2004-07-22

Settlement possible in lawsuit between Agoura Pony Baseball, Calabasas homeowner



Settlement possible in lawsuit between Agoura Pony Baseball, Calabasas homeowner By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Just weeks before a scheduled jury trial date, the lawsuit between Calabasas resident Martin Atkinson-Barr, Agoura Pony Baseball, Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Calabasas may be near a settlement. Atkinson-Barr and Pony Baseball settled their differences out of court, although the details […]

Malibou Lake residents worry about condemned bridge



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Recent fires in the Southland may have added more heat to a situation in the Malibou Lake community, where many residents are upset that they have to wait until after next summer to use the now-condemned Lake Vista Bridge. The bridge on Lake Vista Drive just south of Mulholland Highway in the Malibou Lake area is […]

Advanced t’ai chi course to be offered for adults



A four-week class in advanced t’ai chi, the ancient Chinese exercise system that consists of slow meditative movements that facilitate balance and good posture and help to reduce stress, will be offered from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays from Aug. 7 to 28 at Reyes Adobe Park, Agoura Hills. Various forms of the Yang style will be utilized. The class […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills Someone tore through the screen window of a home’s bathroom ($25 damage) in the 5600 block of Lake Lindero Drive between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. July 8 and stole $3,500 cash from a bedroom. Calabasas A computer hard drive server valued at $10,000 was stolen from a business (no signs of forced entry) in the 23900 block […]

Let’s take matters into our own paws



My master informed me of the situation in Agoura Hills related to irresponsible dog owners, and my initial reaction was to get angry with my fellow canines for allowing their owners to be so badly mannered and inconsiderate of their fellow humans. After all, if we dogs can’t train our masters to respect their neighbors and the environment to pick […]

Agoura Hills City Council acts to stop ‘mansionization’ in Old Agoura



Agoura Hills City Council acts to stop ‘mansionization’ in Old Agoura By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The "mansionization" of Old Agoura will be the focus of a study by the city of Agoura Hills. The council requested the study during last week’s meeting. The community’s development regulations and policies, including those that relate to connection of equestrian trails, will be also […]

Roadway to Paramount Ranch will be closed



Roadway to Paramount Ranch will be closed Woody Smeck, superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, has announced that the entry and exit roads of Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura will be closed on July 27 and July 28 for sealing and resurfacing the asphalt. The road will also be striped. Repairs are necessary to correct potholes and […]

THURS., JULY 22



Let’s Get Scientific Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks: "Granny Family Science Night" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. sponsored by the Discovery Center for Science and Technology invites grandparents or any adults and their grandkids or children for hands-on science experiments. For kids 4-12. Kids $3 apiece, adults free. (805) 495-1549 Kerry Supporters Ventura County 4 […]

Catholics protest Hindu rituals at Fatima Shrine



It’s been reported that Catholics by the thousands are up in arms against a recent unprecedented event at Portugal’s Fatima Shrine. On May 5, a Hindu prayer ritual was conducted at the altar in the Little Chapel of the Apparitions, the chapel built over the spot where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three children at Fatima in 1917. SIC […]

The Danger of

Dating with Dogs

Some days my life resembles a tabloid headline: Dog sinks owner’s love boat! Perhaps this only happens to the hapless, c’est moi, looking for love in all the right places, but forgetting to leave the dog home or outside or to use the lint roller on my clothing before the big date. I’ve heard some people show up with their […]


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