Treats for the troops

WHEN YOU CAN’T BE HOME—For the Troops founders Paula Cornell of Simi Valley and Janie Josephson of Woodland Hills ready the 209 care packages bound for the 551 Military Police Unit in Baghdad, Iraq. Buena Vista Hospice Care Company of Westlake Village donated 50 homemade stockings stuffed full of snacks, personal care products, disposable cameras and other goodies to brighten […]


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Sports movies: the gifts that just keep on giving

Whether they prefer a comedy or drama, classic movie or documentary, even wrestling or animation, sports fans should have no problem finding their perfect stocking-stuffer this year. Here are a few DVD gift-giving ideas for the person who enjoys sports on film. Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story (WWE)— With his rivalry against Hulk Hogan putting Wrestlemania on the […]

Children share the holiday spirit

GLOBAL GATHERING—Students atPartners in Learning Preschool and Kindergarten in Agoura Hills perform songs for family and friends to usher in the holidays. From left: Annette, Connor, Garrett, Santa Claus (played by Agoura Hills resident Wayne Bouffard), Philip, Christina and Isaac. The children sang traditional Christmas and Hanukkah songs from around the world, including “South African Zulu Carol,” “The Merry Hula,” […]

‘Sore losers’ on City Council

‘Sore losers’ on City Council I was appalled to read in The Acorn of the political spanking of Jim Bruno by the Gang of Three. Big box or no big box, big deal. Are there that many small-minded, petty and vindictive people in the city who are so injured or upset by this issue that they feel justified in violating […]

Almost 1.5 Acres Zoned For Horses

This property is on approximately 1.5 acres and zoned for horses. The home has been completely remodeled with granite kitchen counters, new cabinets, topoftheline appliances and tumble marble backsplash. There are smooth ceilings and recessed lighting throughout. Other features include wood floors, a bed/bath downstairs, family room with wet bar and custom fireplace, new windows and sliders, formal dining room […]