Ventura County offers suggestions on complying with brush clearance laws

The Ventura County Fire Department has announced that its Fire Hazard Reduction compliance program is now in effect. Property owners who are complying with the 100-foot brush clearance regulation may find the following guidelines helpful to reduce the risks of accidental fires and health problems associated with heat-related illnesses: •Cut grass and weeds before 10 a.m. when the humidity is […]

Yoga class can help reduce stress from illness

Yoga class can help reduce stress from illness The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present a "Yoga for Stress Management" course for cancer patients and family members from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on eight consecutive Mondays beginning June 21 at their facility at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. This course focuses on using the yoga tools of awareness, breathing, gentle […]

OVHS Class of 2004

OVHS Class of 2004 Tammy Sivonnie Andino, Brittany Leigh Connolly, Jessica Helene Cranford, Bernard Arthur Dorfman, Scott Taylor Evans, John Patrick Fortenberry, Carol Freixa, Eva Nicole Gelpi, Edward Nolan Geyer, Brandi Marie Gilbert, Chelsea Elizabeth Hillman, Jonathan Edward Hood, Adam Wade Hunt, Nicholas Robert LaGrotta, Lianne Tanya Lebowski, Jason Scott Perl-mutter, Brandon Kyle Pierce, Ryan Steven Rice, Genevieve Elaine Santiago, […]

‘Amazing Grace’

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; Was blind, but now I see. ’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved; How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed. Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; […]

Bills to reinstate the draft a publicity stunt to embarrass Bush

Bills to reinstate the draft a publicity stunt to embarrass Bush (I’m writing) regarding Jenie Budin-Smithers’ concerns that our children could be pulled out of school to fill the needs of the "military complex" because of draft bills introduced by Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) and Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) Please don’t concern yourself, Jenie. Both proposals were made to try and embarrass […]

Pavley to visit Corner Bakery

State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will host a neighborhood coffee from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sat., June 19 at the Corner Bakery, 4776 Commons Way, Calabasas. She’ll listen to Calabasas residents and answer questions about legislative issues and hopes to gather information on matters that are of interest to her constituents. There will be printed materials on a variety […]

Recognizing autoimmune symptoms necessary for proper treatment

The body’s defense is the immune system. People trust it to keep them healthy and protect them from the germs and bacteria they encounter every day. But sometimes, the immune system doesn’t function the way it should. In a class of diseases known as autoimmune diseases, the immune system loses its ability to distinguish between "self" and "nonself," meaning it […]

Agoura High School graduates nearly 500 students

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Elizabeth Ann Berry, 17, is among the 98 percent of Agoura High School graduates who will attend college next fall. Berry will go to Cal State University Chico, where she’ll study to become a physical therapist. She’s another part of the AHS legacy of academic excellence. The Agoura High School Class of 2004 was large—497 students—and […]

Young readers find fun activities at library

Children can "Ride a Wild Tale" at the Agoura Hills Library this summer. From June through August there will be special programs for children of all ages at 4 p.m. every Tuesday beginning June 29 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. On June 29 the library will present "Animal Stampede" with magician John Abrams. On July 6 it […]

Liked Reagan, loves Bush

Liked Reagan, loves Bush I have never in my life participated in a political campaign. I’m not the "campaign pin" kind. I voted for them or bad-mouthed them. Ronald Reagan was no exception. I came of age in 1980 and, instead of voting for Carter or Reagan, I wasted my vote on John Anderson. By the time 1984 rolled around, […]