2005-12-01

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



End Unit with Mountain Views



This light and bright 2story end unit townhome is in pristine movie-in condition with mountain views. The unit offers new paint, new carpet and new laminated floors. The complex has pools and spas. For more information on this property priced at $459,777, call Gregg Adler of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre at (805) 495-1048.

High school hazing leads to coaches’ dismissal

Girls

An alleged hazing incident last year involving members of Oak Park High School girls’ soccer team has led school officials to ask for the resignation of the team’s head coach Ted Eggleston, assistant coach Gloria Rios and athletic trainer Brenda Pasqua. Although Eggleston would not comment on the incident, he said his resignation is “on hold” and the case is […]

Founder of Parent Advocacy Group to speak



Jill Parish, author of the bestselling book “The American Dream” and also a syndicated columnist and founder of the Parent Advocacy Group, will give a presentation between 1 and 4 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 8 at Barnes & Noble in the Westlake Promenade. Admission is free. Parish is a longtime social advocate who’s worked closely with various high-profile organizations, such as […]

Service dogs help epilepsy patients



Man’s best friend has taken on a whole new meaning. For people with epilepsy, specially trained seizure response dogs offer more than 24-hour companionship. The dogs may actually help people regain their independence and a renewed sense of confidence. Following training of more than 90 general commands like picking up medicine and opening doors, seizure response dogs are taught specialized […]

Foundation salutes people who make a difference



The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLvFF) recently held its fifth annual CLvFFie (pronounced Cliffie) awards event at the Sherwood Country Club in Westlake Village to recognize exceptional acts of citizenship in the arts, business, community service, education, government, public service and public safety. CLvFFie Awards were given to individuals and groups in the Conejo-Las Virgenes region who have demonstrated exceptional […]

CHS grad makes ensign



Ensign Jeffrey Sky Holm, thson of Skip Holm of Calabasaand of P.J. Soles of WoodlanHills, recently graduated from Coast Guard Direct CommissioOfficer School in New LondonConn. A 2001 Calabasas HigSchool graduate, he is also a 200Merchant Marine Academgraduate. Holm is currently assigned as a deck watch officer-inraining aboard the cutter Activehomeported in Port AngelesWash.

High school jazz bands will perform with celebrity musician



The Calabasas High School and Agoura High School Jazz Bands will perform with renowned trumpet player Terell Stafford this Sat., Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. Calabasas High will host the performance. Jazz students from both schools also will participate in a four-hour jazz clinic conducted by Stafford on Fri. and Sat., Dec. 2 and 3. “Being able to meet and […]

School funding is questioned



Former Agoura Hills Councilmember Jack Koenig’s letter in last week’s Acorn regarding the city of Agoura Hills and school funding was very revealing. I know Koenig has been out of government for a while, but I hope he hasn’t been deliberately misinformed by the city as so many have. Doesn’t Jack know that it was Mayor Pro Tem Weber and […]

Add Mouldings for Decorator Magic



(ARA) Homeowners looking for a fast, easy way to improve a room should consider adding mouldings. It’s more dramatic than just painting and most projects can be completed in as little as a weekend. “I often tell my clients — especially first time homeowners — that nothing makes a better first impression that fresh paint and new moulding,” says realtor […]


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