2006-04-20

Theater good for Calabasas



Our family is a theater family and when I heard that Calabasas was considering building a theater as part of their civic project, my heart leapt. Finally, a venue close to home, within a community that passionately supports the arts and which understands the value of live theater. With our proximity to Los Angeles, it’s absurd that we in western […]

A Mediterranean Villa



This Mediterranean villa has porcelain tile throughout the first floor with mosaic inlay in the entry. There are dramatic volume ceilings, formal living and dining rooms, 4bedrooms, 3-baths, more than 3,000 square feet, and 1 bedroom and bath downstairs. The French doors lead to a courtyard with fountain. The family room opens to a chef’s kitchen with center island, granite […]

Sheriff’s STAR camp canceled

Deputy shortage is cited

The popular Los Angeles County Sheriff’s STAR (Success Through Awareness and Resistance) Camp, which has been an annual event in Agoura Hills for the past five years, has been canceled this summer due to deputy shortages, according to L.A. County Sheriff’s Lt. Roy Levario. The news caught the community off guard. “There are many disappointed kids and their parents in […]

Earth Walk on April 22



The annual Earth Walk L.A. 2006 event, presented in support of the 36th annual observance of Earth Day, will be held at 10 a.m. Sat., April 22 at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Guided walks will be offered throughout the day to introduce guests to what the college is doing to help preserve the environment. The second annual […]

Camp provides fun for Jewish youth



Camp Gan Israel is the largest network of Jewish camps in the world. Camp Gan Israel of the Conejo has been in existence for a quarter century. Rabbi Yisroel Levine, camp director, said the camp provides the best of summer fun in a warm and caring Jewish environment. Camp Gan Israel will be conducted on the campus of White Oak […]

Survivor of Nazis to discuss book



In recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Month, the Agoura Hills Library will host an appearance by Hava Ben-Zvi, who will discuss her book “Eva’s Journey” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., May 2 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. The author will share her experiences during the Nazi reign of terror. “Hava’s experience of survival in Poland from 1939 […]

Council correct in opposing Triangle Ranch



Recently the Agoura Hills City Council voted 5-0 to oppose the Triangle Ranch development, a proposed housing tract of more than 70 homes located in the Santa Monica Mountains. I am writing to applaud the actions of the Agoura Hills City Council and to request that all citizens pressure similar governments and agencies to likewise oppose the project. The Triangle […]

A Great Single Story Home



This Thousand Oaks house is a one-story on great lot with 3-bedrooms and office which can be a fourth bedroom. There’s a gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite, eat-in kitchen with island, fauz-painted walls, planta tion shutters and views. For more information on this property listed at $1,235,000, call Dick and Terry Goodrich of Coldwell Banker at (805) 495-1048.

Tell Mom how you feel



Mother’s Day is May 14 and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell, or just some kind words for the mom that you love, your thoughts […]

Lucky ticket wins this home



If every home has a story to tell, the tale of one Oak Park house just needs a final chapter and a happy ending. The 2,500-square-foot dwelling at 260 Locust Ave. made history in November when it became the centerpiece of the Win a Home Now raffle. Dedicated to raising proceeds for the nonprofit Conejo Jewish Day School, the raffle […]