2006-09-21

Council keeps eye on city’s interest, but developer remains frustrated

New Agoura homes put on hold

A stalemate among three Agoura Hills City Council members has sent a developer back to the drawing board-again. Riopharm USA, Inc. has been working since last year on a housing development proposal that would meet the guidelines of the city’s planning commission. The panel rejected the project four times before the developer appealed to the council in February to overturn […]

OCD group meets on Thursdays



Linda Bailey, a therapist with a PhD in psychology, is leading a support group for people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder. The meetings take place every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. It is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. Bailey said this is the only support […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Year

Oaks Christian Lions (2-0) vs. St. Bonaventure Seraphs (3-0)

The matchup is so immense tickets are being auctioned on eBay, and they’re not cheap. On one sideline will be the Oaks Christian Lions, winners of 33 consecutive games and three-time CIF-Southern Section champions. The Lions, who’ve outscored the opposition 109-6 in their first two games of the year, are led by the nation’s No. 1 prep prospect, quarterback Jimmy […]

St. Patrick’s Episcopal to jazz up service



St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church will host Jazz Worship with the Matt Harris Jazz Trio at the 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist service Sun., Sept. 24. The trio will play jazz pieces for certain portions of the liturgy. The combo’s appearance is part of The Arts at St. Patrick’s performance series that integrates diverse musical styles into the church experience. The trio […]

Kick off for Calabasas Pumpkin Festival



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join in the traditional “Raising Punky” celebration at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Sept. 21 at the Acura 101 West car dealership, 24650 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Punky, the icon of the Pumpkin Festival, will be raised onto the rooftop of the building for viewing from the 101 Freeway and surrounding areas. After […]

Lowe’s is not the only choice



Proponents claim that our only choice is either a 227,000-squarefoot Lowe’s big box or an office complex. Westlake Village residents should be aware that they do have a choice. The master plan currently allows an office complex to be built on that site. However, it also allows restaurants (no fast food), retail, financial and medical services. If the owners of […]

This Newbury Park House Has Been Beautifully Upgraded



This beautiful Newbury Park property has four bedrooms and three bathrooms and is approximately 1,952 square feet per tax assessor. This home has upgraded tile floor, neutral carpeting and smooth ceilings. There is and elegant living room with a vaulted ceiling, fireplace and two solar tubes. The lovely kitchen has upgraded tile, gas range, built-in microwave and breakfast bar. There […]

600-foot drop Driver survives



A young Agoura Hills driver plunged 600 feet over the side of Malibu Canyon Road Monday afternoon-and lived. William Bartnicki, 19, was airlifted to the UCLA Medical Center for back and neck injuries and minor lacerations to his arms and legs, officials said. The accident occurred about two miles north of Pacific Coast Highway on a winding stretch of the […]

Epilepsy camp mixes fun, support



For children, summer camp can be a positive, fun, memorable experience. For children with epilepsy, the recreational and social activities that camp offers are especially important, as they can help build confidence and self-esteem. For 22 years, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles has been offering a family camp where children with epilepsy, their siblings and their parents are […]

Players to Watch



            Oaks Christian     St. Bonaventure       QB Jimmy Clausen     QB Antonio Macarena         RB/LB Marc Tyler     RB Michael Lee     LB Casey Matthews   WR/LB Blaine Irby RB/DB Marshall Jones    DB Michael Williams Outlook The experts claim Oaks Christian hasn’t played a legitimate powerhouse program. Well, OCHS will certainly get its shot against St. Bonaventure, the undisputed kings of Ventura County football. The way […]


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