2004-04-08

Budget still bleak for LVUSD



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A second interim budget report named "Dances with Wolves It Isn’t, Chapter II" highlighted the precarious financial status of Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) due to state budget problems and other issues. LVUSD Deputy Superintendent Donald Zimring presented his findings at a recent school board meeting, armed with information that nailed down a firm financial […]

Clean out the garage, turn a profit



Clean out the garage, turn a profit The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will have its annual community garage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., May 15 at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Booth space is available for a limited time for those wishing to sell items. Registration may be made by calling (818) 880-2993 or visiting […]

New herbal business offers health formulas



A new herbal business is offering the exclusive and exciting herbal formulas of spiritualist-herbalist Djehuty Ma’atRa, who’s helped hundreds heal themselves from diseases that rob people of their natural birthright—optimal health. Herbalist Ma’atRa’s health advice and herbal remedies, such as his famous full body detoxification program, have been accessed by celebrities such as singers Stevie Wonder and Brandy, and actors […]

From the Old Rugged Cross



The voices of the "incensed crowd" reached an absolute crescendo. They yelled and screamed, "Crucify Him, crucify Him!" The ghastly instrument of crucifixion was a dreadfully slow and excruciating death on a Roman cross. The Romans, ruthless and violent, were famous for their crosses. They had devised crosses of all shapes and sizes and designs to prolong the suffering and […]

Stage Door Theatre owners star in upcoming production



The Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills will present "The Marriage-Go-Round," described as a "delightful, romantic comedy" and starring the theatre’s owners, Gale Trumbeaux and Mike Monteleone, from Fri., April 16 through Sat., May 29. The play, written by Leslie Stevens and directed by Jeannie Harrison, revolves around Content (Trumbeaux) and Paul Delville (Monteleone), happily married for 25 years, and […]

Finalizing a fundraiser



Community celebrates youth through health and safety fair

Festival features contests, music, safety-awareness presentations

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com "Our Community Celebrates Youth" was a fitting title for the second annual children’s health and safety festival conducted at Juan Bautista de Anza Park on Saturday. The festival was sponsored by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department STAR (Success Through Awareness and Resistance) program, the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura and the Las Virgenes Optimist Club. Actor […]

Breast cancer study group forming



Research has found that women dealing with breast cancer benefit from participating in support groups. Although there are numerous face-to-face support groups available to women today, little is known about the benefits of online support groups. The Wellness Community, in collaboration with University of California at San Francisco and Stanford University, is currently conducting a study comparing the effectiveness of […]

Journalist Daniel Pearl to be remembered later this month



In commemoration of the second anniversary of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl’s murder, selected contributors to the new anthology "I Am Jewish," named after the last words of the journalist, will offer reflections on Pearl’s powerful declaration of identity in a program at 7:30 p.m. Tues., April 27 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. […]

Free program



The New West Symphony League will present its "Meet the Artist" program from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thurs., April 15 in the Founders Room at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Maestro Boris Brott will interview guest pianist Terrance Wilson, described as "one of today’s most gifted instrumentalists." Wilson will perform Greig’s "Concerto in A Minor […]


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