Dole Great Race of Agoura fun, beneficial to schools

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com More than 4,000 men, women and children from four countries, 17 states and throughout California participated in this year’s Dole Great Race of Agoura on Saturday, raising thousands of dollars for local schools in Agoura Hills and Oak Park. Although the exact amount of money to be donated to local schools won’t be known for several […]

Kamino named ‘most innovative planner’

Mike Kamino, director of planning and community development for the city of Agoura Hills, was recently named the "Most Innovative City Planner" by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. Slav Kandyba, a staff reporter with the publication, credited Kamino with delicately balancing the city’s commercial development with the community’s "penchant for preserving its natural beauty and rural feel." Kamino was […]

Study reveals Americans don’t take risk of cardiovascular disease to heart

According to a recent survey, Americans could be doing much more to prevent heart disease. In fact, American adults may be overly optimistic about their risk of heart disease and too often give themselves an inflated report card for their current prevention efforts. A Harris Interactive® survey of more than 2,000 adults revealed that while most people were aware of […]

A.E. Wright program will help girls in middle school deal with life

"A Girl’s CHOICE (Creating Her Own Individual Challenges and Experiences)" will be presented from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays, April 5 through June 7, at A.E. Wright Middle School, 4029 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, for a $35 requested donation. The program is open to all middle-school-age girls but is limited to the first 24 students who enroll. Pre-registration is […]

‘The Music Man’ coming to Calabasas High School

Calabasas High School will present "The Music Man," the story of a charlatan named Professor Harold Hill who sells the town of River City, Iowa on the need to organize a youth band—with the intention of pocketing the cash for band instruments and skipping town with his haul. He is seriously upended in his scheming when he falls in love […]

For the record

The Dole Wellness Center in the city of Westlake Village won’t open until December 2005, not next December. Rental for plots at the Oak Park Community Garden will be $60 per year, not $24.

Get out your ‘belly dancing’ attire in Calabasas

Get out your ‘belly dancing’ attire in Calabasas Local residents are invited to "come shimmer and shake to wonderful drumbeats and Arabic music" with Kamilla as she leads a Belly Dancing class from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays, April 5 to June 1, at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Participants should bring a hip sash […]

Wear helmets to prevent injuries, death

By Alaine Schauer They may not be your most fashionable accessory, but helmets may well be the most important thing you wear when participating in your favorite sports. They’re certainly more attractive than stitches, gauze draped around your head or the myriad of disfiguring injuries that can result without them. Each year Mercy Air responds to dozens of incidents involving […]

‘Moonlight Madness’

The Agoura High School Competition Dance Team will present its second annual showcase event, "Moonlight Madness," at 7 p.m. Sat., March 27 in Bldg. G Theatre Arts at the school, 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The team is an independent, extracurricular dance medium founded in 1999 as an AHS Parent Booster Club and ASB organization. All support comes from the […]

Musical event to benefit foster children coming to The Canyon in Agoura Hills

The group Ambrosia, vocalist/guitarist Kenny Rankin, singer/songwriter Lauren Wood and other musicians will perform at the "Have a Heart III" Music Heals fundraising concert at 7 p.m. Sun., March 28 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Dinner seating will be at 5:30 p.m. Music Heals is a nonprofit organization founded by a coalition of Los Angeles-based musicians and […]