Zimring an asset to school district

Zimring an asset to school district I am a resident of Agoura Hills and my son currently attends Agoura High School. My daughter graduated from Agoura High in 2001 and will soon graduate from UCLA. I understand that the Las Virgenes Unified School District is conducting a search for a new superintendent. As a member of the community for over […]

Celebrating February

Originally, this column started out to be about Groundhog Day, but as I began researching, I soon discovered an interesting and different subject. February is the oddball month: Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. February has 28 alone, All the rest have 31. Except Leap Year; that’s the time When February’s days are 29. A leap year has […]

Agoura Hills contributes to Soka purchase

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The city of Agoura Hills last week approved spending $250,000 to buy the 588-acre Soka property in Calabasas. The approval was part of the city’s mid-year budget review. Council members unanimously voted to join in the regional effort to preserve the ecologically significant land as open space. Mayor Ed Corridori abstained from the vote due to […]

Zonta Club offers scholarships

Applications for the 2005 Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA) are currently available by writing the Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area, YWPA Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 4832, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359, or by e-mail at YWPA@zontacv.org. Applications may also be downloaded at www.zontacv.org. The goal of the award program is to recognize preuniversity or precollege women students’ […]


THURS., FEB. 17 Parent Forum at TOHS "Teens and Drugs: A Parent Forum" will be presented at 7 p.m. in the library at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, featuring law enforcement officials and drug treatment specialists as guest speakers. Free. (805) 495-7491 Meet the Violinist Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will be interviewed by New West […]

Spring tree trimming may orphan baby animals

Southern California residents planning to trim their trees this spring should consider the effects the process might have on other southland residents: California wildlife. With spring just around the corner, California Wildlife Center wants to educate the public about proper tree trimming, especially as it relates to baby tree squirrels that are often injured and orphaned by tree trimming during […]

Mauer is consensus-builder

Mauer is consensus-builder I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Mary Sue Maurer for the Calabasas City Council. Mary Sue is a mom of three, a businesswoman, a neighborhood activist and a regional leader. Her professionalism and volunteer efforts in support of our community span the issues most important to Calabasas: environment, transportation and education. To highlight some […]

A steady economy predicted for 2005

A steady economy predicted for 2005 A steady economy predicted for 2005 Cautious optimism summarizes last week’s Regional Economic Forecast in Westlake Village. The Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce and T.O. Rotary Club symposium was the second in a series of 2005 outlooks presented by area economic experts. They said this year’s economic growth is expected to mirror […]

Program about road safety aims to drive home an important point

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com For many of us, learning to drive a car was the hallmark of our teenage years. Remember the feeling of freedom, independence and maturity during those first few months when you drove by yourself? It’s important to also remember the responsibilities and dangers that come with driving. "Is Your Teen Road Ready?," a program scheduled for […]

Driving her crazy

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