2004-09-09

Calabasas offers bus service to out-of-city students who attend Calabasas High School



Students from outside the Calabasas High School enrollment area can now jump on a school-bound bus at The Commons shopping center on Calabasas Parkway in Calabasas. The city of Calabasas will offer the bus to and from the campus (both before and after classes) free of charge for the month of September, according to Calabasas Assistant Transportation Planner Tom Gdala. […]

Author teaches women how to rekindle passion in work, life



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@thacorn.com Leslie Godwin used to be a passionate workaholic. As an administrator for a center that helped young adults transition into mainstream life, Godwin thought she loved her job. She felt she was making a difference through her work with young men and women. It was like she was "saving the world," she said. While on vacation […]

Calabasas Chamber members to learn about communication



Guest speaker Matthew Moran will discuss "Effective Communication: Written and Verbal" during the luncheon meeting of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 23 at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. The ability to get one’s message across to clients, peers and team is critical in business and career success. This presentation will provide .techniques to […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills The loss was $1,900 after two bicycles were stolen from a garage in the 5700 block of Skyview Way between Aug. 17 and 23. A repairman placed a drill set on the ground behind his truck at noon on Aug. 23 in the 27200 block of Agoura Road. While he was getting keys from a building, someone stole […]

Park Service sponsoring children’s photo contest



The National Park Service is inviting youngsters 12 years of age and under to take photographs in the Santa Monica Mountains parkland for its "Spirit of the Mountains Photo Contest." Children 12 and under can submit up to four entries in the following categories: plants, animals, scenic shots and people in parklands. Entries, which should be submitted between Sept. 1 […]

Pedalin’ Purgatory



On a cold day, cycling up Mulholland Highway from the vicinity of the Rock Store in rural Agoura to the scenic overlook is a good way to warm up. On a hot day the same ride is an efficient, sure bet kind of way to find out whether brain swelling associated with heatstroke might actually crack open one’s bike helmet. […]

GOP women host FBI agent



GOP women host FBI agent FBI agent L. Caprino will discuss "Terrorism and Homeland Security" during a luncheon meeting sponsored jointly by the Simi Valley and the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated. The meeting on Fri., Sept. 17 at the Wood Ranch Country Club in Simi Valley is open to the public, and Simi Valley residents may call Marion Erbe […]

Local resident buys a special round in Australia



By Sylvie Belmond Acorn Staff Writer An Agoura resident stirred a commotion when he scheduled an out of the ordinary stop at a pub in Sydney, Australia last month. He did it to honor his father’s last wish. Before Dr. Bernie Lewine died of cancer in 2002, he told his son Jerry, "I’ve had a great life and have been […]

Workshop topic: ‘Uncovering the Hidden Profits in Your Business’



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will present a business-building workshop titled "Uncovering the Hidden Profits in Your Business" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. The guest speaker will be Vincent Kernaghan, a business growth advisor. Kernaghan’s company has developed quick-to-learn, easy-to-implement, effective and proven systems that help businesses eliminate […]

Houses of worship serving Acorn readers




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