2005-05-04

Designer home benefits cancer support group



By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com The House for Hope Design Showcase offers a tantalizing glimpse into the life of luxury. The 6,000-square-foot home in tony Lake Sherwood has been completely remodeled by 19 top local designers in a luscious style dubbed "European countryside elegance" by the design team The home will be put up for sale in about a month for […]

Wildland fire, safety expo this month



The Ventura County Fire Department will host its fourth annual Wildland Fire and Safety Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 21 at the Camarillo Airport on the grounds of the Ventura County Fire Department Regional Training Center, 102 E. Durley Ave., Camarillo. The event is free and open to the public. The event will share information and […]

ACS filmmakers head to state competition



Eighth-grade students Brian Chaskes, Justine Aronoff, Max Schram, Graham Wetterhahn, Jon Winnick, Chris Kovalik from A.C. Stelle Middle School in Calabasas will represent Los Angeles County at the state History Day competition May 6 and May 7 in San Diego. Chaskes won first place in the Museum Exhibit category for "What Hath God Wraught?" Aronoff took first in the Historical […]

Mom’s Day tree is lasting gift



This Mother’s Day, many Angelenos are thinking outside the box—the gift box that is, and finding great ideas for celebrating Mom and Mother Earth in the process. Dedicating trees through TreePeople’s Gift of Life program provides a gift that lasts longer than cut flowers and is more original than a greeting card. "Moms love these dedications," said Jennifer Goldberg, Gift […]

Girl’s death hurts deeply



Girl’s death hurts deeply Last week our community suffered a great tragedy. We lost Chanelle Villalobos to suicide. Although I personally did not know Chanelle, I feel so much pain for this child. As I grasp to understand and make sense of all this, I see the vast expression of varied emotions. Some sad, some angry and some scared. Yet […]

Oak Park MAC draws a crowd 19 candidates for two vacancies



Oak Park MAC draws a crowd 19 candidates for two vacancies By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com For many years, the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council drew little interest from prospective candidates, but two current vacancies on the board brought more than just a casual response. A record 19 residents have applied for the open seats, and now it will be up […]

Fair will present tips against fraud



"How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud and Abuse, a Senior Action Fair" will be presented from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tues., May 17, at the New Jewish Community Center at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. The fair is sponsored by WISE Senior Services, the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, the County of Los Angeles Area Agency […]

Senior Expo provides healing touch



OPHS assistant principal moves on



By Daniel Wolowicz Danielw@theacorn.com Pam Magee, the assistant principal at Oak Park High School, recently accepted the principal position at Culver City High School. Her new job starts in July. Magee followed Principal Lynn McCormack to Oak Park from Mira Costa High School last year, where Magee had been the assistant principal for three years. Magee worked with McCormack for […]

Family-friendly trip tips



Parents are invited to learn about the many great places to take their children for an enriching family experience when Susan Peterson offers an entertaining visual presentation from 7 to 9 p.m. Tues., May 10 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Her talk is the final installment in this year’s series of Conejo Valley Adult School […]


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