2005-10-20

Reyes Adobe celebrated

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com

Agoura Hills held its inaugural Reyes Adobe Days last weekend, and according to city staff and visitors, the event was an unqualified success. “It was an awesome three days,” said Dale Sumersille, Agoura Hills recreation manager. “We surpassed a lot of people’s expectations. The festivities kicked off on Fri., Oct. 14 with a senior luncheon. Sumersille said 125 seniors attended […]

Music studio for kids comes to Westlake Village



Without question, Shawna Rose has sacrificed much in order to turn her vision into reality. Four months ago, the former marketing executive sold her West Hills home and moved her four children into a nearby apartment in order to finance Performing Arts Reaching Children (PARC), a new nonprofit performing arts studio in Westlake Village. Rose said she wants PARC to […]

Sheriff takes part in Wheels for the World



Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks didn’t visit the National Police Academy in Lima, Peru last week looking for new recruits. Brooks was in Peru’s capital city as a volunteer with Wheels for the World, an Agoura Hillsbased organization that collects and restores wheelchairs and other walking aids for disabled people throughout the world. Wheels for the World is a program […]

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Henna tattoo artist to appear at Westlake Village celebration



Visitors to the Oct. 30 Westlake Village outdoor celebration are invited to stop by the Henna Tattoo booth, a fundraising effort to benefit the White Oak Elementary School fifth grade end-of-the-year class party. The henna tattoo artist is a Westlake Village resident and will be available from 9 a .m. to 1 p.m. The booth opens at 8 a.m. to […]

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Defends mayor’s action in Calabasas



The Oct. 13 letter by Nancy Goldsen that criticized Mayor Barry Groveman was a poorly disguised political attack. During the fire, Groveman was doing exactly what he should have been doing, keeping the public calm and informed and coordinating an effective response with our emergency professionals. Disasters such as this really test the effectiveness of elected leaders and staff in […]

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“Proof” Directed by: John Madden Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal and Hope Davis Running time: 101 minutes Best suited for: those who appreciate intelligent psych-dramas; Paltrow, Gyllenhall and Hopkins’ fans Least suited for: the actionadventure freak Acorn’s Rating Guide: Hollywood often loves to smudge the line between brilliance and insanity. “Proof” is one such blur of reality, a […]

Ruth Rose



Ruth Rose of White House Properties has been congratulated again by owner/broker Marty Williams for her incredible production during September. Rose has been awarded top sales or listing agent for almost every month this year. She has been named the top sales agent company-wide for 2003 or 2004, and has been a member of the Ambassador Club for many years. […]

Teen loitering at Wendy’s leaves a bad taste with residents



Known for its square-patty hamburgers and the pigtailed redhead who adorns the sign, Wendy’s has become one of the most popular fastfood chains in the world. But for Alfred and Cheryl Pinnaro, the Wendy’s in Westlake Village Marketplace on Lindero Canyon Road has been the cause of numerous sleepless nights. It also may have cost the Renaissance Homeowners Association thousands […]


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