Make-A-Wish suggests ways to help

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Tri-Counties grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. “The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Tri-Counties is celebrating nearly 800 heartfelt wishes granted to children in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties,” said Burlingham. She also suggested ways to help the foundation and the children it serves, such as volunteering, organizing fundraisers, collecting […]

New counselors come to Oak Park

Two new guidance counselors will soon join the Oak Park Unified School District, thanks to additional state funding. A new counselor at Oak Park High School will focus on ninthgraders and also help eighthgraders prepare for the transition from middle to high school. The three current high school counselors will no longer work with ninth-grade students, splitting the rest of […]

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Are Your Mind and Body in the Same Place?

Are Your Mind and Body in the Same Place? “Our most basic assumption is that we are the way we see ourselves and the world is the way we see it. We are taught to believe life should be a certain way and we should be a certain way. When it isn’t and we aren’t, we assume there’s something wrong […]

Animal shelter is appreciative

The staff and the volunteers at the Agoura Animal Shelter wish to thank the public for their very generous donations during the holiday season to homeless pets residing at the shelter. Every item donated will go a long way toward making each pet’s stay at the shelter so much more comfortable. We were overwhelmed with the outpouring of love and […]

Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran

Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran of Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/ Westlake Village office won the award for top producer for October 2006. This brings their total of monthly awards for this year up to nine. Ulbrich and Moran were recipients of the top sales team award as well as the No. 1 Agents award for 2005 and were honored […]

Free trees for foundation supporters

Five free crape myrtle trees will be given to each person from California who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation this month. The giveaways are part of the nonprofit foundation’s Trees for America campaign. “Crape myrtles were selected for this campaign because of their elegant color and form, making them an attractive addition to the home landscape in California,” said […]

Students on guard against ‘senioritis’

Winter break’s over. College apps are in. Three weeks until finals. After completing three and a half years of the socalled “bestyearsofyourlife,” a highly contagious disease suddenly strikes you. Beware, this disease is deadly. Symptoms include procrastination, increasing desire to sleep, sporadic school attendance and lack of hunger for knowledge. Doctors have yet to find a cure, but they have […]

A child at heart

Children at Calabasas Library were treated to a performance last week by popular kids’ entertainer Andy Glockenspiel The Calabasas native combines the nurturing of children with his musical skills—he writes songs, sings, and plays guitar and the glockenspiel. Born Andrew Germain, he earned a songwriting scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he earned his bachelor’s of music […]

Big homes spell big problems

In the Dec. 28 Acorn I was quoted as saying that teardowns were a growing epidemic in Old Agoura. I was actually quoting the National Trust when I said that teardowns were a growing epidemic nationwide. As the city of Agoura Hills reaches build-out, the teardown and mansionization phenomenon will become an important challenge in all our city’s neighborhoods, and […]

Michael and Arleen Delgado

For October 2006, the award for top listing agents from Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands office went to Michael and Arleen Delgado. The Delgados’ dedication to their career has manifested in productivity and an accumulation of monthly awards from Prudential California Realty. In 2005, they earned second place for the top performers among the firm’s 260 agents. They also earned […]