County may pass tougher ridgeline law

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Santa Monica Mountains may soon have better protection against major ridgeline development, according to area residents and officials. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an outline of a grading and significant ridgeline protection ordinance last week in a 3-2 vote. The item will go before the board of supervisors in four weeks for […]

Learn to make wreaths

Irene Baldwin will conduct a succulent wreath workshop at 9:30 a.m. Sat., Nov. 13 in the Kids’ Adventure Garden at the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 350 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Participants will go home with a lush creation for their holiday décor or to give as a gift. Soil and an assortment of plant material will be provided for […]

New Cub Scout pack being formed

Cub Scout Pack No. 3736 is planning a meeting for 7 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. Boys in grades first through fifth are invited to join the Cub Scout program that combines fun and excitement as well as an appreciation for ecology, camping, and the world of the outdoors. The month’s […]

Local business couple honored

In recognition of their generosity and spirit of community, Brian and Marie White, owners of the Agoura Hills-based franchise of Money Mailer, Inc., recently received the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) San Fernando Valley Unit’s "Caring in Community Award" for 2004. Earlier this year the Whites had designated that a $5,000 check awarded to them by their parent company for being […]

Last week’s

Top Performers

Doug Deakin, QB and Gavin Ketchum, WR/S, Oak Park : After a half of stagnant offense for the Eagles, this duo brought the Homecoming fans to their feet and Nordhoff to its knees. Deakin, who came in for starter Sean Sammis, finished 8-for-11 for 132 yards and one touchdown. Ketchum caught five passes for 85 yards and the game-winning touchdown. […]

‘Noah’s Ark Animals’ coming to zoo

The L.A. Zoo will present "Noah’s Ark Animals," a special weekend event that highlights many animals from Noah’s Ark, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Nov. 13 and 14, at the zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. The purpose of the event is to bring attention to many of the zoo’s "couples" that have […]

Stark reelected to serve on Triunfo board

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com In a contentious political battle to hold onto his member-at-large seat for a seventh term on the Triunfo Sanitation District (TSD) Board of Directors, Ronald Stark, the incumbent, won handily in Tuesday’s election. Stark captured 3,890 votes (49.4 percent) against opponent Wayne Blasman’s 34.4 percent, or 2,710 votes. Thomas Vincent Ray was supported by 804 voters, […]

Food drive on TV, restaurants to help

The Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive is a local effort that helps hungry families in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes. It also helps other worthy causes. Adelphia cable-TV’s public access Channel 25 is televising a program about the annual food drive. Here’s the broadcast schedule: Saturdays through Nov. 27 at 12:30 p.m.; Sundays through Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.; […]

Meeting slated on Malibu Lagoon restoration

The California State Conservancy, California State Parks and Heal the Bay are conducting a public meeting on Wed., Nov. 3 to discuss the Malibu Lagoon restoration plan. The meeting will be at Malibu City Hall in city council chambers, 23815 Stuart Ranch Road. The meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Three proposed restoration plans will be presented. Consultants […]

KOR Electronics to use Corridor Communications

Westlake Village-based Corridor Communications, Inc., a marketing firm, announced recently that KOR Electronics has tapped the firm’s strategic and creative teams to freshen its brand image. Founded nearly 20 years ago, KOR has brought state-of-the-art technologies to bear on critical military challenges facing the world’s militaries and research labs. Corridor Communications is working with the executive team to hone market […]