2004-07-22

Cause of Agoura Hills fire under investigation



An investigation into the fire that destroyed a commercial office building at 28047 Dorothy Drive in Agoura Hills is underway. The building is owned by Kenneth Harges. The fire broke out at 3:34 a.m. June 30 and was extinguished at 6:30 a.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector John Mancha. The entire building was destroyed, but there were […]

Blood drive



Post 741 ends season with loss in title game



By Kyle Jorrey Acorn Sports Writer In just one season of American Legion baseball, the teams representing Moorpark and Agoura/Oak Park had created what some might consider a minor rivalry, having split the first four contests between each other leading up to Sunday afternoon’s District 16 Championship Game in Camarillo. But after Agoura and gifted pitcher Jamie Cipriano gutted out […]

Oak Park traffic lights a disaster



I completely agree with your editorial cartoon of July 1 about traffic light synchronization frustrations and Hope Rankell’s letter about the traffic lights in Oak Park. We’ve also never experienced such long waits that have all of a sudden affected traffic here. I can say the same things Ms. Rankell said, like the left-turn lights used to go on as […]

Seats open on Oak Park MAC, TSD



Two seats on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and one seat on the Triunfo Sanitation District (TSD) are up for election in November. The seats of current MAC members Deena Perry and Todd Haines and the seat of TSD director Ron Stark will be up for election––if there are candidates. With a lack of challengers, seats have been […]

Detoxification boosts the immune system



In a healthy body, a system of checks and balances helps maintain health and ward off invaders. However, when the immune system is weakened over time, it becomes unable to destroy viruses, bacteria and toxic chemicals that invade the body, infections become more frequent, and there’s a greater likelihood of health problems (ranging from minor illness to cancer). The conditions […]

Best friends look to lead Warrior water polo



By Jessica Vrazilek Special to The Acorn If you haven’t heard, the "Emilys" are taking the Westlake High School women’s water polo team to the next level—juniors Emily Ottinger and Emily Nelson that is. The two 16-year-olds have been friends since meeting in the first grade at Meadows Elementary School and now the lifelong companions are getting the opportunity they’ve […]

Lake Lindero an unused asset



Lake Lindero an unused asset I really must disagree with the letter from Cynthia Doan. Our use of Lake Lindero is the problem, not the lake itself. We have many very nice parks in the area, but a water park is different. Instead of filling the lake, we should promote the use of it. As a homeowner on the lake, […]

Meeting tonight of joint powers postponed



The regularly scheduled meeting of the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center Joint Powers Authority set for 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., July 22, has been cancelled. The next meeting has been scheduled for Thurs., Aug. 26 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Reach the center at (818) 880-2993.

Learn myths, facts about diets, nutrition



Are you trying to lose weight but aren’t sure whether you should eat only cabbage or grapefruit, avoid eating after 8 p.m. or skip lifting weights so you don’t bulk up? Making sense of the myriad of weight loss, nutrition and physical activity myths can be confusing. To clear up the confusion, the experts at the National Institute of Diabetes and […]


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