Another pole sign comes down in Agoura Hills

The Shell/Texaco service station pole sign has been removed by Agoura Hills as part of the city’s commitment to improving aesthetics of the 101 Freeway corridor. The 60-foot pole sign was at 5226 Palo Comado Canyon Road. It had been there since 1967, according to city officials. Ben Hazany, the operator of the Shell station at the site before Shell […]

Scout serves his mother

CERT attracts new members in Oak Park

CERT attracts new members in Oak Park By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Eleven Oak Park residents were recently certified as members of the Oak Park Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) after completing a six-week training course in disaster survival skills through the Ventura County Fire Department. Firefighter Steve Kaufman from Station No. 36 presented certificates to the new CERT members at […]

Independent study program offers flexibility in curriculum

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The general consensus is that most students in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) fare well enough in high school to graduate, move on to college, get jobs and lead productive lives. But for some, traditional high schools aren’t necessarily the perfect fit. After years of adhering to educational tenets that demanded conformity, LVUSD, like other […]

AIDS quilt displayed at Agoura

High School

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The three quilt panels that hung at Agoura High School told a story, a tale of loss and remembrance of those who have died from AIDS. The panels, part of the AIDS Memorial Quilt project based in Georgia, have been returned, but the lessons taught through the quilt project will long be remembered by students who […]

Health the topic of chamber meeting

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host "Good Health, Naturally": Business Workshop II from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 18 at Calabasas City Library, 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Participants in the panel discussion include several healthcare professionals. Admission is $10 for chamber members, $15 nonmembers. RSVP to the chamber office at (818) 222-5680.

Guest speaker coming to the library

Medical journalist Rosemary Clandos will share research tips for accurately finding and evaluating medical information on the Internet in the "Painless Medical Research" program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., May 18 in the community room of the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information on this free program, call the library at (818) 889-2278.

For the record

The date of the fundraiser to benefit music programs at Lupin Hill Elementary School was incorrect in last week’s article. Elton John’s band will be at The Canyon in Agoura Hills at 5 p.m. this Sun., May 16. Tickets at $25 can be purchased by calling (818) 880-4434, ext. 227. The Canyon is at 28912 Roadside Drive in Whizin’s Shopping […]

Wine reception set for Adobe

The Leonis Adobe Museum will host a membership wine reception from 4 to 6 p.m. this Sat., May 15 to keep the operation alive. The museum relies upon membership dues for support. Leonis Adobe is a nonprofit museum. The membership wine reception will include live entertainment. Sagebrush Cantina will cater the affair. "The purpose of this event is to (attain) […]

Calabasas collecting digital photos for city’s e-mail newsletter

The city of Calabasas is publishing an electronic monthly newsletter (Calabasas e.News) that will furnish monthly updates of planned events and activities, schedules of city meetings, highlights programs of CTV3 (the Calabasas Channel) and reviews past events. This free electronic monthly publication will be e-mailed to a database of involved Calabasas residents, local businesses and others interested in the city’s […]