2007-02-08

Harvey Cohen remembered



Your tribute to Harvey Cohen was wonderful, but it left out a very important part of his life. He was the arranger, conductor and coproducer of “Hanukkah Swings,” an album made by two residents of Agoura which is considered to be “ground-breaking” in holiday and Jewish music. It all started 15 years ago in the shower when I was singing […]

Rick Cobos



Rick Cobos has been recognized by Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office as its top listing agent for November 2006. Cobos is an awardwinning agent and has been named by broker/ owner Bob Majorino to management positions within the company. Cobos’ enthusiasm and knowledge gave him the opportunity to be appointed associate manager for Prudential’s Oxnard/ Channel Island branch in 200102. […]

Brownley active in Assembly



Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez recently announced his 2007-08 appointments to various legislative committees, and local representative Julia Brownley (DSanta Monica) plays a prominent role. Following Nunez’s earlier selection of the freshman Assembly member to chair a budget subcommittee on education finance, Brownley has been appointed to committees on aging, long-term care and a subcommittee on resources, education and natural resources. […]

Jewish Genealogists to meet



The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County will host a general meeting, co-sponsored with Temple Adat Elohim, 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 11 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The topic “Lesser Known Resources at the National Archives and Records Administration” will be discussed by Randy Thompson, archivist at the National […]

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All events aresubject to change. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Tues., Feb. 13: Spring play/G building/7 p.m./through Saturday Wed., Feb. 14: Late start day/special bell schedule PFC meeting/Agoura Hills Library/9:45 a.m. School Site Council meeting/ A-1/3:05 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 9: AP registration/student store Sat., Feb. […]

Author of biblical fiction to visit Beth Haverim



Israeli author Eva Etzioni-Halevy will sign her new biblical novel, “The Garden of Ruth,” at 1:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 11 at Temple Beth Haverim, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Inspired by the Book of Ruth, “The Garden of Ruth” tells the story of Osnath, who goes on a journey to un lock the mysteries of future King David’s greatgrandmother Ruth. […]

Candidate will fight for scenic corridor



A municipal election is approaching in Calabasas and as you look at the candidates I encourage you also to look around at, for example, the Las Virgenes Corridor and the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, which now, thanks to the incumbent City Council, looks more like a gateway into an overdeveloped theme park. Or, while you are […]

Judy Lewicki



Judy Lewicki has been commended for her listing and sales production of more than $3 million for the month of January. Lewicki attributes her success to the level of attention she gives to her clients and to every step of the real estate transaction. Her clients benefit because Lewicki is a longtime area resident and has detailed knowledge of the […]

Community mourns loss of local soldier



Tears flowed down thousands of faces on Monday as the Conejo Valley joined the family of Lance Cpl. Anthony Charles Melia in celebrating his life. The 20yearold Marine was shot to death last month in Iraq. Children held the hands of their parents. Elderly decorated veterans stood at attention. The Thousand Oaks High School Lancers held a sign that read: […]

Mardi Gras royalty announced



The 15th annual Mardi Gras Ball, sponsored by Community Conscience, is scheduled for Sat., Feb. 24 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. The event is the organization’s major annual fundraiser, which draws between 300 to 400 guests. A champagne reception and silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. with gourmet dinner to follow at 7:30 p.m. Attire is black tie. Mardi […]