Growth, planning top issues for local residents

Growth, planning top issues for local residents By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Growth, planning, open space, traffic and schools are on the minds of local residents, according to a recent study. The concerns of residents were examined in a survey conducted by the Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments (LVMCOG) and the Southern California Association of Governments. The National Demographics Corporation presented […]

Trot forward to the equine swap meet/fundraiser

The nonprofit Warhorse and Militaria Heritage Foundation will host a swap meet/fundraiser, "Equine Spirit from the Past," from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., May 8, at All Nations Church in Lakeview Terrace. The event will benefit the foundation, which is dedicated to preserving and honoring the history of the horse by accurately recreating historic cavalry impressions and educating […]

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Quick Take

Quick Take On April 15, 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their season home opener at Ebbets Field. Jackie Robinson became the first black player to participate in a modern-day major league baseball game. Tributes to Jackie will take place in stadiums throughout the country on this, "Jackie Robinson Day," as proclaimed by Major League Baseball. For more information about Jackie, […]

Zontians offer scholarships for women

The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area is offering its Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship, established in 1997 for women pursuing an undergraduate degree in business leading to a business management career. Scholarships of $400 are offered by participating Zonta International districts, and five international scholars will be chosen from district recipients to receive scholarships of $4,000 […]

Free Arbor Day event scheduled

Pause4Kids will present its fourth annual Art-A-Thon event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 17 in conjunction with the city of Thousand Oaks’ annual Arbor/Earth Day celebration at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, behind the Thousand Oaks Library. The event will feature free arts and crafts projects to bring awareness to children with […]

Oak uprooted in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The lone oak tree at Lake Lindero Country Club’s driving range in Agoura Hills is now gone. Earlier this month, David Smith, president of Lake Lindero Country Club, ordered its removal under the assumption that it was dead, but he did so without acquiring a permit from the city of Agoura Hills. A concerned neighbor, according […]

Vendors sought for arts festival

The city of Calabasas Arts Council is seeking food vendors to participate in the seventh annual Fine Arts Festival on Sat. and Sun., May 1 and 2, in Calabasas, next to the Commons. The event will feature more than 200 fine artists, artisans, live entertainment plus a beer and wine garden. For more information, please call the Arts Council at […]

Protect marine and beach mammals

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) reminds the public that the beach and ocean are protected from human interaction under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) year-round. The MMPA prohibits human interaction with marine mammals such as seals, sea lions and dolphins that may be encountered on local beaches. Interaction includes feeding, dousing with water, petting, chasing, pushing or […]

Rotary brings youth art to Agoura SpringFest

The Rotary Youth Fair will return for a second year to the annual city of Agoura Hills SpringFest event from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., April 25 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The Agoura Hills-Oak Park Rotary Club and other local philanthropists will furnish a tent for artworks entered by youth ages 5-18 residing in the […]

Pavley recognized for efforts to keep young passengers safe

The California Coalition for Children’s Safety & Health (CCCSH) recently honored California State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) with their "2003 Legislator of the Year" award. CCCSH noted her "outstanding efforts in the area of child passenger safety" with the signing into law of her bill AB 1697 last year. AB 1697 provides that beginning January 1, 2005, all children […]