2005-11-17

New trend proving deadly



When Kamelia Sepasi found her 14-year-old daughter, Sasha, hanging dead from a belt inside her closet, she had no idea her daughter’s tragic death was the result of a deadly new “game” that continues to grow in popularity with school children throughout the United States. Sasha, who died Fri., Oct. 21 at her home in Tarzana, was a freshman honors […]

Library to host safety seminar



The Calabasas Library will host a wildlife safety and education seminar from 2 to 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 20 at 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Presented by CSUN Community Health Action, the seminar will offer first aid tips and information on snakes, coyotes, mountain lions and other wildlife, and advise participants on how they may stay safe in their communities. The […]

Poinsettia Ball set for Dec. 9



The Poinsettia Ball, a blacktie fundraising dinner dance for New West Symphony, is scheduled from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 9 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. Vocalist Jeanne Tatum will perform jazz, rhythm and blues and pop standards at the event sponsored by the New West Symphony League, the organization’s fundraising arm. Guests will also […]

Agoura’s InfoPro is acquired



Aptuit, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Agoura Hills-based InfoPro Solutions, a developer of information systems that helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies bring their drugs to market. Aptuit will leverage InfoPro’s technology and expertise to build the drug development industry’s first global, multi-customer, multisite platform that will enable clients to track details of their projects anywhere in […]

Kids benefit from time outdoors



“Go outside and play” was a common refrain heard around the neighborhood in years past, but not anymore. This marked departure from behavior patterns of earlier American generations means that for the first time in our country’s history, an entire generation is growing up disconnected from nature. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average American child […]

Are the citizens being stifled?



So our Calabasas city attorney has now written to The Acorn, complaining about one of our citizens, Anthony Pecoraro. That’s unprecedented. Did the city council or the city manager authorize that letter? Are the taxpayers paying for that letter? I read all the e-mails as Anthony Pecoraro sent them to staff members and council members. They were not aggressive and […]

Highly Upgraded Pool Home



This is a highly updated pool home with granite countertop/travertine floors and updated bathrooms and rare redwood flooring in the desirable Valley Glen neighborhood. For more information on this property, call Demi Mailloux of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village at (805) 490-1401.

Making friends at the Adobe



Girls compete at Junior Olympics



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Marine Corps Pvt. Scott T. Olson, son of Lynn M. and Randall J. Olson of Agoura Hills, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Civilian Daniel R. Smith, a 1988 graduate of Indian Hills High School, Calabasas, has enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Denver, […]


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