2005-10-20

Large Yard with Above Ground Poo



This charming 3-bedroom, 1.75-bath West Hills beauty features a large yard with above ground pool and deck. Features include hardwood floors, french doors, gorgeous crown mouldings, remodeled bath, newer carpet, wood blinds and built-ins. For more information on this home priced at $579,900, call Sue Ruttenberg of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre office at (805) 4951048 or (805) 370-1866.

Parks reopen after fire



Bikers and hikers saw little but a charred landscape when they were allowed to return to the local parks following last month’s fire, but rangers say wildfire is part of a nature’s cycle and that the wildlife and plant life will return. In the aftermath of the Topanga Fire that burned over 24,000 acres of public parkland recently, national, state […]

Local students spread international friendship abroad



For many high school students, summer vacation means hanging at the beach or finding a part time job. But for the students who participated in People to People International’s summer program, the months away from school were some of the most important educational time of their high school experiences. People to People International, which was founded by President Dwight D. […]

Fewer Dem, GOP voters in state



Secretary of State Bruce McPherson recently released the latest Report of Registration summarizing the number of Californians registered to vote and how they’ve chosen to affiliate themselves politically.   Registration totals as of Sept. 9, 60 days prior to the Nov. 8 special statewide election, are as follows: American Independent— 310,284 at 1.96 percent; Democratic—6,773,625 at 42.76 percent; Green— 147,565 […]

VCCF supports innovative programs



The Ventura County Community Foundation’s (VCCF) Community Response Fund has awarded $58,000 to a number of diverse, community-oriented organizations in Ventura County that are engaged in innovative solutions to community problems. The grants are specifically directed to programs that are focused on key community priorities or those organizations that are building capacity to address such challenges in the future. “The […]

Book fair to open with dramatic flair



Round Meadow Elementary School will enter the “Kingdom of Reading” as it hosts a Scholastic Book Fair beginning today, Thurs., Oct. 20 at the school, 5151 Round Meadow Road, Calabasas. Opening “Knight” begins at 6:30 p.m. with a stage performance of “The Legends of King Arthur” by actors from the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. The theatrical opening is […]

Church to host service for Stewardship Sunday

luncheon included

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will host only one service at 10:30 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 23 for Stewardship Consecration Sunday. There will be no services at 8 or 9 a.m. Pastor Gary Alan Dickey will speak on “Stewardship and Faithful Living.” The Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers and Praise Ringers will present special music. A light lunch will […]

Solving Scrabble



In response to Erik Haberstroh’s letter regarding the dog, Scrabble, and LIFE Animal Rescue in the Oct. 13 Acorn, we have received two of our three dogs from the rescue group that operates out of Agoura Hills and Petsmart on Saturdays, and there may be a very good reason why he couple was not able to take Scrabble on that […]

Politics as usual



It’s election time in Agoura Hills, and while some excellent candidates are running for office, most with impeccable credentials, there’s been a report of foul play in the campaign that has once again given local politics a dirty name. Last week, challenger Bill Koehler filed a police report with the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station alleging “multiple thefts” of his campaign […]

Tristan Ahumad



Tristan Ahumada and Judi Ross of Century 21 Adobe Realty in Newbury Park were recently commended for top achievement for September. Recognized for top listings and sales was Ahumada and for top gross closed commission was Ross. “Our associates at Century 21 Adobe Realty continue to be committed to providing our clients with the best service available,” said Mr. Schaller, […]