2005-11-24

Anza Trail blessed



Kids design bookmarks



Several children won the annual County of Los Angeles Public Library Children’s Book Week Bookmark Contest held by the Agoura Hills Library to celebrate Children’s Book Week. Simone Liao, a second grader at Willow Elementary School, Agoura Hills; Arielle Dubowe, a fifth grader at Yerba Buena Elementary School, Agoura Hills; and Chloe Myaskovsky, a seventh grader at Alice C. Stelle […]

Nominees sought for public affairs award



Applications for the 2006 Young Women in Public Affairs Award are currently available from the Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area. The program encourages young women to participate in public and political life by recognizing their commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. Applicants are […]

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Simply Discount Furniture has opened a showroom in Agoura Hills offering top quality merchandise with specialized ordering and up to 70 percent savings off retail, according to Vic Asher, one of the company’s founders. Asher, a longtime resident of Agoura Hills, and partner Don Garrison started the independent furniture store chain in North Hollywood in 1989. In 1999, the two […]

Called to the Torah



Nick Noah Kohan, an eighthgrader at Lindero Middle School, was called to the Torah on Sept. 3 at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks. His parents are Shirin and Bijan Kohan of Agoura Hills.

Apology should have been forthcoming



After hearing rumors that our hardworking A.E. Wright PFC President Jane Contis was caught stealing election signs, I went to the monthly PFC meeting that was held the day after the election, on the day before The Acorn’s article about the incident appeared. I figured Jane would start the meeting with an explanation and, if the rumors were true, a […]

Quiet Gated Community



This home is in the very elegant gated townhome complex of Calabasas colony. The house features a very spacious floorplan and is in immaculate condition. It’s quiet location near Las Virgenes schools is close to all amenities. For more information on this property priced at $619,000, call Yasmine Karar of Coldwell Banker Westlake Regional (Promenade) at (805) 496-3291.

Oak Park town hall meeting discusses emergency issues



The message was clear at the recent Emergency Preparedness and Response town hall meeting in Oak Park: It took a community to save the community. The public safety meeting hosted by Ventura County Superivisor Linda Parks, answered the questions residents had following the September Topanga Fire. The supervisor gave commendations to a number of citizen-run emergency response teams, four of […]

Dating world can be full of peril



With drugs, physical abuse and rape among youth said to be on the rise, teen dating can be dangerous. To help teens understand how to protect themselves, Holly Henderson, training and outreach specialist for the Ventura County Interface Children and Family Services, spoke to a group of students and parents at Oak Park High School last week as part of […]

Autumn in Westlake




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