Opinions on development vary

Eighteen people spoke about the proposed Agoura Village Plan during public testimony at the May 24 Agoura Hills city council meeting. Most of the comments came from residents concerned about traffic, housing density and the safety of a proposed roundabout. Dan Crisafulli, a local business owner, wondered how the city council could consider the Agoura Village concept when five years […]

Paper-making class postponed until August

The June 3 “Making Paper” workshop at Soka University of America in Calabasas was rescheduled to Sun., Aug. 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. At the “Making Paper” class, adults and children will learn how to peel, blend, screen, and infuse gardenmade and recycled decorative sheets into beautiful and goodfor-the-planet reconstituted and sun-baked paper note cards. The class is […]

Prepare your skin for summer sun rays

As a licensed esthetician, Lauren Brent, of Lauren’s Skin Spa, is frequently asked what can be done to ensure that her clients have beautiful, healthy skin for the summer. Since many people will be outdoors at least some of the time, a waterproof sunscreen of at least 15 SPF will be needed. Also, Brent advises, “Don’t neglect your hands.” Hands […]

Theatre school offers mix of camps

Wizardry and literacy all part of summer program

Roxanne Diesel, local drama instructor and owner of CATS (Creative Acting Theater School), offers a variety of summer camps in Ventura County. All camps, for ages 7 to 13, are in partnership with local Ventura County recreation districts and range from half-day to full-day camps. Camp Broadway Bound is a week-long day camp during which students will perform “Peter Pan.” […]

St. Paul to host VBS for children

St. Paul Lutheran Church will host “Fiesta: Where Kids Are Fired Up About Jesus,” from 9 a.m. to noon from Mon. through Fri., July 10 through 14 at the church, 30600 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Children will also take part in a mission project for needy children in Latin American countries. Children in third, fourth and fifth grades are […]

Sayrelyn’s Culinary Classics makes fine food a daily treat

Sharon Simpson, owner/chef of Sayrelyn’s Culinary Classics, was voted “Emerging Businesswoman of the Year” by the National Association of Woman Business Owners at their luncheon on Fri., May 19 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley. In operation since 2004, Sayrelyn’s has created a business model that is unique in the entre preparation field with two chefs on staff […]

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The question: Can motorcyclists share lanes with other vehicles on the freeway, and if so, can they still drive the freeway speed limit? Several Acorn readers are concerned that motorcyclists create a safety hazard by driving too fast between vehicles that are stuck in traffic on the freeway. The answer: Motorcyclists can share the road with other vehicles, even in […]

Kitty ChouHutchinson

Century 21 Adobe Realty announced that Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recently recognized Kitty Chou-Hutchinson as one of the company’s topproducers nationwide when it honored her with the company’s coveted Rubylevel Century 21 Masters Award. Ruby-level status is awarded to an agent who has met a minimum sales production. A gold-plated lapel pin with a ruby accent is award to […]

Alert student helps cops

A quick-thinking pizza delivery man helped police track down David Mark, a 42-year-old Camarillo resident, who was arrested Sat., June 3 on manslaughter charges after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident in Camarillo that killed a 19-monthold toddler, authorities said. The Camarillo child died at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, where he was being treated for head injuries […]

Girls’ harmony singing group now forming

The Channelaire Chorus, an award-winning women’s choral group with members from throughout Ventura County, is once again offering high school or middle school girls a chance to learn more about singing four-part a cappella harmony and performing in front of a live audience. The 12-week summertime program will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 21 through Sept. […]