Learning about public safety

Lawyer to defend Cochran in Supreme Court

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A football player’s ultimate playground is the Super Bowl, for a filmmaker it’s the Academy Awards. And, to keep the analogies rolling, any lawyer worth his salt probably would want to bring a case before the United States Supreme Court. A Calabasas attorney will get his chance this month. Jonathan Cole, 54, will defend famous lawyer […]


Moms Club Events MOMS Club of Agoura Hills hosts an event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Old Agoura Park and again (same time) at Forest Cove Park on Tues., March 22, for moms and their children who live in Agoura Hills. (818) 879-1949

Youth basketball champs

Sagebrush Cantina to host St. Patrick’s Day party today

Sagebrush Cantina to host St. Patrick’s Day party today Sagebrush Cantina will host a "Green With Envy" St. Patrick’s Day celebration today, Thurs., March 17. The day will feature an Irish menu, Irish drink specials, giveaways and live Irish music including a piper. Among the drinks will be Guiness, Smithwicks, Black ‘n’ Tans, Irish Car Bomb with Bushmills Irish Crème, […]

Getting down to business

Despite our best intentions, big government keeps growing, but it’s private sector growth that we’d rather have. It’s what keeps our country moving forward. The heavy hand of government, especially in California, has a reputation for stifling growth and making it hard for many businesses to succeed. Workers’ comp, for example, has driven up the cost of doing business in […]

Cisco’s fire investigation continues

By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com The Thousand Oaks Police and Ventura County Fire Departments continue their investigations into the Wed., March 10, fire that destroyed Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant located on the 900 block of Westlake Boulevard. Extensive structural damage to the building has forced city officials to fence off the restaurant and pronounce the area a crime scene. The cause of […]

Running for kids

Running for kids

McGraw-Hill acquires local J.D. Power and Associates


McGraw-Hill acquires local J.D. Power and Associates By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com The McGraw-Hill Companies agreed last week to buy J.D. Power and Associates, a global information services company based in Thousand Oaks. The move is expected to preserve J.D. Power’s identity and facilitate future growth. The transaction, subject to regulatory review, is expected to conclude in April. Terms were not […]

Heading for new horizons

The two-time defending champs from OC look to take on new challenges in 2005

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Every new season brings with it new realities and new challenges—even if you’re the two-time defending CIF champion Oaks Christian girls’ softball team. Some you can control, most you can’t. A year after the Lions powered their way to a near-perfect 34-1 overall record and their second straight Div. IV championship, the program—which is only in […]

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