2005-05-04

Neighborhood Focus

Signs, signs everywhere
City cleans up the clutter


Signs, signs everywhere City cleans up the clutter By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Garage sale signs, open house signs, lost pet notices, loud business banners, neon lights in storefronts, and humongous signs mounted on cars that drivers and pedestrians can’t help but notice, all share one thing in common: They’re breaking the law in Agoura Hills. City officials and city council […]

Mom’s Day tale



Most mothers enjoy receiving flowers and gifts on Mother’s Day, but not Linda Branton. She tells her daughter not to bring her presents. Instead, every Mother’s Day weekend for the past three years, the Newbury Park mom and her daughter have participated in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles. This year Branton decided to ask her co-workers to […]

Pet owners cautioned about flea, tick season



A pest-prevention strategy is all the more important when you consider the problems caused by fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Besides the obvious irritation of itching, fleas can cause flea-bite anemia and tapeworm infestation. Ticks can spread Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to pets and people, and mosquitoes can transmit West Nile virus and heartworm disease. Fortunately, the less […]

Swim, water polo clinic slated



The Westlake High School Aquatics Booster Club will sponsor a free swimming and water polo clinic for physically and developmentally disabled youth, ages 8 to 20, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., May 15 at the Westlake High School pool. The schedule includes registration at 10 a.m., swim training from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., lunch, water polo skills contests […]

Prager to speak in Agoura Hills



Talk show host Dennis Prager will be the special guest speaker at 7 p.m. Wed., May 11 at a program titled "An Evening to Remember" at Temple Beth Haverim, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The event is a community-wide celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s 57th Independence Day. All are invited to attend an evening of song, dance and discussion. A […]

Film remembers Black Sept.



Film remembers Black Sept. The documentary "One Day in September" and a memorial service are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., May 5 at the Westlake Village Cinema, 4711 Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Admission is $10 per person. The "Olympics of Peace and Joy" in 1972 became the Olympics of Terror when an extreme Palestinian group called Black September […]

Arts Festival is picture perfect



Resident receives ethics honor



Actor, director and producer Penny Marshall; Seeds of Peace President Aaron David Miller; U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao; NASA Scientist Dr. Firouz Michael Naderi; Football Legend and broadcaster Nick Buoniconti; and Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman of the American Red Cross will be among this year’s recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the National Ethic Coalition of Organizations […]

Habitat for Humanity seeks various volunteers



Habitat for Humanity seeks various volunteers Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is currently looking for experienced business persons to serve on the board of directors, a part-time staff person to act as project manager overseeing specific building sites and a part-time staff person to serve as construction site supervisor in charge of on-site volunteer supervision and various aspects of […]

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Agoura Chargers
Fri. May 6
AP Exams


All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at newtip@theacorn.com Agoura Chargers Fri. May 6 AP Exams Spring play rehearsals (weekdays through 5/13)/G Bldg./3 to 5 p.m. Sat., May 7 New SAT Mon., May 9 AP Exams (through Wed.) Music […]


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