2006-08-24

Oaks Christian ranked among nation’s best teams



Preseason high school football rankings are beginning to slowly filter in and the Oaks Christian team figures prominently in many polls. PrepNation.com has the Lions listed as the No. 4 squad in the U.S. MaxPreps.com ranks OCHS as its No. 9 team in the country, while CalHighSports.com puts Oaks Christian at No. 17 overall. MaxPreps and CalHighSports both said the […]

‘Godspell’ rehearsals begin



Middle and high school students are invited to participate in a production of t h e musical “Godspell” at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Rehearsals are ongoing, Sun days from 4 to 6 p.m. in the choir room at the church, including a rehearsal on Sun., Sept. 3, which falls on Labor Day weekend. Performances of the […]

Clean bill of health



Last week at the Agoura Animal Shelter, the last of our two hard-working washers broke down within a day of each other. It was a disaster for the shelter with the amount of washing we do daily, and all day, to keep our animals comfortable with blankets, beds and towels. The Acorn kindly agreed to print our plea for donated […]

Backing Windmill Park



Situated on a cul-de-sac and backing Windmill Park, this property is behind gates in an exclusive area with community pool and spa. This house has 4-bedrooms and 4-baths. The fifth bedroom is now a study with desk and built-ins. The gourmet island kitchen has corian counters and upgraded appliances. The family room has a fireplace, built-in entertainment center and surround […]

Oak Park RV law back under review



The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council wants to reconsider the community’s oversized vehicle ordinance. The original ordinance was drafted and passed in 2001 in response to the unwanted storing of RVs and other oversized vehicles in the community. “Our current ordinance just isn’t effective,” said Jay Kapitz, a council member. Vehicles that fall into the oversized category are described by […]

Advance directive eases end-of-life decisions



It’s difficult to imagine yourself in a situation in which prolonged life is meaningless and possibly painful. Should extreme measures be taken to extend a fragile life, or should the course of dying be allowed to continue peacefully? If you are unable to make a decision on your own, who should be in charge of directing your care? Such concerns […]

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Westlake High head football coach Jim Benkert is sick and tired of doing work around the house in December. Benkert would rather be at work on the FieldTurf at Warrior Stadium, where he has coached Westlake’s football team for the past 18 years. With the Warriors missing the playoffs the last two years, Benkert is itching to get back in […]

Speaker to bring message of hope



She has been called “Dr. Phil meets Mother Theresa.” She has graced the covers of major magazines, been featured in the international media, and had audiences with numerous world leaders and policy makers. Ebony magazine said of her, “You know you’re on to something . . . when the most popular woman preacher on the Black Entertainment Network is a […]

Story drags on



Now that the Calabasas antismoking ordinance has been in force for some time, I think there should be an article on its effects. Many questions come to mind: Has the ordinance been successful, is Calabasas’ air in fact cleaner? How has it been enforced? Has there been any consequences of its enforcement? Has the city lost or gained business due […]

First Time Homebuyer Seminar Is Scheduled For August



Ready to take the leap from renting to owning your first home but are confused by the process? Need help planning for home ownership? Alan Ching, senior loan officer at Troxler & Associates, may be able to help. He will conduct a free First Time Homebuyer Seminar at 7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 30 at the firm’s Calabasas office, 5023 N. […]


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