2006-11-09

Driver Avenue closure delayed again

By Joann Groff joann@theacorn.com

The Calabasas City Council has approved a resolution that further delays the longawaited closure of a portion of Driver Avenue. Members of the council also expressed concern that the county wasn’t doing enough to facilitate the work. In 2000, the council approved a resolution to vacate a portion of Driver Avenue between Parkville Road and the western city limits. Council […]

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College Corner

Telling Your Story

Telling Your Story My master’s degree in screenwriting is as important to my work as a college admissions consultanas my master’s in counseling psychology. People are always surprised when I say that. But it makes sense when you think about what’s involved in preparing strong college applications. The best applications tell a student’s story in a compelling way and make […]

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Here Comes Christmas Now that Halloween is over, let the Christmas season begin. We might only be in the month of November but, believe it or not, people are already preparing for Christmas. It’s true. Some people are so busy planning for the next holiday that they forget to enjoy the current holiday. My 3-year-old son was sad to see […]

Comedy Sportz team to improvise



Agoura High School’s Comedy Sportz improv team will present a family-friendly evening of comedy Thurs., Nov. 9 in the school’s G building, 28545 W. Driver Ave. The JV team performs at 6 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m. The performance features improvisational games based on suggestions from the audience. Admission is $5 or $3 with an ASB card. Pizza […]

Real pollution



In response to “Global warming issue is overblown” (Oct. 12)although some scientists dispute the evidence that human activity is leading to global climate change (also called “global warming”), all confirm the fact that human activity causes pollution of the air, water and soil on a global scale. The air pollutants released from factories in Ohio end up as acid rain […]

Lori Mills



Lori Mills was recognized as the Top Listing Agent for August 2006, by Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo officeShe also took Top Producer for April, and Top Selling Agent in May. Mills has been an Oxnard resident for severayears and considers Ventura County her permanent home. A California native, she represents clients from all of the locacommunities and is highly specialized […]

For the record



An incorrect recipient was named in the Oct. 26 Acorn article about the the Edward L. Masry Integrity in Community Service awards. The correct recipient is, at far right, Dana Greenspan, the 2006 Las Virgenes School District Classified Employee of the Year. Dr. Abbe Irshay, principal of White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village, presents Greenspan with the award.

Event to support cancer institute

Funds will help early detection

Nanci Sargent has been battling cancer for more than a decade. The Calabasas resident beat non-Hodgkins lymphoma, but her fight against ovarian cancer has endured for the past six years. Sargent’s daughter, Kelli, turned her master’s thesis project into a cause. She organized the inaugural “Run For Her,” walk/run last year with CedarsSinai Medical Center Women’s Cancer Research Institute, to […]

CLU homecoming court crowned



California Lutheran University seniors Aaron Spitzlberger of Lakewood, Colo. and Courtney Intiso of Las Vegas, Nev. were recently crowned king and queen of the CLU homecoming. Nominated by their senior peers and elected by the entire student body, Spitzlberger and Intiso were among four couples vying for the titles of Kingsman and Homecoming Queen. Seniors who were named princesses and […]


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