2005-03-30

Day camp hosts carnival



Games. Relay races. Art Projects. Oh my! It’s a carnival, and it’s coming to Westlake Village on Sat., April 2, courtesy of the First Neighborhood Day Camp. Festivities start at 2 p.m. and will take place at the First Neighborhood Community Center located at 31830 Village Center Road. Camp Director Kelley Monahan said the carnival is an open house to […]

Students ponder ethics, morals



By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com If Martha Stwart, Enron, WorldCom, Tyco and Adelphia have one thing in common, critics say, it’s a profound lack of ethics. With the recent rash of corporate fraud in the United States, ethical and moral behavior has forced the business community to reexamine its professional dealings. This hot-button issue was the focal point for the Westlake […]

K-Swiss HQ goes solar



K-Swiss HQ goes solar Westlake Village-based K-Swiss will switch to a more environmentally-proactive format when the largest solar electrical system in the Conejo Valley is installed by contractor Solar Electrical Systems of Westlake Village at the K-Swiss headquarters. The $1 million system will offset more than 40 percent of the K-Swiss current electrical load and provide clean, high-quality peak power […]

Animal shelter waives dog license late fees



Thousand Oaks residents who voluntarily purchase dog licenses and update delinquent dog licenses by Sat., May 14 at the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills will have all late fees waived during this Penalty Waiver Program. After May 14, field officers will charge $20 late fees for all dogs not currently licensed. Dogs are required by law to […]

Congratulations to

AHS Jazz band

Congratulations to the Agoura High School Jazz A band and especially to John Mosley, the band director. For the second year in a row, the band has qualified for the Essentially Ellington Competition this May at Lincoln Center in New York City. Congratulations to all the music parents who spent so much of their time and money helping these students […]

Meet your representative



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will visit the Calabasas Farmers’ Market from 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., April 2. Pavley will chat with local residents about community concerns and legislative issues. There will be printed materials available on a variety of topics. The market is at 23504 Calabasas Road in Old Town Calabasas, across from the Sagebrush Cantina. For […]

Community leaders support CSUN performing arts center ‘Strong volunteer leadership is the key to success in a campaign

like this.

Community leaders support CSUN performing arts center ‘Strong volunteer leadership is the key to success in a campaign like this.’ —Judy C. Knudson CSUN Vice President for University Advancement Some of Los Angeles’ prominent business and cultural leaders will spearhead the California State University Northridge building campaign for the Valley Performing Arts Center. The proposed 1,600-seat venue will be the […]

Fred’s has latest ‘It Bling’



Fred’s Fine Cleaning Center in the ReMax Plaza Shopping Center in Oak Park now features stylish glitz and glittering-jeweled gifts and home accessories surrounding the most up-to-the-minute technologically efficient cleaning apparatus and environmentally-sound, patented air-cleaning methods. According to Fred’s sister Marla, the store is "becoming more and more punctuated by the latest ‘It Bling.’" Demonstrations are carried out daily at […]

Agoura Hills



Someone entered a townhome on Kanan Road and stole $1,300 worth of items.The homeowner indicated he thought the thieves might have been workers hired by his insurance company to repair mold damages inside the home. A vacuum cleaner, backpacks with school supplies and a duffle bag containing tools were taken from a car parked on Agoura Road between March 4 […]

Reader: Avoid anticoagulant rodent bait



Jim Summers’ letter to the editor in favor of shooting mountain lions as a way of bringing in revenue to the Fish and Game budget opens up all kinds of suggestions for revenue enhancement. How about cutting down our forests to increase revenue for the U.S. Forest Service? Burning our wildlands to create jobs for firefighters? Dumping trash in the […]


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