The speeding needs to stop

I enjoyed Keith Cornell’s letter from last week. He brought up the fact that he never, or almost never, sees the sheriff’s cars use their directional signals when making turns. I can verify his fact. I can’t remember the last time I ever saw a sheriff’s patrol car indicate a change of lane or a turn. I agree with Cornell’s […]

Steve Amar

Steve Amar was awarded top lister honors for January at Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/ Channel Islands office. Amar has been a resident of Ventura County for more than 25 years. In 2004, Amar became a member of the prestigious Prudential President’s Circle and repeated this outstanding achievement in 2005. Specializing in all of Ventura County, Amar concentrates his efforts on […]

Legislation would help autistic students

Students and parents to receive the most up-to-date tools available

Fran Pavley, Assembly member for the 41st District, said she will author legislation to create a statewide clearing house on issues regarding autism. If passed, Assembly Bill 2513, or the California Autism Information and Professional Development Center, will operate under the state Department of Education. The center would ensure that the most current research and training is available to parents, […]

Sculptor teaches art to visually impaired students

“She could never live without it!” said Rhonda Kap’s husband, Alisha Volotzky, when friends suggested that Kap might be compelled to forgo her work as an art instructor at the Braille Institute in Los Angeles. Success as a metal sculptress has brought Kap multiple commissions from the East and West coasts. Examples of her work in bronze and copper are […]

Oaks Christian baseball squad looks to get on track following rough start

Optimism abounds despite preseason defeats By Stephen Dorman sdorman@theacorn.com

Optimism abounds despite preseason defeatsBy Stephen Dorman sdorman@theacorn.com Baseball is a marathon, not a sprint, and that’s good news for the Oaks Christian Lions. After losing its first four games of the season in the Easton Southern California Showdown by a combined score of 46-10, OCHS was able to rebound in its Frontier League opener vs. Nordhoff last Friday with […]

Cantor to perform at Scherr Forum

Cantor Doug Cotler is the headliner in “Doug Cotler & Friends, Live in L.A.” at 7 p.m. Sat., March 18 in the Scherr Forum Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cotler will be joined by special guests, including singer/ songwriter Julie Silver, Cantor Kenny Ellis of Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills and […]

Thank you, Agoura Hills

I wanted to give the city of Agoura Hills a big thank you for its continuing cooperation in our mutual efforts to help keep our continued presence in the community during the ongoing rebuilding of our McDonald’s Restaurant on Canwood Road in Agoura Hills. The changes that were necessary because of the new off ramps and overpass would not have […]

Luzette Vidal

Frances Lewis, sales manager, recently congratulated Luzette Vidal for receiving the firm’s prestigious International President’s Elite 2005 award, representing a top level of sales associates nationwide. In addition, Vidal was also commended for having posted in January more than $10.1 million in sales transactions. Vidal is consistently among the top producers in the Westlake Village Promenade office. She holds the […]


In last week’s story about the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, an incorrect phone number was given. The correct phone number is (866) DHS-2ICE (866-347-2423).

Agoura Hills Rec teaching CPR, medical skills

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will offer spring certification courses for both adult/child/infant CPR and first aid. Both classes will be at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Advanced registration is required for the sessions. The First Aid Basic Session will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., March 25. This […]

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