2005-06-30

Officials tackling violence on campus

Methods to curb the problem are studied

By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.comAlthough recent media attention suggests otherwise, violence on school campuses has hit a 10-year low, experts say. For the most part, local students are safe when they go to class in the morning, but the fighting, bullying and sexual assaults on campus remain hot-button topics for parents and school administrators. To be sure, Las Virgenes and Conejo Valley […]

Local students make CLU list



The following local residents were named to the 2005 spring semester Dean’s Honor List at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average in their academic subjects. Agoura Hills: Samantha Fried, Nicole Wolhaupter, Michelle Davis and Ann Marie Parisi. Calabasas: Ramin Benjamin.

Rick Naranjo moves to Agoura High



By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Rick Naranjo, the assistant principal at Calabasas High School for the past five years, will take a similar position at Agoura High School in the fall. According to school officials, Naranjo will serve as the school’s assistant principal in charge of athletics. He is currently working as the summer school principal at Agoura High, a position that […]

‘Peter Pan’ lands in Conejo



Conejo Players Theatre will hold auditions for the musical “Peter Pan” from 5 to 9 p.m. Mon., July 11; 5 to 9 p.m. Tues., July 12 and 5 to 7 p.m. Wed., July 13 at the theatre at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Performers must arrive at 5 p.m. on the night they audition. Callbacks will be from 8 […]

Old Agoura Home Features Spa and Gy



This home is a one-ofa-kind Old Agoura house that was built by a contractor for his own family. The home features six bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a bonus media room, and spa and gym that are attached to the master suite. Tons of sumptuous Bouquet Canyon stone fill the many huge rooms. Landscaped grounds encompass a stately oak tree, putting green, […]

Young actor on the rise Young actor on the rise



12-year-old acts in Will Ferrell movie



Sammy Fine, a 12-year-old from Calabasas, acted in a national Oscar Meyer commercial when he was 3. The spot didn’t air until almost six years later. During that six-year wait, Sammy lost his drive for acting. But once the commercial aired, he picked up acting again and hasn’t stopped since. The young actor recently played a role in Will Ferrell’s […]

Calabasas All Star Jazz Band to perform in China



By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com A group of 23 teenage jazz musicians from Calabasas have been invited by the Chinese Children Song & Dance Institute and Shenzhen Civic Culture Institute to perform in a cultural festival in China from July 28 to Aug.14. The Calabasas All Star Jazz Band will travel to ShenzhenZhuhai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Calabasas’ sister city of Anqing, […]

Musicians for a cause



Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival presents two of the Bard’s classics The ninth annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, co-produced with California Lutheran University, will present “Richard III” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from July 1 through Aug. 7 on the lawn of the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The grounds will open […]

Judy Lewicki



Judy Lewicki has once again been commended for her recent listing and sales production. Lewicki attributes her success to the extraordinary level of attention she gives her clients during every step of their real estate transaction. Her skill at negotiating and problem-solving has developed since she joined Troop Real Estate in 1989. Her client referral base is a true testament […]


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