2005-04-20

Methodists celebrate faith



"The Miracle of Being Perfectly One" is the communion message from Pastor Gary Alan Dickey for the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services, Sun., April 24 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The Tintinnabulators play handbells at 9 and 10:30 a.m. The Celebration Singers participate at 9 a.m. and the Chancel Choir sings […]

Agrees with

Soka purchase

In reply to Robin Gensley Mitchell’s letter of March 31 opposing the acquisition of Soka by the state, I must point out that the purchase money comes from bonds that were approved by the public specifically for land acquisition. There have been several opportunities to purchase this property at Mulholland Highway and Malibu Canyon Road, but the cost has always […]

Soka property purchased



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com It’s final. After a decades-long pursuit to buy Soka University and save it as permanent open space, officials announced last Friday that the $35 million acquisition had closed escrow. The 588-acre property, which is off Mulholland Highway just east of Las Virgenes Road, was sold by Soka University of America, a Japanese liberal arts college, to […]

Seniors to visit Hollywood Park



The Agoura Hills Senior Center will sponsor a day trip to the Hollywood Park race track from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wed., April 27. Participants will meet at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills and travel to the park via motorcoach. Minimal walking is required and the bus will leave the park promptly after […]

Health lecture is scheduled



Health lecture is scheduled Los Regional Hospital and Medical Center, in conjunction with the Ventura County Homecare Association, Inc., will present an educational symposium "Options for Care When a Family Member Becomes Ill" from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 7 at Los Robles Hospital, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Bernie Klein, M.D., will be the keynote speaker. Registration […]

Science fair coming



"The Joy of Science" is the theme of the 51st annual Ventura County Science Fair to be presented from Tues. through Thurs., April 26 to 28 at Seaside Park, Ventura. Public viewing of the students’ science projects will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., April 27 and from 2 to 6 p.m. Thurs., April 28. More than 1,000 students […]

Baby animals are coming to L.A. Zoo



Baby animals are coming to L.A. Zoo Throughout the month of May, the Los Angeles Zoo will feature its newborn animals during the "Everybody Loves a Baby" special event. Various exhibits throughout the zoo will provide visitors the opportunity to see and learn about baby animals that currently live at the zoo. Among the animal babies that may be viewed […]

Mold story fails to cultivate the truth



Mold story fails to cultivate the truth As a physician and a patient who has suffered from toxic mold, the April 14 front page "Toxic Mold" article troubles me. It’s filled with half-truths, suppositions and hearsay. "Many experts are beginning to question whether household mold is truly dangerous or just an expensive headache." Which experts? Which peer reviewed articles have […]

School program drives home dangers of DUI



School program drives home dangers of DUI By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com "Every 15 minutes someone is either seriously injured or killed in an alcohol-related automobile accident . . . Today I died," said student after student in letters to their parents at last week’s mock memorial service at Agoura High School following a powerful two-day simulation of the grim realities […]

Leonis Adobe to host membership event

Opportunity to learn more about historical site

A wine and cheese reception, silent auction, live entertainment, and tours of the Leonis Adobe Museum’s grounds and buildings will kick off the museum’s annual membership drive from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., May 14 at 23537 Calabasas Road, in Old Town Calabasas. A highlight of the afternoon will be author Ernest Marquez discussing and signing his book "Santa Monica […]


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