2006-02-02

Universal playground planned for September



Calabasas hopes to complete Brandon’s Village, a universally accessible playground at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas, by September, according to Jeff Rubin, the city’s community services director. The Friedman Charitable Foundation recently gave the city of Calabasas $1 million to fund the construction of the special needs playground. According to city officials, Brandon’s Village will mirror the Shane’s Inspiration concept […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 3: “Agoura Idol”/7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 4: Comedy Sportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 6: AP sales/AAC/ through Friday Tues., Feb. 7: ASB silent […]

Academy offers course on life rhythms



The Conejo Jewish Academy, in conjunction with the Jewish Learning Institute, will present a course that will focus on “The Kabalah of Time—The Meaning of Moments, the Rhythms of Life” at 8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 7 at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The cost is $60 per person and includes textbooks and materials. To register, please call […]

Council member way off base regarding Lowe’s



In response to Councilman Bruno’s letter of Jan. 26: Mr. Bruno, you did not hear “a voice of democracy” speaking for Westlake Village residents. You heard a small majority of the usual 10 percent of residents in a community who are active advocates and who you personally sought out and encouraged to support your position. You could have worked harder […]

Build your Dream Home On This Expansive Thousand Oaks Parcel



Build your dream home on this 10,500square-foot parcel, 70 by 155. The lot comes with sails reports, partially graded, retaining walls and block, all with permits, drainage, sidewalls and curbs in. There are newer homes across the street and it’s near the Civic Arts Plaza and great shopping. For more information on this property listed at $485,000, call Leah Sternberg, […]

Parcels available at Oak Park Garden



The Oak Park Community Garden currently has several parcels available to residents interested in gardening. Each parcel is 10 by 20 feet. Many are fenced and have automatic watering systems installed. “There is a sense of community at the garden, making it a fun place to be, as well as a beautiful location in the community, said Oak Park Gardeners […]

Car dealer offers scholarships



Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), with support from Mercedes-Benz dealers nationwide including Calabasas Motorcars Inc. in Calabasas and Silver Star A.G. Ltd. in Thousand Oaks, will provide $1.5 million in scholarships to students who are the first generation in their families to attend college. The scholarship program is called “Drive Your Future.” It will grant $10,000 scholarships to 100 high school seniors […]

Chaplains’ heroic WWII sacrifice to be commemorated



The annual Four Chaplains brunch and memorial service hosted by the American Legion Post 826 will be at noon Sun., Feb. 12 at Legion Hall, 5320 Fallbrook Ave., Woodland Hills. The event is open to the community for a $10 donation. For ticket information, call Don Vetter at (818) 340-8886. The program will include clergy, the daughter of the last-rescued […]

The residents haven’t spoken



I don’t believe I have ever been more upset than when I read the “Guest Opinion” by Jim Bruno in Jan. 26 Acorn. For him to use phrases like “the jury of public opinion delivered its final verdict” or “what I heard from the voice of democracy” or better yet, “[t]he people have spoken. . .” flies in the face […]

The Ovdat “Action” Team



The Ovdat “Action” Team, consisting of Bev, Saul and Tami, were highly commended by Jay and Roy Belson, the president and vice president of the Re/Max OTB Estates seven office chain, for their outstanding production in 2005. They garnered the No. 1 top sales team position in the Re/Max Agoura/Oak Park office. The Ovdats have been top achievers in residential […]


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