Officials take Kanan issue to Washington

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura Hills officials traveled to Washington, D.C. last month hoping to secure a portion of the $240 billion federal highway bill for the U.S. 101 Kanan Road interchange project. Preliminary work on the $25 million interchange improvement already is underway. All left hand turns onto the freeway will be eliminated, traffic signals will be relocated and the […]

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Monster cartoon camp opens

Children ages 5 to 7 are invited to the Young Rembrandts Junior Monster Cartoon Camp from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Aug. 1, 3 and 5 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills, Calabasas. The cost for all three days is $40. Children will learn to draw wild faces, exaggerated features and scary bodies, as […]

Exhibit highlights music in film

The Library of Congress/Ira Gershwin Gallery at Walt Disney Concert Hall examines national treasures and rare documents that highlight the role of music throughout the history of film. The current installation, on view from July 20 through Jan. 15, 2006, showcases manuscripts, handwritten correspondence, photos and film clips, including scores by Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim and Victor Herbert and other […]

Nick Cormier

To serve you better as a Conejo Valley area expert, Nick Cormier, realtor with Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is pleased to announce his relocation from the Simi Valley location to the new office in Newbury Park, 1620 Newbury Road #6, conveniently located in Stagecoach Plaza next to the Newbury Park post office. The proximity of this new location to the […]

New Rick Caruso mall almost finished

By Sophia Fischersfischer@theacorn.com A new gathering place where customers will be able to shop, dine, stroll and even ice skate is about to open. The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, a $40-million restaurant and retail complex, is scheduled to open its doors on Aug. 4 on Thousand Oaks Boulevard east of the Civic Arts Plaza. The 15 businesses in the development […]

Agoura Hills offers CPR and first aid courses

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces summer certification courses for CPR and first aid for youth and adults ages 12 and up. Participants may attend one or both courses and advanced registration is required. Both classes will be held at the Agoura Hills City Hall community room. Adult/child/infant CPR will be taught from 5:30 to 9:30 […]

Keeping students safe

Are schools safe? Considering the number of tragic events that have occurred at schools across the country in recent years, this is a tough question for every parent, teacher, administrator and resident. The recent shooting in Red Lake, Minn., put another act of classroom violence on the map. This tragedy, as well as other highprofile school shootings such as the […]

Pepperdine announces new performing arts season

Pepperdine University Center for the Arts in Malibu has announced its lineup of performances for 2005-06. The season begins on Tues., Aug. 23 with pioneering jazz pianist Dave Brubeck and his quartet. For comedy lovers, Lily Tomlin will appear on Jan. 27 and John Cleese on Feb. 14. Among the musicians and musical groups on the season roster will be […]

Award-Winning Gated Compound

Situated on about a half acre in the Westlake Trails area of Westlake Village is this 6-bedroom, 6-baths walled compound. Spanning about 6,000 square feet, the southwestern style gated custom estate includes three fireplaces, a separate maid’s quarters, a walk-in wine cellar, luxurious master wing, multi-levels with private, separate decks and the usage of Italian marble and granite plus exposed […]