2006-07-06

Local water meets state, federal mandates



The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has released its 2005 Water Quality Report, which summarizes the yearround testing and monitoring of local drinking water. “Again this year, the water we serve met or was better than all federal and state drinking water standards,” district General Manager John Mundy said. “The 2005 report shows that water served by Las Virgenes is […]

Agoura High students craft memorial teddy bears



Students in Kim Speth’s clothing construction class at Agoura High School recently reached out to the community-inspired by an article they read in a June 2005 issue of The Acorn about the Westlake Village-based Buena Vista Hospice Care’s “Memorial Bear” program. The hospice asks families grieving the loss of a loved one to choose a favorite article of clothing or […]

Mareschal falls to a familiar foe in Westlake



Pierre Mareschal was the last remaining local tennis player to bow out of the 2006 United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) National Men’s 45 Hardcourt Championships at the Westlake Tennis & Swim Club. The 46-year-old Camarillo resident, who spent 11 years as the tennis director at the Westlake club, lost to Vallis Wilder (6-2, 6-2) in the semifinals Monday. “I’m very […]

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Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class John J. Mead, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain, is in the middle of a scheduled deployment as part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group 7 h o m e ported in San Diego. Mead is the son of Margaret Mead and John M e a d , both of Agoura. He […]

World Cup 2006



World Cup 2006  

Michael and Arleen Delgado



In their ongoing success, award-winning husband and wife team of Michael and Arleen Delgado swept the monthly awards in April for Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands office. They took Top Listing Agents, Top Selling Agents, and Top Producers. In March they were Top Lister and Top Sales. Last year, they were unparalleled in the Oxnard/Channel Islands office with 13 monthly […]

Stream restoration underway



Mountains Restoration Trust has announced that a stream restoration project will begin this summer at Headwaters Corner at Calabasas to help improve the natural riparian habitat along Dry Canyon Creek. The State Department of Water Resources, Urban Stream Restoration Program, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will also be working on the project to preserve, improve and increase the […]

Osteoporosis on the rise in men



We’ve all seen the ads targeting older women about the dangers of osteoporosis, a potentially debilitating disease that causes bones to become porous and break easily. Now men need to take note, too. Though it’s much more common in women, osteoporosis can strike men as well, often with similarly debilitating consequences. The illness can cause pain, loss of movement, inability […]

WAGS U-12 team to play in state tourney



MOVING ON-The U-12 team from Westlake-Agoura Girls Softball (WAGS) took home firstplace honors in the Western District of the Amateur Softball Association. With the victory, the team has now qualified to play in the state tournament in Lancaster. Pictured in the front row from left to right are: Kelsey Haines and Nicole Leonard. Middle row: Caitlyn Morrison, Christie Langlois, Carly […]

Singer/songwriter to strum at Kava Dume on Saturday



Aron Cowen, a singer/ songwriter who creates melodic acoustic pop music, will take the stage at Kava Dume this weekend. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Cowen grew up surrounded by music. After taking up the guitar at age 15, he began playing in bands, writing songs and performing whenever he could. While attendingcollege in Santa Cruz, Calif., Cowen played […]


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