2007-02-15

Last-minute shuffle forces change in election forums



By Joann Groff  joann@theacorn.com Two homeowners associations have canceled their candidate forums for the March 6 Calabasas City Council election, causing some last-minute changes on the city’s calendar. But with the dates now finalized Calabasas residents can look forward to three forums, one of which is tonight. The Calabasas Park Homeowners Association (CPHA) was to host a forum at the […]

Symphony of flowers



GOOD TIME- From left, Helga Olsen, Carol Amenta and Connie Mercurio enjoy the Westlake Village Garden Club luncheon. Olsen chaired the event and Amenta is president of the club. Members are busy organizing the April 29 garden tour that will generate scholarship money for local students.

Local residents to appear in production



Five women and one guy “bare their souls in song and dance” in “The Damsel Dialogues,” a new musical revue with book, music and lyrics by Dick De Benedictis that premieres at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks on March 3, with a preview performance on March 2. “Damsels” has 24 original songs and four monologues that cover such topics […]

Calabasas Chamber news



+The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District won the 2006 National Clean Water Act Recognition Award for outstanding biosolids management. +Silverado Senior Living in Calabasas recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in the community. +The Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura appointed John Lusk as the organization’s new program director. +Marty Breverman of Cosmos Grill was honored as the Eric Hilton Distinguished Alumni Lecturer […]

Jr. Lakers basketball sign-ups open



EAGER TO PLAY- Taylor Laska , 12, of Oak Park, is happy to watch his dad, Jeff, sign him up for Jr. Lakers basketball season at Agoura High School recently. The league, for boys and girls ages 5 to 14, will accept sign-ups through March 1 at the Triunfo YMCA. For information, call (818) 707-YMCA.

Tea to benefit nuns



Les Dames de Saint Louis invites the public to the annual tea/luncheon at 11 a.m. Sun., Feb. 25 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. The event will include a silent auction and raffle baskets. The luncheon is the major fundraiser for the Sisters of St. Louis Retirement Fund, and all proceeds from the auction and raffles will […]

Setting the record straight



I saw in Barry Groveman’s Acorn profile saying he is a member of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Advisory Board. This is not so. Sworn in on Aug. 22, 2005, after appointing himself as the Calabasas representative during his failed assembly campaign, here’s his record, according to the minutes of the SMMC, both posted on their website and on file at […]

New California Law Changes California Sales License Exam



One of the new laws signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to take effect this year is Business and Professions Code 10151, which will require completion of three college courses- real estate principles, real estate practice and one elective- before taking the California sales license exam. This is the first major change in licensing requirements in 21 years. In January 1986 […]

Fran Pavley sets sights on Senate



Term limits have forced Fran Pavley to leave her job after six year as the 41st Assembly member, but the Agoura Hills resident says there’s still much work to be done in Sacramento. Although Pavley, who was the first mayor of Agoura Hills in 1982, has left the halls of the state capitol, she feels she’s working harder than ever […]

Speaker series to feature ‘Target Iran’ author



The Ventura County Speaker Series will present Scott Ritter and Jeff Cohen at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 23 at Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park. The event is in association with U.S. Tour of Duty, a nonprofit project. Ritter is the author of “Target Iran” and “Iraq Confidential” and was a senior weapons inspector in Iraq. He […]


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