2004-07-29

Who needs Laker tickets when you can set up a hoop right at home?



Who needs Laker tickets when you can set up a hoop right at home? Basketball is one of America’s hottest sports. With its growing popularity come more equipment options. Today, you have portable basketball systems, in-grounds and backboard and rim combination units to select from. Which option is right for you and your family? Here’s a quick overview: •Portables: About […]

Talons and feathers



Agoura Hills planning commissioners approve more office buildings



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com More office buildings are apparently coming to Agoura Hills. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission recently reviewed a conditional use permit (CUP) request by Alesco Development L.L.C. in Woodland Hills to reconfigure 10 existing lots on the northeast corner of Agoura, Chesebro and Palo Comado Canyon roads to develop nine two-story office buildings. Variances were also approved […]

Volunteers sought for senior advisory committee in city of Westlake Village



Volunteers sought for senior advisory committee in city of Westlake Village The city of Westlake Village is seeking applications from Westlake Village residents interested in serving on its senior advisory committee, established to advise the cultural recreation advisory board and the city council on current and future recreation and cultural programs for residents 55 and older. The committee will consist […]

City hears from Youth Congress ‘Relationships 101’ topic of forum this year



City hears from Youth Congress ‘Relationships 101’ topic of forum this year By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com "Do You Hear Me? Relationships 101" was the topic of this year’s Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) Youth Congress XX. Twenty students participated in the planning stages of this year’s event that examined relationships between teens and their parents, friends and teachers. More than […]

Real estate veteran moves to Calabasas office



Real estate veteran moves to Calabasas office Robert Shafer recently joined Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., a full-service commercial real estate firm serving the San Fernando Valley and surrounding communities, as senior vice president/principal. He’s based in the firm’s Calabasas office. Prior to joining this firm Shafer was first vice president at CB Richard Ellis, where he specialized in the […]

Yankees win Agoura Pony A Championship



Kids’ play explores stinginess, generosity



Gypsies in a Trunk theatrical troupe will present "Stone Soup" at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 7 at Foxfield Park, 31965 Foxfield Drive, Westlake Village and again at 4 p.m. in the amphitheater at Rancho Simi Community Park, at the corner of Erringer Road and Royal Avenue in Simi Valley. The family-oriented performances are free to the public; it’s asked that […]

County may build temporary emergency bridge in Malibou Lake



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Los Angeles County might build a temporary bridge for emergency access use only in the Malibou Lake area. Some local residents were upset after recently learning that they must wait a year before the now-condemned Lake Vista Bridge can reopen. The Lake Vista Bridge, located on Lake Vista Drive just south of Mulholland Highway in the […]

For the record



A group lobbying for passage of a bill that would eliminate mercury in vaccines called it "a no-brainer bill to prevent no-brainer children." That quote was not from state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills).