behavior" by the strikers. She obviously had not witnessed these events but felt justified to pass along the alleged negative behavior as "fact." Of course, these stories will be magnified […]

Agoura Hills Emmy-winning musician writes tribute composition

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer The Hebrew word beshert, which means "destiny" in English, is Harvey R. Cohen’s one-word characterization of his life. While fate may have touched Cohen on his path to realizing his professional and personal goals, his clear vision surely played a hand in his myriad accomplishments as a composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger and songwriter. Cohen, […]

Edward Jones financial ranked No. 1

Edward Jones financial ranked No. 1 For the 11th consecutive year, Edward Jones ranked No. 1 in Registered Representative magazine’s annual survey of the nation’s seven largest financial services firms. The magazine randomly selects brokers nationwide and asks them to rank their firm in various categories. "Jones brokers take top honors again this year, with fewer complaints and more praise […]

Christian education program offered at United Methodist

United Methodist Church of Westlake Village (UMCWV) has announced the formation of a new community-based Christian education program beginning Jan. 27. The program will be offered for youth ages 4 through 17. The program invites youth from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a variety of activities and experiences. "Its focus is on teaching children that they are a […]

Mayor takes post

Ojai Mayor Sue Horgan was elected chair of the Ventura County Library Services Commission at the commission’s recent meeting. Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long was elected vice-chair. The commission, which provides oversight for the county library system, is made up of elected representatives chosen from the board of supervisors and from the city councils of the seven cities served by […]

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