2006-07-27

Humble servant



It seems that we are always quick to write or phone when we feel that we have reason to complain about things that do not appear to be up to standards, however, we seldom seem to find the time recognize and speak out when things are done exceptionally well. I live very near to Deerhill Park and for many years […]

Joan Osborne



Prudential California Realty (PCR) agent Joan Osborne was among the recipients of the Gibraltar Circle award for 2005. This places her among the Top 20 in the company for the year. It was not the only accolade Osborne achieved at PCR’s annual awards banquet. From the company’s relocation department she received one of only three Top Outgoing Referring Agents awards. […]

Medical marijuana abuses reported among teens



Part I of two parts on local teen drug abuse A decade has passed since Californians voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. At the time, one of the arguments against legalizing the drug was that the law might open the door to abuse, especially among teens. Indeed, many teenagers in the area have found that the marijuana grown and dispensed […]

Tango keeps the fires burning



Courtship between men and women has changed dramatically over the decades. But when a man and a woman engage in romantic dance, time falls away. One of the most intimate forms of social dancing is the Argentine tango. In close embrace, two move as one across the dance floor. Agoura Hills resident Jennifer Wickwire and her husband, Rob, have been […]

Kickboxing and soccer classes are a kick



Zacharatos Karate and Kickboxing and Soccer of Calabasas has introduced a new series of morning, afternoon, and evening classes for ages 3 through adult. Cost is $10 per class. Classes are taught at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center and at A.C. Stelle Middle School, Calabasas. In the soccer class, participants will learn the basic fundamentals of soccer and then […]

Lutheran church to host VBS



Ascension Lutheran Church invites all community children to Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Mon., July 31 through Fri., Aug. 4 at the church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The theme is “SonTreasure Is land.” The program will “create a fun and exciting island atmosphere while discovering the treasure of God’s amazing love,” according to event organizers. […]

Ban the ban on cellphones



So The Acorn supports no cellphones. So Calabasas has a no smoking ordinance that is the laughingstock of the U.S. And we are going to ban Styrofoam, and now cellphones? What’s next? Does anyone at The Acorn have students who have stuff to do after school where communication is vital to getting them to where they need to go? Anyone […]

This End Unit Has A Soaring Celing



This 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath two-story end unit has sunfilled living room with soaring cathedral ceiling, formal dining room, kitchen with breakfast nook and large patio. Downstairs has spacious family room, two large bed rooms, interior laundry, storage, attached 2-car garage and two large patios. For more information on this property listed at $519,900, call Virginia Currie and Shelly Mark at (805) […]


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