2004-07-01

Oak Park MAC elections to get better publicity



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Notification of Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council elections will get greater exposure in the future. Following a report released in June by the Ventura County grand jury, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors passed a motion by Supervisor Linda Parks last week to ensure proper publicity regarding upcoming elections. The action specifies that legal notices regarding […]

Calabasas teenagers learn about crime, punishment in Teen Court



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The city of Calabasas is helping local young people enhance their self-esteem and increase their respect for authority through a program called Teen Court. It’s been around for about seven years, according to Calabasas City Councilman James Bozajian. Teen Court is operated by teens for teens. Local youths between 13 and 17 who’ve committed misdemeanor crimes […]

Toastmasters partner in campaign



Toastmasters International was recently featured in a radio jingle produced and paid for by Union Bank. Union Bank makes and has paid for jingles as a way of investing in its clients’ success, enumerating some of the business services available to help its business customers grow. Each business spot started with a 10-to-15-second jingle for a Union Bank client such […]

Agoura Hills



No forced entry occurred, but $8,700 worth of computer equipment was stolen from a business on June 10 or 11 in the 30100 block of Agoura Court. The loss was $2,800 after four tires and wheels were stolen from a pickup between midnight and 6 a.m. June 15 in the 29600 block of Ridgeway Drive. A carrying bag that contained […]

Teachers only paid for the days they work



Teachers only paid for the days they work While I appreciate your praise of teachers, I feel I must set you straight on a couple of things. You said, "Who wouldn’t want a month off every summer, with pay." This is a widely spread misconception about my profession. Las Virgenes teachers get two months off every summer with no pay. […]

Community reaches out to help Perryman family



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Local residents are rallying support for the Perryman family of Agoura Hills. Timothy Perryman, 53, has been missing since March 28, and his family has been suffering from severe financial problems and tremendous emotional stress from not knowing whether he’s alive or dead. Perryman had been experiencing severe health problems that also led to depression. Judy […]

Save on divorce by using a mediator



You and your spouse have decided to split—not an easy decision, but things just aren’t working out. What now? You’re not fighting but you definitely aren’t getting along. Mediation may be the perfect option. Someone who wants to sell their home uses a real estate professional not only to find a buyer but, more importantly, to keep the deal together. […]

Importance of motion picture industry to be discussed at luncheon



Importance of motion picture industry to be discussed at luncheon In an effort to educate regional businesses and homeowners on "How Filming Friendly Benefits All of Us," the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) will host a special general membership luncheon meeting on this issue from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., July 15 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 15433 Ventura […]

Timely message planned for Methodist church



"One Nation Under God" will be Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Independence Day, Sun., July 4 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Music will be provided during each service; communion will be served at 8 a.m. Christian education classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Enrichment […]

Oak Park

Foundation needs volunteer trustee

This year is the silver anniversary of the Community Foundation for Oak Park (CFOP). For 25 years, we have served our community by organizing volunteers and raising funds for local projects and programs. The Oak Park High School Parent Faculty Club, Medea Creek Middle School Parent Faculty Club, Friends of the Oak Park Library, Oak Park High School Grad Night […]


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