Upset with mayoral shuffle

When I attended Agoura Hills’ reorganization, I was surprised that Dan Kuperberg was again mayor pro tem. I had assumed John Edelston would have that position because Dan has had his turn and John has not. Today I read in your paper how the Agoura Hills City Council chooses these positions. I did not know before today that it is […]

Men ‘ring’ in New Year

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With only a few more days left until Christmas and Hanukkah, shoppers are still dashing through stores for that lastminute gift they hope will make this year a memorable one. Few gifts seem to create as much of a holiday memory as an engagement ring—a big-ticket item that continues to top men’s shopping lists. This year is no exception, as […]

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SUN., DEC. 25 Chabad Chanukah Festivities Today from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills Chabad of the Conejo and Chabad of Calabasas present a picnic and concert followed by the kindling of the first light of the menorah; entertainment by The Eighth Day Band and Chassidic singer Benny Friedman. Free. Following the concert from 4:30 to […]

Religious Scientists to contemplate world peace

The Westlake Church of Religious Science will join with churches and synagogues around the world in a unified awareness that peace and freedom are possible. The church will observe the World Peace Meditation at 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Sat., Dec. 31 at 880 Hampshire Road, Suite V, Westlake Village. The Rev. Eric Hodges, church staff minister, will facilitate the […]

Kudos to Calabasas charity

We were moved to write this letter after reading the article about Hurricane Katrina relief that was in The Acorn on Dec. 15. Not enough can be said about the work that the Spirit of Calabasas Foundation is doing to help those in need in Plaquemine Parish. The city of Calabasas is fortunate to be a partner with the Spirit […]

Method film festival has record number of submissions

Last year, The Method Fest Film Festival came to Calabasas for the first time to bring independent films and budding actors and directors to a city that’s already home to many movie industry professionals. This year’s eighth annual event, scheduled from March 31 and April 7 at Edwards Grand Palace Stadium 6 Cinemas at The Commons in Calabasas and the […]

Local gym to participate in fundraising event

Agoura Fitness, Star Physique Fitness, Inc. and fitness instructor Mister G will sponsor a “Workout Against Cancer” fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Child-ren’s Research Hospital. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sat., Jan. 7 at Agoura Fitness28716 Roadside Drive, Agoura HillsParticipants do not have to be a member of Agoura Fitness and they may pick up a registration form […]

Clergyman recalls holiday traditions

A tradition, a friend of mine used to opine, is anything done more than once. He just may have something there. I love tradition; however, many people turn their nose up at the word as though it were a bad thing. I’ve never thought that way. I have always believed tradition is the glue holding families together. This being so, […]

Special thanks to do gooders

There’s a bunch of exceptional fellows I’d like to thank for turning around a wretched holiday season. Bad things often come in threes, as an old saying goes, and typically seem to strike days before a holiday—when everyone is busy and distracted. Some fine gentlemen happened into my life just in the nick of time to prevent a doomand-gloom holiday […]

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