2004-11-11

Agoura Hills



A construction site on the west side of Chesebro Road, north of Blythdale in Agoura Hills sustained $1,200 in damages recently when vandals committed several acts of vandalism. The suspects likely went to the location to drive trucks in the mud. In the process they broke a lock and chain that secured a bridge on the east side of the […]

“The Incredibles”



"The Incredibles" Directed by: Brad Bird Starring: (voices of) Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Peña, Jason Lee and Spencer Fox Rated: PG-13 (for bloodless cartoon mayhem) Running time: 116 minutes Best suited for: families with kids—or families without kids, a great date flick, teens and ’toon fans of all ages Least suited for: only the most […]

Open forum addresses special education issues, results in lower fees at Buttercup Preschool



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A meeting for parents with children with disabilities was conducted recently at the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) office. Although only a few parents attended, several issues were addressed. There was a call for lower fees at a local school that serves special needs children. Buttercup Preschool in Westlake Village offers special education classes for […]

Local residents unite to fight hunger



By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com For the 25th consecutive year, George Annino and his group plan to bring a ray of sunshine to needy families. They were hard at work at Annino’s house last week preparing for the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond" donation drive. The popular event is growing bigger every year. "The big boss upstairs is the […]

Timesaving tips offered for holidays



Ho ho hum. There’s no avoiding the holiday hustle and bustle. Parties, shopping and decorating seem to snatch away the precious free time we do manage to get. But some timesaving tricks can help get you through the hectic holiday season so you can reclaim some of that hard-to-find free time. Put precious time back into your holiday schedule with […]

SAT., NOV. 13



SAT., NOV. 13 Holiday Open House Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. they’ll host a Holiday Open House featuring a festive Victorian holiday setting with traditional decorations, refreshments and many unique gifts at a 15 percent discount in museum store. (818) 222-6511

Westlake Lutheran Church hires new youth minister



Westlake Lutheran Church recently announced that it’s added Lindsay Coker, a new youth minister, to the pastoral staff. A graduate of California Lutheran University, Coker will assist the church in expanding its youth and family programs to better serve the needs of its congregation and community. "We are excited to have Lindsay join our ministry team and look forward to […]

New West Symphony Amgen concert to feature horn section



Robert Schumann’s rarely performed Konzertstück in F Major for Four Horns and Orchestra, Opus 86, will open the New West Symphony’s second Amgen Masterpiece Series concert at 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 13 in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. The horn section will include James Thatcher, Jon […]

Flu vaccines available for young people with medical problems



Pediatric Affiliates, with offices in Agoura Hills and West Hills, has extra flu vaccines and is offering to immunize anyone—even young people who aren’t patients—from birth to age 21, if they meet the flu vaccine requirements. According to Dr. Beth Melin-Perel of Pediatric Affiliates, the Agoura Hills and West Hills medical offices ordered the standard amount of about 4,000 vaccinations […]

Bracelet sales help breast cancer awareness

Wellness Community received $16,000 during celebration

During a celebration on Fri., Oct. 29 at the Westlake Promenade, The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura received a check for $16,000 for the sale of Brighton Collectibles’ "Think Pink Too" breast cancer awareness bracelets. Store owner and president Jerry Kohl and his wife, Terri, presented the check to Robin Campbell, vice chair of the organization. "We are deeply grateful to Brighton’s […]


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