2004-10-07

Alliance for the Arts gives grant money to various groups



Alliance for the Arts gives grant money to various groups The Alliance for the Arts, the official nonprofit fundraising arm of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, recently announced that 35 local arts groups have been awarded $180,000 in grants through its Programming and Allocations Committee, chaired by Virginia Davis. "We are extremely proud that we were able to provide […]

Web surfers can eavesdrop online

Local band can be accessed during their jam sessions

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a "fly on the wall"—eavesdropping on personal conversations or perhaps business transactions? Well, All Media Services (AMS) in Westlake Village is providing a way for anyone with a computer and Internet service to eavesdrop on a local band rehearsing via a recently installed web-cam. Greg […]

Wellness Community gets new board member



Wellness Community gets new board member Hank Lacayo, president of the Destino Hispanic Legacy Foundation, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, located in Westlake Village. He’ll serve a three-year term. The facility provides free support programs for cancer patients and their families.

Marmonte Standings



League Overall Team W-L-T W-L-T Agoura 1-0-0 3-1-0 Newbury 1-0-0 3-1-0 Westlake 1-0-0 2-2-0 Royal 1-0-0 2-2-0 T.O. 0-1-0 3-1-0 Simi Valley 0-1-0 2-2-0 Moorpark 0-1-0 1-3-0 Calabasas 0-1-0 0-4-0 Tri-Valley Standings League Overall Team W-L-T W-L-T OCHS 1-0-0 4-0-0 Carpinteria 1-0-0 2-2-0 Santa Paula 1-0-0 2-2-0 Oak Park 0-1-0 3-1-0 Fillmore 0-1-0 3-2-0 Nordhoff 0-0-0 2-2-0 Bishop Diego 0-1-0 […]

State offers low-cost insurance



A state program offers lower-income drivers coverage for as little as $347 a year. This program is only available to L.A. and San Francisco county residents who have been continuously licensed for three years, are at least 19 years old and have a good driving record. Participants can’t earn more than $23,275 annual income for an individual or $47,125 household […]

Residents are destroying

Medea Creek

My husband and I walk daily by Medea Creek and enjoy seeing the wildlife, rabbits, ducks, baby ducks in the spring, and egrets at this time of year. I was appalled to see that the creek is slowly disappearing under a blanket of algae. Therefore, the egrets cannot feed and the creatures they feed on in the water will die […]

Calabasas celebrates Walk to School Day



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Shoes are made for walking. And that’s just what they did yesterday when students of A.C. Stelle Middle School and Chaparral, Bay Laurel and Lupin Hill elementary schools participated in the second annual International Walk to School Day in Calabasas. Between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m., students, parents, city officials, Las Virgenes Unified School District officials and […]

Get homework help



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services presents the Teen Study Zone Class from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Students participating in the program will be encouraged to learn study and organizational skills and to complete their homework in a timely fashion. The fee is $100 for 10 […]

Support available for childhood cancer survivors



Although advances in modern medicine have dramatically increased the survival rate for childhood cancer, the diagnosis lasts a lifetime. Few childhood cancer survivors are aware that their health may be affected later on. According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, cancer treatments during childhood can cause long-term health problems such as hearing loss, heart […]

Other local football matchups



Westlake (1-0, 2-2) vs. T.O. (0-1, 3-1) Last week’s results: Westlake regained some solid footing with a 22-8 win over Simi Valley. Thousand Oaks dropped its first game of the year, losing to Royal at home, 35-28. Outlook: Following an undefeated non-league schedule, the Lancers are in danger of dropping to 0-2 in Marmonte as they must face a Westlake […]


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