2004-10-21

More than 50 recruiters participate in College Night at Agoura High School



Agoura Hills



Stolen from the bed of a pickup (while the victim was in the process of moving a business office to Westlake Village) were five computers, a scanner and printer. The $3,900 loss occurred between 11:30 a.m. and noon Oct. 6 in the 30800 block of Agoura Road. A pickup had $3,500 damage after it was extensively vandalized on Hillrise Drive […]

‘Kiss or Make Up’ at Conejo Players



Mistaken identities, federal foolishness and desperate romance. These elements drive "Kiss or Make Up," a comedy by Jack Sharkey coming to the Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. To avoid questions as to why she’s not married, architect Morgiana Kendrik creates an imaginary husband and daughter. When she finds true love at last, the Feds launch an […]

Take Your Acorn On Vacation



Westlake Village Council endorses Measure A



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Public safety was the centerpiece of a recent ballot recommendation by the city council in Westlake Village. It voted unanimously last week to support Measure A in L.A. County, aka the public safety and homeland security sales tax initiative. Measure A will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. If approved by voters, it will increase the […]

Helicopter cam makes small movie big



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Aerial shots in movies are expensive to make, especially for low budget filmmakers. Such photography usually requires a full-sized aircraft to shoot from, and the filmmakers need approvals, especially if the shots are taken just above the ground like some of the shots in Taylor Chien’s movie trailer "Drone" and his upcoming movie "Kidnapped." Chien, 19, […]

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Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Jan E. Freedlund recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Freedlund is the son of Cam and Paul Freedlund of Agoura Hills. He’s a 2003 graduate of Westlake High School. Alyssa F. Cunial has been sworn in as a Midshipman in the Navy ROTC program at the University of […]

Calabasas Walk to School Day a success



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com International Walk to School Day in Calabasas was again a success, according to Toni Liebman, transportation/intergovernmental relations executive assistant. Students of A.C. Stelle Middle School, Chaparral Elementary School, Bay Laurel Elementary School and Lupin Hill Elementary School participated in the second annual event in Calabasas. Hundreds of students walked to their schools to reduce vehicle traffic, […]

Calabasas resident to lead big band fundraiser for church



Calabasas resident to lead big band fundraiser for church Calabasas resident Ed Lojeski, minister of music at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Westlake Village, will perform with the Ed Lojeski All Star Orchestra from 6 to 11 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30 at the Ventura Beach Marriott Hotel, 2055 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. The event is a fundraiser for the church’s music program […]

Ready to replace the incumbent on Triunfo



Ready to replace the incumbent on Triunfo Ron Stark has sat on the board of the Triunfo Sanitation District as an appointee, not as an elected representative. Finally, thanks to the efforts of Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks, voters of the district were informed that this was actually an elected position and several candidates entered the field. Now Stark will […]