2006-01-26

Federation questions park management policies



Proposed changes to the National Park Service (NPS) management policies that would allow for fewer conservation measures and more recreational usage of parks throughout the country have raised the alarm of the Las Virgenes Homeowner’s Federation and other environmental groups. The proposed changes would impact the way the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area operates. At last week’s Las Virgenes […]

Artists take note, contest underway



The Calabasas Environmental Commission is holding a contest for any artist interested in designing a T-shirt logo for the city’s upcoming creek cleanup events. The winner will receive a $100 prize. Designs must include graphics involving creeks and cleanup, contain the city of Calabasas logo, and be innovative and fun. All designs must be submitted by Feb. 6 at 5 […]

AHS to host ‘Agoura Idol’ contest



Agoura High School is hosting “Agoura Idol,” its own version of “American Idol,” at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 2 and Fri., Feb. 3 in the G Building. The talent show will mimic the hit TV show where contestants sing for a panel of judges— but with a twist. The school event will lampoon the television show with a “William […]

Genealogists to research county’s pioneer Jews



The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County (JGSCV), will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 5 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The meeting’s topic is “Jewish Treasures in the Ventura County Museum of History and Art.” Charles Johnson, librarian and associate director of the museum, will discuss the museum’s […]

Devine’s name in vain



With regard to The Acorn’s Jan. 12 opinion statement on the passing of Lesley Devine that “today is not a time to mournrather to celebrate,” I do rather think that a more careful look at the text before publishing it might have revealed the possible double entendre that the phrase conveys. Indeed, rather than presenting a humane elegy, the opinion […]

This Lake Sherwood House Offers Lake And Golf Course Views



This Lake Sherwood house in Thousand Oaks offers 4-bedrooms, office, and 4.5-baths with panoramic Sherwood Valley, lake and golf course views on a 1.23 acre site, completely private and gated estate. There is a grand marble foyer with seeping staircase. The gourmet kitchen has a split granite island and stainless appliances. For more information on this property listed for $3,095,000, […]

Richman speaks to Chambe



BUSINESS SAVVY— State Assemblyman Keith Richman, a candidate for state treasurer, will be the guest speaker at the Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Feb. 14 at Terri’s Cafe in Agoura Hills. Richman, who joined politics after building a successful medical practice in the area, will offer tips for business people operating in California.

Pony Baseball up to bat



Westlake Baseball’s opening day ceremony will take place Sat., March 4 at Westlake Elementary School in Westlake Village. The public is invited to join players, parents and family members in celebrating the beginning of a new season. The managers and coaches clinic will be on Fri., April 28 at Westlake High School. Drafting of team members is set for the […]

Lindero student to play in All-State Honor Bands



Ryan Garrett Greenfield, a Lindero Canyon Middle School student, has been selected by audition from 1,500 students to be a participant in the 2006 California All-State Honor Bands. Ryan is a member of his school’s Jazz Band A and Combo Band under the direction of Matt McKagen and Mr. Finders. The All-State Bands are held in conjunction with the California […]

Seminar to focus on spirituality



From 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Jan. 29 at the Holiday Inn Media Center, 150 E. Angeleno Drive, Burbank, mediums and ministers will host “Ignite the Fire of Your Heart’s Desire,” an event they say “will solve the mystery about which approach represents the truth of spirituality.” This conference of spiritual empowerment offers insightful solutions, practical techniques and powerful […]


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