2005-05-04

Agoura Hills considers more aggressive investments stategies



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Agoura Hills City Council debated whether the city should pursue more aggressive investment strategies with its budget reserves. In the past, Agoura Hills has relied on a conservative investment strategy, but finance officials believe opportunities exist to obtain a higher yield on city investments. Staff members said that in the past they were apprehensive about […]

Megan’s book drive feeling charitable



The Assistance League of Conejo Valley, a chapter of National Assistance League, recently received more than 100 new books donated by the students of Miss Rose’s second grade class at Westlake Hills Elementary School. Megan Eichhorn, a student in the class and daughter of Assistance League member Shirley Eichhorn, wanted to help the League. The students collected new books to […]

Meals prepared at local shop



Meals prepared at local shop Sayrelyn’s Culinary Classics of Oak Park announced it is opening a new location at 4962 Verdugo Way, Camarillo. Sayrelyn’s offers prepared entrées, side dishes, appetizers and desserts that you select, prepare and package at the store’s location, then store and cook at home. At each prep session, you’ll make a total of 12 selections. Each […]

Two local players named to all-state basketball squad



Recently, CalHiSports.com selected its all-state teams for each California Interscholastic Federation division and two area girls wound up on the roster: Kelly Winther, a senior at Royal and Michelle Clark, a sophomore at Oaks Christian. Winther, a shooting guard, led Royal to the quarterfinals of the Southern Section’s Div IA playoffs, averaging 19.2 points, 5.4 assists and 4.3 steals this […]

‘Seussical’ goes on stage



The family musical "Seussical" will be presented at the Woodland Hills Community Church, 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Showtimes for the first weekend are 7:30 Thurs., Fri. and Sat, April 28, 29 and 30, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sun., May 1. The show continues 7:30 Fri. and Sat., May 6 and 7. Tickets are $12 for adults; $8 for […]

Sign of the times



Local business owners usually pay expensive fees to display signs that attract buyers and clients. The right to display a commercial sign and the cost of producing it isn’t cheap. Legitimate entrepreneurs are rightfully outraged when rogue businesses and fly-by-night operators display illegal, temporary signs on public property. But it costs time and taxpayers’ money to remove these prohibited signs. […]

T.O. Acorn earns CNPA recognition



The Thousand Oaks Acorn won two Certificates of Achievement in the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest for 2004. The Thousand Oaks Acorn won a Certificate of Achievement for general excellence for its Oct. 14, 21 and 28 editions last fall. Michael Coons, a former staff photographer, won recognition for a shot he took at the funeral of former […]

Props 60, 90 bring home some extra help

New laws will benefit those who are 55 and older

Would you like to sell your home but fear the impact of higher property taxes on your budget? If you are 55 years of age or older, California State Propositions 60 and 90 may be just what the doctor ordered. Props 60 and 90 have nothing to do with the one-time Federal IRS capital gains tax break for Sellers of […]

A few good men



Making good men better is the purpose of the West Coast Men’s Center of Agoura Hills. Making good fathers better is one of the goals of BetterMen Father/Son Weekend on May 20 to May 22. For more information and to learn about the mentoring and men’s team opportunities at the Center, call (818) 879-1600.

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