New semester at Conejo Jewish Academy

The Conejo Jewish Academy’s winter semester of adult education classes will begin Wed., Jan. 12, offering courses on a wide variety of Judaic subjects. No affiliation or membership is necessary to enroll in any of the classes. Most classes will be presented on site at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Following is a sampling of some of the […]

Seal of disapproval

When The Acorn reported on the changing of the seal of the county of Los Angeles, a vital part of that story was left out: how to participate in the ongoing petition (started by two county supervisors) to save and permanently preserve the original seal, saving the money needed to replace all instances of the seal and, in the future, […]

Reach Out to Agoura Hills

The Agoura Hills City Council generally meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at city hall. Meetings are telecast at 7 p.m. the following Sunday on Ventura County Cablevision’s Channel 8 in Agoura Hills. The city’s planning commission meets on the first and third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m., with telecasts at 7 […]

CDFI status awarded to Ventura group

CDFI status awarded to Ventura group The Ventura County Community Development Corporation, a private nonprofit lending affiliate of the Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation, has announced its recent designation as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) by the U.S. Department of Treasury. With this designation, the development corporation becomes the first CDFI to be headquartered in Ventura County and the only […]

Agoura Newcomer Club hosts get-together

Agoura Newcomer Club hosts get-together The Agoura Newcomer Club will host a get-acquainted coffee from 10 a.m. to noon Fri., Jan. 7 at the home of Martha Terwilliger, 9628 Woodbrook Drive, Agoura Hills. The club is a nonprofit organization that promotes friendship among residents of the Agoura-Agoura Hills area through social functions and special interest groups. For more information about […]

CFA names Hafner VP

Mark Hafner, 42 of Westlake Village was elected 2005 vice president of the Commercial Finance Association. Founded in 1944, the New York-based CFA is a trade organization with members throughout the United States and Canada, with global affiliates. Hafner is president of Celtic Capital Corp. of Santa Monica, a small independent finance company that investigates transactions up to $5 million, […]

Anti-Defamation workshop explores Holocaust

A four-part series titled "The Relevance of Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century" will be presented from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10 and 17 at the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) office, 10495 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles and also at the Museum of Tolerance and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. This is the […]

Barking up the wrong tree

Barking up the wrong tree I just finished reading a letter written by Phil Strenkowski of Oak Park and would like to respond to his comments and blatant attack on my character. Yes, it is true that I found my experience with Officer Reva of the Agoura Animal Control horrendous. I came home with my dog vomiting and shaking for […]

College scholarship program expands in Ventura County

The James C. Basile Scholarship Fund, a program originally established to award one-year scholarships to Ventura County high school grads, will now grant multi-year renewable scholarships, according to the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF). Attorney James C. Basile, who passed away in 2003, left the bulk of his estate to the scholarship fund he had established in 1999. The fund […]

Sierra Canyon open house

Sierra Canyon School, an independent school open to ninth-graders this fall, will host an open house for prospective students and their parents from 10 a.m. to noon, Sat., Jan. 8 at the First Year Campus, 19809 Nordhoff Place, Chatsworth. Sierra Canyon is a nonsectarian, independent secondary (grades 9 to 12) school with interdisciplinary learning and small class sizes. Students will […]

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