2005-03-16

Yerba Buena construction delayed again, owl blamed



Yerba Buena construction delayed again, owl blamed By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A nesting owl will temporarily delay construction on the new Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Donald Zimring, interim superintendent for the Las Virgenes Unified School District, said at last week’s school board meeting that a certified biologist has determined that the owl is a federally protected species. […]

Spice up St. Patrick’s Day this year

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Spice up St. Patrick’s Day this year By Sharon Simpson Sayrelyn’s Culinary Classics St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday most people identify with leprechauns, green shamrocks, the blarney stone and, of course, corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. Irish food has long been labeled "bland" by many, mostly because cabbage and potatoes were the staple of Irish food. However, there are […]

Preschoolers build their own ‘city’



By Sophia Fischer sfischeracorn@yahoo.com You can bet that preschoolers at the Oak Park Neighborhood School don’t know Hillary Rodham Clinton, but nevertheless they embraced her "It takes a village," philosophy. It took six weeks for 51 preschool students in three classes to create a miniature city made of blocks, clay and fabric. The project allowed students to become architects and […]

Bethel moves to Hampton Inn Suites



Bethel Christian Fellowship recently celebrated its new location at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Agoura Hills. Church services are at 11 a.m. Sundays in the hotel’s ballroom. "We are excited about our new move and look forward to great blessings in our future," said Pastor Dr. Craig Johnson, who hosts Chalcedon Academy, a school of theology dedicated to world […]

Proud to have quit smoking



Proud to have quit smoking On Feb. 18, I celebrated 25 years of freedom from cigarette smoking, after burning up as much as two packs of cigarettes a day for 35 years. I spent the evening of Feb. 21 celebrating the occasion, receiving a cake and a chip at a Nicotine Anonymous meeting in Newbury Park. While sharing my experiences […]

Malibu Valley Inn and Spa under review



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com An environmental plan for the proposed Malibu Valley Inn and Spa, a project that’s planned to be built on 126 acres of unincorporated Los Angeles County land at the northwest corner of Mulholland Highway and Stokes Canyon Road near the city of Calabasas, is now available for public review at Calabasas City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road […]

Eateries, bars can make extra green this St. Patrick’s Day



Eateries, bars can make extra green this St. Patrick’s Day With festivities planned throughout Calabasas, Agoura Hills, and Westlake Village, and beverage sales expected to rise, local bars and restaurants could find a "pot of gold at the end of the rainbow" on St. Patrick’s Day by simply recycling empty bottles and cans. "People flock to local bars and restaurants […]

Camp fair provides information



The American Camp Association will present a free Camp Fair 2005 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat., March 19, at A.C. Stelle Middle School at 22450 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Information will be available on teen summer camps throughout Southern California, Hawaii, and other areas. For information, call Juliet Babros at (310) 375-7870, jbabros@socal. rr.com, or Eric Naftulin at (818) […]

Einstein’s Jewish identity is topic of March 23 lecture



Einstein’s Jewish identity is topic of March 23 lecture Sander L. Gilman, a distinguished professor of liberal arts and medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of many books on Jewish identity, will discuss "Albert Einstein’s Jewish Identity" at 7:30 p.m. Wed., March 23 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. Gilman’s most […]

Maurer thanks voters for support



I am incredibly humbled and deeply honored to be elected to represent the people of Calabasas. Thank you to our community leaders for their support and to my many friends who volunteered their time to work on my campaign. During the course of this campaign, as I walked through our many neighborhoods, I discovered a common thread of kindheartedness. I […]


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